Surfing El Porto, Manhattan Beach with Dane Zaun, Keanu Asing, Dayton Silva, Chris Wells and others
Hermosa’s busy Fourth of July started off with at least 450 people taking part in the very unofficial “Hermosa Iron Man” contest, running on the beach, paddling in the ocean and returning to the sand to chug a six-pack of beer and throw it up in foaming gouts.
Hundreds of surfers, photographers, surf legends, family and friends gathered together on Saturday June 25th at the Hermosa Beach Pier to honor the life of the Godfather of surf photography, Leroy Grannis. Paul Strauch, Steve Pezman, Don Craig, Mike Purpus, Nacio Feliz, Rabbit Kekai, Donald Takayama, Hap Jacobs and the two remaining members of the original Palos Verdes Surfing Club, Fenton Scholes and Dick Miney spoke in reverence of Grannis.
The South Bay Surf Series was a 5 event contest held throughout the 2010-2011 winter. The contest were held in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach hosted by the South Bay Boardriders Club. Included are interviews with Mike Balzer, Dane Zaun, Denis Jarvis, Jamie Meistrell and Derek Levy
The 16th Annual Manhattan Beach Wine Auction took place Saturday, June 12th at the Manhattan Country Club. Over 80 leading wineries offered tastings of their wines alongside delicious foods prepared by over 30 of the area’s finest restaurants. The event is organized by the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (MBEF).
Coupled with the rock star power of Gavin Rossdale, delicious samplings of some of LAs best restaurants and lounges and showcasing the hottest BMW models, Walk With Sally’s annual White Light White Night fundraiser sponsored and hosted by South Bay BMW rocked the South Bay Saturday, July 11, 2009. The charity is proud to announce that the evening raised in excess of $100,000, which will be utilized to expand its mentorship program for children whose parents or siblings are fighting or have died from cancer.
GrowingGreat hosted its fourth annual Healthy Living Festival Sunday, May 16, 2010 in Manhattan Beach. Attendees of all ages received tips from wellness experts, participated in interactive fitness challenges, sampled high-quality foods, and viewed the latest green products.
Ten bakeries showcased their cupcakes for tasting and fun judging, Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the Ayres Hotel in Hawthorne. Participating bakers included Baby Cakes, Beckers Bakery, Cake Bake Shop, Cupcake Couture, Jennifer Farley, Gotta Have SMore, Lido Bakery, Little Lauras Sweets, Matisse Restaurant/Catering, and Red Velvet Stefanie. The event was sponsored by Soroptimist International of Manhattan Beach.