Linda Benson was a pixieish 15-year-old when she became the world female surfing champion in 1959. Today her school, SurfHer (760/749-5997; www.surfher.net; $125 for a four-hour clinic), in Encinitas, California, a half-hour north of San Diego, is...
Encinitas Travel Guide
Articles about Encinitas
By John Welchman
At first sight it's a straitlaced, provincial paradise of unruffled summer days. Look again and you see that San Diego has caught the wave. No longer just a sound-bite city, its hottest offerings now rival those of L.A. and San Francisco. First t...
Things to do in Encinitas
A mainstay on Highway 101 since its opening in 1980, Lou’s Records carries more than 150,000 CD’s and 50,000 LP’s.