Hermosa Beach

South Bay YPN Mayor's Round Table with @Zandell courtesy the South Bay Association of Realtors! #realestate #hermosabeach #redondobeach #manhattanbeach

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently I had the pleasure of accompanying one of the South Bay's top producing RE/MAX realtors, Devra Zandell, to her South Bay Association of Realtors (SBAOR) YPN meeting featuring Bill Brand, Mayor of Redondo Beach; Jeff... Read more →


Journey of Faith stepped up today to help the #Homeless crisis in the #SouthBay - here's how you can too.

By Joy A. Kennelly Today I witnessed the most beautiful sight at my Torrance Journey of Faith campus I had to write about it. Months ago, you may remember I wrote a blog about the lack of homeless resources offered... Read more →


#Hermosa Beach Patch Resident Spotlight on #Dr. Alice Villalobos I wrote is live!

By Joy A. Kennelly Here's a quick introduction from the Hermosa Beach Patch site itself. You can read the article in its entirety there. This is a new style of writing for me and I'd love to hear your thoughts!... Read more →


#Food Trucks may be good for business in #Hermosa Beach First Thursday - counterpoint

By Joy A. Kennelly After taking a long walk tonight I realized there is another marketing viewpoint to consider on whether or not food trucks should be allowed to camp out during the Hermosa Beach First Thursday event that I... Read more →


Daily Breeze's Coverage of Hermosa Beach Elections for your reading pleasure

Fishman, Duclos, Bobko take Hermosa Beach council seats HERMOSA BEACH CITY COUNCIL by Andrea Woodhouse Staff Writer Posted: 11/03/2009 11:58:21 PM PST » Results: City contests » South Bay election results Hermosa Beach voters awarded City Council seats to two... Read more →


Hermosa Beach City Council Election Results - Fishman, Duclos and Bobko as of 8:17pm

By Joy A. Kennelly I'M THRILLED! LOOKS LIKE IT'S HOWARD FISHMAN, JEFF DUCLOS AND KIT BOBKO FOR OUR NEW HERMOSA BEACH CITY COUNCIL! You can see the final results here: https://rrccmain.co.la.ca.us/0019_CityContests_Frame.htm Now if you'll excuse me, I have a victory... Read more →


Jeff Duclos for Hermosa Beach City Council - local news first and then....

29-YEAR RESIDENT OF HERMOSA BEACH AND AWARD-WINNING ENVIRONMENTALIST, JEFF DUCLOS, PULLS PAPERS TO RUN FOR HERMOSA BEACH CITY COUNCIL ELECTION NOV 3, 2009 Hermosa Beach, CA Hermosa Beach Resident and Award-Winning Environmentalist, Jeff Duclos has pulled papers as a candidate... Read more →


Sad news, but happier times soon. Mark 5/21 on your calendars!

By Joy A. Kennelly For those of you who are interested in the latest news regarding all the cool projects and people I'm working with on a freelance basis, check out my professional blog: www.thejoywriter.typepad.com/thejoywriterpr I haven't written such a... Read more →


The Shore presents a fun Equinox/BMW hosted USC v. OSU Football viewing party tonight!

This evening is open to everyone and begins at 6pm. Those with an Equinox Membership card or BMW key will receive one free drink ticket at the door upon arrival. We're also serving discounted GoChi Cocktails, our $5, $6, $7... Read more →


The Shore Restaurant and Lounge for your reading and dining pleasure

the SHORE Restaurant and Lounge · COMPANY BACKGROUNDER · FACT SHEET · CHEF DAVID LINVILLE BIO · PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONALLY INSPIRED CA COMFORT CUISINE BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE AT THE AWARD WINNING SHORE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE IN HERMOSA BEACH, CA... Read more →


The Shore Restaurant and Lounge September Music Calendar

The Shore Restaurant and Lounge 1320 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 www.theshorerestaurantandlounge.com 310 376-0414 ABOUT THE SHORE Opened in March 2006, The Shore Restaurant and Lounge reflects the casual elegance of the South Bay, CA through its beautiful atmosphere... Read more →


Recent South Bay Professional Connection Hospitality Appreciation Evening

By Joy A. KennellyYou are curious about our recent South Bay Professional Connection "Hospitality Appreciation Evening" at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge this past week or you wouldn't have clicked on the link right? So, without further ado... here's some... Read more →


Aren't the Olympics just amazing? GO USA! GO HERMOSA BEACH GOLD MEDALISTS!

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm watching the Olympics Closing Night Ceremonies and it's just breathtakingly beautiful. I'm loving the flashbacks on all the great Olympic moments for the athletes too. Aren't you? I'm so proud to be an American and... Read more →


It's good to get out of the Hood! (Hermosa Beach hood that is...)

By Joy A. Kennelly My back has been out of commission for so long I haven't been able to leave Hermosa Beach or the South Bay for weeks. Never realized how important the escape was until this past week. Ventured... Read more →


Sean Rosenthal, Benicio Del Toro and other hotties...

By Joy A. Kennelly Everyone keeps searching to see if Sean Rosenthal is Jewish. Now I can't say for sure, but with a last name like that I wouldn't doubt, would you? Anyone watching the Olympics and care to share... Read more →


Last night at The Shore's Kick Off Party for the Hermosa Shorts Fest!

By Joy A. Kennelly Okay, I cheated. I snuck out before uploading the pix to watch some shorts over at the Hermosa Shorts Festival, but I'm back because I remember now why I don't produce short festivals any more. Nothing... Read more →


Tonight The Shore hosts the Hermosa Shorts Festival Kick Off Party!

