Stars Come into Alignment for Cosmic Creek

Following a two-year pause brought on by the pandemic, the Vissla Cosmic Creek Surf Festival is once again touching down on the sands of Salt Creek on June 4-5, Jake Howard reports in this week’s surf column. The Cosmic Creek is part surf contest, part retro surfboard celebration, part music festival, and solely unique to Salt Creek.

Grom of the Week: Siyanda Hewitt

This week’s featured grom is 15-year-old Siyanda Hewitt of Durban, South Africa. Siyanda is visiting San Clemente over the next week with his father, Tom, who runs Surfers Not Street Children, an organization that endeavors to use surfing as a means to get down-and-out kids off the streets.