Publisher’s Letter

Any dog owner can tell you how much more they give in the way of Love and Affection; then it takes to care for one. July and dogs go hand in hand, and we love our furry friends as much as our most cherished loved ones. In fact, they are a major part of the family. That's why we've included…

OC Contemporary Gallery Hosts Clean Ocean Fundraiser

OC Contemporary Gallery shows support for a clean ocean by hosting the Global Environmental Legacy Foundation's Clean Ocean Initiative. Art, music, good food from Cafe Rae, Jimmy's Catering and a fun time on Memorial Day Sunday!


“It happens the same way every time,” says Shon Miller, Executive Director of the Beach Conservation Program, as he reflects on the youngest beach clean-up volunteers. Miller says the two and three-year-olds show up a bit confused their first time out, picking up rocks and throwing them away. By the second or third time they come to help, they’re running…

Dress Your Spirit

Dress your spirit, not your age. So many factors play a role in deciding what is appropriate to wear, at what age. It has so much to do with the individual. If you want to play it safe, “BAPS” is a style guide, that is mostly common sense.

What is Your Focus On?

Where your attention goes, energy flows. What you focus on attracts what you focus on. Like attracts like. The universal law of attraction is always working. It works just like the law of gravity or the law of electricity. It works in tandem with our focus, and when our focus is on the wrong stuff, that is what we are…

Dog Days of

The hot, sultry days of summer. They were historically the period following the heliacal rising of the star Sirius, which Greek and Roman astrology connected with heat, drought, sudden thunderstorms, lethargy, fever, mad dogs, and bad luck. They are now taken to be the hottest, most uncomfortable part of summer in the Northern Hemisphere (Wikipedia).

Icons Inducted into The Friends of San Clemente Foundation’s Sports Wall of Fame

On May 20, 11 time Champion of The Baja 1000 Johnny Campbell, Olympic Volleyball Gold Medalist Gabe Gardner and Surfboard Innovator/ Artist Bill Stewart were inducted into the Friends of San Clemente Foundation's Sports Wall of Fame located at the Vista Hermosa Sports Park.

Q & A with Local Grom Hagan Johnson

Local surf prodigy 14 yr old Hagan 
Johnson is about to leave for Bail to surf Padang Padang with team Volcom. 
We spoke with him about his surf career, school, favorite places to eat and surf.

Get A Scoop Of This

Four years ago, Mike and Lisa Dove were on a mission to help their daughter. The teenager had been struggling with skin issues throughout high school and was encouraged to try out a gluten free diet. As she prepared to leave for college, she realized it would be too expensive to enjoy sweet treats that were also gluten free. Mike…