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June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

Body Glove president Russ Lesser discusses the past and future of Body Glove and their dedication to protection. The Body Glove headquarters are located in Redondo Beach,Ca. In 1953, twin brothers Bill and Bob Meistrell co-founded Body Glove when they designed the first practical wetsuit. Almost 60 years later Body Glove is one of very few family owned surf/dive brands in the world. It all began in a pool in Booneville, Missouri.



June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

Enviroscape’s mission is to make the world a nicer place to live, one yard at a time. This is accomplished by using the best available plant materials and implementing the newest irrigation, pond and lighting technologies in the landscape industry. Enviroscape LA is an award winning pond, landscaping design and construction company dedicated to making your backyard and pond eco-friendly & energy efficient. – See more at: http://enviroscapela.com



June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

Manhattan Tax and Accounting can assist you with all your tax needs (Individual, corporation, partnership, LLC and small business filing), bookkeeping, personal finances, tax planning, payroll, and incorporating needs. In addition they have a Notary Public (mobile notary also avail.) in our office.
They specialize in providing the best quality service with reasonable prices. Many of their clients are small business owners or corporations who do not have the time to keep up with every year tax rules changes.

Manhattan Tax & AccountingDBA Manhattan Tax
1020 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Suite 104
Manhattan Beach,  CA  90266


June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

Talk About LA hosted it’s first Round Table discussion at the Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach.  Featured panelist included former Manhattan Beach Mayor Bob Holmes, former Hermosa Beach Mayor Michael Keegan, owner/publisher of the Easy Reader Newspaper Kevin Cody and community activist Gerry O’Connor.  It was hosted by Senior Deputy to Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, Steve Napolitano.  Topics discussed included the Hermosa Beach City Council election, the dismissal of the Manhattan Beach City Manager, Hermosa Beach Oil Drilling, Downtown Manhattan Beach business zoning and more.



June 18, 2014 civiccouch0

We caught up with one of Los Angeles’s rising chef stars, Chef Tin Vuong, in his new restaurant “Little Sister” in Manhattan Beach. Chef Tin talks about his inspirations, cooking habits, menu and more.
His 52-seat restaurant designed by Anthony Agriam of Bishops Pass is filled with wooden bookcases, metal shelving, floor-to-ceiling windows along the street-side wall, and stylish lighting fixtures that shed an ambient glow over dinner.



June 18, 2014 civiccouch0

Johnny Jet (born John Einar DiScala on May 31, 1969) is a Manhattan Beach -based travel expert and the Editor in Chief of JohnnyJet.com, a leading travel information website. He has visited over 70 countries and chronicles his experiences around the globe on JohnnyJet.com. Johnny has appeared over 1,800 times in numerous publications,including The LA Times,Outside Magazine, USA Today, and Travel and Leisure Magazine among others. He has made television appearances on CNN,Tech TV, Fox News, and various media outlets worldwide. In addition, Johnny frequently contributes articles to Frommers and is a regularly featured guest on Peter Greenberg Worldwide.