When you look at the names of beaches in California, you find some descriptive names, and some more mundane. Seal Beach is named for the seals, Pismo Beach is named for Pismo clams, Ocean Beach is self-explanatory, Surf Beach for surf, and then you get beaches named after people, places and things, with some even [...]
Submitted by: Chris MacDonald
Seal Beach, Calif.–As Fullerton resident Neil McGraw was fishing on The Seal Beach Pier this afternoon, he held one of the fish in the air that he caught and a seagull swooped and got it. Many people were watching the action take place. Neil put on a good show. The Seal Beach [...]
Orange County Beaches– I just got off the phone with a girlfriend from Sacramento who realized this wasn’t her day to water her plants in the yard. Under water rationing restrictions imposed by the city, Sacramento requires residents to hold off and only water every other Saturday, she said.
I was fairly surprised. There’s no rationing [...]
Only one California ski resort made Outside magazine’s top ski resorts list and it was Mammoth, where over 200 inches of snow falls annually, according to NOAA. In addition to powder throughout the season (one of the longest ski seasons in the nation,) the sunshine breaks out often between storms and provides some softening of [...]
A segull sits on Seal Beach Pier, enjoying the perfect day.
California Beaches — Go to any beach–Santa Monica, Pismo Beach, Half Moon Bay, Bodega Bay, San Diego–and you’re going to see tons of birds. Pelicans, egrets, seagulls, herons, terns, willets, sandpipers, and even the unappreciated pigeons that live along the 1000 or more miles of [...]