By Joy A. Kennelly Tonight is the Kick Off Party for the Hermosa Shorts Festival at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge in Hermosa Beach at 7pm. The Shore doesn't close till 1am. Don't forget to come! Goody bags sponsored by... Read more →


I can't get enough of Coldplay's Viva La Vida! What about you?

By Joy A. Kennelly I don't know what it is about that Coldplay song, Viva La Vida, but it always makes me speed extremely fast with the song loudly blaring with all my windows down. Every single time. Especially on... Read more →


What a fun weekend! Sharkeez pre-opening party and other stuff...

By Joy A. Kennelly If I have to be stuck in my neighborhood because I can't drive very far right now, I guess living in Hermosa Beach aint so bad after all. I've got the beach, good friends, beautiful weather,... Read more →


Hermosa Beach in the news last night... Blue 32 & The Shore

By Joy A. Kennelly Real quick now... I've just created another new blog because I'm moving my professional one from Wordpress over to Typepad. Here's the link: www.thejoywriter.typepad.com/thejoywriterpr if you want to check it out. If you want to watch... Read more →


THE SHORE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE DETERMINED TO BE OPERATING UNDER CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT

THE SHORE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE IN HERMOSA BEACH DETERMINED TO BE OPERATING UNDER CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT WITH MINOR MODIFICATIONS DURING PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING HELD JULY 15, 2008 Hermosa Beach, CA The Shore Restaurant and Lounge, located in Hermosa Beach, CA... Read more →


South Bay Beach Volleyball Olympic news, funny Kathy Griffin clips and ironic MB sign...

By Joy A. Kennelly Now, if you've been reading my blog for awhile, you know I love nothing better than a guy who plays volleyball because then they get this awesome V-shaped bod. Well, you'll be happy to hear that... Read more →


Just real quick...Surf Memorial Fundraiser, Rosebud the pig's Quinceantero (sp?)

By Joy A. Kennelly I was in a car accident this morning (not my fault) so please say a prayer that my back will heal quickly and this will get resolved easily. That's all I will say about that. Thank... Read more →


SBPC's Surfrider Benefit/Tasting Party at The Shore hosted by She's Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd

By Joy A. Kennelly FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION AND THE SHORE RESTAURANT TASTING PARTY BENEFIT BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE RAISED MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR SURFRIDER FOUNDATION TV Land’s She’s Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd, Hosted... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection Surfrider Benefit at the Shore adds new celebrity guests!

MEDIA ALERT WHAT: The South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) announces a Tasting Party at The Shore Restaurant featuring Executive Chef David Linville’s menu of fresh, internationally inspired California comfort food from 5:30pm – 8:00pm on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 in... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) Announces June 25 Surfrider Benefit at The Shore with TVLand's She's Got the Look, Melissa Todd, hosting

By Joy A. Kennelly THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION (SBPC) ANNOUNCES A TASTING PARTY AT THE SHORE RESTAURANT IN HERMOSA BEACH, CA ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008 from 5:30PM – 8:00PM Hosted by TV Land’s “She’s Got the Look” Finalist,... Read more →


What a great weekend - just what the doctor ordered

By Joy A. Kennelly This has been one of the most spontaneous weekends I've had in forever. Saturday included attending my friend's child's preschool graduation dinner celebration which is always adorable because they love my attention. The littlest got to... Read more →


Happy Memorial Day! Thank you Veterans for your service.

By Joy A. Kennelly Hermosa Beach, CA has a really beautiful Veterans Memorial statue located on PCH & Pier Ave right above our Downtown area. Here's some pix and information to showcase it. Isn't it stately? Joy A. Kennelly All... Read more →


The Planning Commission did right for our community - AMEN!

By Joy A. Kennelly Tonight was a little unsettling because as I expected, the entire room was stuffed with Dragon supporters, workers, owners, and their attorney. Oh, for a look at the place in question check out this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PqePDT2SRA&feature=related... Read more →


I really should be packing, but...more Hermosa Beach pix

By Joy A. Kennelly It's official. Mom can't travel because of her pneumonia. I was so upset when she told me I started to cry because we travel real well together and always have a great time. This was going... Read more →


Happy Mother's Day! Made of Honor and more Hermosa pix for your viewing pleasure

By Joy A. Kennelly Just watched Made of Honor which actually had some surprises not revealed in the trailer which was a nice change of pace. The scenery in Scotland is stunning, Patrick Dempsey is adorable, and it's every woman's... Read more →


Hermosa is all about fitness and sports too...

By Joy A. Kennelly What surprised me walking around Hermosa Beach is how many little personalized gyms and equipment stores we have, but I should have known that an area that is predominantly beach driven would have lots of outdoor... Read more →


Whew...wrapped up a bunch of work - here's more Hermosa Beach pix as I unwind

By Joy A. Kennelly I thought I was going out of town on Friday and as a result have been working real hard to catch up all my loose ends. Now that I'm not leaving till next week I have... Read more →


More Hermosa Beach images

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm sure there's other restaurants on PCH I'm missing, but here's a few more restaurants, markets, hotels, and homes I have pix of. The Alta Dena Dairy has been sold and now there's talk of tearing... Read more →


Bones, First Tuesday, The Riches, Cozy Faux, and Meetup

By Joy A. Kennelly Never have watched the show Bones before and it's fun to see The Standard Downtown used as a location. If you're ever in LA you should hit it at least once. Oh good, now the The... Read more →


Lovin' Mariah Carey's new song... Happy St. Paddy's Day...

By Joy A. Kennelly Had a very nice day today seeing as I'm Irish. Hit the local Hermosa Beach Community St. Patrick's Day parade which was very cute. Reminded me of a very small version of the Rose Parade in... Read more →