Our South Bay - May-June 2017

What you need to know about testosterone hormone treatments

Middle age is filled with challenges. And for many men, one of them is low levels of testosterone. Here we offer a breakdown of the hormone and a candid look at the latest treatments.

Middle age is filled with challenges. And for many men, one of them is low levels of testosterone. Here we offer a breakdown of the hormone and a candid look at the latest treatments.

The country’s top high school debaters speak up about their sport

As individuals, Raam Tambe and Jerry Wang are skilled teen competitors with distinct personalities and skills. As a team, they are high school debate’s reigning national champions. End of discussion.

As individuals, Raam Tambe and Jerry Wang are skilled teen competitors with distinct personalities and skills. As a team, they are high school debate’s reigning national champions. End of discussion.

Getting to know the local fishermen along the piers of the South Bay

Camera in hand, a local photographer hits the piers of the South Bay to meet the men who dot the railings of early morning and late afternoon, when the fish below are plentiful and hungry.

Camera in hand, a local photographer hits the piers of the South Bay to meet a gamut of men flecking the railings of early morning and late afternoon, when the fish below are plentiful and hungry.

The Dating Game

The good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to looking for that someone special—plus candid comments by two anonymous singles.

For people who don’t like TMI Tinder App When all you want is the basics about a person. Set preferences like age range and distance, and pictures pop up. Swipe left if you don’t like; swipe right if you do. If the other person also swipes right and there is a “match,” both parties get a chance to read more…

Sampling Beer in Portland by Foot, Bike and Light Rail

From craft beer to saké, the Portland area is chock-full of fun on tap. It was too wet in March to hike, so we opted for a more intoxicating itinerary that included the light exercise of walking, cycling and beer-tasting arm curls.

From craft beer to saké, the Portland area is chock-full of fun on tap. It was too wet in March to hike, so we opted for a more intoxicating itinerary that included the light exercise of walking, cycling and beer-tasting arm curls.

Bashi

Chef de Cuisine DJ Eusebio

100 Terranea Way  |  Rancho Palos Verdes  |  855-416-3928  |  terranea.com/bashi In 2012 Terranea Resort debuted bashi, its upscale, approachable, family-friendly eatery that features wok-prepared dishes with traditional Asian flavors and spices. bashi is a tribute to the Ishibashi family—one of the original Japanese farming families who worked the hills of Palos Verdes in the early 1900s. The restaurant recently…

Sea Level Restaurant and Lounge

Executive Chef Aaron Robbins

655 North Harbor Drive  Redondo Beach  |  310-921-8950  |  rb.shadehotel.com/dine Sea Level Restaurant and Lounge at Shade Hotel sits on the water’s edge in Redondo Beach and combines true California coastal cuisine with LA nightlife. Overlooking the marina, the eatery offers guests sweeping views from Palos Verdes to Malibu and indoor/outdoor seating—complete with fire pits and heaters. The bar features…

Darren’s Restaurant

Owner/Executive Chef Darren Weiss

1141 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach  |  310-802-1973  |  darrensmb.com Darren’s Restaurant offers fine dining—highly rated by Zagat—with a beach-friendly atmosphere, where guests are treated like friends coming to dinner. The eatery features American, Mediterranean and Pacific Rim flavors and an outstanding wine collection. Owner and executive chef Darren Weiss opened the restaurant in 2007 after attending The Culinary Institute of…

Deluca Trattoria

Director/Managing Partner Andrea Francesco Torelli-Lesky | Executive Chef Gabriella Torelli

225 Richmond Street  |  El Segundo  |  310-640-7600  |  delucapasta.com Deluca Trattoria in Downtown El Segundo serves authentic Tuscan cuisine and dishes from regions of Italy that Andrea Francesco Torelli-Lesky and Chef Gabriella Torelli have visited and enjoyed, along with classic Italian dishes that every Italian chef proudly serves. The rustic, relaxed ambience of the restaurant is enhanced by its…

