Beach Magazine

Return of the Bald Eagle

Return of the Bald Eagle

After being wiped out by DDT, bald eagles reintroduced to the Channel Islands have started to bree…

The writer who roars and purrs

The writer who roars and purrs

by Kevin Cody Leonard Wibberley's cautionary words about American culture are as timely today as they were at the time of his 1975 interview with Easy Reader. …

Dave Gregerson: Doing what comes naturally

Dave Gregerson: Doing what comes naturally

Photos by Dave Gregerson After a 15-hour day in Hawaii shooting the…

Bicycles built by two

by Paul Teetor What looks like the dive bar of bike stores has become a favorite hangout for the average Joe bicyclist.…

Manhattan Beach Views

Manhattan Beach Views

by Tom Fitt Architect Michael Lee tackles the perennial beach challenge-building a livable home that doesn't look boxy on a small beach lot. Only this is a half lot. …

The Russian and The Recluse

The Russian and The Recluse

by Roger Repohl A Russian fan of J.D. Salinger convinces his American friend that the famously reclusive writer would love to meet them. …

Beach Romance-Dinner with a side of diamonds

by Christopher J. Lynch Bottle Inn manager Silvio Petoletti has participated in perhaps more marriage proposals than anyone else in the South Bay-not all of them romantic.…

Beach trips-Fortune favors the brave

Beach trips-Fortune favors the brave

by Chris Brown A crew of South Bay surfers weigh the prospects of barreling waves versus gun barrels in Baja, and are glad they did.…

Humpback whales: Motivational leapers

Humpback whales: Motivational leapers

by Carolyn Kraft  If you have been feeling down or have lost…

Channel champ Danny Ching

Channel champ Danny Ching

Redondo resident Danny Ching paddled his way into the record books recently, winning the Steinlager Kaiwi Channel Solo OC1 World Championship. Ching became the first non-Hawaiian paddler to win the 32-mile race from Molokai to Oahu, completing the course in 3 hours, 38 minutes, 51 seconds, the second-fastest time in the 18-year history of the race and just 48 seconds off the course record.…