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  • CA judge rules Khosla must allow beach access
    CA judge rules Khosla must allow beach access
    Judge Barbara Mallach of the San Mateo County Superior Court ruled on September 25, 2014 that billionaire Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, may not close the gate to the road providing public access to Martin's Beach in San Mateo...
  • Free fun at Santa Monica beach
    Free fun at Santa Monica Beach, Annenberg Community Center
    Want to explore a not so well known area on St. Monica Beach? Ever heard of the Annenberg Community Beach House? Let me introduce you to some free fun for the whole family.The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is a public...
  • Volunteer to help with the 2014 International Coastal Cleanup
    Volunteer to help with the 2014 International Coastal Cleanup
    Now is the time to sign up to volunteer with the 2014 International Coastal Cleanup. People will mobilize around the world in a joint effort to remove trash from the beaches, waterways and oceans. The annual event removes tons of waste that pose a...
  • Capitola Art and Wine Festival
    Family fun at the Capitola Art and Wine Festival
    Looking for a fun family outing this weekend? Make plans now to attend the 32nd Annual Capitola Art and Wine Festival in Capitola Village, just south of Santa Cruz. This year’s festival features live entertainment, a kid’s craft area,...
  • A pint-sized can of Ponto S.I.P.A.
    Brew review: Ponto Sessionable I.P.A. by Pizza Port Brewing (Solana Beach, CA)
    Amidst the surfers and weekend cyclists roaming about Solana Beach - a quintessential Southern California beach town just north of San Diego - is Pizza Port, a bustling and busy pizza parlor teeming with teenagers playing video games and parents...
  • Defend the Sea
    It's California Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 20: San Jose Locations
    As Californians, we are lucky to live near some of the world's most incredible beaches and coastal settings. But California's amazing coastline can't take care of itself. That's why in 1985 the California Coastal Commission...
  • Night Falls
    Aloha From The Edge ( Da Beach )
    Aloha from IRB! That's what the locals call Indian Rocks Beach. I have lived here most of my life, except for a 10 years in Hawaii. When I came back I thought thing would be change. Not for the good was in my head. I was surprised to see just...
  • Girl trapped in sand dies: Collapsed Oregon sand pit suffocates 9-year-old girl
    Girl trapped in sand dies: Collapsed Oregon sand pit suffocates 9-year-old girl
    A 9-year-old girl trapped inside of a sand pit died Friday when the walls of the cave collapsed in around her, suffocating her within a matter of minutes. The young girl was visiting the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City with her parents. The...
  • Na Kane O Keoneloa
    Kauai’s south shore: Best eight-day itinerary, part 6
    Rest and relaxation, both physical and spiritual, wrap up the last two days of this itinerary.Day 7: More snorkeling and blowholesKick-back for a more low-key day close to your Poipu lodging after your very full jaunt to the north shore yesterday....
  • Bar scene at Tahiti Nui
    Kauai’s south shore: Best eight-day itinerary, part 5
    Day 6: Day trip to north shoreThe drumbeat of old Hawaii still pulses on the windward side of Kauai where the country road snakes along the shore and through the jungle and over one-lane bridges. No matter which way you turn, nature’s beauty...
  • Labor Day Weekend Family Fun in Capitola
    Labor Day Weekend Family Fun in Capitola
    Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that summer fun has to stop! Have some family fun over Labor Day weekend at the 62nd Annual Capitola Begonia Festival, five miles south of Santa Cruz and about 30 miles from San Jose. The...
  • Nearby thunderstorm versus beach-goers
    Beach lightning detection systems are NOT the answer!
    WEATHERTORIAL: The following opinions are mine alone. This weathertorial has been shared with local governmental officials in the Naples to Cape Coral area.On July 22, 2014, lightning claimed one life and injured two on a Fort Myers, FL beach....
  • Kenny Chesney Flora Bama Jama
    Kenny Chesney's Flora/Bama Jama Thrills Over 40,000
    There was a pirate ship, inflatable crafts, yachts, shrimp boats, skidoos and paddle boards when the No Shoes Nation took the beach behind the legendary Flora-Bama Lounge. At straight up 5 pm, Kenny Chesney walked down the strut in orange cargos,...
  • Luau party decoration ideas
    Luau party decoration ideas
    It's time to hit the beach! Time for fun in the sun with your friends around the house and in the yard. Need a few quick decorating tips? Consider these 10 easy ideas.1. Door decoration. Grab a tank top, grass skirt and two hangers and heavy...
  • Gafsa Beach
    Gafsa Beach: Experts search for answers after lake suddenly appears in desert
    Tunisia has a new beach, and it is not exactly on the coast, but in the middle of a desert. The sudden appearance of Gafsa Beach lake has astonished more than one. The origin of the water that formed the lake remains a mystery. According to a Aug....