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  • Friday could be hottest day of the year in Los Angeles

     
    The first day of March could also be the hottest day of the year: Meteorologists have predicted a high of 86 degrees in Anaheim and downtown Los Angeles on Friday. “Hard to believe it’s winter still,” said Ryan Kittell, a......
  • Man About Town: Gliding along on a stand-up paddleboard

    Man About Town: Gliding along on a stand-up paddleboard
    Admittedly, I am in the 50th percentile of everything — looks, intelligence, sex appeal, strength. My core muscle group is mostly pudding. I have the muscle tone of $1.99-a-pound sirloin. When I exercise vigorously, I emit the faint aroma of fresh-...
  • Orange County piers

     Orange County piers
    San Clemente Pier Overview: This 1,296-foot wood-plank pier, built in 1928 and refurbished several times, is springy. There is a benign ambience here, which extends to the Hawaiian vibe at the Pier Shack & Grill at the end of the pier. There, a Spam...
  • San Mateo County piers

    San Mateo County piers Johnson Pier at Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay Overview: The L-shaped concrete pier is more utilitarian than recreational. Cars and trucks are permitted on it, and there is a fishery at the end, with a harbor seal or two...
  • Doris Walker-Smith dies at 78; Dana Point historian

    Doris Walker-Smith dies at 78; Dana Point historian
    Like Richard Henry Dana Jr., who described the towering coastal bluffs of Dana Point and the bay below as "the only romantic spot" on the California coast in his 1840 classic "Two Years Before the Mast," Doris Walker-Smith fell in love with the area...
  • Gray whale freed after getting tangled in fishing net off O.C. coast

     
    A California gray whale found tangled in a fishing net off the Orange County coast swam free after a lengthy rescue over the weekend. Whale-watching boats spotted the young whale stranded outside of Dana Point Harbor about 5:30 p.m. Friday......
  • Newport Beach man must remove 72-foot ship from his yard

     
    A Newport Beach man who has been restoring a 72-foot wooden ship in his yard for six years has been ordered to remove the boat or risk going to jail....
  • Rare sighting of killer whales off SoCal coastline

     
    A group of roving killer whales is being spotted up and down the coast of Southern California....
  • Man convicted of killing victim on sailboat, dumping body off Southern California coast

     
    A Virginia man was convicted Tuesday of luring a 71-year-old man onto a sailboat, killing him and dumping his body in the ocean after leaving Dana Point Harbor. Robert Vendrick, a retired software industry worker, was lured onto the 23-foot......
  • Law banning sex offenders from parks, beaches approved by O.C. supervisors

     
    Orange County supervisors Tuesday approved a law significantly restricting the movements of registered sex offenders, banning them entering some beaches, parks and harbor areas. The proposal marks a new frontier in a controversial series of laws across...
  • Sewage spill closes part of south Orange County beach

     
    A sewage spill has closed part of south Orange County's Aliso Creek Beach to swimming, surfing and diving, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. About 300 feet up the coast and 300 feet down the coast of Aliso......