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The Sworn Writer

INTERVIEWED BY DARREN ELMS | PHOTOGRAPHED BY ANNIE DEPTULA Kristopher Dukes turns heads when she walks into a room. Chic and comely in the best classical sense, she also reverberates a confidence and grace you either have or you don’t.…

Paint the Town

PHOTOGRAPHED BY TARYN ANDERSON When Hermosa Beach artist Maggie Lochtenberg posted a photo of a mural she created for a business in El Segundo, it caught the eye of Nicky Rising—a design showroom owner who lives in Redondo Beach. Turns…

Triumph from Tribulation

WRITTEN BY MADISON REYNOLDS | PHOTOGRAPHED BY MONICA OROZCO Why me? We all ask ourselves this question at some point in our lives when challenged with obstacles. While some might dwell or retreat when faced with the pain of unexpected…

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The Sworn Writer

INTERVIEWED BY DARREN ELMS | PHOTOGRAPHED BY ANNIE DEPTULA Kristopher Dukes turns heads when she walks into a room. Chic and comely in the best classical sense, she also reverberates a confidence and grace you either have or you don’t.…

Paint the Town

PHOTOGRAPHED BY TARYN ANDERSON When Hermosa Beach artist Maggie Lochtenberg posted a photo of a mural she created for a business in El Segundo, it caught the eye of Nicky Rising—a design showroom owner who lives in Redondo Beach. Turns…

Life Lessons

INTERVIEWED BY DARREN ELMS Roseanney Liu is a South Bay Renaissance woman. In addition to publishing two books—with a third in the works—she’s a mom, a teacher, a Walk with Sally mentor, a member of South Bay Business Women’s Association,…

Just A Doll

WRITTEN BY KATHLEEN LACCINOLE | ILLUSTRATED BY CHRISTINE GEORGIADES She set me up. And I’m exhausted. The doll-maker, originally named Bertha, was born to immigrants in New York’s Lower East Side. She attached the title of “Madame” to her name…

Triumph from Tribulation

WRITTEN BY MADISON REYNOLDS | PHOTOGRAPHED BY MONICA OROZCO Why me? We all ask ourselves this question at some point in our lives when challenged with obstacles. While some might dwell or retreat when faced with the pain of unexpected…

Lion + Hearted

Some people are heroes for the masses, while others are champions for one. JJ Hendershot shatters that prototype as she impacts the lives of thousands while remaining forever committed to improving the life of one she loves.

Rich Craft

WRITTEN BY SUZANNA CULLEN HAMILTON | PHOTOGRAPHED BY LAUREN PRESSEY Artist Giuliana Torelli has been creating wearable art her entire life. From jewelry to embroidery to scarves to fashion, she has an eye for beautiful creations combined with the passion…

Heart & Soul

Clint Clausen was a family man with a lust for life, who singlehandedly built Four Daughters Kitchen in Manhattan Beach from scratch. In 2014 a sudden heart attack took him way too soon. Now, in her husband’s memory, Kori Clausen advocates for early heart screenings and paves a way for her children’s futures … full of love and resilience.

(Pretty) Radical, Smart and Inspiring

By the time she was inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame by rocker Joan Jett in 2016, local legend Cindy Whitehead had ridden many, many miles. Cindy is on a mission to empower the next generation of female skaters to share their stories with the world.

Decade of Design

WRITTEN BY WRITTEN BY SUZANNA CULLEN HAMILTON  |  PHOTOGRAPHED BY MONICA OROZCO After developing her South Bay interior design firm for the past 10 years, Caroline Burke has opened a new studio featuring her eponymous furniture collection. “Now South Bay…

On Pointe

WRITTEN BY JENNIE NUNN On a typical day, San Francisco–based ballerina Isabella Walsh is out the door no later than 8:30 a.m. From there the Rolling Hills native attends a Gyrotonics class twice a week (a combination of tai chi,…

Live Like Doug

After her husband’s passing, a local woman organizes a support network for children who’ve recently lost a loved one.

Your Grateful Nation

EDITED BY DARREN ELMS We all remember where we were on 9/11 and years later, when details about bin Laden’s demise were released. These profound moments changed our country and our lives forever. The men involved in Tier 1 Special…

Red, White & New

EDITED BY DARREN ELMS The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For By David McCullough  |  Simon & Schuster  |  192 pages Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough spoke before Congress, the White House,…

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