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Archive for January 16th, 2010

San Simeon, Calif.–While Valentine’s Day is celebrated by humans who court their love interests with gifts, flowers, and intentions of romance, nature likewise does the dance. At Piedras Blancas, a sandy cove and beach just south of the Piedras Blancas light house at the gateway to the southern portion of Big Sur, the peak of [...]

16 Jan, 2010

Valentine’s Day at Perry Creek Winery in Fairplay, CA

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

On February 14th, 2010 between 12 noon and 3pm, spoil your Valentine with Chocolate Fondue, Roses, Port and more at Perry Creek Winery.  Details: Join the wine club and you will be cordially invited to stay for a romantic “Club Member Only” Lunch (12-3pm). The minimum cost to join the club ranges between $30 and [...]

16 Jan, 2010

2 Reporters’ Views of the “California Dream”

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

Peggy Orenstein, a New York Times contributing writer in California, and Joe Guzzardi, a Lodi News-Sentinel weekly columnist who left California, both have something to say about the Golden State–and both agree that California isn’t what it used to be.
The columns that these authors penned share observations about a decline in educational opportunities  as costs [...]

“Sullivanguitars” shows (l-r) Robert Bielma “George”, Tyson Kelly “John”, Axel Clarke “Ringo” and Benjamin Chadwick “Paul.”; “Abbeyroadgroup” shows Clarke, Kelly, Chadwick and Bielma; “Sgt.pepper” shows the same order as “Abbeyroadgroup”.  Photos courtesy of CL!X Portrait Studios.
Musical Plays at the Warner Grand Jan 22 and 23, 2010
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Ticket to Ride – A Musical [...]

San Diego, Calif.–I checked out Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego and liked my room there. It was clean, spacious, had great views, quality beds, and the color scheme was black, white, and splashes of colors such as lime green and blue.  The room was both dark and bright at the same time! And its [...]



  • 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