Area resources

Santa Cruz Waves –  for surf reports and forecasts, daily surf photos, videos, local events, and articles/shopping about the surfing lifestyle

Edible Monterey Bay  – for local food and guides, events, and blog

Monterey County Weekly – weekly newspaper for Monterey County news, entertainment, events, food and wine

Good Times Santa Cruz – weekly newspaper for Santa Cruz County news, entertainment, and events.

Surfing information:

Surfline – webcams and surf reports for spots all around the Monterey Bay

Wetsuit rental:

Cowells Beach Surf Shop – 30 Front Street, Santa Cruz 831-427-2355

Buell Surf – 912 41st Ave, Capitola 831-245-0686

Freeline Surf Shop – 821 41st Ave, Capitola 831-476-2950

O’Neill – 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz 831-459-9230
1145 41st Ave, Capitola 831-475-4151

On The Beach – 693 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey 831-646-9283

Local news:

KION – the CBS/ Telemundo affiliate based in Salinas

KSBW – the local NBC affiliate based in Salinas

Lookout Santa Cruz

Monterey Herald

Monterey County Weekly – now with daily updates

The Pajaronian – news focused on Watsonville and the Pajaro Valley

Santa Cruz Sentinel – Santa Cruz local news