The Strand House

Executive Chef Austin Cobb

117 Manhattan Beach Blvd.  |  Manhattan Beach  |  310-545-7470  |  thestrandhousemb.com In 2011 a small group of South Bay families with a shared love of great food, wine and friends had the idea to open a sophisticated yet comfortable restaurant in Manhattan Beach. Thus The Strand House was born, featuring 180° sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, warm hospitality and…

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC

Vince A. DiLeva, MS, CFP®, AIF®, Senior Partner Eric C. Pritz, CFP®, CMFC, Partner Kathleen Adams, CFP®, CPWA®, Senior Associate

L to R: Jennifer Embler, David Swift, Kathleen Adams, Dylan Price, Katie O’Neill, Jeffrey Zuanich, Vince DiLeva, Eric Pritz, Rachel Otto1815 Via El Prado, Suite 100, Redondo Beach | 310-712-2320 | seia.com Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC® (SEIA) is an independent Registered Investment Advisory firm offering wealth management and financial planning services to affluent individuals, families and business owners….

Stripe Café

Executive Chef Brett Hickey

5504 Crest Ridge Rd.  |  Rancho Palos Verdes  |  310-541-2479  |  cafestripe.com Stripe Café, headed by Chef Brett Hickey, is located at Palos Verdes Art Center and is open for lunch Monday through Saturday and scheduled monthly popup dinners. Its contemporary décor complements the art gallery setting, while a farm-to-table menu showcases seasonal produce and fresh, innovative dishes. “We take…

Kincaid’s

Executive Chef Ramon Fernandez, Executive Sous Chef Rosa Martinez, Sous Chef Conrado Cabanas

500 Fisherman’s Wharf  |  Redondo Beach  |  310-318-6080  |  kincaids.com With patio seating directly over the waves and one of the best water views in Southern California, Kincaid’s has been part of the South Bay community for 18 years. The restaurant and executive chef Ramon Fernandez have been awarded numerous awards and were featured in USA Today as one of…

Beach Cities Accounting, Inc.

Kathy Flynn McQuiggan, CPA, CEO/Owner

2100 Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 15, Manhattan Beach  |  424-257-0253  |  BeachCitiesAccounting.com Beach Cities Accounting is a professional services firm that provides outsourced accounting and bookkeeping support to small and mid-sized businesses and high-wealth individuals. After more than 20 years as a CPA in corporate America, Kathy Flynn McQuiggan launched Beach Cities Accounting in 2012. “Because we’re a small firm, we…

California Retirement Advisors

898 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 740 El Segundo

L to R: Sherrie Delaine, Kelley Stoddard, Anthony Fratello, Jonalyn Habil-Dusewicz, Christian R. Cordoba, Ricky Ackerman, William Pettus, Roger J. Conde, Arcadia Berjonneau-Keane, Michelle Gonser, Nguyen Le 310-643-7472  |  CaliforniaRetirementAdvisors.com California Retirement Advisors is an independent wealth management firm specializing in the retirement planning needs of successful professionals, business owners and retirees. Founding partner Christian R. Cordoba and managing partner…

Ryan/Benson Wealth Management Group | Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Member SIPC

Shannon Ryan, CFP® Senior Vice President–Investments

2321 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 2275 El Segundo  |  310-725-2268  |  shannon.t.ryan@wfadvisors.com Financial advisor Shannon Ryan has worked with individuals, families and businesses for more than two decades helping them make financial decisions. Shannon also enjoys giving back to her community as president of Manhattan Beach Rotary and a patroness with National Charity League. “In addition to being a financial advisor…

McDonald Wealth Advisory Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

500 Silver Spur Rd., Suite 300 Rolling Hills Estates

L to R:, Ian McDonald, First Vice President–Investments, Kathleen Hogan, First Vice President–Investment Officer, Shelley Church, Client Associate, Jay McDonald, Managing Director–Investments310-377-1942 | 800-541-4377 The McDonald Wealth Advisory Group of  Wells Fargo Advisors advises a select group  of individuals, families, businesses and  foundations to help build, manage, protect  and transition wealth. The team originated in the South Bay in 1966…

