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Coronado Beach in a dry December

Coronado Island is the southern entrance to San Diego Harbor. Coronado is often called an island, yet it is not actually an island. The southern approach to Coronado is about ten miles along an isthmus strip of sandy beach connecting the affluent resort enclave of Coronado at the northern end of the isthmus to the…

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Capitola–California’s Original Beach Resort

Capitola on the north side of Monterey Bay is where I started this Memorial Day three-day weekend. The little town of 10,000 just east of Santa Cruz is filled with small boutique shops, small independent hotels and cottages and quintessential California beach kids running around with surfboards and skateboards. Yesterday the town looked like a…

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