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Archive for January 8th, 2010

Dean Torrence, the singer, backed by the Surf City All-Stars, will perform Jan & Dean hits, and acts Papa Doo Run Run and the Surfaris will open the show on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 in Thousand Oaks. Tickets, $25, $35 and $45, Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000 . Time: 8 p.m. Saturday at Civic Arts Plaza, [...]

08 Jan, 2010

Save Save Save in Surf City Huntington Beach

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

Submitted by Chris MacDonald
One of the most frequent comments I receive when promoting coupons is, “Gee, I eat there anyway. I can use this coupon and save more money!”
This Week’s featured business where lots of people like to eat is: No Ka Oi. Casual Hawaiian Dining in Downtown Huntington Beach at: 215 Main Street. [...]

08 Jan, 2010

Huntington Beach Events and Happenings

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

Submitted by Chris MacDonald
Hello Friends! Here are some events for you to enjoy in Huntington Beach, CA!
Free Electronics Recycling Event
Need to make room for new electronic gifts and goodies from Santa?  You can recycle your old electronics on Saturday, January 9, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   The Department of Public Works and [...]

08 Jan, 2010

Unique Wired-Art Exhibit Opens at Westminster Mall

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Vincent Yancoskie’s renown wired-art creations are featured in a new exhibit at Fast-Fix Jewelry and Watch Repair inside the Macy’s Wing of Westminster Mall. Among his creations on view are wired airplanes, an eagle, saxophone and other musical instruments. The Coronet Award winner for the Visual Arts creates unique wire designs for people and businesses. [...]

08 Jan, 2010

Free Popcorn at OC Market Place Jan 16 & 17

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Popcorn images from the annual Orange County Market Place Popcorn Day Celebration
All Orange County Market Place shoppers will be treated to FREE Popcorn from 10-3 on Sat., Jan 16 and Sun., Jan 17, 2010,  during its Third Annual National Popcorn Day Celebration Weekend. Popcorn balls will be juggled and there will be comedy and magic [...]

08 Jan, 2010

California Yo-Yo State Championship

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Ever since the first terracotta yo-yo entertained children back around 440 BC, the toy has had its up and downs, but thanks to a bright Californian named Pedro Flores, the modern yo-you took wings and has provided affordable entertainment for over 80 years.
As Californian yo-yo experts gather in “Old Sac” on March 6 for the [...]

There weather may seem a little nippy at night in California but there’s no reason to feel the chill of the cold when there’s plenty of spicy, hot chili to keep you warm. International Chili Society spring competition line-ups are calendared in for 2010 and the heart-warming (or heartburn) events will be happening in California [...]

Not all Concours D’Elegance car shows are the same. A new event being launched at the beautiful Greystone Estate in Beverly Hills in 2010 has a ticket price of $100, with proceeds to benefit the Estate mansion and buildings, grounds and programs.  At this car show slated for Sunday, April 11, the all inclusive ticket [...]



  • 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