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A Balboa Legend

On January 9, Balboa lost one of its original residents [...]

A Balboa Legend2010-01-10T18:00:55-08:00

An Island Resolution

Think your done with the holidays? Did the Rose Parade signify the end of the holiday season for you? Well, you might be surprised to learn the celebration of the New Year is the oldest of all holidays. It has been celebrated for nearly 4,000 years. In the ancient past, the celebration often lasted 11 days. Can you image a New Years night lasting 11 days?

An Island Resolution2010-01-02T09:30:29-08:00

New Years Day Talent Celebration

So, have you had your fill of Christmas cheer? What about stuffing and eggnog? I know I've enjoyed the holiday to its fullest. I trust everyone loved the boat parade. Let's also not forget the family, down in San Diego Bay, who suffered a tragedy during their parade.

New Years Day Talent Celebration2009-12-25T22:12:36-08:00

Christmas Shopping on Balboa

Balboa Island is counting down. Just 5 more days till Christmas...are you done shopping? If not, don't worry, Balboa offers a unique and diverse shopping experience. As Balboa's Christmas spirit sweeps over you like the tides of the bay, you will in fact find that perfect gift.

Christmas Shopping on Balboa2009-12-20T11:44:14-08:00

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

The tree is now up and the decorations are coming along quickly. The lighting festivities will take place Sunday night. You see the Christmas joy spreading throughout the Island. Each year, Balboa Island residents spend countless hours putting up thousands of Christmas lights on their home.

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas!2009-12-04T16:56:33-08:00

Christmas Tree Traditions

Even with the rapidly changing life of today, some Christmas traditions never change, and Balboa Island has a lot of them. Our Christmas Tree is schedule to arrive on Friday, November 27 at the Marine Avenue Fire Station. Christmas trees have been a part of Balboa Christmas for generations. Today shared community Christmas trees are a common sight in many public buildings, shops, streets and churches on Balboa Island.

Christmas Tree Traditions2009-11-25T17:27:48-08:00