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16 Feb, 2010

Fog Impacts on California Coast Redwoods Examined

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

Everyone Loves the World’s Tallest Redwoods, Right? Along California’s north Redwood Coast in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties are some of the world’s tallest trees, the sequoia sempervirens. So when a paper was released by a researcher whose paper appeared in the National Academy of Sciences proceedings, the smoke alarm went off about a noticeable [...]

16 Feb, 2010

Pasadena’s Pancho Barnes, A Legend Celebrated

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

Pasadena, CA–On Thursday, February 25, at 4:30 and 7:30 pm at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 Theater, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California, two special benefit screenings will feature The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club, a 64-minute feature documentary about the extraordinary life of Florence “Pancho” Barnes (1901-1975). Known as an adventurer, [...]

Carlsbad, Calif.–The beach destination of Carlsbad is known for many attractions such as beaches, a state park with camping, the Carlsbad Flower Fields, and Legoland.  Not long ago the theme park opened a second attraction, Sea Life Aquarium. The fun has never stopped since the aquarium was launched,  and this spring will bring a totally [...]

Are you a bride -to-be or a bride wannabe? Fallbrook Bridal Fair on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, will provide you with ideas both traditional and out of the box for creative flair in planning a wedding.
Start out the day with Elvis tribute artist James Kruk as headliner,  swinging his hips to some of Elvis Presley’s [...]

16 Feb, 2010

Dreaming for the Cure Fundraiser

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| events

Written/Photographed by: Chris MacDonald, HB Ambassador/The Local News Columnist
Huntington Beach, Calif.–Octane Alley and “Dreaming for the Cure” held a fundraiser car show on Sunday, January 31st, 2010 behind Marina Village Shopping Center in Huntington Beach. There were several classic cars on display. The hostess was Vivien Lesiak from Your LA, a show that used to [...]

16 Feb, 2010

Coupon Capers Make for Interesting Internet Surfing

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: shopping

Do you need to renew your domain names at Godaddy? the first step is looking up a coupon code, right? So you try 7 codes at check out and none of them work, but you aren’t sure why. If you don’t mind the long distance call and waiting for a sales agent, it doesn’t hurt [...]

Thanks to the power of the Internet and Google News Alerts, I have become sick to death of a subject I studied for 10 years…California Beaches. I used to apologize for my intro page content, explaining to people that it was written for search engines. After a decade of watching the trend progress toward more [...]




  • 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