The 26th Arnette & City of Newport Beach Surf Championships will be held on September 27/28, 2014. Activities will began at 8:00 on Saturday 9/27/2014 at the end of 54th or 56th street, depending of the day’s surf conditions. Divisions are whimsically named as follow: Elementary (11 & under) Middle School (12-14) High School (15-18) [ Read full article …]
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Commodores Club is presenting their 53rd annual Sandcastle Contest on Sunday October 5, 2014 at the Corona del Mar State Beach. The event is scheduled to run from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. It expected that some great talent will be in attendance to create numerous fantastic sandcastles [ Read full article …]
Residents of the Orange County Coastal area who have an interest in maritime activities and history may wish to set aside the weekend of Sept 5 through Sept 7, 2014 so that they can participate in the 30th Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival being held at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point. There will be [ Read full article …]
If you have enjoyed the musical talent of the “Eagles” over the years you may want to set aside Sunday evening September 7, 2014 for attending the free “Concert in the park series of Newport Beach”. On that evening from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM the “Desperado, Eagles Tribute Band” will be performing in the [ Read full article …]
Mark you calendar for Sunday, September 7, 2014, which is the date of the “Coastline Car Classic and Italian Festival”. It is open to the public ($15 per person) and will be held in the Corona del Mar State Beach parking lot from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Event Schedule 10am: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC [ Read full article …]
Sherman Gardens in Corona del Mar CA is a treasure house of beautiful orchid floral specimens from a wide range of varieties. Below are a couple of examples captured on my last visit to the gardens. What are your thoughts?
The other evening I happened upon this lone fisherman trying his luck at catching dinner in the surf on Little Corona del Mar beach. How can one resist taking a photograph when the sun is giving a sparkling back light to the splashing waves and generating a perfect silhouette of the fisherman? What are your [ Read full article …]
If you are looking for something different to do this warm weekend, you might consider a pleasant u-drive Duffy boat ride on the Newport Harbor in Newport Beach, CA. The boats can be rented at the Duffy Boats of Newport Beach dealership on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach. If you want, there are also [ Read full article …]
Students learning and having fun while attending Friday afternoon sailing lesson at the Chapman College Sailing Center in Newport Beach, CA.
With the temperatures reaching north of 80 degrees F along the coast today, I thought it would be nice to provide a little Pacific Ocean spray from the Corona del Mar surf to cool everyone off a bit. What are your thoughts?