Archive for Malibu

Celebrating Christmas by Hiking to Newton Canyon Falls in Malibu

Dec 27, 2010 by Lisa Newton

On Saturday, Christmas Day, the rain broke and I made a beehive to Malibu–a place of immense beauty both beach side and mountain side.
The primary reason I wanted to go there because it was [...]

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California State Park Initiative: Prop 21

Oct 11, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Travelin’ Local typically avoids political topics, but the California State Park Initiative, aka Prop 21, needs attention because it affects our leisure activities and lifestyles.
It’s a new initiative–called the State Parks and Wildlife Conservation [...]

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Exploring the Escondido Falls Trail

Dec 21, 2009 by Lisa Newton

With the sun shining, cool breeze, and clear skies, this weekend I decided to explore the Escondido Falls Trail.
I love waterfalls—although I don’t think this pursuit has a psychiatric designation–nonetheless I’m always on the prowl [...]

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A Garden Tour of Malibu’s Adamson House

May 22, 2009 by Lisa Newton

The Adamson House, in Malibu, is very much a part of our past, present, and future. Its folklore lays both a physical foundation, and a symbolic one that is ever omnipresent. Its architecture, owners’ history, [...]

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Malibu Lagoon the “Riviera of California”

May 12, 2009

During my recent bus ride to Malibu, my first stop was at the Malibu Lagoon State Beach, a 13 acre shallow water embayment occurring at the boundary of the Malibu Creek Watershed, the second largest [...]

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Finding Art on the Beach

May 10, 2009

When I recently took a trip to the beach, I was amazed to find the wide variety of nature which presented itself. The ebb and flow of the beach’s water and waves creates a perpetual [...]

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5 Lessons I learned at the Beach

May 07, 2009

1. Don’t run with your mouth full.

2. Don’t bury your head in the sand.

3. If it itches, scratch it, but be discrete.

4. If danger is approaching, feel free to fly away.

5. Although I might be [...]

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