Sugar & Spice

Escape the holiday madness with sweet retreat at Rancho Bernardo Inn.

Picture It

A place of legend and lore, Italy’s famous island is much more than the Corleones. History, wine and cuisine set the stage in Sicily for a beautiful romance.


Green Acres

At The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort the entire family can experience summer camp.

Mexico Moderno

Beyond its infamous culinary scene, our southern neighbor’s sprawling capital is paving the way as one of the world’s leading arts and design locales.

Hawaii 5.0

With outdoor adventures, brand new restaurants and inspired hotels (including a few revamped old classics), warm up with a winter getaway to the island of Oahu.

Northern Waters

South Bay friends and collaborators set off to Iceland for an extraordinary adventure of discovery and breathtaking artistry.

No Reservations

Four of our favorite home professionals select the hotels and resorts that exceeded their design expectations.

Ain’t It Grand?

A special racing season mixed with Mediterranean delights this fall in Del Mar.

Good Noshing, Vietnam

Southbay designer and illustrator Elena Lacey explores unfamiliar food territory with knife, fork and an open mind.

Island Upgrade

A Palos Verdes writer discovers adventure and admiration on an evolving Catalina Island.

Keeping Up with the Leonards

Back in summer 2011, we shared the story of a local family that left their home to embark on a multi-year sailing adventure. We reconnect with that family four years and many life-changing experiences later.

Spirit of Sedona

Welcoming wonder and wellness at Arizona’s soulful desert destination.

Sierra Calling

If you already love Lake Tahoe, you might be surprised to see what’s happening in nearby Reno.

Beach Swap

Need a family getaway and don’t want to pack a bag? From Pasadena to Pacific Palisades, you’ll find a number of fantastic day trips within an hour’s car ride from the South Bay. Contributing photographer Lauren Pressey and a friend took the kids north on Highway 1 for a playful beach day in colorful Venice.


Sun 22

The Great Pumpkin Hunt

October 1 @ 9:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 22

Manhattan Beach 10K Run

October 7, 2017 @ 7:30 am - October 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Sun 22

Hope For The Holidays – Adopt A Family!

October 18 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 22

WestEdge Design Fair

October 19 - October 22
Mon 23

prAna Community Yoga & the Point

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 23


October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon 23

Free Guided Meditation for Beginners

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue 24

Baby Boot Camp

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Tue 24

Manhattan Beach Farmer’s Market

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 25

prAna Community Yoga & the Point

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm