Friday Sep 12
Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending September 12
Several bookstores are celebrating or getting ready for big milestones this week. Maple Street Book Shop in New Orleans has an entire 50th anniversary weekend planned, starting this evening, while Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, Calif., which at one time looked like it might not survive, is preparing for its 60th.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Oswald West State Park offers beach, mountain peak climaxes; great hikes series
The view of Nehalem Bay in Tillamook County from the summit of Neahkahnie Mountain in Oswald West State Park. One of the best places for a hiker to experience the variety of the Oregon coast is Oswald West State Park near Manzanita.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Gerry Frank's picks: What to eat at the beach
Family-friendly dining just got a little brighter in Cannon Beach with the addition of Tom's Fish & Chips . Yes, there is a Tom; it is Tom Drumheller, a local hospitality impresario with the likes of The Ocean Lodge in his portfolio.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Another Super Moon for Oregon, Portland, Coast - Also Eclipse
Another super moon is headed for the skies above Portland, the Oregon coast and the rest of the state, this time happening on September 8. It's the final encore performance of this year's super moons this one being the third time it filled the heavens this summer. . Jim Todd of Portland's OMSI said the September full moon is also called the Harvest Moon.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Wild Mushroom Cook-Off Takes Over Central Oregon Coast in October
A massive, lip-smacking favorite on the central Oregon coast returns on October 11, as Lincoln City once again hosts the 6th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Race the Wave 5K fun run/walk to practice tsunami evacuation routes.
September is National Preparedness Month and Pacific Northwest coastal communities are leading by example.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
And I'm not talking about the rock band although I'm sure much of what's in this post applies to members of that band and to traveling musicians, too.
Family-friendly resorts along the Oregon Coast
Oregon has a coastline that stretches more than 360 miles and is a popular destination for honeymooners as well as families.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
13 reasons to do Labor Day at the beach
A highlight for hikers at Cannon Beach, Ore., is trekking down to capture shots of the formidable sea stacks that rise up out of the ocean.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Orange County Register
On set with 'The Goonies'
When planning our summer vacation to Oregon, I bought a travel book - and my husband bought "The Goonies," the classic, Oregon-set childhood adventure film from our youth.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Orange County Register
Rolling Out the Quirky Carpet
The boutique hotel is dog-friendly and offers a daily happy hour with complimentary beer and wine.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
She's a fighter, buoyed by music and prayer - Wednesday, 20 August 2014 09:35
These are people that you know / These are people that you love / Maybe I'm alive so I can know / These people that you love.
Boat ride is wish come true for OC senior
When Sher Johnson found out that Betty Pointer, 88, had never been on a boat and would love to go on a boat ride, she decided to make Pointer's wish come true.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Clan of the Cave Bear Author Visits Oregon Coast
The Lincoln City Cultural Center will welcome a famed Oregon author on September14 as Jean Auel, who penned the Clan of the Cave Bear series and other classics, comes to the central Oregon coast town to speak and sign books.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Special, Whimsical Glass Art Drops Coming to Central Oregon Coast
The season of fabulous and famed glass float drops in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City is still almost two months away but then again, maybe not.