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Archive for August 27th, 2009

California Coast–Matt Potter’s ocean fishing expeditions often end up helping feed hundreds of unemployed and low-income families.
“When we catch a 10 to 13-foot-long Mako shark, we have friends like Dan Carlson take the 750-850-pound fish on a trailer from Huntington Beach to our friend Kent Williams at New Fish All Bait in Gardena,” Potter explained. [...]

Anaheim, CA–Orange County 2010 Auto Show! Get ready for a rockin’ show with the sleek, new eco-cars, economy prototypes and traditional bikini-clad women to help the vehicles come to life, since they are merely pieces of metal and plastic. The event runs Oct. 15-18, 2009 at Anaheim Convention Center. Cost: $10 adult admission; $6 senior; [...]

Santa Cruz, Calif.–The Follies annual theatrical event with a large cast of performers - all 50 years and older - put on an original musical revue of song and dance each year.  Comedy reigns supreme in this year’s show entitled “That’s Entertainment”. This fun show is artfully counter-balanced by smoldering cabaret and a couple of [...]

Santa Ana, Calif.– Discovery Science Center celebrates preschoolers during the entire month of Septemberwith a new 4-D movie - Turtle Vision.  Meet Smokey Bear and enjoy Smokey Bear Story Time! Then explore Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home, a new, hands-on exhibit all about recycling and conservation. Call 714-913-5030 to plan your group [...]

27 Aug, 2009

Huntington Beach Animal Rescue Fundraiser

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california| events

Reporter Chris MacDonald attended the Surf City Animal Response Team fundraiser in Central Park. Helping rescue animals during disasters and other situations, the nonprofit club’s event was a whopping success. See photos

27 Aug, 2009

Heat Alert Warning: Heat Spell Grips Southern California

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: world

Los Angeles, Calif. — It’s 2 p.m., PST, and the temperature is 100 degrees in L.A. so far today. It feels blasted hot! Thank goodness I was one of the “dummies” who got air conditioning 10 years ago when I could already feel the effects of global warming in L.A. (Sure, global warming is an [...]

San Diego, Calif.–For an affordable $8 you can experience LOS COJOLITES on Sept. 10, 2009. Los Cojolites have transformed into one of the emblematic groups of the new Son Jarocho, a traditional musical expression of the coastal side of southern Veracruz, Mexico.  Time: Location:  WorldBeat Cultural Center in Balboa Park, 2100 Park Blvd. San Diego [...]

Lodi, Calif.–Lodi Wine Country features a beautiful drive through the countryside of Central California, the perfect spot to take the “First Sip” in an event called First Sip: Lodi Wine Weekend, to be held November 14th & 15th, 2009! Over 40 participating wineries will be hosting special activities including wine and food pairings, live music, [...]

Los Angeles, Calif. — A free event open to the public unveils the Gary Cooper Commemorative Stamp by the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday, September 10, 2009, 10 a.m. at Autry Museum of the American West.  On display will be  Cooper’s Academy Award® for High Noon and movie posters, plus  Gary Cooper’s daughter, Maria Cooper [...]

27 Aug, 2009

Pitbull at Universal CityWalk Aug. 31

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Universal CityWalk’s Hard Rock Café will host a special fan event with chart-topping entertainer, Pitbull.  He will  donate memorabilia as part of a permanent addition to Hard Rock’s famous collection.  Following event, [...]




  • Jesse: It was a great day all over Southern California. All the fans wore their jersey and hats to the beach. Even little kids showed their pride for L.A.'s
  • Lisa: OHh.. I wanna do hair for this event next time! =)
  • Herb Spitzer: Surfer/Guitarist Ray Spitzer passed away 6/18/10. He is survived by his wife and 2 childern. Ray had been battling cancer in his back for years. He wo