Mt. Helix Sunset

Mt. Helix Sunset

Just next to the thriving metropolis of La Mesa, CA is the thriving census-designated place of Casa de Oro-Mount Helix (named after the European snail Helix aspersa), home to Mt. Helix, atop of which sits Mt. Helix Park , the “Crown Jewel of East County”....
San Diego Sea Life

San Diego Sea Life

San Diego, California is a coastal community and provides many opportunities to see oceanic life.  Seaworld and the Birch Aquarium at Scripps (part of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography) offer a variety of experiences and adventures. However, you don’t...
Surfing Goes to the Dogs

Surfing Goes to the Dogs

Every year, Imperial Beach, California hosts the Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition, “where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20.”  The event is attended by thousands of spectators who come to watch our four-legged friends...
San Diego Surfers

San Diego Surfers

San Diego. California is not particularly known for surfing. The beaches mostly face the wrong direction, and the swell tend to be mild. However, following a good storm in the Pacific, the surfers hit the beach. The waves off San Diego’s shores tend to be short...