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30 Oct, 2009

Weekly News from Huntington Beach

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

Chris MacDonald weekly news from Huntington Beach
Just a reminder to set your clocks back an hour on Saturday Evening for daylight savings.

Volunteers are needed to help water the Urban Forest which is in Huntington Beach off of Ellis Avenue between Goldenwest And Edwards. Materials and Training are Provided. Contact Jean Nagy President Of The Huntington [...]

30 Oct, 2009

Feats of Clay Call to Artists for 2010 Show

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Lincoln (California) Arts & Culture Foundation is calling all artists for its 2010 Feats of Clay art exhibit and show. The artist submission deadline is February 5, 2010. This is the 23nd year of “Feats of Clay” as one of the Nation’s most prestigious and unique international ceramic contests, which is  also open internationally to [...]

All across California from the state beaches to its wooded forestst, the ax has fallen and the parks have taken the biggest hit of any tourism assets in the crunch and lack of funds to operate.
How could this happen in a state that is compared to many countries with its massive population and huge economy? [...]

Paso Robles, one of the brightest and best growing regions in California, has formed a new travel organization to help the locals spread the word about all the great  vintners, farm produce and businesses. It’s called Travel Paso Robles Alliance and it launched to deliver tourism news to the travel industry and tourists.  Insider information [...]

29 Oct, 2009

Marina del Rey’s Brazilian Halloween Party

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

CARNAVALLOWEEN (Halloween with Brazilian flavor!!!)  For you Brazilian dance and music fans, here’s a Halloween party in LA with a twist. Samba!
Saturday, October 31. 9pm - 2am
Admission $15
Kitchen - open till 12.
Drink Specials till 11pm.
Caipirinhas $3 off all night long.
·        Brasilidade- Samba & Pagode Show
·        Special Guests: Katia Moraes & Claudinho Sorriso
·        UNICA Samba School
·        [...]

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) had a hand in the launch of the Internet 40 years ago. And today they partied like it’s 1969.   A celebration and forum at UCLA was lead by Leonard Kleinrock, a computer science professor of the university, who was on hand today, recalling another day in history not so [...]

You’d think the media had smoked a few too many joints when you hear them laugh and write their stories about the debate over legalization of marijuana in California’s State Capitol this week. Back in May Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said he would not be opposed to a debate over legalization and substance control of marijuana [...]

The first manmade snow has been blowing on the mountain slopes and there’s enough to officially open two resorts for skiing, even if it is just for a a few days.   Southern California mountains at Big Bear’s Snow Summit and Wrightwood’s Mountain High have both been making snow. While skiing will be quite limited,  snowbirds [...]

I just saved about $60 on my Canon Sure Shot camera repair. How? I went to a camera store rather than accept Canon’s factory repair price.
I have gone through at least four Canon Sure Shot cameras in the past several years. They are cheaply made with mostly plastic parts. They simply don’t hold up to [...]

29 Oct, 2009

Disneyland in Anaheim New Parade Starts

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

Anaheim, CA –When Disney releases a new movie such as the upcoming “The Princess and the Frog,” they don’t let the marketing opportunities to cross-promote simply fade into the backstage settings. Disneyland is the perfect tool, vehicle and venue to round out the movie experience with attractions and shows. Next week Tiana’s Showboat Jubilee will [...]




  • 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