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San Francisco, Calif.–Just up the street a short distance from the beach, Ghirardelli Square is an historic spot that ranks as one of the top tourist attractions in the city by the bay. When an incredible event planning organization provided us with information about San Francisco’s spring & summer of fun for 2010, we could [...]

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 [...]

26 Jan, 2010

Film Festivals in California in 2010

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Is anyone NOT having a film festival this year? Wouldn’t you expect that in California, where the film industry is a part of the very fiber of art, culture, and lifestyle? But, of course! Palm Springs recently finished their film festival, to launch an incredible year filled with hot productions, award-winning stories, acting, and audience [...]

San Francisco, CA — The sizzle of seasonings in light & healthy oils, food products to sample, and “the pitch” are part and parcel at the 35th Winter Fancy Food Show at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. From sauces to to beverage, marinades, to pâtés, this event is all about gourmet.  Held from January 17 to [...]

If you’re feeling the winter blues after your blood sugar level has dropped, thanks to getting off the holiday candy and chocolate, there’s one thing that will cure your ills. Travel!
I’ve spoken to my friends and they’re all going through this slump in which they need time for themselves. Some served holiday dinners to a [...]

San Francisco Musician’s are fighting back with MUSIC - On Saturday, January 16, 2010, in San Francisco, Calif. at The SF BOX. Joe Blank presents the second of 3 concert fundraisers “SETTING THE STAGE FOR HOPE”, a benefit to aid Jessica Ann Bucher. Elliott’s Evil Plan, and some of the Bay Area’s most talented performers [...]

29 Dec, 2009

New Restaurants and Dining in San Francisco

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| dining

If it isn’t the capital of dining in California, then San Francisco and the bay area ties for first place in cuisine that breaks the mold, redefining delicious dining.  There’s always something or some place new to check out. Here are a few:
Affronti Restaurant & Wine Bar
235 Healdsburg Ave., Suite 105, Healdsburg, 707-431-1113, Neighborhood: [...]

San Francisco’s Chinese New Year in February launches the Year of the Tiger with festivities, pageants and the nation’s largest Chinese New Year parade. The Chinese New Year celebration roars in to San Francisco Feb. 6-28, 2010 in the lunar new year, 4708.  At midnight on Feb. 13, 2010, the symbol of strength and courage, [...]

Mark your calendar for the return of the sea lions, a 20 year tradition at Pier 39 in San Francisco’s tourist destination, Fisherman’s Wharf. The sea lions migrate annually between Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and coastal areas that include Pier 39. Launching the new year in a most unusual way, the return of the [...]

21 Dec, 2009

Obama Wax Figure a Cheap Date in San Francisco

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

San Francisco, Calif.–You could stand in line for hours to catch a glimpse of the President of the United States, but it’s a lot easier and a cheap date to catch him in wax where you are allowed to stare at the stature of the man, then combo up your fun and move  on to [...]



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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