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  • Rare pilot whales spotted off Dana Point
    Leslie Kretschmar was amazed to see a pod of pilot whales, rare in Orange County waters, swim up to the Ocean Institute’s boat. She was leading a group of 30 elementary-school students from San Clemente on a Friday morning educational trip when the...
  • The fairy shrimp and the people working to save them
    Surfers packed the parking lot on a recent evening at the popular beach sites Old Man’s, Four Doors, The Point and Dog Patch. As they drove toward San Onofre State Beach, they passed orange fencing, shielding dried-out vernal pools that serve as...
  • Balboa Marina West project takes a step forward
    NEWPORT BEACH – The plan to build a new public dock and a waterfront restaurant at the city’s former floating nautical museum got another approving nod from the Planning Commision recently. But the city must still review the final plans for the...
  • After near-tragic neck injury, swimmer and his rescuer join to warn others
    SANTA ANA – Two summers ago, Andrew Meredith heard a popping sound during what had been a routine day of bodysurfing with friends near Tower 7 in Huntington Beach. Clutching his neck as he emerged painfully from the waves, he headed for the nearest...
  • Huntington Beach's Surfboards on Parade event raises $100,000 for charities
    More than $100,000 was raised at a gala Saturday night that brought surf and art enthusiasts together, with funds from the event going to various charities. Surfboards on Parade came to a close at the Waterfront Hilton in Huntington Beach, where...

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  • Girls testify of sexual abuse at O.C. author's trial...
    SANTA ANA – Having recently arrived in an unfamiliar country, the girl at the center of a molestation trial involving a children’s book author said at first she thought the man’s alleged behavior was typical of her new culture. The girl – who...
  • Lake Forest council candidate had three DUI convictions last year...
    LAKE FOREST – A small-business owner who is running for City Council was convicted last year of misdemeanor drunken driving after getting into a crash en route to Lake Forest’s Autumn Harvest Festival with her daughter in the car. Liz Miller, 48,...
  • Overturned crane, fuel spill snarls traffic in South County...
    An overturned crane halted traffic on the north- and southbound I-5 at Avenida Pico in San Clemente on Thursday afternoon and into rush hour, the California Highway Patrol said. At about 5 p.m., the CHP stated that the northbound 5 would be closed...
  • A haunted Egypt rises in Sunset Beach...
    SUNSET BEACH – