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 »
Rick Divel, Meet San Clemente’s New Patriarch
Aug 29, 2019 ● By Tom Marshall
At 73, Rick Divel finds himself not only the youngest San Clemente Patriarch in recent memory, but in an unlikely career as an insurance broker considering some of his youthful adventures.Read More »
The Evolution of the Bathing Suit
May 22, 2019 ● By Anne Batty
From Bathing Gowns to Thongs.Read More »
The Art of Avenida Del Mar
May 22, 2019 ● By Tom Marshall
Fifteen years ago the San Clemente Historical Society, with much help and support from the City of San Clemente and the approval of the Downtown Business Association.Read More »