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Archive for October 28th, 2009

The Roads that Lead to California’s Culture and Heritage are filled with great promotions, and a wealth of natural resources that are just waiting to be discovered.  If you are interested in promoting your local assets , you may be interested in attending this event January 27-29, 2010 in Chico, California at Bell Memorial Auditorium, [...]

28 Oct, 2009

Cool Yule Jazz Concert Makes You Feel Good

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

Halloween is practically over and we’re already putting the touches on our winter holiday celebrations as the events pour into the California calendar and the fun begins in one of the most festive seasons.
A Cool Yule Christmas Jazz Concert in Orange County, CA,  will feature Nick Colionne, and Maysa with special guest Shilts.  On Saturday, [...]

28 Oct, 2009

California’s Spookomotive Train in Sacramento

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

California State Railroad Museum “Spookomotive” train is part of the Fall Harvest Days taking place in the Old Sacramento Historic District.  In addition to the popular train rides, visitors can enjoy Halloween-themed fun such as hayrides, scarecrows and family-friendly activities.  Spookomotive trains operate Saturday and Sunday, October 31-November 1, 2009.
Spookomotive trains depart on-the-hour from 11 [...]

28 Oct, 2009

Calaveras Big Trees State Park Celebrates in Big Ways

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| travel

When you host a celebration at Calaveras Big Trees State Park not far from Murphys, California, expect the celebration to be big as you find yourself surrounded by some of the biggest trees in the world.
Calaveras Big Trees State Park was on a “hit” list for closure when the governor of California looked for ways [...]

California State Parks  released a chart that has been at least a month in the works. It specifies how and what will be cut and the California State Parks system. No jobs were cut, nor were any trees in the planning and release of the new plan, which closes some parks a few days each [...]

By Boo McDew
Tired of trick-or-treating?
Don’t want to pass out candy to the little munchkins?
Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of bumper-to-bumper urban holiday life?
Like to get you and your kids some exercise, fresh air & fun?
Why not head for the spooky forest Halloween night and take a walk on the Haunted Trail at [...]

28 Oct, 2009

Save that Pumpkin!

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california

If you don’t carve your pumpkin for Halloween, save it for a few weeks just in case you need it for something else. My neighbor one year went knocking door to door before Thanksgiving in late November, looking to see if anyone had saved their pumpkin. I was the only person who had and she [...]

28 Oct, 2009

Great Beaches to Do Lunch in California

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

When my girlfriends call and want to do lunch, we have a list of places to check out. The list only grows, rather than gets shorter through time. That’s because so many new restaurants pop up at beaches along the coast. Some of the favorite girlfriend spots are in Laguna Beach where many mid-priced meals [...]

28 Oct, 2009

Strong Winds Provide a Wake Up Call

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

Southern California–When my electricity took a nose dive not once, twice, but three times last night,  I prayed my computer wouldn’t totally crash & burn. Then came the dark. Our neighborhood lost its power, while just across the street others were enjoying their electrical appliances and lights.
After a half hour when the power was returned, [...]

28 Oct, 2009

Bonfires May Get Snuffed Out at Newport, San Diego

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

If you’re a California State Beach, you already raised your parking fee back in August 2009. To add more value to the visitor dollar, many of these same beaches are looking to remove services, amenities such as bonfire pits, cut lifeguards,  and remove more items that require maintenance.
In Newport Beach, Councilwoman Nancy Gardner is behind [...]




  • 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