Category: Blog

COULD TRESTLES BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC?

The lease for San Onofre State Beach from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton ends in 2021 — and that could change the terms of public access to the surf.

Every Session’s a Blessin’

You might have noticed that I haven't been at the harbor lately or seen my van jamming up and down PCH or parked at a local surf shop in the past few weeks. Why you might ask? Well,...

Nathan Smith Paddle Out

Please join us on Sunday August 13th about noon for a paddle out to celebrate the life of Nathan Smith during the OLSC 33rd Annual Club Contest. Nathan Smith beloved son, brother, OLSC member and friend to all, rest in peace. We...

JOHN SEVERSON: 1933-2017

The Founder of SURFER Magazine passes away at age 83. It is with a heavy heart that we announce John Severson, Founder of SURFER Magazine and patriarch of modern surf media, passed away Friday evening in his sleep....

How a Facebook Executive Revived a Fading Surf Industry Brand

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Either you’ve never heard of Birdwell Beach Britches, or you love them. So says Matt Jacobson, who grew up surfing with his father in Manhattan Beach, and wearing the hand-sewn board shorts all summer...

ENABLING ADAPTIVE PADDLERS (Part 1)

Check out this article from SUP The Mag written about OLSC's own: Mark Thorton. It’s another beautiful day at Cardiff reef. Surf is a steady three to four feet with bigger sets. Conditions are clean and I am...

2016 Call to the wall

We had a great weekend in Malibu, the weather was beautiful and the waves were pumping all weekend! We have the best team ever!!!