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Actress Nicole Ari Parker shares her journey to the South Bay

The first thing you might notice about stunning cover girl Nicole Ari Parker is her piercing green eyes. Not only is she exquisitely beautiful, she is a talented actress, a savvy businesswoman, a loving wife and a courageous mother of two beautiful children. Born an only child in the inner city of Baltimore, she learned […]


Jack Gillespie and Jim Van Zanten

For the past 25 years, Jack Gillespie and Jim Van Zanten have been running one of the most successful real estate agencies in the South Bay.

Holy South Bay, Batman!

Behold a phenomenon so powerful, so incredible, so unstoppable, not even a kilo of Kryptonite could stop its momentum. We’re talking about comic book culture, a force more dynamic than Superman, Wonder Woman and the Hulk combined. From the sold-out summer cineplex to fanboy fever at July’s annual Comic-Con, the lasting impact of comic book art and interpretation cements its place in our popular culture. For some in the South Bay, comics are not just a passion, they are a way of life. Meet three locals who do their part to keep the comic book tradition alive for generations to come.

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