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21 Oct, 2009

Which Disneyland Resort Hotel is Best at Disneyland?

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| travel

I’ve stayed at all three Disney-owned hotel properties at Disneyland and can report that they’re all fine, though one or two are better. My favorite is the newest Disneys Grand California with the huge fireplace and craftsman decor.
They all have the cute little touches such as Mickey Mouse lamps, Disney imprinted bars of soap and [...]

Race tracks are so different now. They used to be adults only places but a visit to Del Mar or Santa Anita will show you that they are so kid-friendly, they even host special days for families. On Oct. 24 & 25 K-EARTH 101 radio station will host the Oak Tree Carnival Days at Oak [...]

As Halloween approaches, it’s just another day for the ghosts that share the Hotel Jeffery with guests in the California ghost town of Coulterville. It is located in Sierra foothills of Mariposa County not far from Yosemite National Park. Having stayed there this year in a charming room with a fantastically, firm bed and cute [...]

The annual event, the West Hollywood Drag Race is coming. It includes men decked out in their 6 inch heels (could be 9 or 10 inch heels, as well,) and will be running with their best female costumes, looking cuter than a button during the race that brings a new meaning to “drag racing”. The [...]

Dana Point,  CA –is featuring Boat Rides with Santa - Saturday Dec. 5 & Sunday, Dec. 6,  2009. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Rides aboard “Sum Fun” include a twenty-minute Harbor cruise with Santa and his helpers. Santa will be hearing those holiday wishes as you cruise the Harbor. The El Camino Real Junior [...]

21 Oct, 2009

Balboa Island Skullduggery in the Halloween Haunt

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

As Halloween (California’s second favorite holiday, and some say its top event) approaches, skeletons, skulls and B-rated horror genre continue to be the main draws. On Newport Beach’s friendly Balboa Island, locals take their bones and recycle them year after year, applying new themes to ‘dem same old bones.  One version served up is a [...]

21 Oct, 2009

The Best California Reuben Sandwich

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

The best Reuben Sandwich in California is the one I make for myself. That said, I constantly search in restaurants for a better tasting one. There are many variations, and several discrepancies as to who created the original Reuben. Some say it was a guy in Omaha named Reuben Kulakofsky back in the 1920’s. Another [...]




  • 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