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San Luis Obispo, Calif.–One of San Luis Obispo’s top attractions is something a little different. Yes, the city has the usually highlights–a mission, a university and one of the oldest street markets in California which is held each Thursday night. But the most unique attraction is Bubble Gum Alley.
It  kind of sneaks upon you. Not [...]

17 Oct, 2009

San Jose Giant Monopoly Board, a Downtown Head Game

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| travel

San Jose, CA– Giant Monopoly in the Park is a cement paved Monopoly gameboard that allows you to put on a head piece to become one of the board game pieces, wandering around the squares with a toy car, dog, or shoe on your head after rolling the huge dice.  Located in a park at [...]

28 Aug, 2009

Pleasanton Street Party Sept.2 Closes Summer Season

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Pleasanton, Calif.–1st Wednesday Street Party… Celebrate Pleasanton! on September 2, 2009. Street Parties are coming to an end and what better way to say “so long!” than to celebrate the wonderful city and a very special downtown at the “1st Wednesday Street Party - Celebrate Pleasanton!” from 6-9 p.m. on September 2 in the downtown.  [...]

Solana Beach, Calif.–While the more recognized city on the north coast San Diego, Encinitas, offers a surfer’s paradise of vacations, Solana Beach to the south does a fine job of providing arts and entertainment–plus the incredibly convenient train station next to the beach so you can head into the city, or access other beaches along [...]

07 Aug, 2009

Huntington Beach Weekly Happenings

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

Greetings to HB Locals and Visitors From Chris MacDonald!
Johnny Rockets Opens in Downtown HB
I’d Like To Start This Newsletter Stating That This Previous Monday I Went To The Chamber Of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Event At The New Johnny Rockets At The Strand In Downtown Huntington Beach At 120 5th Street On The Corner Of Pacific [...]

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When Coach’s Mediterranean restaurant opened Coach’s Deli about a year ago, the little cafe that took over a former telephone store was transformed into a classic neighborhood deli in style of Jersey Joe’s.  And, as luck would have it, the location was right across [...]

Huntington Beach Chili at the Beach was a tasty success with great recipes and local HB restaurants winners.

23 Jun, 2009

Huntington Beach Library, A Losing Proposition?

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california| dining| world

Should Huntington Beach close its Main Street Library? The answers don’t come easy.

21 Jun, 2009

Maria’s Italian Kitchen in Downtown Los Angeles

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| dining

Maria’s Italian Kitchen next to MetroRail in downtown Los Angeles is mid-priced Italian faire, and affordable cafe dining in the heart of it all!



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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