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Archive for January 9th, 2010

On Valentine’s Day 2010 (Feb. 14), while sweethearts throughout the nation buy each other chocolates, cards, simple & lavish gifts, or nothing at all, another culture greets the day with a huge hurrah! Happy Chinese New Year! to a large population of Americans who welcome the Year of the Tiger. One of our favorite places [...]

09 Jan, 2010

Ventura Plein Air Events February 2010

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Ventura, Calif.–It’s difficult to find beach cities that host plein air events in California, so it was with some surprise (and delight) that I came across the Ventura Convention and Visitors Bureau Plein Air calendar for Feb. 2010. It isn’t hard to fathom that such a beautiful location could offer opportunities to paint outdoors. The [...]

09 Jan, 2010

Korean Bell of Friendship in Angel’s Gate Park, San Pedro

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: world

San Pedro, Calif.–There are only four times each year that you can hear the sound of the big bell that has no clapper, but is rung by a large wooden stick applied to its massive surface. The bad news is that you missed its recent ringing in of 2010 on New Year’s Eve. But never [...]

09 Jan, 2010

Favorite Disneyland Beaches Near Anaheim

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

While Disney’s California Adventure features a Coney Island style amusement area, the real beaches of Southern California beckon just beyond the pearly gates of “The Happiest Place”.  Tourists are always looking for the best beaches to access during a trip to the Magic Kingdom,  and we have made thousands of recommendations.
Here are some options:
Do you [...]

While Action Sports Retailer (ASR) plans to host huge trade shows in Southern California’s San Diego Convention Center in 2010, the growing trend and growing trade show business serving the action sports industry’s niche markets are able to meet for their  semi-annual events at smaller,  more intimate settings such as the Huntington Beach Hyatt Regency [...]



  • 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