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June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

A long awaited surf swell hit the South Bay area of Los Angeles at the beginning of March bringing us some of the biggest surf seen in years.  Alex Gray, Timmy Reyes, Conor Beatty, Chris Wells, Marcelo Malinco, Greg Browning, Matt Walls, Natalie Anzivino and others were out charging.



June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

An overhyped swell hit the South Bay late January bringing us head high plus waves. Most spots were walled and closed up but a few good ones came through. Surfers include: Alex Gray, Tyler Hatzikian, Marcelo Malinco, Rich Silva, Tracey Meistrell, Chris Frohoff, Chris Wells, Josh Gilberts, Michael Luhrsen and others. Hopefully this swell brought some sand bars for the upcoming swell.



June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

Here is the South Bay’s Top 10 new restaurants as selected by the Easy Reader Newspapers’ Richard Voss.
“It is no exaggeration to say that 2013 was the best year ever when it comes to both culinary innovation and execution. I dithered over this list until the last moment, because so many places opened serving such a diverse variety of food at different price levels that the decision was very difficult. This year’s crop included some wonderful and unlikely eateries to fit any budget.



June 19, 2014 civiccouch0

Los Angeles surfers had something extra to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day, a new swell.  Videographer Brad Jacobson caught up with Chris Wells, Cheyne Magnusson, Marcelo Malinco,Wil Reid, Conor and Kyle Beatty, Michael Luhrsen, Angelo Luhrsen,Randy Meistrell, Tracey Meistrell,Jamie Meistrell, Matt Meistrell, Steve Howe, Scott Johnsen, Austin Hall and others throughout the South Bay on Friday, November 29th.



June 18, 2014 civiccouch0

With the goal of decreasing childhood obesity, Beach Cities Health District launched its “Walking School Bus” (WSB) program on Oct. 9 in elementary schools throughout Redondo, Hermosa and Manhattan Beach. More than 700 elementary-aged children from 14 area schools are expected to participate in the walk-to-school initiative, which is launching for the third straight year on International Walk to School Day.



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.