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Pollution is an equal opportunity offender, as seen in the current water quality reports from Heal the Bay monitoring this past week. While no closures are reported (though a sewage leak did close a beach a few weeks ago near the Oceanside Pier), there are some beaches with ocean water not fit for humans to [...]

27 Aug, 2009

Heat Alert Warning: Heat Spell Grips Southern California

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: world

Los Angeles, Calif. — It’s 2 p.m., PST, and the temperature is 100 degrees in L.A. so far today. It feels blasted hot! Thank goodness I was one of the “dummies” who got air conditioning 10 years ago when I could already feel the effects of global warming in L.A. (Sure, global warming is an [...]

23 Aug, 2009

Surf Statues in California Honor Surfing Legends

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

California Beaches–As you travel the coast of California, you’ll find a recurring theme throughout many regions–surfing. Local legends of surf and residents who knew them pay homage to these figures with another figure, usually a life size stature or bust of some surfing great. In San Diego, Tourmaline Surfing Park honors a colorful character, Skeeter [...]

Grunion Run at California Beaches ends tonight. While the grunion may continue to spawn on beaches up and down the coast of California, the last chance for the public to catch them is tonight, starting around 11:30 p.m. The tiny fish spawn on the sand during times near and after a full moon. The public [...]

15 Aug, 2009

Travel Photo Tips at California Beaches

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

California Beaches– Would you like to pay for your next trip by selling photos of it? While it may be a dream of many who travel to sell their stories and photos, doing so these days is a tough proposition, thanks to web sites that post your editorial content for mere pennies or nothing at [...]

This week while the California beaches beam with pride and millions swamp the shores of the Golden State to soothe themselves from the heat that has invaded our state, not all can leave home or escape the furnace blast. If you live in Needles, California–260 miles distance and four hours by car from the nearest [...]

It’s official! California beaches are the most crowded of any year we’ve seen. And we’re not the only ones making that claim.
When we watched (before summer’s official launch) the crowds line up to enter Bolsa Chica State Beach, it seemed there had never been that many cars so early in the season.  Backed up near [...]



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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