Do you love BBQ or have a unique BBQ technique that should be in a competition? Head to Dana Point this weekend as the 4th annual Dana Point State Barbeque Championship returns to the Sea Terrace Park.

  • When: October 3rd 2015 - 10am to 6pm
  • Where: Sea Terrace Park, Dana Point.
  • Admission : Free. Purchase full plates from vendors or $2 samples.

More than 100 teams from all over the country compete for cash and prizes in this Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned event. Last year the event drew more than 10,000 people who got to sample some of the best BBQ they will ever eat. The FREE event will feature great live music (TBA), a wide variety of microbrews, a vendor midway, Kids Zone, fun activities and more.


Over 100 of…

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San CLemente skate contestThe Friends of San Clemente Beaches, Parks and Recreation Foundation and the City of San Clemente presents the 15th Annual SC OPEN Skateboard Contest.  At Ralphs Skate Court, skateboarders from all ages, from 7 and under and 18 and over will have the chance to participate and grind their way to the top of the competition showcasing their best run and tricks.  Participants will receive a t-shirt and goodie bag with the registration fee.

Pre-registration is now open and can be completed online. On-site registration will open at 7AM on the day of the event, based upon availability. Registration fee is $35 and includes a contest t-shirt and opportunity to participate in the best trick contest. Other activities slated for this event are a vendor fair, food…

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Join us on Saturday, September 19th from 9 AM to Noon (most locations) at one of more than 800 sites across the state as we celebrate  California Coastal Cleanup Day!   It's easier than ever to find a Cleanup location near you. Visit our new Coastal Cleanup Day Site Map to find a spot where you'd like to clean up, and all the information you'll need to sign up.   See you on Saturday, September 19th out at the beach! Or lake. Or stream, creek, river, channel... just about anywhere there's water, you'll find us. So join us!

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Our beautiful town of San Clemente made the list of the top 20 'Coolest Beach Towns in America' by the Business Insider.

To start checking the most recent homes for sale in the coastal town, visit our San Clemente Real Estate page.

Here's the extract of the article, published Jul. 11, 2015:

The 20 coolest beach towns in America are about drinks at sunset and living in flip-flops.

They’re about waking up with sand in your sheets and going to work barefoot.

Perfect days here are ones with the right wave, the right wind, or the right fish.

And the people who live here know the one thing they could never live without is the ocean.

We picked our twenty favorite beach towns based on the following criteria:

1. Small: No major cities…

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