Lompoc is one of the Central Coast’s most delightful cities.Many of the locals know it as a place to go wine tasting and sky diving, but you may not know that it’s one of the best places to watch a sunset and hike trails along the coast.— Donna Polizzi is a regional travel expert and founder of Keys 2 the Coast, a free Central Coast travel resource providing honest recommendations on the best places that locals want to go.She can be contacted at Our professional journalists work tirelessly to report on local news so you can be more informed and engaged in your community.This special little diner opened in 1978, when Kathleen and Don Eittreim first started making burgers at the store for visitors.The couple probably never would have guessed that a version of their burger sauce eventually would be used on one of the world’s most famous fast-food chain burgers.
Each Kairos retreat weekend has opportunities for outside support, such as baking cookies, writing letters of support, or preparing meals.
Ray Kroc, the then-owner of Mc Donald’s, would frequent Jalama Beach Store & Grill and declared the Jalama Burger one of the best burgers he had ever eaten!
When he introduced himself to Kathleen Eittreim and asked about the recipe, with disbelief she responded, “Yeah, and I’m Zsa Zsa Gabor! Explore Jalama Beach and you will discover majestic cypress trees lining the coast, tide pools and long stretches of clean, white sand.
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This inter-denominational team of volunteers - both clergy and laypersons - works in cooperation with the Chaplain who carefully selects up to 42 inmate leaders to attend. Kairos volunteers come from all walks and strata of life.