Day: June 23, 2022

Harry Gesner, Architect of Soaring California Style, Dies at 97
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Harry Gesner, Architect of Soaring California Style, Dies at 97

Harry Gesner, the dashing, surf-loving architect whose soaring designs celebrated California’s dramatic landscape in houses that straddled canyons, perched over beaches and cantilevered from cliffs, died on June 10 at his home in Malibu, Calif., a whorl of a place called the Sandcastle. He was 97. The cause was complications of cancer, said Casey Dolan, […]

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California surfer injured in shark attack
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California surfer injured in shark attack

A surfer suffered “significant” injuries after he was bitten by a shark at a California beach Wednesday morning.  Just before 11 a.m., a man surfing off Lovers Point Beach in Pacific Grove was injured in a shark attack, Pacific Grove Police Chief Cathy Madalone confirmed in a statement.  Shortly after the attack, the surfer was […]

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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet

Hawaii might lay claim to the first waves ever ridden, but surf culture was born in California. Whether it’s the salt-washed hair of the Lords of Dogtown, the tunes of the Beach Boys or the legendary Endless Summer crew, there are countless examples of how California is intertwined with the world of wave chasing. It’s […]

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California surfer injured in shark attack
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California surfer injured in shark attack

A surfer suffered “significant” injuries after he was bitten by a shark at a California beach Wednesday morning.  Just before 11 a.m., a man surfing off Lovers Point Beach in Pacific Grove was injured in a shark attack, Pacific Grove Police Chief Cathy Madalone confirmed in a statement.  Shortly after the attack, the surfer was […]

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