By Chris MacDonald, Writer/Photographer-California Beaches Blog
SUNSET BEACH, CA–What’s all the commotion? An Orange County Sheriff’s car sat outside Jesse James house in Sunset Beach, as the garage door opened and an expensive sports car quickly zipped in. Approx. 10 paparazzi who’d been hanging out snapped away as the garage door closed again.
Meanwhile, just across the [...]
Carlsbad, CA–Carlsbad 5000- April 10, 2010
Southern California’s favorite 5k returns for the 25th Anniversary on April 11, 2010! The Carlsbad 5000 features a fast and fun seaside course where 16 world records have been set. Both rookie runners and serious speedsters alike enjoy running or walking in one of seven people’s races. Celebrate after your [...]
Carlsbad, Calif.–First-round pairings for the $1.7 million Kia Classic Presented by J Golf, the LPGA’s first tournament in the United States, and third overall in 2010 have been determined. The Kia Classic Presented by J Golf is a brand new, 144-player, full-field event that includes 49 of the top 50 players from the 2009 LPGA [...]
Sacramento, Calif.–A Hawaiian priestess will perform a blessing ceremony at Sacramento International Airport to launch Alaska Airlines new nonstop service from Sacramento to Maui. The Alaska Airline president will join Sacramento County and County Airport System officials, and an Alaska Airlines Ramp Agent has written an original song to celebrate the event and will perform [...]
When the Festival of the Winds blows into town, kites, hang gliding, skim boarding and all things to celebrate the wind can be seen filling the skies and ocean waters with shapes, movement and colorful designs. The festival is being held at Marina State Beach this year on May 8 & 9, 2010.
Each year on [...]
It’s all about spin in LA, and timing certainly comes into play. So when Sandra Bullock reportedly moved out of the Sunset Beach home that she and Jesse James shared, just days after Bullock won an Oscar for “best actress” in the Academy Awards, and then cancelled her British movie premier debut appearance, one publicist [...]
The San Diego City Council recently met to discuss the future of La Jolla (a community of San Diego) Children’s Pool - where a colony of harbor seals have taken up residence. If the tourist destination and seal harbor location weren’t so appealing as a beach for families with kids, the attraction would go down [...]
PKF, a hotel and travel forecaster, is predicting hotel rooms revenue to grow 10.5 percent on a per-available-room basis (RevPAR) in 2012, based on Moody.com reports. The U.S. lodging industry has not seen double-digit growth in RevPAR since the inflationary days of the late 1970s and early 1980s. The strong growth in RevPAR is driven [...]