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  • Most Influential 2014: Ben Carlson
    Age: 32Job: Newport Beach lifeguardBio: A surfer and 15-year lifeguard, Carlson died July 6 while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer south of the Newport Beach Pier during a big swell. His death is the first in the nearly 100-year history of...
  • Boats for $20? At 'Storage Wars' by the sea, anything's possible
    Johnny Cizek pulls up to the docks in an inflatable gray dinghy, just minutes before the action starts.Buzzing nearby on wooden walkways are about 50 people looking to pick up a deal, bargain-hunters who have shown up on a recent chilly morning to...
  • Surfboard maker gets creative with moving Santa
    SAN CLEMENTE – Bill Stewart wanted something that would make his shop stand out.The holidays are a tough time for smaller shops, with people heading to the malls and outlet centers to hunt for gifts. So the surfboard maker wanted a way to remind...
  • More than 1,000 pounds of trash wash up on Orange County beaches after winter storm
    A recent beach clean up effort in central Orange County yielded the usual expected items: cigarette butts, Styrofoam and plastic. But it also led to some shocking finds: A television, lots of shoes, a laundry hamper, a tire and five sharp syringes. ...
  • Which O.C. surf spots deserve to be part of National Surfing Reserves?
    Research is being conducted to determine whether surf sites in California - among them, three Orange County surf breaks - deserve to be on the list of National Surfing Reserves. The process isn't easy and can take up to 10 years, and though it can...

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  • Santa Ana considers water and sewer rate hikes...
    Santa Ana residents are scheduled this week to begin receiving notices of potential water and sewer rate fee hikes that would help fund the city’s aging infrastructure. They city owns and operates a water system and a sewer collection that...
  • From projects to ivory tower...
    FULLERTON – Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García often tells students her story of growing up in the Brooklyn projects. She was 12 when her father passed away, leaving her mother alone to raise seven children. The Puerto Rican family often...
  • Disneyland's private Club 33 tightens privileges...
    ANAHEIM – Membership changes are coming to Disneyland’s exclusive Club 33. Platinum members – who pay a $25,000 initiation fee and $11,000-plus in annual dues for the restaurant in New Orleans Square and other benefits – have been informed...
  • O.C. economy is 'steady, balanced,' says Irvine Co.'s Donald Bren...
    Donald Bren seems cool with a less-than-overheated Orange County economy. Watching rapid development of his Orange County properties, it’s obvious that the Newport Beach billionaire – the nation’s wealthiest real estate developer – is bullish...
  • California's pot activists prepare for 2016 initiative...
    California voters shied away from becoming the first in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana in 2010, but four states have since approved such a law and the eureka state appears primed to join the party in 2016. Polls show public support...

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Dunk Tank, Elm Street Band to Wrap Concert in the Park Series

Community members are invited to hear the sounds of the Elm Street Band and help raise money by sending city officials into a…

Don ‘Waldo’ Autry was skateboarding pioneer

Don ‘Waldo’ Autry was skateboarding pioneer

You might never know that the easygoing man who lived quietly, albeit on the fringe in his van in a Seal Beach alley.…

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It’s an old saying about restaurants: You can get away with bad food if have you have a great location.The Hangout in Seal Beach has a great ocean…

The latest restaurants open or coming soon in Orange County: Pei Wei is moving into the space where Cedar Creek Inn used to operate in Laguna Niguel on La…

Christy’s on Broadway is the newest edition of a classic. There are some restaurants and other entities that define or maybe are defined by their location and become…

Beachwood BBQ is different from other barbecue joints in Orange County in one big way: It’s not just a barbecue joint.The Seal Beach restaurant has 23 craft beers…

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Dunk Tank, Elm Street Band to Wrap Concert in the Park Series

Dunk Tank, Elm Street Band to Wrap Concert in the Park Series

Community members are invited to hear the sounds of the Elm Street Band and help raise money by sending city officials into a dunk tank.…

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Dunk Tank, Elm Street Band to Wrap Concert in the Park Series

Community members are invited to hear the sounds of the Elm Street Band and help raise money by sending city officials into a dunk tank.  Sourced from: Los Alamitos-Seal…

Don ‘Waldo’ Autry was skateboarding pioneer

You might never know that the easygoing man who lived quietly, albeit on the fringe in his van in a Seal Beach alley. was famous for being a…

Seal Beach Plans to Curtail Anglers’ Pier Pressure

A plan to limit fishing on the Seal Beach Pier hit some rough water Monday after city staff determined an agreement with the state forbids the city to…

Forbes Names Seal Beach 4th Friendliest Town in U.S.

Hey neighbor!  You live in the 4th Friendliest Town in America, according to the latest Forbes’ ranking. The magazine recently released its list of top 15 pleasant places. While…

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Kids Eat Free at Woody’s Diner

Kids Eat Free at Woody’s Diner

Every Wednesday night from 4pm to closing, kids eat free at Woody’s Diner.  Breakfast is served until 11 am Monday through Friday.  Tuesday Nights come…

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The Pacific Inn-600 Marina Drive, Seal Beach CA 90740

The Pacific Inn-600 Marina Drive, Seal Beach CA 90740

The Pacific Inn Hotel is located just a few blocks from the water in beautiful Seal…

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