South Bay by Jackie, The Podcast

  • Michael Zislis & Jenna Record, The Zislis Group

    June 7, 2021

    I have two guests joining me from the Zislis Group – serial entrepreneur, restaurateur, hotelier and philanthropist, Michael Zislis and Jenna Record, Vice President of Marketing for the Zislis Group.

    Today, we’re going to learn about the latest addition to the Zislis Group’s restaurant roster, The Brews Hall in Hermosa Beach, and get an update on their other properties.

  • Rock the Cure Fundraiser / Beach Cities Relay for Life

    June 3, 2021

    My guests are Steve and Lisa Hodges, owners of Ragin Cajun Café; Laura Newton, Community Manager for the American Cancer Society; Melissa Dichiera, lead singer from Lady Zep; Sean Beardsley from The Hollowbody’s and Bobby Hahn.

    Today, we’re going to learn about the Rock the Cure event taking place on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from noon to 5 p.m. in the parking lot of Ragin Cajun Café in Redondo Beach.

    Attendees will enjoy tunes by local rock bands Lady Zep, the Hollowbodys, Mason and Julez and The Avenues, and we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the Rock the Cure event.

  • The Automobile Driving Museum with Marisol Herrera

    May 31, 2021

    My guest is Marisol Herrera, Executive Director of the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo.

    Marisol will bring us up to speed about some of the upcoming events including the always fun Father’s Day Rides and Beer Tasting.

    To learn more about The Automobile Driving Museum, visit the website at

  • A Conversation with Torrance City Council Member Aurelio Mattucci

    May 17, 2021

    My guest is Torrance City Council Member, Aurelio Mattucci.

    Aurelio was elected to the Torrance City Council in 2018. He currently serves as Chair of the Transportation Committee, and as a member of both the Strategic Plan Committee and Citizen Development and Enrichment Committee.

    Today, we discuss a couple of issues Aurelio has been a staunch advocate of – the homeless, and TREES!

    To contact Council Member Mattucci, call (310) 618-2801 or via email at [email protected].

  • The Real Estate Market with Michele Lehman Brown

    May 10, 2021

    My guest is Michele Lehman Brown and today, it’s all about the insane real estate market.

    Michele is the Executive Director for the Real Estate Professionals Team at Keller Williams South Bay. She’s an experienced keynote speaker, a member of the California Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, the California Apartment Association, and was awarded the prestigious Realtor of the Year by the South Bay Association of Realtors.

    We discuss the various real estate markets (commercial, residential, rental, industrial, co-working space) and specifically, the different impacts COVID has had on each of them.

    Learn more about Michele at

  • RBEF Light Up the Night Fundraiser with guest Robin Garfield

    May 4, 2021

    My guest is Robin Garfield, Executive Director of the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation. As a parent, PTA Board Member and former School Site Council President, Robin’s volunteer work is to help improve the lives of students in her children’s schools and she feels fortunate to be able to do this at a district level for ALL students in Redondo Beach.

    Today, we’re going to learn about the Redondo Beach Education Foundation ‘Light Up the Night’ fundraising event taking place on Saturday, May 22 starting at 6 p.m. online. For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at​.