401 2nd Street, Manhattan Beach — Above & Beyond

Darin DeRenzis of Vista Sotheby’s walks us through this European-inspired home. Sitting on a corner lot in one of the best South Bay neighborhoods, this property is amongst the most beautiful and impeccably designed homes you have ever seen.

Beach Cities Health District

Megan Vixie, Director of Human Resources & Volunteer Services

514 N. Prospect Ave.  |  Redondo Beach  |  310-374-3426, ext. 246  |  bchd.org Services Offered: Preventive care  |  Volunteer opportunities  |  Healthy living grants  |  Youth health services  |  Older adult health services  |  Blue Zones Project  |  Healthy play facility for children  |  Low-cost community fitness center Q&A To what do you attribute your practice’s growth? “Our volunteers are…

Linda L. Swanson, MD

Torrance

3440 Lomita Blvd., Suite 150 | Torrance | 310-517-0931 | plasticsurgeryforme.com Services Offered: Abdominoplasty | Blepharoplasty (eyes) | Breast augmentation | Breast lift | Breast reduction | Botox | Facelift/necklift with TCA peel | lnjectable filler | Laser liposuction | Mommy makeover Q&A What’s most rewarding about your work? “Knowing that what I do every day is what I love….

Summer Orthodontics

Summer L. Blake, DDS, MS

451 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Suite D-224 | Manhattan Beach | 310-545-0770 | summerorthodontics.com Services Offered: Damon  |  Clear |  Incognito (lingual braces) |  Invisalign |  Insignia |  Accelerated Treatment Q&A What would you like potential patients to know about you? “Delivering the highest quality treatment is my top priority. Every decision I make in my practice is based upon one…

Sports & Spine Orthopaedics

El Segundo | Torrance

2361 Rosecrans Ave., Suite #165 | El Segundo | 310-775-2331 23456 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite #200 | Torrance | 310-375-8700 | sportsandspineortho.com Services Offered: Orthopaedic consultations, Digital X-ray, Physical therapy, Surgical center, Stem cell/PRP injections, Laser soft tissue therapy Q&A What is your area of specialty? “Peter Borden, MD, specializes in the treatment of sports medicine injuries with primary focus on…

Christine Petti, MD, FACS

Torrance

3400 West Lomita Boulevard, Suite 305, Torrance | 310-539-5888 | dr-petti.com | facebook.com/drpetti Services Offered: Breast augmentation, Redo breast implant surgery, Smartlipo™ liposuction, SculpSure™ 25-minute fat reduction, Face/neck/eyelid lifts, Abdominoplasty, Botox™, Juvederm™, Radiesse™, Kybella™, Restylane™, Sculptra™ Q&A Tell us about your dreams for your plastic surgery practice. “The dream of every plastic surgeon is to have a Beverly Hills address….

Steven K. Okamoto, DDS & Michelle Okamoto, DDS

Torrance

L to R: Soliravy Chum, Dr. Steven Okamoto, Michelle Luciano, Mary Ann Okayama, Renee Nishihira, Isumi Muto, Stacy Oshima, Dr. Michelle Okamoto22330 Hawthorne Boulevard, | Suite E | Torrance | 310-373-1120 | okamotodds.com Services Offered: Preventative care (exams, cleanings, X-rays) |  Restorative  |  All-On-Four |  Esthetic  |  Invisalign |  ZOOM |  Diagnosis and treatment of obstrutive sleep apnea Q&A Tell…

NVISION Eye Centers

Torrance

L to R: Franklin Lusby, MD – Medical Director; Susan J. Shin, OD – Clinical Director; Amarpreet Brar, MD – Cataract Medical Director23550 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite #220 | Torrance | 310-784-2020 | nvisioncenters.com Services Offered: Refractive eye surgery – LASIK and PRK | Cataract surgery – monofocal and multifocal | RLE—Refractive Lens Exchange | ICL—Implantable Collamer Lenses | Corneal Crosslinking…

Hutchinson Dental

Christina L. Hutchinson, DDS

512 Main Street #4 | El Segundo | 310-640-2025 | hutchinsondds.com Services Offered: Family dentistry  |  Esthetic dentistry |  Implant restorations |  TMD |  Sleep Q&A What would you like patients to know about you? “I pride myself in being available and taking care of them in the most conservative and predictable way that I can. In our connected day…

Manhattan Beach Plastic Surgery

Jay W. Granzow, MD, MPH, FACS

14650 Aviation Blvd.,Suite 210 | Manhattan Beach | 310-882-6261 | manhattanbeachplasticsurgery.com Services Offered: Rhinoplasty, Breast enhancement (augmentation lift or reduction), Mommy makeover, Body contouring, Abdominoplasty, Facial rejuvenation (face/neck/eyelid lift), Injectables (Voluma, Juvederm and Botox) Q&A What trend is changing plastic surgery today? “Nowadays, more professionals are seeking plastic surgery. They don’t want anything heavy-handed, obvious or distracting in a business…

Kristin Egan, MD, FACS

Manhattan Beach

2809 Sepulveda Blvd. | Manhattan Beach | 310-426-8415 | drkristinegan.com Services Offered: LazerLift | Cosmetic injectables | Laser services | Skin care | Cosmetic facial surgeries | Botox Q&A Tell us about your background. “I have won numerous research awards and have published widely, including multiple chapters in the main textbook used to teach facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellows….

Dr. Bita Davoodian, DDS

Redondo Beach

1959 Kingsdale Ave., Suite 202, Redondo Beach | 310-793-1000 | drdavoodian.com Services Offered: Preventative dental care | Cosmetic dentistry | Invisalign® | Whitening | Children’s dentistry | Sleep apnea | TMJ disorder | Implant restorations Q&A Please give a description of your practice. “Our patient-centered practice offers comprehensive dental care with an equal commitment to preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry….

