Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame 2019: a shaper, two pro surfers and The Beach Boys

Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame 2019: a shaper, two pro surfers and The Beach Boys

Surfboard shaper Pat Ryan, former pro surfers Liz Benavidez and Ronnie Garner, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Beach Boys will be inducted in the Hermosa Beach Surfer’s Walk of Fame on Saturday. The inductions will be held on the Hermosa Beach Pier at 11 a.m.

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge award night in Hermosa Beach

South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge award night in Hermosa Beach

The 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame Weekend begins Friday evening, May 26,  with a reception for 2019 Walk of Fame inductees Pat Ryan, Liz Benavidez, Ronnie Garner and the Beach Boys.

 Kevin Cody

Spyder Surf Fest brings music, fashion, surfers to Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza

Spyder Surf Fest brings music, fashion, surfers to Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza

The 13th Annual Spyder Surf Fest will showcase local musicians, fashions and surf industry vendors on Saturday, April 27, following the Surfer Walk of Fame inductions.

 Kevin Cody

The Beach Boys: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductees

The Beach Boys: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductees

As much as any surfer on the Hermosa Beach Surfers Walk of Fame, the Beach Boys helped stoke surfing. They will be inducted in the Hermosa Beach Surfers Walk of Fame on Saturday, April 27.

 Kevin Cody

‘Chasing Lions’ looks back on Redondo, Hermosa, Manhattan winter surf

‘Chasing Lions’ looks back on Redondo, Hermosa, Manhattan winter surf

In “Chasing Lions” Jacobson weaves in a semi fictionalized account of former pro surfer Chris Wells and his companion Natalie Soderstrom starting off the winter hopefully with the two January swells, only to be disappointed when winter goes out like a lamb.

 Kevin Cody

Pro surfer Ronnie Garner: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

Pro surfer Ronnie Garner: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

2019 Hermosa Walk of Fame inductee Ronnie Garner had a powerful, Hawaiian style bottom turn, but he also loved nose riding.

 Kevin Cody

Pro surfer Liz Benavidez: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

Pro surfer Liz Benavidez: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

“I wanted to be one of the boys. So I grabbed a board nobody was using and a pair of my brothers trunks. I was one of the first girls to wear trunks instead of a bathing suit.” — 2019 Hermosa Surfer Walk of Fame indicutee Liz Benavidez

 Kevin Cody

Shaper Pat Ryan: Hermosa Beach 2019 Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

Shaper Pat Ryan: Hermosa Beach 2019 Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

When people talk to me about the ‘good old days,’ I tell them, ‘The good old days’ are right now.’” — ET Surf shaper Pat Ryan

 Kevin Cody

Beach wheels: 2019 Buick Enclave Avenir is hard not to like

Beach wheels:  2019 Buick Enclave Avenir is hard not to like

The 2019 Buick Enclave Avenir Crossover Utility Vehicle represents some of Buick and GM’s best engineering and styling work to date.

 Mark McDermott

The garden, the circle, and the champion

The garden, the circle, and the champion

How Growing Great grew greater when a chef took up its cause —  teaching children about food by Mark McDermott A little girl wearing a ponytail and thick wire frame glasses reaches her hand into a garden box and with the help of a teacher grabs a radish by its stalk and pulls it out. […]

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor 4-25-19

Letters to the Editor 4-25-19

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 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 4-25-19

South Bay Community Calendar 4-25-19

Plant Sale, Big Wave Challenge, Downtown Manhattan Sidewalk Sale

 Richard Foss

Happy veggies, Roman pizza, food and drink, events galore

A La Carte column for 25 April 2019

Going with the grain: There’s a new tenant in the former Nuna’s space in Redondo Beach, and in combination with the neighboring businesses it may signal a new attraction that might be called Vegetarian Row. The Grain Cafe is a branch of a Los Angeles mini-chain and specializes in vegetarian and vegan meals at moderate […]

 Richard Foss

A formula that works [restaurant review]

Deluca Pasta offers Italian home cooking without artifice or fancy presentations

A long time ago there was a restaurant in Torrance called “The Chicken, Steak, and Chocolate Cake Place.” If you needed to know what they served, all you had to do was look at the sign. This evidently wasn’t a great strategy because like the other restaurants in that chain it didn’t last long, but […]

 Judy Rae

Letters to the Editor 4-18-19

Letters to the Editor 4-18-19

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