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10 Apr, 2010

Big Sunday Takes on Big Projects in California

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Over 350 projects and events all over the greater LA area during the first weekend of May (May 1 & 2) are the big idea of a non-profit group that dedicates itself to community service and community building. Big Sunday is the name of this agency and here’s what they have in store:
City Survey: Downtown [...]

10 Apr, 2010

Where is Encinitas? What Does the Name Mean?

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: world

Encinitas, California in North San Diego County is an oceanside city with two major highways passing through. Interstate 5 Freeway, and the historic Route 101 (or Coast Highway) both run parallel to the Pacific Ocean. Old 101   passes through the heart of Encinitas, home to several famous landmarks.
One of the landmarks is the Encinitas sign [...]

Look what $7.5 million will get you! No, not the pretty lady…but the house behind her. Lisa Karos of ReMax Select One recently sold a house in Sunset Beach, Calif., for a breezy sum that could be the highest priced home sale to date in the town. Located in north Orange County, the 3-story beauty [...]

10 Apr, 2010

ITN Road Rally 27 in Santa Barbara on May 22, 2010

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california| events

El Camino Real XXVII – A PCA/SBR And Schneider Autohaus Presentation Road Rally provides excitement and fun that can easily become an addiction. The roads around Santa Barbara are scenic, sometimes hilly, and plenty of landmarks to enjoy.  The Santa Barbara rally begins in the Upper Parking Lot of Sears in Santa Barbara (101 and [...]

10 Apr, 2010

San Diego Swap With a Purpose May 2, 2010

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Calling all ladies in the San Diego area! Cancer Coping Center announces “Swap With A Purpose” fundraiser, a clothing swap, on 2 May 2010 from 4 to 7 p.m. Cancer Coping Center launched Swap With A Purpose to raise funds for the Center through swap events.
There is no fee to participate and the event includes [...]

Mark your calendar for the big June 12th, 2010 event at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Sacramento Arden West. It is being held “For the LOVE of Horse” and will include Wine Tasting, Live Music, Dinner, Silent Auction, Raffle and Special Guests, all to raise money for Safe Haven Horse Rescue.
Held in conjunction with [...]

Paso Robles, California–Central Coast Wine Competition, an 8-year-old contest, showcases some of the finest wines produced on California’s Central Coast. The geographical boundaries have been expanded to include all of the Central Coast American Viticultural Area (AVA) and Ventura County from Ventura in the south to the San Francisco Bay Area in the north. The [...]

If shopping is part of your Mother’s Day Weekend festivities, don’t miss one of Southern California’s best opportunities to buy gifts for mom at the annual Sunset Beach Mother’s Day Weekend Art Festival. Arts, ceramics, wood carvings, home decor, jewelry, and a variety of unique hand-crafted items are on display and for sale at this [...]




  • 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