Surfing California

Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

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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Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

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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For California’s Surfing Winemakers, It’s All About Balance
Surfing California

For California’s Surfing Winemakers, It’s All About Balance

Whether it’s concern about our warming climate or a desire to produce fresher wines, California vintners are fascinated by growing grapes as close to the Pacific Ocean as possible for all kinds of reasons. With most vineyards located less than six miles from the shore, the recently approved San Luis Obispo Coast appellation emphasizes this […]

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Surfing California

Surf Legend Chuck Patterson on His Favorite Breaks in California

“I couldn’t get out of the water — I had to surf.” That’s how legendary action sports athlete Chuck Patterson describes his relationship to the waves, a connection that formed at the early age of 12. As the son of a professional windsurfer, Patterson grew up spending a lot of time battling the wind, water […]

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

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
Surfing California

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
Surfing California

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
Surfing California

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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For California’s Surfing Winemakers, It’s All About Balance
Surfing California

For California’s Surfing Winemakers, It’s All About Balance

Whether it’s concern about our warming climate or a desire to produce fresher wines, California vintners are fascinated by growing grapes as close to the Pacific Ocean as possible for all kinds of reasons. With most vineyards located less than six miles from the shore, the recently approved San Luis Obispo Coast appellation emphasizes this […]

Read More
Best places to surf in California – Lonely Planet
Surfing California

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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