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Pat and Buffy Maguire, the owners of the Ocean Beach-area fixture Java Beach Cafe, are just more than a week away from opening their newest venture, Beachside. But if you’re expecting another location of Java Beach, prepare to to get your head spun.

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Rant - How to Grovel

It should come as no surprise that we all surf better in quality waves. But those of us unable to call Cloudbreak, Honolua, or Barra home are often forced to make the most of the gutless conditions that mar our homebreak. So what’s the key to surfing well in the face of mediocrity?

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Minds in the Water is a feature-length documentary following the quest of Dave Rastovich and his friends to protect dolphins, whales, and the oceans they all share. Through Rasta’s journey—an adventure spanning the globe from Australia to the Galapagos, Tonga, California, Alaska and Japan—we see one surfer’s quest to activate his community to help protect the ocean and its inhabitants.

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Brazillian Diego Silva freefalls into mega spitter at Puerto Escondido

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A British man has died in a shark attack while on honeymoon in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.

Ian Redmond, 30, from Lancashire, survived the attack off Anse Lazio beach on Praslin, but could not be saved, a local police spokesman said.

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Anybody else see this? Either I've had my head up my ass, or this is pure media hype bullshit, but I had no idea meth had become so prevalent. Fucking Flea? This is just a snippet of the whole segment, shot in Santa Cruz...pretty f'ing harsh.

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2011 is the year of the controversial WT event. A dream tour it hasn't been, but a dream for the denizens of surf website forums, it has. Many things to talk about, to complain about. Dane releases a hi-fi short film then doesn't turn up 'cause his knee hurts. Kelly tweets how good Fiji is and doesn't turn up. Adriano does a floater and infuriates everyone.

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Still your pounding heart, steady your busy hands and force upon yourself this opportunity to free your office-numbed mind. Let your bandy legs run from the four white walls and enjoy the wanderings of Electric's Craig Anderson, Jay Davies and Ry Craike as they guide their sleds through, over, and under some of Indonesia's multi-colored carpet rides.

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A 100-year-old anchor was returned to sea Thursday after it was inadvertently pulled from the northern Monterey Bay last month, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

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