South Bay favorite Michael Stars teamed up with The Buzz Girls, a network of stylish, professional women in entertainment and lifestyle industries, to host the launch event for the limited-edition Joyful Heart tee benefiting Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation at their boutique on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica. During the three hour event, more than 60 women gathered to support Mariska’s efforts in providing healing to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse, and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues. Photos courtesy of LisaRosePhoto.com.
In 2012, a number of narcotic and human smuggling incidents along the Palos Verdes Peninsula drew national attention, perhaps none more tragic than the death near Santa Barbara of Coast Guard officer Terrell Horne, a native of Redondo Beach. This recent trend suggests Mexican panga boats are moving farther north at an alarming rate. Is our coastal area from the South Bay to San Luis Obispo the latest hotbed of human and drug smuggling?
The popular Hermosa Summer Concerts wrapped up August 19 with a headline reggae/ska performance by The Aggrolites. Guests of Southbay Magazine’s Backstage enjoyed a tasty boxed dinner from The Rockefeller, exclusive side-stage access during the concert, a schwag bag of goodies from local sponsors, and more!