Author: Jackie Balestra

Palos Verdes Concors D’Elegance Offers Discounted Tickets

April 21, 2018

The Palos Verdes Concors D’Elegance will take place on Sunday, September 30 at Zamperini Field at Torrance Airport.

The event promises to be a Concours to remember with side-by-side displays of world class automobiles and vintage aircraft.

In celebration of the Concors 25th Anniversary, discounted tickets are available for only $25! This is a limited time offer, so grab your tickets now!

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at

Louis Zamperini Field is located at 3301 Airport Drive, Torrance, CA 90505.


Yoga on the Roof & Sound Healing

April 20, 2018

Yoga on the Roof is doing another Sound Healing tonight, Friday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Crown Plaza.

Enjoy a stimulating yoga session followed by a sound healing experience. Bring your blankets/pillows to stay cozy!

Come get your ZEN on!

A donation of $20 is suggested.

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at

Crown Plaza is located at 300 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

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Green Line Extension to Torrance Community Meeting

April 19, 2018

The community is invited to a Public Meeting to learn more about the Supplemental Alternatives Analysis phase of Metro’s Green Line Extension to Torrance project tonight, Thursday, April 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

The Green Line Extension to Torrance project involves studying passenger transit service options along a four-mile segment of the Harbor Subdivision Corridor from the existing Redondo Beach Marine Station to the proposed Regional Transit Center (RTC) in Torrance. The extension will be served by both the Metro Green and Crenshaw/LAX Lines.

E l Segundo Lunchtime Shuttle Service

April 18, 2018

The City of El Segundo has a FREE Lunchtime Shuttle Service Monday through Friday from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Shuttle operates on a continuous loop every 10 minutes. Courteous and professional drivers will take you, your friends and co-workers to local hotspots and restaurants.

For additional information, visit the website at


Los Angeles Times Moves to El Segundo

April 17, 2018

El-SegundoThe beachside city of El Segundo will be the new home of the award-winning Los Angeles Times. The announcement was made recently by Los Angeles Times’ soon-to-be owner, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong in a meeting with Times staff.

“We are honored Dr. Soon-Shiong chose El Segundo as the new home for the Los Angeles Times. El Segundo is already home to the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Air Force Base and now, the Los Angeles Times,” noted El Segundo Mayor Suzanne Fuentes.

“El Segundo has a rich history of advancements in technology and innovation in aerospace and many other industries. Dr. Soon-Shiong has identified our city as a great place to do business, and we look forward to welcoming all the Los Angeles Times’ staff,” said El Segundo City Manager, Greg Carpenter.

Beach Animal Rehabilitation Center (BARC)

April 26, 2018

Listen to The South Bay Show: South Bay Spotlight!

Our guests this morning are Dr. Debra Voulgaris and Dr. Amy Kramer from Beach Animal Rehabilitation Center. BARC is a specialty clinic specifically aimed at helping pets live longer, healthier lives by treating them using a holistic approach combining both Eastern and Western medicine techniques.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m. or at your leisure via podcast at

BCHD Advisory Committees Now Accepting Applications

April 16, 2018

The Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) Board of Directors is seeking qualified residents and high school students of the cities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach or Redondo Beach to serve on its advisory committees. All committee members have a direct impact on the health and wellness programs and services BCHD provides to the Beach Cities community. Meetings are generally held quarterly and scheduled for evenings. Regular members serve a two-year term and high school students serve a one-year term.

The following committees are seeking candidates:

Richstone Family Center Walk-a-Thon

April 19, 2018

Listen to The South Bay Show: South Bay Spotlight!

Our guests are Mary Courtney Burke and Donna Cunningham, co-chairs of the annual Richstone Family Center Pier to Pier Walkathon which takes place on Saturday, April 28 at the Manhattan Beach Pier and this morning, we’re going to learn what attendees can expect at this very popular South Bay event.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m. or at your leisure via podcast

Big Wave Surfboard Giveaway @ Rock & Brews

April 15, 2018

As spring brings warmer weather, and thoughts of white sand summer vacations take over. Rock & Brews, the rock-inspired, family-friendly restaurant brand has joined forces with Kona Brewery for a Big Wave Surfboard Giveaway*. Guests visiting Rock & Brews locations in El Segundo & Redondo Beach during the month of April will receive a “text to win” code entering them to win one of four Kona surfboards.

Kevin Sousa @ Orlando’s

April 14, 2018

Kevin Sousa is playing at Orlando’s Pizzeria tonight from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Kevin Sousa will be throwing down with his amazing voice Come sing along and let the ambience consume you. All ages appropriate, so bring the whole family along for dinner!

For additional information and to make reservations, visit the website at

Orlandos’ Pizzeria & Birreria is located at 1000 Torrance Boulevard, Suite A, Redondo Beach, CA.

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Block-Long Garage Sale

April 13, 2018

Several Hollywood Riviera homeowners will be clearing out closets, drawers, attics, garages, crawl spaces, backyards, patios and cupboards for a Block-Long Garage Sale on Saturday, April 14 from 8 a.m. to noon.

You know what they say, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure! There will be lots of great stuff up for grabs: furniture, small appliances, books, clothes, jewelry, glassware, cookware, dishes, toys, games, sports equipment, bedding/linens, patio furniture, art, home decor, landscaping/gardening equipment, electronics and more!

The Block Long Garage Sale will take place at 305 to 375 Camino De Las Colinas, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Torrance Candidate Forums

April 12, 2018

On Tuesday, June 5, the City of Torrance will be hosting the next General Municipal Election and will be electing a Mayor, three City Councilmembers, City Clerk, City Treasurer.

As a voter, you really need to be informed! By attending a Candidates’ Forum, you will gain insight into those running for office, plus, you can meet the candidates in person and ask questions.

Here is a list of the upcoming Candidates’ Forums: