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Beach or Bust!

| December 16, 2014 | Parties

A wave of generosity from 400 coast-loving locals brought in $300,000 for an O.C. landmark at Crystal Cove Alliance’s 12th annual gala. The money will help fund the preservation of the Crystal Cove State Park—and the crowd partied on a bluff overlooking the very shore they treasure during the fete. An alfresco reception offered plenty of opportunities to take in the scenery while chatting about the organization’s impact. The Resort at Pelican Hill’s Jean-Pierre Dubray, meanwhile, served up a three-course stunner of a meal, and an opportunity drawing for a three-night stay at the cove’s South Beach Suite was coveted by all. And the soiree wouldn’t have been complete without some surfer-cool tunes, so The Beach Toys delivered those iconic sounds—and sent guests home with a good vibration or two. –Photos by J. Christopher Launi Photography


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