Imperial Pier North Magazine

 

Weekend Storms Bring Much Needed Rain to Local Watersheds and Flush Much Hated Urban Runoff Pollutio

From the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health: A GENERAL ADVISORY remains in effect for the county coastline due to contamination by urban runoff following rain.    Swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can [...]

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WiLDCOAST

A non profit organization that protects andpreserves coastal ecosystems and wildlife in the Californias and LatinAmerica by building grassroots support, conducting media campaigns andestablishing protected areas. Coastal Conservation – “Clean Water Now!”Clean Water Now! is the rally cry for thousands [...]

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Surfers For A Cause

Surfers for a Cause San Diego Surfrider FoundationAn indication of the success the San Diego chapter of the Surfrider Foundation experienced this year are the 1,500 NEW members in 2006. Although impressive, every surfer in San Diego should sign up [...]

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Remembering Big Wednesday

The forecasts were claiming the biggest swell in 10 years.  Some were skeptical.  But as Wednesday morning rolled around, the buoys were reading in the 15-foot range at 17 seconds. We all knew we were in for something. Surfers woke [...]

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IB: Where the Forgotten Play: Recollections from a border town

There is nobody around as the boys head out for dawn patrol.  The sun is barely rising over the Otay Mesa as they peddle their bikes up First Street (now Seacoast Drive) towards the pier, homemade surfboards underarm.  The vacant [...]

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Katie Westfall

It is all about the little things in life for Katie Westfall, like animated penguins surfing, acaí bowls, or the post surf nose drip.  But the bigger picture matters too.  That’s why, when she isn’t chasing down a story, Katie’s [...]

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Aaron Chang

Heralded as one of the preeminent surf photographers in the world, this month Aaron not only provided some classic imagery for our IB feature, but he also provided some valuable commentary for the feature about growing up in the anarchic [...]

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Banning the Butt

It’s official. San Diego parks and beaches will be smoke free after July. On the surface it may seem like an ultra-restrictive, pointless law, but this is great news for surfers. This ban will reduce the biggest single source of [...]

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