North Los Angeles Magazine


Surfer, Dude – Exclusive SurfShot Magazine Interview with Matthew McConaughey

The boisterous indie surf flick Surfer, Dude kicked off a round of premieres across the country this September. The film’s premise: soul surfer Steve Addington, played by Matthew McConaughey, is trying to avoid submitting to the coarse corporate plans hatched [...]

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Grass Roots

Since 1984, the Surfrider Foundation has become established as an internationally recognized, non-profit, environmental organization. Other organizations, such as WiLDCOAST, have been instrumental in balancing important areas of environmental protection, but because the San Diego Chapter of Surfrider has built [...]

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Knocking at the door

Every year towards the end of June, the California surf scene is privileged enough to host surfing’s best and brightest young stars. The sleepy town of San Clemente and its crown jewel, Lowers, become inundated with groms from all over [...]

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Julie Cox

Name: Julie CoxHometown: OceansideAge: 26Local spot: Between the Harbor and Pipes with a little Malibu, Leo Carrillo and some Pleasure Point thrown in. Work/school: UCSC- BA in Environmental Studies. Massage therapy license in 2003.  Now, I am developing a quiver [...]

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Life Rolls On

It was 10 years ago when Josh Billauer was surfing Blacks and fractured parts of the lower section of his spine due to, of all things, a chance collision with a jumping dolphin.  The doctors told him it was no [...]

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Surfing Can Still Change the World

On any given day in the lineup in Imperial Beach (IB), Baltazar Macias, an athletic and determined surfer who is originally from Mexico, is one of a select group of hardcore local rippers which includes Dave “Dave-O” Paschal, Kyle Knox [...]

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20 Under 20: Dillon Perillo

You will not find 17-year-old Dillon Perillo longboarding First Point Malibu, nor will you see him raging on the Sunset strip. Growing up on the Malibu coast, things can go either way for a young surfer but Perillo has kept [...]

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Crossing Paths in San Diego

The legendary surf expedition around the world stops by San Diego by Patrick Zabrocki After six years of exploring the world’s oceans in search of waves and data on the ocean’s health, the Indies Trader pulled into the San Diego [...]

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