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Channel Islands Maritime Museum Presents A New Voyage of Exploration: San Salvador to Visit CIMM

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Presents A New Voyage of Exploration: San Salvador to Visit CIMM

Cabrillo’s San Salvador: The Pacific Heritage Tour 2019 Created and Produced by Maritime Museum of San Diego Returns to Oxnard Channel Islands Maritime Museum Sail across the centuries and be part of history as the full-scale replica of the first European vessel to explore California’s coastline. This fall Cabrillo’s San Salvador: The Pacific Heritage Tour […]

Dive Into Summer at the 2019 Scuba Show!

Dive Into Summer at the 2019 Scuba Show!

(Long Beach, CA) – With spring break in the rearview mirror and SoCal summer heat around the corner, now is the time to take the plunge and explore the wonderful world of scuba diving. This year, the 32nd annual Scuba Show invites everyone interested in diving to swim away from the ordinary and learn about something new at […]

Widower is Showered With Affection After Sending His Dating Profile into the Ocean

Widower is Showered With Affection After Sending His Dating Profile into the Ocean

Craig Sullivan has been struggling to find love since his wife lost her battle with cancer 18 months ago – but he deplores the idea of online dating apps. Instead of struggling with OKCupid, he was inspired by a British rock song to put his dating profile in a bottle. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> The 49-year-old […]

Summer Moments — A Pictorial

Summer Moments — A Pictorial

With the season advancing with sultry nights after sizzling days we can dream of the ocean, the cool wash of our coastal seashores.  Blessed with sandy beaches and one heck of a talented photographer, we invite you to grab an icy lemonade, crank up the air conditioning and dream of those summer moments.  Welcome to […]

Where Ocean Meets Sky: New NASA Radar Gets a Tryout

Where Ocean Meets Sky: New NASA Radar Gets a Tryout

2010 photo of a shoreline in Bay Jimmy, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, impacted by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Oil weakens and kills vegetation, leading to the loss of roots that help hold soil together. Image Credit: Bruce A. Davis, Department of Homeland Security › Larger view › Larger view”/> Technology To Benefit Weather and […]

NOAA: Trash Island doesn’t exist

Despite stories to the contrary, there is no Texas-sized trash island floating in the Pacific, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency. While there is a Pacific Garbage Patch in the Pacific Ocean (apparently, there’s many of these patches throughout the global ocean), it’s not an island of trash, it’s difficult to see and it definitely […]

Are wind turbines killing whales?

Are wind turbines killing whales?

By Paul Driessen and Mark Duchamp Environmentalists say navy sonar hurts whales, but ignore impacts of offshore wind farms Between January 9 and February 4 this year, 29 sperm whales got stranded and died on English, German and Dutch beaches. Environmentalists and the news media offered multiple explanations – except the most obvious and likely […]

Largest U.S. desalination plant nears CA open

Largest U.S. desalination plant nears CA open

. California has begun its biggest foray into desalination. Located in Carlsbad, in the San Diego area, the plant has raised hopes for drought relief — but has brought elevated stakes along with it. “The billion-dollar project is only the nation’s second major seawater plant,” noted the Associated Press. “The first U.S. foray in Tampa Bay […]

Bali: Outward Bound: Dispatch One

Bali: Outward Bound: Dispatch One

By David Pu’u Editor’s note: Local and worldwide famous Ventura photographer, surfer and ocean-lover David Pu’u is on a business with pleasure trip to Bali and is sending us “dispatches” to relay to you, our readers …. It was strange leaving California in the midst of a heat wave and unique Ocean and shooting conditions, […]

Ventura County: The “bestest” place ever to be

Ventura County: The “bestest” place ever to be

By George Miller We saw in the Washington Post that Ventura County had been rated the #1 county in the U.S. to live.  But for what and how was it rated? Well it turns out that was derived from a government rating system based upon “natural amenities,” meaning weather and geography. Yeah, that’s why many of us […]

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