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San Clemente Journal

Casa Up Close:

With Jay “Sparky” Longley, founder of Rainbow Sandals

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, San Clemente, CA – Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens presents OC entrepreneur and founder of Rainbow Sandals, Jay “Sparky” Longley in the upcoming Casa Up Close lecture on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM. General admission is $12 and students with a valid ID are free. The simple, yet sturdy tan Rainbow flip-flops are wardrobe staples throughout Orange County. You can see them from the beaches of Dana Point to the malls of Costa Mesa. As part of the Casa Up Close speaker series, Rainbow Sandals founder Jay "Sparky" Longley will talk about the journey that led him to becoming an O.C. entrepreneurial icon. You'll hear how he got his start in 1972 and went from selling a dozen pairs in the Sawdust Festival parking lot to producing two million pairs a year from his San Clemente headquarters. Don’t miss this insightful and inspiring evening with OC business icon Jay “Sparky” Longley on October 23, 2014, at 7:00 PM. For more information on Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens events, please call (949) 498-2139, or visit

Date & Time

October 23, 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM

More Info

(949) 498-2139

General Admission: $12

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