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The Daily Dose is a collection of my current posts as personal thoughts, tidbits, musings and more for all things South Bay. Get your daily dose right here.

Beach Cities Vein & Laser Center Open House

January 18, 2018

Beach Cities Vein & Laser Center will host an Open House tonight, Thursday, January 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to stop by and learn about Sculpsure, an FDA approved, non-invasive treatment to remove fat from problem areas of the body. (Hey, anything that doesn’t involve cutting sounds good to me!)

The event features special pricing and packages, a Sculpsure presentation and a FREE Sculpsure treatment raffle. Bring a friend and both of you will receive a $100 certificate.

Learn more at

Get Fit January @ Scholb Brewing

January 17, 2018

Scholb Brewing is offering a few more Get Fit January events in the taproom to help with those New Year’s fitness goals!

January 20: Downward Grog Yoga at 11 am $15
January 27: Pure Barre Redondo Beach at 11am
January 28: Crossfit with CrossFit Provoke

For additional information, visit the Facebook page at

Scholb Premium Ales is located at 2964 Columbia Street, Torrance, CA.


Manhattan Beach Mobile Directory

January 16, 2018

The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce has launched a new app, the Manhattan Beach Mobile Directory.

The app highlights local businesses, events and points of interest in an effort to bring more visitors to Manhattan Beach.

To sign up your business, text MyMBListing to 63975 or go to

Make sure your customers are sent the app info for MyMB so they can see the deals being offered by local businesses. Text to: MyMB to 63975 to get the app.


USBA Networking Mixer: All You Can Eat Pizza, Pasta & Salad

January 15, 2018

The Unified Small Business Alliance hosts the monthly Networking Mixer tonight, Monday, January 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at La Bella Napoli.

It’s an all you can eat evening with pizza, pasta and salad (special menu) and soft drink or San Pellegrino water included with admission. If you’ve never attended one of the USBA events, you should make a point to stop by – it’s always a very casual, friendly evening.

Free admission, no membership dues, no strings attached!

Prepaid tickets only. Tickets are $12 per person and there are a limited number available. Tax & Tip included Children are welcome!

El Segundo Nights with the South Bay Lakers

January 14, 2018

The South Bay Lakers are celebrating the 100 anniversary of the City of El Segundo with El Segundo Nights at the UCLA Health Training Center.

Enjoy a great night with family and friends at the new Lakers Practice Facility in El Segundo! Choose one of two nights with tickets offered at 50% off (as low as $12.50)! These special evenings are scheduled for Wednesday, January 31 and Monday, February 5.

All attendees will have a photo op with the LA Lakers championship trophy and autographs from the South Bay Lakers players following the game!

The Teen Thing: Need’le Little Hope

January 13, 2018

El Segundo Museum of Art presents The Teen Thing: Need’le Little Hope today, Saturday, January 13 from noon to 3 p.m.

Join ESMoA’s The Teen Thing for a fun embroidery and sewing workshop designed by teens for teens! Participants will create original designs for patches to be worn on clothing or fabric surfaces. Sewing and embroidery materials, plus snacks, are provided by ESMoA.

This workshop is for teens only.

As always, admission is FREE!

For additional information, visit the website at

Mark McMillen @ Baleen Lounge

January 12, 2018

Baleen Lounge offers live music by Mark McMillen tonight, Friday, January 12 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Start the weekend off with a little night music! Mark is a singer/song-writer/keyboardist who has toured with Bobby Caldwell for over 20 years. His unique musical style ranges from Jazz standards to R&B classics, Blues and Soul.

For additional information, visit the website at

Baleen Lounge is located at The Portofino Hotel & Marina, 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Mark McMillen

Andy & Renee @ Orlando’s

January 11, 2018

One of the South Bay’s favorite duos, Andy & Renee, will be performing at Orlando’s Pizzeria & Birreria tonight, Thursday, January 11.

