Santa Vittoria Park in Laguna Hills for Shade and Sport


Santa Vittoria Park in Laguna Hills is a shady oasis on a hot day. Nice shady trees and grassy hills make it feel lush. It's quiet on the weekends when school is not in session. Directions to Santa Vittoria Park: Moulton Parkway is a main thoroughfare from Irvine to Dana Point (it starts out as Irvine Center Drive, turns into Moulton, and finally turns into Golden Lantern … [Read more...]

Quiet Trestles Beach is Worth Saving


My first adventure to Trestles with my family was when the trestle was still made out of wood. I wrote about "Beach Walking for Families in a Surfer's Paradise." In June 2013, the Surfrider Foundation just fought again to save Trestles from encumbrance by the tollroad -- and I imagine the fight will just keep going on and on every couple of years.  So please follow the news and … [Read more...]