Tortuga Wealth Management

1957 W. Carson St., Suite #100 Torrance

L to R: Kevin Bidenkap, CFP, CLU, ChFC, Angela Park Sheldon, CFP, Jeffrey Weston310-935-0275  |  tortugawealth.com Tortuga Wealth Management is an independent private wealth planning and asset management firm in the greater Los Angeles area. Kevin Bidenkap and Angela Park Sheldon started the firm in 2010 after working for other large financial companies. “We truly take the time to understand…

EP Wealth Advisors

21515 Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 1200 Torrance

L to R: Adam Phillips, CFA, CFP®, Sherryl Ray, Brian Parker, CFP® Ryan Serrecchia, CFP® Derek Holman, CFP®, AIF® Patrick Goshtigian, CFA Kevin Ashworth, CFA Erin Voisin, CFP®, MS, CDFA®, ChFC®310-543-4559  |  epwealth.com As an independent wealth management firm, EP Wealth Advisors helps clients develop an investment portfolio and a financial plan that matches their goals and aspirations. In addition…

Guzman Law Group, PC

Denise M. Guzman, Founder/Principal Attorney

L to R: Edward Powell, Carla B. Hoffman, Richard A. Luftman, Denise M. Guzman, George G. Romain, Marcus Chang, Carol T. Contes, Drew C. Hallett1230 Rosecrans Avenue Suite 650, Manhattan Beach  |  310-321-6640  |  guzmanlg.com Guzman Law Group acts as in-house corporate counsel focusing on owners of closely held businesses, from start-ups to multi-million dollar corporations in all industries, ranging…

One Wealth Management Financial and Insurance Services

Edward Wirtz, Founding Partner

1960 E. Grand Ave., Suite 840 El Segundo   |  424-329-7900  |  onewealthmgmt.com One Wealth Management Financial and Insurance Services assists clients with comprehensive wealth management strategies to help them grow, protect, preserve and transfer wealth. Founding partner Edward Wirtz has worked in the financial industry for 27 years. After earning a degree in business administration at University of Southern California,…

Charles Schwab

21370 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance

L to R: Lisa Quartarone, Marc Myers, Lane Reid, Casey Mervine, Brian LaTorre, Grant Seaton, Charlie Q. Yang310-546-1571  |  schwab.com/Torrance The Torrance team of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., Member SIPC, uses the power of investing to help clients create a better tomorrow. They offer South Bay residents access to a range of investing, wealth management and personal finance guidance,…

Navigoe Wealth Management

Scott Leonard, CFP®, Founder

L to R: Don Hance, CFP® Scott Leonard, CFP® Heather Johnson Eric Toya, CFP® Tyler Smith417 Beryl Street Redondo Beach  |  310-697-0400  |  navigoe.com CERTIFIED FINANICAL PLANNER™ Professional Scott Leonard started Navigoe Wealth Management in 1996 and has more than 25 years of experience in financial planning and wealth management. In 2012 he was named one of the Top 5…

Moss Adams Wealth Advisors LLC

2121 Rosecrans Boulevard, Suite 2390, El Segundo

L to R: Aimee Kwain, Daniel Kerr, Jim Schlager, Jason Romano, Rich Friedland, Anneliese Johnson310-616-3460  |  mossadamswealthadvisors.com Moss Adams Wealth Advisors helps busy families and business owners meet their financial goals; make informed decisions; and integrate their financial, investment, tax, estate trusts, insurance, real estate and charitable giving into one plan. We have two principal financial advisors serving this region,…

Harris Financial Advisors, Inc.

25500 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance

Advisor team, L to R: Clay Zachry, CFP® Cristin Rigg, CFP®, CDFA™ Mary Harris, CFP® Stewart Darrell, CFA Kristen Perez, CFP® Matthew Kuhn, CFA, AIF® 310-791-3226 | 800-438-2322  |  harrisfinancial.net  |  hfa@harrisfinancial.net Harris Financial Advisors has served the South Bay as a  Registered Investment Advisor for 25 years. With a team-centered approach, the firm combines intelligent portfolio design with strategic…