September 2017 Lifestyle Letter

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” — Wilma Rudolph, American runner and three-time gold medalist.

San Clemente Art Association hosts 
’Paint the Town’ Plein Air competition

The SCAA held a one day event on July 2, where all participants were given between 8 - 3 PM to paint, frame and wire their art. Judging took place at the San Clemente Art Gallery located at 100 North Calle Seville.

Friends of San Clemente 7th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament

The Friends of San Clemente held their 7th annual golf tournament on June 23 at the SC Municipal Golf Course. Major sponsors included; CR&R, City of San Clemente, SDG&E, San Clemente Kiwanis, Wells Fargo Bank, Rainbow Sandals, Dana Wharf Sport Fishing, Allen Cadillac and John Dorey Family.

More Than a Bookstore

When you walk into Beach Town Books, you might think you’re back at the beach. Shades of blue fill the walls of the shop, as well as the ceiling. There’s a shade to match the San Clemente sky on a clear blue day, and shades to match blues of the ocean. There are even walls to match the San Clemente…

T-Street hosts Kolohe Andino Invitational 
& the Hurley Pro Trials

On July 26 & 27, T-Street held the Kolohe Andino Invitational and its annual Hurley Pro Trials, with Japanese pro Hiroto Ohhara and Floridian pro Evan Geiselman punching their ticket for the CT at Lowers. The two winners earned official wildcard berths into the Main Event this September.

The Values of Our Life

By having a clear understanding of our values, we can gain greater clarity on the decisions we make in our lives. And it is in our decisions that we choose to power our life forward, or not. To make decisions with confidence and sustain the self-assurance necessary to hold true to those decisions, it is extremely beneficial to understand our…

September 2017 Legal Compass

Your child gets hit by an uninsured driver while walking to school. The hospital bills are in the tens of thousands. What do you do? Did you know that your auto insurance policy may be the solution? You can get the bills paid if you have uninsured motorist (“UM”) and underinsured motorist (“UIM”) coverage. This is very important insurance to…

Journey to the Olympics

The CEO of USA Surfing has an important qualification for someone in his position: a pure love of surfing. Greg Cruse started surfing when he was 11 years old in Huntington Beach, where he grew up. In high school, he spent two years ditching football so he could go surfing, and when surfing became an official California Interscholastic Federation (CIF)…

One Town One Team

In 2016, after three years of being in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) finals, the San Clemente High School varsity football team clenched the CIF State Title. The San Clemente community was ecstatic about the achievement and held a homecoming parade for the team. This celebratory community spirit is part of what inspired Jaime Ortiz, also known as Coach Ortiz…

Nugget Surf School Dedicated to Helping Kids

The kids, otherwise referred to as “nuggets” or “groms” by Nugget Surf, were getting ready for their lesson at Church. They were zipping their wetsuits and gathering all their surf gear. Josh Stiers, or Coach Josh as he’s called, saw one kid who needed help and went to his aid. “Some of them need help getting in their suits,” he…