California Beaches Blog

Archive for April 13th, 2010

California’s Central Coast gives way to the flatter character of most Southern California Beaches. Some say they can feel a difference after they’ve left “The Valley” and descended the Conejo Grade into Camarillo. Others don’t get inspired till they arrive at the salty, wind-swept sand dune beaches of Nipomo, Guadalupe, Oceano, and Pismo Beach.
And then [...]

One of the largest international races begins in Newport Harbor and makes a 125 mile journey to Ensenada, Mexico. Any day is a great day to tour the Newport Beach Harbor, but this event is spectacular, and well worth the price of a $50 ticket with four hours of boating aboard the Hornblower Cruise vessel [...]

The Rancho Los Alamitos 2010 Garden Series on May 2 brings together the pleasures of the garden, the essence of the palate, and the art of the landscape with a garden tea and lecture by Dr. Eric Haskell. Author of the book, “The Gardens of Brécy: A Lasting Landscape”, will present a slide-illustrated journey of [...]

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum is launching its first Family Kite Festival in association with National Kite Month, and as a partnership with the City of Santa Maria Parks and Recreation Department. The event will include Kite Tail Chase, Most Beautiful Kite Contest, Rokaku Ancient Art of Kite Flying, Family Free Fly, and Highest Flying [...]

13 Apr, 2010

Mariachi Showdown May 22 in San Juan Capistrano

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Welcome to California–and welcome to its music! If it seems like there are a lot of Mariachi musicians in California, don’t be surprised. In Orange County, an estimated 34 percent of the population is of Hispanic descent.  In Los Angeles, nearly 50% of the population is Hispanic–and these figures could be under-reported statistics of the [...]

Are you interested in getting into the film industry? Are you interested in becoming a Wedding Photographer? Come to the Brooks Institute open house on Saturday, April 17 to learn more at Brooks Institute Spring Open House.
The Ventura Campus houses Film, Graphic Design and Visual Journalism programs. The campus spreads across 8 acres, occupying about [...]

Pianist Benjamin Pasternack, Pacific Chorale, world-class soloists and a slate of music that holds personal meaning for Carl St.Clair honors this Music Director’s 20th Anniversary with 1 amazing concert on Tuesday, May 18, at 8 p.m., in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, California.  Among the honored guests is renown violinist, [...]

13 Apr, 2010

Oceanside Harbor Days, Public Invited

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

San Diego County–How does this sound? 290 Arts & Craft Vendors; 60 Food Concessions; Stage Live Entertainment; Military, Police & Fire Static Displays on the Beach; Pirate Cove on Beach with a Tall Ship nearby in the Harbor; Pirate Entertainment & Dinner Show! If beaches, pirates, art, food, and sunshine sound like your cup of [...]




  • 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