Archive for October, 2013

Behind the Scenes: The Hidden Kitchen

Oct 1, 2013

Behind the Scenes: The Hidden Kitchen FIND OUT WHAT’S COOKING IN CRYSTAL COVE’S HISTORIC DISTRICT.   The average person walking past the nondescript garages in Crystal Cove’s Historic District wouldn’t think twice about the flurry of activity that takes place behind the scenes. One of the first cottages visitors see off the shuttle drop-off point, the now-dark green garages were originally built between 1931 to 1937. […]

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Cottage #7

Oct 1, 2013

Cottage #7 NESTLED IN THE HILLSIDE OF CRYSTAL COVE’S NORTH BEACH, THE RAMSHACKLE REMAINS OF THE CARTER FAMILY VACATION HOME STAND AS A REMINDER OF GOOD TIMES PAST AND A PROMISING FUTURE THAT AWAITS. Earlier this year, 88-year-old Bud Carter returned to his family’svacation home—Cottage #7 at Crystal Cove—for the first time in 12 years. Though the cottage, as well […]

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Building A Community

Oct 1, 2013

Building A Community LOVE CRYSTAL COVE—BECOME A MEMBER   The programs and services CCA provides are possible because of generous supporters in the community. Last month, CCA launched a new membership program with exciting benefits offered exclusively to those who are helping us protect Crystal Cove for generations to come. With levels starting at just $50 annually (and benefits including parking and shuttle passes, hospitality services and discounts), […]

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The Final Phase

Oct 1, 2013

The Final Phase   WHILE THE SOUTH END OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICT BRIMS WITH NEW LIFE, CCA WORKS TIRELESSLY TO RESTORE THE LAST LEG OF THE COVE.           PHOTOS BY JODY TIONGCO On Crystal Cove’s north beach, overgrown bougainvillea and beautiful wildflowers blossom despite the dilapidated state of old cottages lining the shore. Splintered wood, rusted nails and […]

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