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Should San Clemente Establish Designated Historic Districts?

The San Clemente Historical Society wants to see Historic Districts in San Clemente. We believe that now, more than ever, is the right time for this to happen.

The Farmer’s Almanac, As Unpredictable as Weather?

What did Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria have in common?

San Clemente Island Got Your Goat?

San Clemente Island is like a neighbor’s fenced backyard. We can see part of it. We can hear activities in it. But the truth is that most of us don’t know anything about it.

Historical Perspective

Looking back on the toll road, from before there was one. Originally published in 2004.

Toast to the Casa, 2017

The15th Anniversary Toast to the Casa, took place on Saturday, September 23rd. The upscale, annual event helps raise critical funds to continue providing innovative cultural programs for our community and children, and to preserve our historic landmark.

“Pacific Sweeping” Partners with PierPride Group to Enhance Our San Clemente Pier

PierPride Group continues to raise funds to enhance our San Clemente Pier.

Stewards Of The Land

The Reserve in San Clemente

Casino San Clemente Turns 80

Born in the post-depression year of 1937, this historic property continues to fascinate.

Story of the Goldschmidt House

San Clemente home on the register of Historic Places.

Three Locals make the Wall of Fame

Three more San Clemente Sportsmen elected to San Clemente Wall of Fame.
  • Shooting Stars Wildflower Walk

    02/24/2018
    08:00AM — 11:00AM

    Local wildflower expert Bob Allen will lead an exploration of The Reserve looking for early wildf...


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  • Open Casa: Paul Van Ernich

    02/27/2018
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join us for the opening reception of Open Casa: Paul Van Ernich on Tuesday, February 27 from 6–8 ...


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  • Shooting Stars Wildflower Walk

    02/24/2018
    08:00AM — 11:00AM

    Local wildflower expert Bob Allen will lead an exploration of The Reserve looking for early wildf...


  • Open Casa: Paul Van Ernich

    02/27/2018
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join us for the opening reception of Open Casa: Paul Van Ernich on Tuesday, February 27 from 6–8 ...


  • The Village Art Faire

    03/04/2018
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    Join us on the first Sunday of every month for this favorite event in charming downtown San Cleme...


  • D. Yoder Family Sundays

    03/04/2018
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    D. Yoder Family Sundays are held between 10 am and 2 pm on the first Sunday of each month for act...


  • Monday Trail Clearing and Weeding

    03/05/2018
    07:30AM — 09:30AM

    Join Reserve staff for a Monday morning maintaining our trails! Ages: 10 and up Please register...


  • Prof. Milind Tambe teaches Engineering at the University of Southern California, and is the Found...


  • Saturday Trail Clearing and Weeding

    03/10/2018
    08:00AM — 11:30AM

    Volunteer to spend a few hours in beautiful surroundings helping make The Reserve trails accessib...


  • Getting Friendly with Fungi Lecture

    03/13/2018
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    Explore the fascinating world of the kingdom Fungi with amateur mycologist Joanne Schwartz. She w...


  • Casa Classic: An Evening With Tony DeSare

    03/16/2018
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Crooner Tony DeSare has wowed audiences with his take on American Songbook standards from Las Veg...


  • Fun Finding Fungi Mushroom Walk

    03/17/2018
    09:00AM — 12:00PM

    What are Mushrooms and Why Do We Care? Why do they grow with Oaks? Can I Touch Them? Can I Pick...


  • Astronomy Night

    03/17/2018
    07:45PM — 09:45PM

    Visitors traveling to sparsely populated areas are usually delighted to discover how many more st...


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