J. Brian Boyd, MD, FRCS, FRCSC, FACS

Rolling Hills Estates

550 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 283  |  Rolling Hills Estates  |  310-597-4734  | my-plastic-surgeon.com Services Offered: Body contouring   |  Breast enhancement   |  Non-operative facial rejuvenation (Voluma, Juvederm, Botox)   |  Face lift with autologous fat grafting  |  Eyelid lift   |  Brow lift   |  Rhinoplasty   |  Tummy tuck   |  Mommy makeover Q&A To what do you attribute your practice’s growth? “Two things:…

Beach Teeth

Niki Maghami, DDS, MS

451 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Suite C232, Manhattan Beach | 310-545-4440 | beachteeth.com Services Offered: Smile makeover  |  Full-mouth rehabilitation  |  All-on-4® treatment concept  |  Veneers/crowns/bridges  |  Denture  |  Partial denture  |  Sleep apnea appliance  |  Radiation clearance Q&A Tell us about your practice. “Beach Teeth is located in the the Metlox Plaza in Manhattan Beach. Our office is equipped with…

Engines & Estates

Thanks to Rusnak Maserati and Alfa Romeo South Bay, locals celebrated the release of Southbay's annual Men's Issue at an estate in Palos Verdes owned by Mr. Maq Shaikh

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Design & Wine

    We are at capacity for Design & Wine! Unfortunately, due to fire code, any guests not already on the RSVP list will not be admitted. Thank you for your interest and support, we’ll see you at the next Design & Wine later this year!  

Grab and Go

A curated group of the latest gadgets and gizmos aimed at fitness and beauty

Casio’s G-Shock series includes watches designed for dynamic lifestyles—from pilots to athletes to scuba divers. Nearly all have mineral-crystal windows, a 200-meter water resistance and resin bands. From $100; casio.com                 The SCIFIT ISO7000R Recumbent Bike features a step that adjusts up to a full 23 inches for easy access and a whopping 191…

Meditation & Celebration

Relish a moment of silence before jumping into the daily grind.

Written by Rebecca Hammerstein  |  Illustrated by Christine Georgiades Dawn patrol in the South Bay. While tens of thousands hit the pavement to bustle off to work in a fleet of cars and SUVs, a special 100 or so devotees to the ocean paddle out into the deep blue—riding the California surf as our coastal cities wake up. An even…

Joie de Vivre

Two types of cancer and an extremely rare neurological disease won’t stop one South Bay resident’s tireless pursuit of health and happiness.

Written by Eric Garner Wow, where do we start? What was it like? Being diagnosed with cancer twice in two years, and then finding out about my brain disorder? Yeah, how do you even begin to process that? The first cancer diagnosis was surreal. I was so used to being on the other end of that conversation from my time…

Back to the Basics

Written/Edited by Michele Garber Each year a flurry of new health and wellness trends emerges in our collective conscience—many of them in direct conflict with another. There is a steady din of do’s and don’ts primed to confuse the heck out of us. Eat a plant-based diet. Plants make you sick. Paleo. Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Only lifts weights. Only do cardio….

Visionary Conquests

Renowned entertainer Tom Sullivan cannot see his impact, but his legacies are the stuff of legend.

Written by Suzanna Cullen Hamilton   |  Photographed by Lauren Pressey Miracles happen every day, but most of us are too self-absorbed to notice life’s highly nuanced gifts. However, when one’s birth and survival are miraculous, perhaps one is gifted with an innate sixth sense that’s highly attuned to life’s finer calibrations. Palos Verdes resident Tom Sullivan has had an extraordinary…

The Perfect Match

Tennis offers Paulette Mashaka both fitness and friendships.

Written by Nancy Sokoler Steiner  |  Photographed by Jeff Berting Watching television on a September day in 1973, Paulette Mashaka saw the woman who would become her inspiration. The young mother marveled as a female tennis player engaged in a heated battle with tennis champ Bobby Riggs. Billie Jean King won the match, and Paulette discovered a new passion. Today…

You’ve Been Schooled

Think you have all the answers on how our Manhattan Beach public schools are funded? A valuable lesson on a complicated process turned up some surprising results.

Think you have all the answers on how our Manhattan Beach public schools are funded? A valuable lesson on a complicated process turned up some surprising results.

16 Caballeros Rd, Rolling Hills

Lovely ranch home within the prestigious guard-gated City of Rolling Hills. Perched in a great location with nearly 2 acres that allow sweeping views of the Queen’s Necklace to Malibu and the LA Basin.

1414 Paseo La Cresta, Palos Verdes Estates

Down a long and circular driveway is where you will find “Versailles on the Hill”, one of the last projects by the famous interior designer, John Fleming. This landmark estate on a spacious 1-acre lot was designed to feel like your “10 miles West of Versailles”.

133 15th St., Manhattan Beach

Timeless modern homes do exist. And, being one of the most iconic homes in Manhattan Beach, it is situated at a premier location.

Timeless modern homes do exist. And, being one of the most iconic homes in Manhattan Beach, it is situated at a premier location. Listing Agent: John Corrales

404 9th St, Manhattan Beach

Welcome to 404 9th Street where all your “Walkstreet Lifestyle” dreams can become a reality. This Modern Beach style home was custom built with the finest finishes and touches having been designed by award winning architect Louie Tomaro.

Father, Retired Fireman and Renowned Paddleboard Shaper Joe Bark is a True South Bay Renaissance Man

PRESENTED BY In our era of reality TV shows and social media, it’s refreshing to meet a guy like Joe Bark. Friendly and unassuming, the Palos Verdes resident also exudes a strength and vitality that seems to be more prevalent among folks who have saltwater coursing through their veins. And for the retired fireman, board shaper and family man, it…