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07 Apr, 2010

Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Festival Apr. 17, 2010

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: beaches| california

It’s the time of year to celebrate wines from some of the finest places on the California coast. The main event at the Vintners’ Festival is held at River Park in Lompoc on Saturday April 17th from 1 to 4pm. The festival features the wines of 130+ members of the Association, live and lively [...]

If you missed the story about San Francisco ranking more 4 diamond restaurants than any other city in California, then you still have time to check out this one. Happy Hour begins afternoons when the fog rolls in and friends cozy up to a cocktail lounge where really great appetizers, menu items and drinks are [...]

Thornton Winery in Temecula is in the Crush time. They don’t stomp grapes with their feet anymore, but crush is just as magical—and key—to great wine as ever. Winemaker Don Reha and the Thornton family welcome the harvest at the Thornton Winery crush pad with the inaugural crush of 8 tons of Pinot Noir grapes, [...]

11 Jul, 2009

Sip, Dip and Flip on Santa Barabara Vacation

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

Santa Barbara, home to Neverland Ranch, is all about things that matter most. Though many will continue to flock to Los Olivos and the gates of the former estate of Michael Jackson in Santa Barbara County, there are may reasons why this Central Coast destination ranks number one among tourists in polls. Some say it’s [...]

07 Jul, 2009

If you love art, an art walk’s the thing in California

Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california| events

Art galleries, festivals and sales abound. There are thousands of them all year long throughout California. But somewhere along the way, a clever person came up with the idea to walk and look at art as an event. It’s something many people do and they call shopping…or gallery hopping.
But the artwalk sets aside a specific [...]



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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