"Save the Waves" Fundraiser Support the Long Beach chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, an environmental advocacy group, with a multicourse, seafood-centric dinner from local chefs. The menu includes albacore tartare (from David LeFevre and Ray Hayashi of Manhattan Beach Post), smoked trout with kum ... More >>
Local Spiccolis turn city against lagoon dredging
Should humans destroy Mother Nature in order to save it?
Farmageddon - Movie Trailer from Kristin Canty on Vimeo. Farmageddon This documentary featuring farmer/activist Joel Salatin focuses the escalating fight for food rights in America and the suspect motives (can anyone say corporate-driven farm subsidies?) of the government's food safety "experts." ... More >>
Freebirds, known for its 7-pound Super Monster burrito, will open its second L.A.-area location on May 20th. Unlike the first one, which opened back in January near USC and drew heavily on the university's students for its customer base, the newest Freebirds is going into The Shoppes at Marin ... More >>
You've been warned.It's the sad underbelly of the beach lifestyle stereotype that gives Southern California some of its glow: We're some dirty bastards. And while we've done a good job of keeping beach water fairly clean in the summer months (thanks Heal the Bay and Surfrider Foundation), th ... More >>
Malibu can be a perplexing place. Built on the enchanting beachhead of the Chumash Indians, its hills beam with mystic wealth while ocean-side slabs stand brave against the lull of the usually calm, Santa Monica Bay surf. The waters are strangely tropical in appearance - clear, blue green and ... More >>
Jefferson (Zuma Jay) Wagner's ripple effect
karlstrauss.comA Mom-Approved Keg TapBands. Bike ride. Beneficial cause. And did we mention beer? If you're still hoping to snag that primo Mother's Day brunch reservation, perhaps it's time to ask whether mom would prefer you bestow yet another dried up lavender sachet upon her at that sub ... More >>
The last L.A. beach town and dunes still standing have a developer drooling
Activists leave the street-fighting to the little guys
Family Affair at the Standard Downtown
Fighting the plastic plague in the Deep Blue Sea
Unfulfilling Sex; sex and the porn star; art Hopping; N.E.R.D. night
A rare court ruling against the developer puts the kibosh for now on a vast Phase Two
The Fifth Annual Doo Dah Surf Day
Visit one of Southern California’s wildest and most famous surf spots — before it gets bulldozed for a toll road
Will Long Beach bring back its breakers?
...Marc Haefele's negativity seems inspired more by a poor reporter's attachment to controversy than by an honest look at the issues....