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12/3/2008
FIRST ANNUAL SURF SWAP
From 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, December 6, 2008, is the First Annual Surf Swap and Hemperware Party. It will take place at 1048 Palms, just East of Lincoln, in Venice. Bring your used surfboards and wetsuits to sell or trade. Longboards, shortboards, fish... There will be live music, a grill to cook whatever food you want to grill, beverages & hemp clothing from vital hemptations with many styles at closeout prices.
12/2/2008
SUNSET ON CNN HEADLINE NEWS
SoCal News segment on CNN Headline News about surfing at Sunset. "Sunset" (produced by Allan Buller for SoCal News / VO by Sharon Schoenberg) is the story about how Sunset is one of the few places in Santa Monica Bay where you can still surf when the waves get big. It is currently airing as part of a SoCal News segment on CNN Headline News for all Time Warner Cable subscribers on the Westside, Monday and Tuesday, December 1st and 2nd, at 24 or 54 minutes after the hour, except during Prime Time. People can also see the story via Time Warner Cable’s Video OnDemand by going to channel 1 and then following these links: local / In The Community / SoCal News / Greater LA / “Sunset”. The video and interviews were shot on December 5, 2007.
12/1/2008
JEFF HO OPENS NEW SHOP
Jeff Ho will be showing some of his recent and past boards at his new <b><a href="http://jeffhozephyr.com">Zephyr Shop</a></b> on Venice’s Abbott Kinney Blvd. The shop is located in the Sarlo Building at 1842 Washington Way, Venice, near the intersection of Washington Way and Abbot Kinney Blvd. Everyone is welcome to the opening scheduled for Friday December 5 from 6:00pm on. All items in the shop will be available for purchase: surfboards, skateboards, apparel and more. The shop is currently open on the weekends and by appointment.
11/16/2008
SOME VANDALS THREW THE PORTA-POTTIES AT DOS BANOS
Some vandals threw the porta-potties at Dos Banos off the shoulder down into the water at high tide today. If anyone has information about the culprits, please contact Lifeguard Headquarters at (310) 394-3261. The company that services the porta-potties is scheduled to retrieve them this afternoon. It is impossible to speculate how this lunacy has affected water quality.
9/2/2008
MOVIE SCREENING OF "ACCIDENTAL ICON: THE REAL GIDGET STORY"
There will be a movie screening & Clean Water at the Bu Fundraiser for "Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story" at Duke’s Malibu on September 5, 2008. Meet Kathy "Gidget" Kohner Zuckerman & other legends of the surf community. Silent Auction of Fine Artwork from top Malibu and LA artists. Live Hula Show, Aloha Happy Hour and $4 Mail Tai’s located in Barefoot Bar. For more details, <b><a href="http://surfriderwlam.org/?p=176">click here.</a></b>
8/16/2008
THE ANNUAL PARTY FOR SUNSETSURF.COM
The annual party for SunsetSurf.com members is set for Saturday, September 27th at The Reel Inn, 18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, from 7pm to 10pm. Meet fellow members, swap surf stories, grab some fish tacos or other tasty seafood dishes, and enjoy live music by Rockweiler Jones. Plus, as happens every year, one lucky member will win a brand new surfboard. There is no cover charge and you're welcome to bring friends and family, but it will be your responsibility to pay for any food you order at the window. (Because the Reel Inn is hosting this party, they'd appreciate a tip with your purchase.) Keep in mind that only SunsetSurf.com members whose subscriptions are active on the date of the party are eligible to win the surfboard and other prizes.
8/15/2008
"CLEAN WATER AT THE BU" FUNDRAISER
The West LA/Malibu chapter of Surfrider is holding a "Clean Water at the Bu" Fundraiser on Thursday, August 28th at Air Conditioned Supper Club - 625 Lincoln Blvd, Venice. Doors open 8:30 pm. Check out the live bands, DJ’s, killer raffle prizes and support a great cause!
8/9/2008
FREE TELECONFERENCE ABOUT SHARKS
A free, one-hour teleconference entitled, "Sharks – Myths and Mysteries" will be held on Tuesday, August 19th at 6:30 PM (Pacific). Among other topics, shark expert Ralph S. Collier will address the question, What can I do to reduce the likelihood of being attacked by a shark? Special Guest will be Tom Larkin. While he was surfing off Huntington Beach on Friday, March 7, 2008, Tom and his surfboard got up close and personal with a 15' Great White Shark. To participate, you can <b><a href="http://www.sharkresearchcommittee.com">sign up here</b></a>.
6/21/2008
NEW SET OF 144 PHOTOS AT SUSNET
<a href="june2008/index.htm"><b>A new set of 144 surfing pics</b></a> is now up. They were all shot at Sunset -- most of them on June 18th, 19th and 21st. Nice to know we still do get waves!
6/18/2008
OPERATION AMPED
Founded by a group of surfers in 2006, <a href="http://www.operationamped.com/">Operation Amped</a> is about giving back to those who've been wounded in service of our country. As surfers, we can't think of any greater expression of what they fought for than the freedom of surfing itself. Throughout the year, Operation Amped puts on surf events that range in duration from one day to a week. Their next event is July 21st at Tower 14 at Zuma Beach.
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