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Dr. Beach Announces 2016 Top 10 Beaches

Dr. Beach has once again revealed his list of America’s best beaches and, this year, Hawaii’s Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve tops the list. Dr. Beach is actually coastal scientist Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, a professor at Florida International University who has been choosing the annual top 10 beaches since 1991, following his passion and a Read More


COAST IN FOR FREE EVENTS AND DEEP BLUE DISCOUNTS We’re kicking off the month of May with three days of free activities this week. It all starts with the launch of our new Workout Wednesday fitness class series. Then, join us for Free Pizza Day at Blaze Pizza this Friday, followed by a Saturday afternoon Read More

Updates of what’s good around southern orange county coastal beaches

Your daily weekly monthly and annual updates of what’s good around southern orange county coastal beaches. What’s going on fun around town, parks and rec., festivals, live music, grand openings, to exciting Quicksilver surfing championships -all for your entertainment! BEST of San Clemente …it’s all good. Here are our recommendations – Visit: -Here you’ll Read More

Wylands Whale of a tale

Wylands Whale of a tale. California license plates custom-made by renowned Newport Beach Environmental Artist Muralist, Robert Wyland generating 200,000 plates. (I got mine 2012). Knowing Portion of proceeds to benefit and be put back into our oceans and preserving whales through Wyland Foundation and the (CCS) Coastal County Commission.  2011 Wyland ahead of his Read More


CA SURF BLOGGERS _ Tune in to our updated and soon interactive SC Local blog spot. Presented to you by   May 1, 2016 Current events –  Trestles, Ca., Mr. 40′ Grey Whale of a tale is finally safely removed after a rare, interesting week in California’s coastal marine underworld…coming to life before our eyes. Shared Read More

SHOP. SAVE. SCORE. @ the Outlet Center

SHOP. SAVE. SCORE. Upgrade your experience at Orange County’s only coastal outlet shopping destination when you sign up for Elite Rewards. As an Elite Rewards member, earn 10 points for every $1 you spend at Outlets at San Clemente stores and eateries. Simply bring your receipts to Customer Service to receive points for your purchases Read More

San Clemente’s Sports Wall of Fame

San Clemente, CA –  The Friends of San Clemente Foundation announced the selections April 7 in a news release, inviting the community to attend a celebration honoring the three at 6 p.m. May 21 at San Clemente Aquatics Center, located at Vista Hermosa Sports Park, 987 Avenida Vista Hermosa. Admission will be free. The foundation’s Read More

What $1 Mill Would Buy a Surfer from 1916 to Today

San Clemente, CA – Inflation is a funny thing. Basically, it’s the corresponding rise in the cost of living and the fall in the value of currency, which results in decreased buying power over time. Today, $1 million still sounds like a lot of money, but if you’d been a millionaire a century ago, it would have Read More

TJ’s Woodfire Pizza in San Clemente Joins OC’s Most Pizza-Crazed City, CA – It made complete sense when TJ's Woodfire Pizza slated its first brick-and-motor for San Clemente. Over the years, the Spanish Village By the Sea has emerged as OC's most pizza-crazed city, a place where traditions such as New York (La Rocco's), old-school (Sonny's), deep-dish (Selma's), artisanal (Brick Pizzeria), pizza-with-beer (Pizza Port) and Read More