Archive for February, 2012


Could a Tsunami Hit Southern California (Encinitas)?

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Well, it has been a year after the devastating Japan earthquake and the resulting tsunami. I remember the forecasters predicting what time the tidal wave would hit North San Diego County. I wanted to watch it and “wisely” went to Beacon’s Beach for the protection of the bluff height (Moonlight Beach is just too flat). […]

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Moonlight Beach State Park, Encinitas, CA Overview

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This video was part of a Downtown Encinitas Mainstreet Association (DEMA) video contest in 2010 for the San Dieguito Academy (Go Mustangs!). Moonlight Beach State Park, Encinitas, CA

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Best Surf Music for Moonlight Beach

Sometimes when i visit Moonlight Beach I walk/run/jog with my head phones and never seem to have the right music for the Moonlight Beach environs. So I made a concerted effort to find the “right” kind of music to enjoy as a back drop for the grandeur that is Moonlight Beach. I like “Closer to […]

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Great White Shark Spotted Off Of Moonlight Beach

A paddle-board surfer claims to have seen a shark fin while near Moonlight Beach.   A shark expert from Scripps Institution of Oceanography determined it was the fin of a juvenile great white shark.

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Moonlight Beach: During Prohibition, Picture the Rum-Runners Smuggling Hooch Under a Moonlit Sky

How Did Moonlight Beach Get It’s Name? Was it really from delivering illegal alcohol onto the beach, under the cover of night, during the prohibition period? Or, at least, that’s the way the story goes. Moonlight Beach in Encinitas was the perfect spot for receiving the boats because its beach is flat, unlike other beaches […]

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Surfing Madonna Resurrected?

Encinitas locals update Will the real Madonna please come forward?     Well, well, well… Let it be known that there is more than one world famous Madonna.     The “Surfing Madonna” disappeared almost as quietly as she appeared. She made local news. Huddling under the Encinitas Boulevard train overpass, Ms. Madonna was installed […]

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