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Master Gardeners Phil Dean, Liz Landreth & Patricia Rhoades, lead both fun and interesting walks through Regional Parks. These walks are great for first timers along with experts looking to learn more about wildflowers in Sonoma County.
Special Note: Pre-registration strongly suggested. Participants should call the main office at 707-565-2041 to reserve a spot. We try [...]

12 Feb, 2010

SoCal Weekly Updates from Chris MacDonald

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

Hello Friends,
In this week’s featured business, I’d like to recognize Roy At Li’s Chinese Restaurant at 8961 Adams Avenue in Huntington Beach near Magnolia. At this fabulous place, You can enjoy a Cocktail Lounge where there specialty menu item is The Scorpion Bowl. You can also reserve the Banquet Area for Parties, It’ll hold 40 [...]

Long Beach, California–The premiere of a new musical biography of Ginger Rogers  combines unforgettable music, show stopping dance numbers and a powerful story that touches your heart.  Best known as Fred Astaire’s dance partner, Ginger Rogers was also an acclaimed actress and singer and one of the industry’s first women to demand equal pay. “Backwards [...]

The Valentine’s weekend approaches in California and for many it will be a sweet deal. But for me, it is overload times 20, just trying to figure out which events to attend. My family has designs on something local…a pet fair with a doggy costume contest called Happy Howlentine’s Day. At this event there’s an [...]

Are you looking for something to actually do on President’s Day Weekend rather than watch TV or shop? There’s a great event that combines entertainment with a bit of history to commemorate America’s past in Civil War Battle Re-enactments, complete with a convincing Abe Lincoln. Read more
Yermo’s Calico Ghost Town is an authentically, re-created attraction [...]

05 Feb, 2010

Huntington Beach Marathon Weekend & News Updates

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

Pictured above is the 15th annual Huntington Beach Marathon held on Super Bowl Sunday. 20,000 runners take to the beaches and streets of Huntington Beach for a Boston Marathon qualifier event. This event is sold out, but there are still openings in the Redondo Beach 5 & 10K Run event on Super Bowl Sunday.   In [...]

03 Feb, 2010

Cloverdale Citrus Fair In Bloom Feb. 12 -15, 2010

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

With a name like Cloverdale you’d expect that the city would celebrate clover, but this Sonoma County oasis of good living actually has honored citrus annually for 118 years. That’s quite a record! It’s the best of country living combined with California hospitality and tourism, ever since the region’s field gave citrus the boot and [...]

27 Jan, 2010

San Francisco Spring Celebration (and Easter Parade)

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

San Francisco–Union Street will be bustling with the “Biggest Little Parade in San Francisco” during the 19th annual spring celebration. Children and families are the focus of a festival event that includes large inflatable bounces, kids’ rides and games, a climbing wall, a hands-on children’s activities area, costumed characters, a petting zoo, a pony ride [...]

Would you like to wow your wife, girlfriend, date, friend, or someone else? Air Shasta offers wine tasting at Anselmo Vineyards via helicopter. The round-trip ride takes approx. 30 minutes to complete, and provides an hour out at the Inwood vineyard tasting some of their delicious local wines. On weekends, Anselmo Vineyards also offers full [...]

22 Jan, 2010

Huntington Beach Rain-shine Report

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

It’s raining, it’s pouring. And in between, the sun is shining. Chris MacDonald’s weekly report provides some things for you to think about seeing and doing in the upcoming week. Happy travels
Hello Friends,
News Flash: Here is some Information from the City Administrator’s Newsletter
Sandbags Available for Residents
Huntington Beach residents may receive as many as 20 sandbags [...]



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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