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18 Nov, 2009

California’s Iron Ship and its Cement Ship

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

There are two great beach destinations to visit and take a look at California’s unique ships–San Diego’s Star of India is an iron ship in the San Diego harbor,  and the Cement Ship at Seacliff Beach in Aptos, Santa Cruz County, is a decaying ship that has become part of a pier.
In San Diego, the [...]

There’s a lot we Californians take for granted…fine weather, beaches, and a lifestyle beyond compare. But as a former lap swimmer, we don’t take for granted our lap swimming pools. As you fly into Los Angeles, Orange County or San Diego, you may find it astounding that out of all those swimming pools you look [...]

Photo: Seaside Ice
Seaside Ice Swimsuit Skate Weekend!
Ruby Tuesdays, Flat Rate $10 Skate, Friday Night Fever, Koolanesian Sundays, and Swimsuit Skate–it’s just sooooooooo California! I can’t wait to get over to Seaside Ice in Redondo Beach this weekend, I hope. A throw back to the old-fashioned Coney Island entertainment with great music, warm ocean breezes, and [...]

18 Nov, 2009

Losing that Small Town Charm of California Beach Towns

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

Has your California beach town lost (or is it planning to lose) its small town charm? When you visit China with its smoke-filled cities, you can just envision what California could become– a vertical, high-rise, oceanfront mecca of polluted living. California and its South Coast region of L.A. actually had the worst pollution in the [...]



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  • 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