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27 Oct, 2009

California Tree Cake Maker is National Sensation

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

The Tree Cake is an exceptional dessert that delights families, creates a centerpiece for parties, and brightens up the holidays. This tree cake maker and his machine may soon to be featured in the New Yorker magazine.
Huntington Beach, Calif–It’s a thrill watching award-winning Master Pastry Chef Paul Gauweiler create a Baumkuchen (tree cake)–something top [...]

27 Oct, 2009

California’s Great Jogging Trails

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

There’s something about the way the waterline recedes at Newport Beach that makes it ideal for jogging. Hundreds of runners can be seen morning and night, moving swiftly along the ocean front. But if you think Newport Beach in Orange County is unique, try visiting San Diego’s beach paths, or Redondo Beach, or Long Beach, [...]

Californians look forward to the day when parking is easy and the beaches are less crowded, just after summer ends. But the down side is that the occasional rains. 24 to 72 hour warnings to stay out of the ocean are issued, but surfers, swimmers, and tourists often do not heed the warnings because they [...]

The second sewage spill in about a year closed the beach (ocean access) from downtown Long Beach, California, near Rainbow Lagoon to Belmont Pier. While this happened a few days ago, we are posting information about it because many people aren’t noticing the posted signs on the beach, and they are going in the water. [...]

27 Oct, 2009

Solvang California is Preserve America Community

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

When Solvang, the Danish Village in Central California’s Santa Barbara County, received a letter signed by Michelle Obama recently, they couldn’t have been more proud or delighted that they were recognized as a “Preserve America Community”.
Through many changes and transitions, Solvang has retained its architecture and culture with Danish themes prominent throughout the picturesque village [...]




  • 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