Making the Case for a North Beach Historic District
Mar 03, 2020 ● By Larry Culbertson
The San Clemente Historical Society has been advocating the idea of establishing historic districts for over 20 years.Read More »
"Open Door Policy" - Public Art on the Pier
Mar 03, 2020 ● By Lori Donchak
Public art is good for the soul. It brings energy and the gift of delight to the viewer. In San Clemente, the majority of our art is done by local artists.Read More »
The Nine Lives of North Beach
Feb 28, 2020 ● By Don Kindred
The history of North Beach reads like a nine-part mini-series.Read More »
Miramar Closes Escrow!
Dec 04, 2019 ● By Wayne Eggleston
A Christmas gift to San Clemente. The historic Miramar Theatre and Bowling Alley have been sold and closed escrow. It closed to the public in 1992 and has remained empty and blighted since that time.Read More »
Hotel San Clemente... Such a Lovely Place
Dec 03, 2019 ● By Nina Welch
Hotel San Clemente is where I live. This historic hotel has kept its strength and integrity after standing at the top of Del Mar, in the salty sea air, for 92 years.Read More »
A Long, Winding and Somewhat Twisted Local Road Story
Nov 15, 2019 ● By Tom Marshall
The current outcry over extending the 241 toll road into the heart of San Clemente is but the latest twist in the San Clemente area’s roadway saga which dates back centuries.Read More »
Where’s Our Sand Going?
Nov 15, 2019 ● By Donia Moore
Remember those wide swaths of burning sand that we ran across as kids so we didn’t burn our feet between the beach parking lot and the ocean’s cooling waves?Read More »
Spring Forward/Fall Back What’s up with that?
Nov 14, 2019 ● By Don Kindred
There are many urban myths about the origin of daylight savings time.Read More »
San Clemente Pier End-Zone, PierPride says: Game On!
Sep 06, 2019 ● By Lori Donchak
The most popular activities at the end of San Clemente Pier are fishing, sunset-watching and dolphin spotting.Read More »