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Rok Sushi in Hermosa Beach is the local business we thought we'd feature this week on our Business Spotlight. We sat down with General Manager Hitoshi to learn a little more about the restaurant and what they’re all about.

1. Tell me a bit about Rok Sushi. 
Rok Sushi Kitchen provides a higher-end dining experience in a more casual beach community. Our prime location allows us to cater to all types of diners, from families, to the locals that go out on weekends.

2. How'd you get involved in the restaurant business?
My family has been in hospitality my entire life, specifically with food and beverage, so I suppose that is in my blood. While I was studying psychology, to become a therapist, I had the opportunity to become a restaurant manager at a very

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If you’ve been looking for the perfect two-bedroom townhouse in Redondo Beach, we’ve got a brand new listing you don’t want to miss! This beautiful home in North Redondo Beach is located in a small, quiet tree-lined complex. Upgraded and move-in ready, you have to see this place first hand to really appreciate the finishes. Listed at $599,000, it’s priced to sell and won’t last long.

This rear corner unit has a living room with a sliding glass door that opens out onto a private patio, making the space perfect for entertaining both indoors and out.  A fireplace and vaulted ceilings also add to the grandeur of the first floor. The dining room and kitchen are a few steps above the living space. Spanish style glazed blue ceramic tiles in the kitchen add the

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1409 Wendy Way is available to be seen right away. It's a 3BR 2.5BA craftsman style home with a big open floorplan and high ceilings. With a detached two car garage, it has plenty of parking and storage available. Located in the middle of the block on Wendy Way, this craftsman style home in Manhattan Beach will be approximately 1800 sq. ft. and walking distance to Trader Joe's. 

Although there is a lot of work that still needs to be done on the home, what's already greatly apparent is just how much natural light will be pouring in through the large windows.  

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Luxury homes in the South Bay are not hard to come by. With the recent frenzy of homebuyers trying to get a piece of the housing market in the beach cities, we thought we’d bring you the Top 5 luxury South Bay homes on the market. 

Given the grandeur of the residences below, it’d probably be much more fitting to call them compounds or estates. These beachfront homes with ocean views take up some of the most desirable real estate in the entire country. With price tags upwards of $10 Million, anyone looking for some of the most expensive homes in Southern California needs to look no further than the South Bay. 

If you have any questions about the homes below or would like to schedule a private showing, please give us a call or send us a quick email:

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With summer quickly approaching, we’ve got the perfect El Segundo condo that’s steps to the beach. It just hit the market so you guys are some of the first to hear about it. If you’re looking for beach city living while also having easy access to freeways and LAX, this is the perfect new home for you!

Just one mile from the sand, you’re a quick bike ride or stroll away from volleyball, surfing and Dockweiler Beach (great for summer bonfires with friends). You’ll also be a 15-minute bike ride away from Manhattan Beach dinning and shopping.

The unit has a prime location in the complex with its views of the pool and waterfall. With a large private balcony and sliding glass door letting in ocean breezes and tons of natural light, the condo’s an epitome

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We’re excited to announce the debut of our upcoming listing on 848 Prospect Avenue in Hermosa Beach. Built in 2007 by Kim Komick, this beautiful single-family property is unlike anything else that’s currently on the market! With the real estate market so hot in Hermosa Beach, we wanted you to be the first to hear about this exclusive listing.

We’ll be hosting an open house this Sunday between 1:00pm and 4:00pm, so come by for a sneak peek! The home’s situated high in the Hermosa Hills with some great tree top views. It’s a two-story that features a spacious backyard with stacked-stone planters and lush grass, making it perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining.

The home has three bedrooms with two large bedrooms on the first floor and the grand master

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Located in the Redondo Beach Riviera Village, Bar Comida is the perfect dinner getaway that has a lot more to offer than upscale dining and sensational dishes. Bar Comida is one of the three restaurants that are a part of the Chez Melange family. Located just steps to the beach, Bar Comida is one of our first dinner choices for great ambiance and casual dining.

Throughout the years, Chez Melange has become a staple within the South Redondo Beach community. They’ve made a name for themselves by creating delicious dishes that go beyond the everyday.

Although Chez Melange is an experience in and of itself, Bar Comida has got to be our favorite. It’s a hidden tapas bar that many don’t know about! Chef Diane is one of our favorite characters that has

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Fiesta Hermosa In Hermosa Beach, CA 

Fiesta Hermosa will be in full swing this weekend. Started in 1972 by the Chamber of Commerce, the art and music festival will feature over 300 artists and crafters. The festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend, insuring huge crowds and countless locals displaying their artwork.

There are “Best of Show” awards given out every year in tons of different categories. From artwork to handmade jewelry to clothing vendors set up along Hermosa Avenue, you won’t be at a loss of what to do. Don’t forget to also pack a beach towel because after all, you will only be a few steps from the sand!

The festival has two stages that will be set up. The main stage will be on the pier and the secondary stage will be

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Real Estate Investment 

If you’re thinking about investing in real estate, there are several new alternatives to the traditional approach that has been used throughout the years. There are currently startups focused on disrupting the world of real estate investment by creating websites geared toward crowd-funding projects.  

Two startups that have received quite a bit of buzz and backing are RealtyShares & Realty Mogul. Both websites are focused on helping investors find the right projects to bankroll. We took a deeper dive into each of them to give you a better idea of which one might be the right fit for you.

Realty Mogul

Launched early last year, Realty Mogul has made some pretty big waves in the world of real estate investment. Those that want

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If you’re looking for a fun summer event in the South Bay, Girls Night Out 2014 covers all the bases. Round up all of your girlfriends for a night filled with drinks, shopping and a fashion show that benefits a local charity. The fashion show includes clothing from Waverly, Margaret O’Leary and Trina Turk. Guests can purchase the looks they like after the runway show.

Once the fashion show is over, Angles and Arches Beauty Bar will be providing mini-makeovers for anyone that’s interested. They’re a business in Manhattan Beach that was founded by local resident RonAnn Myers.

Along with the fashions show, there will also be exclusive shopping opportunities for everyone in attendance. With cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in full abundance, Girls Night Out

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