South Bay

Great networking event tonight!

By Joy A. Kennelly Watched Lipstick Jungle tonight after my mixer and like it a lot better than the Cashmere Mafia. We'll see... Much cuter men on Lipstick Jungle - especially the young hottie who seduces that married woman. Not... Read more →


Actress Maria Rangel at our Special Pre-Valentine's Day Party 2/7!

Now, does Actress Maria Rangel look familiar? HOT!!! Gotta love the Latinas! Watch out Eva - there's another hottie on the loose... (Marc Cherry, doesn't Eva need an evil sister or cousin on Desperate Housewives? Here's your girl!) You might... Read more →


What an upset game today, eh? And other musings

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm not into football at all, but today's Super Bowl game was very exciting. It's great to see the best of the best go against each other now that I understand there are two leagues. (Hey,... Read more →


Britney Spears... So sad... and other musings

By Joy A. Kennelly (WHOOPS! I forgot to take this out of draft format! Here's yesterday's blog for your reading pleasure.) I know, I know. Enough of the Britney saga, but I just feel so sorry for her. I used... Read more →


New event invite and other stuff...

By Joy A. Kennelly In addition to everything else I was doing this week: i.e. attending two major art events (LA Art Show and art LA), taking new business meetings, working another freelance gig, house-sitting, and normal pro bono work... Read more →


A little bit of this and a little bit of that...

By Joy A. Kennelly Did anyone else think that Yahoo's news stating that certain shows were going off the air "Thanks to the Writer's Strike" was a little condescending and snotty? To me that title was implying that the writers... Read more →


Now even my mom is chiming in! LOL

By Joy A. Kennelly Just have to share because this makes me laugh even more! My mom just read all my blog and also the This is Hermosa site. For the most part she was very impressed with the headway... Read more →


Been focusing on my other blogs, but will be back!

By Joy A. Kennelly I went to the best luncheon today where Secretary of State, Debra Bowen, spoke about voting and we inducted Helen Duncan, President of the MB Chamber, as the next Chair of the Regional South Bay Association... Read more →


Storm Watch - Hermosa Beach style & other stuff

By Joy A. Kennelly I think I must be fighting something because I didn't wake up till 11am today which I guess I needed. After a few phone calls and catching up on stuff, I decided to join my new... Read more →


New Years, My birthday, The Bucket List

By Joy A. Kennelly For whatever reason, people keep Googling "the blond guy from TMZ" and find my blog. How long ago did I write about him and TMZ? I just think it would be hilarious if he either lives... Read more →


You know you live in a party town when...

By Joy A. Kennelly It's not even 10am and a guy just walked by my window drinking a beer. ICK! And we wonder why Hermosa Beach has this reputation as a place to come get drunk. OY! This is what... Read more →


Sweeney Todd - Less singing; More killing. Cush Salon and other stuff...:)

By Joy A. Kennelly Okay, remember the sweet little east Indian ticket reservationist who didn't know anything about Hawaii and spent all that time trying to get the spelling right of Kuaia? Guess who I got when I called United... Read more →


Yeah! School is finally over! I'm getting my life back...

By Joy A. Kennelly Just had my last final exam presentation tonight at UCLA and I am so happy school is over for now. I need a break! Although I've really loved meeting all the cool speakers, getting to know... Read more →


A.R.K. - A Random Act of Kindness - Evan Almighty

By Joy A. Kennelly I have had the roughest week of my life. I have felt suicidal, alone, attacked, despised, loathed, and any other adjective you can think of. Ironically enough it was the result of the actions of someone... Read more →


American Gangster, Mafia Code of Ethics, Hermosa Beach

By Joy A. Kennelly I've been wanting to write about this for quite some time. Did anyone else catch the Mob's Code of Ethics article mid-November? I found it extremely interesting, especially after seeing American Gangster last night. Here's a... Read more →


The Gathering of Men 2007 Fall Breakfast, Joey Brucato, Daily Breeze

By Joy A. Kennelly This year's Gathering of Men breakfast, features Dr. Ken Poure and takes place on Tuesday, November 13 from 6:45am - 8:00am at the Torrance Marriott on 3635 Fashion Way. Dr, Ken Poure, the director emeritus of... Read more →


At long last, Gali's gallery debut(s)! Moving, moving, moving

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm very happy to announce that Gali Rotstein of the Ken and Gali Rotstein's has been accepted to not one, but five gallerys! Of course, she can't accept all five offers, but it was so nice... Read more →


9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life and other thoughts...

By Joy A. Kennelly Sometimes you just need a good friend to tell it like it is and remind you that God is in control, not you. I keep saying I'm turning my life over to His will and His... Read more →


My Letter to the Editor was published in The Easy Reader this week!

FYI, this was originally one of my blogs in July and I decided to submit it to the papers to share my view on what's going on in the South Bay. This was printed this week in the Easy Reader... Read more →


MB TOURNEY TO GO DRY revisited

Always nice to know who actually reads your blog. Seeing as I need to remove the story with the headline: MB TOURNEY TO GO DRY here's the link as recommended. My pleasure to remove it Mr. Sanfield. I have never... Read more →


South Bay Sorrow - Al Anon & Alcohol Anonymous support

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm beginning to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can and praying for the wisdom to know the difference. It still deeply, deeply, deeply, saddens me that the... Read more →


LA Inc, South Bay, Ralphs Grocery Store, Pavilions and the proposed Business tax hike

By Joy A. Kennelly My stomach's upset from something I ate last night and I can't sleep so here I am. It's pretty bad when you get sick on the food you cook yourself! LOL It doesn't always happen, but... Read more →


Donny's fans, Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club in Redondo Beach

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm absolutely wiped out tonight - too many meetings all week long. Hoping to have more next week, but tonight I'm kickin' it. Just had to comment though that Donny Deutsch seems to have a lot... Read more →


AICP Awards Show, X Bar, The Liquid Muse and the Independent Television Festival,

By Joy A. Kennelly Just returned from attending the Association of Independent Commercial Producers Awards Show tonight over at the LACMA with an actress friend. I like working the door of the show because then the rest of the night... Read more →