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Archive for October 9th, 2009

09 Oct, 2009

Moonridge Zoo at Big Bear Lake is Open for Now

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| travel

Big Bear Lake, CA–It’s easy to feel some compassion for a big bear, as long as you are assured it can’t attack. When a woman this past week threw some dog food into the cage to divert her “pet” bear so she could clean the cage, it killed her. Humans like to imagine these creatures [...]

09 Oct, 2009

Sonora Farmer’s Market Ends Oct. 17

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| travel

Saturdays in downtown Sonora, nestled in the Sierra foothills, start taking on a chill come November. When the weekly Sonora Farmer’s Market ends its season next week on Oct. 17, one of the city’s great places socialize will be gone for quite some time. Open from mid-May to mid-October for approx. five months, this farmer’s [...]

California Beaches– It’s another week of many F’s in water quality along our California shores. But that doesn’t mean the entire state’s waters are unworthy of your enjoyment. Just beware of some recently failing grades and repeat offending spots as you consider swimming in the ocean this weekend and next week. The reports come from [...]

09 Oct, 2009

Worst Drinking Water in the U.S. Comes From California

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| dining

When a friend said to me that her California beach city sent out an annual report showing that they had some of the best tap water in the state of California, I asked her if she was aware that there are many chemicals that have no national standards for safety and thus, appear in most [...]

09 Oct, 2009

What’s Happening in Huntington Beach?

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

Hello Friends,
Here’s what’s happening in Huntington Beach and surrounding areas.
If you live in most parts of Huntington Beach, a GE Salesman has been going door to door trying to sell security systems. Be on alert for him. He has been to my house and two others on my street. The Police Chief is aware of [...]




  • 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