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12 Jun, 2010

Crammin’ & Jammin’ in Pismo Beach, California

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches

As college nears its natural end for students who attend Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach provides the preferred choice to cram for finals, or to jam in the Pacific Ocean as the school year comes to an end. Bodyboarding, surfing, and sunbathing are a few of the college’s favorite activities

When you visit Monterey and Salinas, a tour of the Steinbeck Museum is a must. You can walk through scenes of great books written such as  Cannery Row, and  Grapes of Wrath, penned by famous author John Steinbeck. Not far from that location, another tribute to yet another regional author can be seen in the [...]

12 Jun, 2010

Yosemite Adventures, What a View Lodge!

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: travel

When visiting California’s most amazing natural wonders such as Yosemite National Park, the summer really puts a heavy load on the few hotels inside the park. You quickly discover that staying outside the park is a great option, especially when there are some unique hotels providing their own experiences worth checking out. One such place [...]

12 Jun, 2010

Watts Tower in Watts, Los Angeles California

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: world

Watts Tower is one of L.A.’s unique sculptural assemblages (can’t think of any other way to describe it) that you simply have to walk to and through to enjoy. Once you experience it, you gain a whole new sense of the world–and how we can shape it.
Several wire framed spires rise into the sky. Down [...]

12 Jun, 2010

California, the Name’s Got Magic Written All Over It!

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california

Two places to see the “Queen of California”, Queen Califia are the mural at Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco and the garden sculpture in a magical outdoor garden in Escondido.
California as a name is pure magic. The western U.S. state, itself, was named after something that didn’t really exist–an island described in a novel [...]



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  • 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