08.13.18: Five things you should plan for the week ahead based on unscientific evidence of guaranteed importance
There’s a reason why the Manhattan Beach Open is referred to as the Wimbledon of Beach Volleyball. Ironically, it all has to do with the fact the event is played on grass. And there’s a concoction of strawberries and cream served at the local pizza place.
No. That’s not true at all.
What is true is that it returns for the 58th time as the point in the summer when things are at their peak in Southern California.
The other stuff to make note: The Dodgers’ return home against San Francisco comes with new bear service at one’s seat, the Raiders return to the Coliseum for perhaps the last time in an exhibition game against the Rams, the Little League World Series starts in Williamsport, Pa., without a California team, and there’s a Monster Jam at Staples Center that has nothing to do with Lob City.
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