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18 Oct, 2009

Thornton Winery in Temecula is Cooking!

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| dining

Always raising the chocolate bar on delicious desserts, appetizers and meals that appeal to our spirit of adventure (and wine), Thornton Winery released its autumn palate pleasers just in time for some of the finest dining of the year as the holidays approach.
Thornton Winery
32575 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92591
Phone: (951) 699-0099
New Fall Menu
Thornton Winery’s [...]

18 Oct, 2009

And The Beat Goes On-Surf Music Roots & Branches

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

Mississippi has its Blues.
New Orleans has its Jazz
And yesterday, Costa Mesa had its Surf Music.
(Rightfully so, since several of the top surf musicians come from the city named for its coastal plateaus.)
Over 60 enthusiastic people jammed inside the Costa Mesa Historical Society building to hear three terrific veteran surf musicians, who absolutely love creating their sounds: [...]

18 Oct, 2009

California’s Top 10 Cities for Population

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

California’s largest cities range not only in population, weather and geography, but they also range drastically in their tourist appeal.
Fortunate for Los Angeles (California’s largest city,) it does quite well in attracting a crowd. With Los Angeles International Airport, the nation’s busiest port, and many superlatives, the city does quite well at moving people and [...]

Naples, California–Located along the man-made bays and canals of Long Beach is a romantic place where gondoliers daily stop under bridges and linger, allowing their passengers to kiss, hear a song sometimes, and even sip a glass of wine. Naples is one of California’s most romantic places, and though it is primarily a residential community [...]

18 Oct, 2009

13 Days of Halloween Skullduggery at California Beaches

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

California beach residents and occupants love the holidays as much as anyone alive. And with just over 13 days till Halloween arrives, it’s fair to say there’s a bit of skullduggery going on at the beaches and gentle or mean streets of California.  We  set out to see what kind of tricks were being played, [...]

18 Oct, 2009

Petaluma Really “Digs” Halloween

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Shown in the photo is Petaluma’s Amazing Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch & Haunted Corn Field
Petaluma, CA–From the Slaughterhouse Hauntings to the Amazing Corn Maze that turns into a haunted corn field after dark, Petaluma, California is no stranger to Halloween–they really “dig” it.
The Amazing Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch is one of the top family [...]




  • 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