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Archive for February, 2010

The first week of March has been declared Cuss Free Week, thanks to a bunch of legislators in Sacramento who don’t have anything else to do. The budget shortfall could be one concern, and there are plenty of other problems that need tending to. So creating campaigns such as “no cussing” for one week, inspired [...]

Newport Beach, Calif.—Set to the backdrop of its famed beaches in the wealthiest city in the nation, Eduardo Romero defends Toshiba Classic Title against a full-strength field representing the 2010 Champions Tour’s Winners at Newport Beach Country Club this March.
The Toshiba Classic field features 11 World Golf Hall of Famers, 23 PGA TOUR major champions [...]

26 Feb, 2010

The Horse, of Course! Exhibit in Pleasanton

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Horses in the history of the Amador-Livermore Valley are examined in an exhibition featured at Pleasanton’s Museum On Main Street from March 10 - August 15, 2010. The horse has played an important role in the life of the Amador-Livermore Valley and for those who want to know just how significant the horse has been [...]

6th Annual Bulldog Beauty Contest w/ other Haute Dog Pageants for English bulldogs, pugs, Frenchies and all breeds/mixes of senior dogs brings together the largest collection of couture pups and pooches of the bulldog persuasion for a one-of-a-kind entertainment gathering at The Marketplace Long Beach (between Trader Joe’s, CPK and Claim Jumper)
Each category winner will [...]

The public is invited to attend a week-long, three city competition that combines California’s (and Nevada’s) favorite sports into a new generation triathlon, Ultimate Boarder™.  The ultimate athlete will be able to conquer the art of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding in an event open to amateur and professional athletes for champion title, cash and prizes.
In [...]

26 Feb, 2010

What Happened to America’s Food?

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| dining

An alarming fact: By 2012, the United States will import 40% of its food. While it was reported that over 30% of California’s bee colonies for pollinating almonds have died and colonies are being purchased for up to $200, the bigger concern is America’s trend in purchasing food abroad. When asked why this is happening, [...]

Two incidents this week brought media attention to entertainment-style events that may be sporting their diminishing value. When a beautiful woman who loved whales was killed by a whale she has known and interacted with many years at SeaWorld in Florida, all such shows were suspended in California’s SeaWorld San Diego, also. The question arises: [...]

25 Feb, 2010

Pint Size Pleasures for California Kids (Young and Old)

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

Do you long for a great meal, but don’t know what to do with the kids? The good news is that most California restaurants offer special deals for the toddlers, tots and youngsters. The entire household is welcomed, when pint sized pleasures include special kids foods, and adult brews, both part of the family experience–especially [...]

Bay Area artists such as Robert Wunce (Santa Cruz) and Patricia Stanton of Sunnyvale invite you to drop by and say hi at Belmont Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival featuring photography, painting, jewelry and other unique items and crafts you can browse and purchase if you like.
Silver artisan Robert Wunce first became inspired to make jewelry [...]

Hotel deals abound in and around Disneyland in Anaheim this spring. The savings include percentages off booking  a one night hotel stay (room) and savings packaged with extra nights free, or with tickets to the theme park. It’s a good time to book rooms if you can narrow in on your travel dates now and [...]




  • 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