Monday, October 18, 2010

Point Loma Premier of My Eyes Won’t Dry 3 for Surf on the Silver Screen at The Pearl Hotel

Join Ocean Beach Surf and Skate for the official premier of Brian Conley’s latest film, My Eyes Won’t Dry 3: Tubular Addiction at The Pearl Hotel. The Surf on the Silver Screen event will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with the premier beginning at 8:00 p.m.

Held on the Last Tuesday, every month, Surf on the Silver Screen features the latest surf films, killer food and drink specials including a gourmet burger and beer combo, $3 premium draft beer specials, as well as a raffle with great prizes from Ocean Beach Surf and Skate, Ocean Experience Surf School, The Pearl Hotel and event sponsors. Exclusive for this month’s premier is a guest appearance by the filmmaker and surfer himself, Brian Conley! Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and The Pearl Hotel have also round up extra special items for this month’s raffle from sponsors Koastal Skateboards, Dakine, Analog, Oakley, Creatures of Leisure and FCS.
Kick back pool side, in a cabana, or inside the lounge at this newly remodeled, hip hotel and check out My Eyes Won’t Dry 3, Brian Conley’s latest addition to his trilogy of Tubular Addiction. Conley spent nearly 3 years filming this third chapter of the series, documenting his vigorous hunt for high-surf tube riding. Through his use unique camera angles and hi-definition film, viewers will experience the true joy and sensation of surfing’s ultimate reward: tube riding.
Join us for this unforgettable adventure on the silver screen and under stars on The Pearl’s outdoor patio, Tuesday, October 23, 2010. Admission to this event is FREE and open to the public. The screening of My Eyes Won’t Dry 3 will begin at 8:00 p.m. with the raffle followed immediately after.
The Pearl Hotel is located at 1410 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92106. For more information, contact Ocean Beach Surf and Skate at (619) 225-0674 or to reserve a table for the night’s event, call The Pearl Hotel at 619.226.6100.

Annual Pumpkin Carving Party at The Pearl!

Local hotel, The Pearl,l is kicking off the Halloween fun for their 2nd Annual Pumpkin Carving event on Thursday, October 21, from 8:30pm to 11:00pm.

They supply the pumpkins and tools, you come ready to carve!  The event will be set up by the pool, with festive movies on the dive-in screen, good tunes, and happy hour specials all night, not to mention prizes for the best pumpkin carvings!  
The Pearl Hotel is located at 1410 Rosecrans Street.  RSVP to

Friday, October 15, 2010

BoardWalk Ice Cream Co and Aerial 7 join the Skate for the Kids Fundraiser!

We are happy to announce that BoardWalk Ice Cream Company and Aerial 7 are joining the cause for the Skate for the Kids BBQ and Skate Jam at Robb Field Skate Park next Saturday October 23, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Known as America's top ice cream, BoardWalk Ice Cream Co. will be selling their customized, hand-dipped ice cream bars at the event for only $3 each AND will graciously donate all proceeds made to Ocean Beach Elementary School!

As if that wasn't enough, Aerial 7, a high-quality action sports headphone company will also be donating gear to the raffle!

Join BoardWalk Ice Cream Co., Aerial 7, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate, Habitat, Alien Workshop, Dizm Eyewear and SUPERbrand Apparel at the Skate for the Kids event and help raise money for Ocean Beach Elementary to beat the budget cut battle!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Meet the Pros and Support Local School, Ocean Beach Elementary at the First Annual Skate for the Kids BBQ and Skate Jam!

Saturday, October 23, 2010, marks the date of the First Annual Skate for the Kids BBQ and Skate Jam at Robb Field Skate Park in Ocean Beach. Presented by Ocean Beach Surf & Skate, this philanthropic event will run from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and will help raise funds for local school, Ocean Beach Elementary, to combat the drastic budget cuts they face each year.
The 2010 Skate for the Kids BBQ and Skate Jam will be the inaugural occasion for what is hoped to be an annual event. Through this event, sponsors, Ocean Beach Surf & Skate, Habitat, Alien Workshop, Dizm Eyewear and SUPERbrand Apparel are giving back to the San Diego community by presenting skaters and fans of all ages with the opportunity to not only meet their role models and get their autographs, but to spend the day with them. Confirmed pro and am skaters include Tosh Townend, Marius Syvanen, Austyn Gillette, and Cano Cardenas, with many more expected.
“To be able to give back to not just the San Diego community, but more specifically the kids of Ocean Beach Elementary is fantastic,” says Cano Cardenas, am skateboarder for Habitat, Alien Workshop and Dizm Eyewear. “With the help and support of the companies and skaters, I hope to make a difference in these drastic budget cuts and keep school fun for the kids!”
The promotion of a healthy lifestyle through sports and extracurricular activities, such as skateboarding will also be a focus of the event, in hopes that they will keep kids in school and off the streets.
“Whether it’s surfing, skateboarding, art or music- it’s very important to all of us that kids have something to keep them motivated. We hope that through this event, not only skaters, but all children will be influenced to get involved in something that will inspire them to learn and grow,” explains Rodger Caldwell, owner of Ocean Beach Surf & Skate and Ocean Experience Surf School.
Located on the grass outside Robb Field Skate Park, the event will additionally feature vendor booths from sponsoring companies, an old fashioned BBQ, free product toss, Indo Board demos, an autograph booth and a raffle that will help raise funds for beneficiary, Ocean Beach Elementary.
This year alone, the San Diego Unified School District saw approximately $63 million in budget cuts, taking valuable dollars away from important programs such as the music and art departments. Next year, however, will be the worst in its history with a projected shortfall of $141.6 million as stated by district officials from the California Board of Education.
“Our art and music programs capture and engage all students, and are stepping stones to success for those who might struggle with academics and behavior,” explains Margaret Johnson, Principal of Ocean Beach Elementary.
The Ocean Beach Parent Teachers Association (PTA) has been left with the job to raise funds to facilitate these extreme cuts. Although the PTA’s primary goal is to provide various enrichment activities to students each year, strict rules declaring how the PTA can and cannot raise funds have made their jobs even harder.
“Ocean Beach (OB) nestles our school in an artistic and creative community. OB students have made tremendous academic gains as a result of the financial support of our involved community, PTA, and grants,” says Johnson.
To assist the PTA in their efforts, all proceeds from the Skate for the Kids BBQ and Skate Jam will be used towards Ocean Beach Elementary programs including the music and art instruction, academic enrichment activities like field trips and school assemblies, family entertainment such as the Spring Fling or movie nights, and any student recognition programs and awards. Event sponsors, Ocean Beach Surf & Skate, Habitat, Alien Workshop, Dizm Eyewear and SUPERbrand Apparel have also reached out to the local community collecting incredible prizes for the raffle such as skateboards, clothing, shoes, sunglasses, gift certificates and much more.
"The arts program creates a vibrant environment for learning, brings curriculum and culture alive as it provides outlets for children to imagine, create, dream and play,” Johnson states. “On a busy day at Ocean Beach Elementary, you'll find children dancing, painting, singing, and making music. When kids are learning to play musical keyboards, dancing, and acting in theater, they are focused, they're using the whole body, and their brains are making connections. There's a tremendous richness and joy the arts brings to learning.”

The First Annual Skate for the Kids BBQ and Skate Jam is FREE and open to the public. The event will be held outside of the skate park and will not be held responsible for anyone inside Robb Field Skate Park.
For more information about the Skate for the Kids event, please email Lanette Jorgensen, at or call (619) 225-2317. For media inquiries during the event, please contact Cano Cardenas at