Listen to popular favorites and some original tunes from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. while you sit back enjoying some of the tastiest pasta, pizza and other entrees this side of the Atlantic.

For additional information and to make reservations, call (310) 792-9300 or visit the website at

Orlando’s Pizzeria & Birreria is located at 1000 Torrance Boulevard, Suite A, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Andy & Renee

Feed the Kitty @ HT Grill

January 10, 2018

Feed the Kitty is BACK at HT Grill tonight, Wednesday, January 10 at 9 p.m.

Jack, Jed and Jon will perform songs off their latest CD, Westbound & Down and lots of crowd favorites.

For additional information, visit the website at

H.T. Grill is located at 1701 South Catalina Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.


Social Hour @ Baleen Kitchen

January 9, 2018

Baleen Kitchen will host the monthly BCHD/Blue Zones Project Social Hour tonight, Tuesday, January 9 from 5 to 6 p.m.

Italians drink a glass of red wine with each meal…and they might just be onto something. Studies show that for people who have a healthy relationship with alcohol, enjoying a glass of wine rich in artery-scrubbing flavonoids can benefit the health of the mind and body. Unwind with new and old friends during Social Hour.

Attendees will enjoy discounted appetizers and the first glass of wine for $5.

Two RUHS Sailing Teammates Plan to Take on The World

January 8, 2018

Here’s some exciting news about a couple of local student sailors!

Redondo Union junior Micky Munns and freshman Michael Fineman have their sights set on sailing in the 2018 International 420 (I420) World Championship in Newport RI, in August. Talent, grit and hard work have put them on a course that may enable them to test their skills against the world’s best sailors in the I420, a two person boat sailed by youth and adult sailors worldwide.

Graceband @ Saint Rocke

January 7, 2018

Saint Rocke presents GraceBand tonight, Sunday, January 7 at 7 p.m.

There is not better way to celebrate The King’s birthday than with a live 12-piece band playing all the best Elvis songs! Graceband is an amped up explosion of high-energy, rock n roll. Channeling the best of The King’s Vegas years, you’ll hear the big hits with big arrangements, from California’s only 12 piece Elvis Tribute.

You know the songs, but you haven’t heard them like this. C.C. Rider, Heartbreak Hotel & Suspicious minds? A little Elvisized AC/DC and Zeppelin? Graceband is the most authentic sounding tribute, complete with lights, lasers, karate, and for a few lucky ladies, a silk scarf.

BBQ at the Boat

January 6, 2018

The Redondo Beach Police Department will host a BBQ at the Boat today, Saturday, January 6 from noon to 3 p.m.

Head down to the King Harbor Yacht Club and check out the brand new police vessel. Chat with the Officers who will operate the vessel and learn about its operation and mission on the waters in and around King Harbor.

Enjoy hamburgers and hotdogs from noon to 2 p.m. courtesy of the RBPD.

If you plan to attend the BBQ, please RSVP to Mark Hansen at or 310-601-0710.

First Fridays at First with Namhee Han

January 5, 2018

Classical Crossroads’ First Fridays at First recital series presents Westwood Presbyterian Church Organist, Namhee Han this afternoon, Friday, January 5 at 12:15 p.m. at First Lutheran Church & School.

The finest Southland and international professional artists perform half-hour recitals on first Fridays at First Lutheran Church & School from October through June. Receptions with the artists follows with complimentary organic fair-trade coffee, a freshly baked treat, and a seasonal fruit selection.

January Blue Plate Special

January 4, 2018

Beach Cities Health District offers a new Blue Plate Special at area restaurants every month.

For the entire month of January, everyone will receive 20% off select healthy dishes at Lido di Manhattan, California Pizza Kitchen in Redondo Beach and Locale 90 Neapolitan Pizza Market in Hermosa Beach, Monday through Thursday.

Each month, the Blue Plate Special (20% off a healthy dish) will be offered at three restaurants in the Beach Cities. This cannot be combined with any other offer and substitutions are not permitted.

For additional information, visit the website at