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Archive for October 10th, 2009

Redondo Beach, Calif.–When Seaside Ice launched as a first ever Redondo Beach beachfront iceskating rink venture in 2008, some had their doubts that it would work. But it was such a success that the City of Redondo Beach renewed the contract and wants the ice rink back–for five more years! And so it shall be [...]

10 Oct, 2009

SLO Vintners Harvest Celebration 2009 at Avila Beach

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Central Coast wine lovers will find this item worth a trip to your favorite spot. It’s time to party at a weekend wine tasting event filled with the best SLO Vintners wines. November 6 launches the weekend with a winemaker dinner, but that’s just starters for the big celebration on Saturday. Avila Beach will be [...]

10 Oct, 2009

Santa Cruz Fall Festivals of Family Fun

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Where you gonna’ go to have some fun in the next few weeks? Santa Cruz is a fantastic choice. In addition to the daily entertainment and rides at the century-old Boardwalk, the  Roaring Camp Ghost Train relives the Legend of Sleepy Hollow as you ride the Ghost Train up to Bear Mountain. While [...]

Sunset Beach, Calif. — In a recent survey of the town of Sunset Beach, the majority of citizens voted to form their own city, if they can raise the money and can afford it. With residents such as Sandra Bullock and hubby Jesse James, you’d think that a mere $100K in fees to get the [...]

10 Oct, 2009

Arts and Crafts Fall Fest in Menlo Park

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Tourists, shoppers and art lovers will have the opportunity to browse and shop among the many one-of-a-kind creations perfect for home, office or gift giving displayed by a variety of talented artists on October 16-18, 2009 in Downtown Menlo Park. The 13th annual Menlo Park Sidewalk Arts and Crafts Fall Fest event will be held [...]

DRAGONS & GARGOYLES VISIT SONORA during October’s All Hallows Fantasy Faire.  Dragons will be joined by walking trolls, gargoyles, minotaurs, elves, and warriors from the Dark Ages. The Mother Lode Fairgrounds will become a fantasy world full of strange sites and weird sounds that invite everyone to get lost in a world of imagination.  Patrons [...]

Santa Barbara, CA–Mendelssohn Mania celebrates the musical contributions of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy during the bi-centenary year of his birth.
A concert program in Santa Barbara highlights Mendelssohn’s enduring compositions for piano, organ and instruments.  The centerpiece of the concert will be the Organ Sonatas, No. 1, 2, 3, and 4, performed by Carol M. Schaeffer, Charles Talmadge, [...]

The recently released figures about import and export in California show lower trading this year than 2008. But one mystery remains…why is Northern California doing better at their ports and air cargo business than ports of L.A. and Long Beach?
While one opinion is that the north is rebounding faster, another possibility is that the farm [...]

10 Oct, 2009

Arrowhead’s Pine Cone Festival with Pine Cone Olympics

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TWIN PEAKS (SAN BERNARDINO) -  3rd Annual Pine Cone Festival features Pine Cone Olympics & Games with such crazy competitions and Pine Cone Shotput and Pine Cone Archery. But the biggest contest of the day is the Biggest Pine Cone in the World Contest. Bring your pine cone and submit it [...]

From northern California coastal Blue Lake to Southern California coastal Carlsbad, Californians are out there having fun with pumpkin and Halloween celebrations that offer something a different. While corn mazes are extremely popular and can be found in Blue Lake, Dell’Osso Family Farm Pumpkin Maze in Lathrop, or Peltzer Farms in Temecula (which [...]




  • 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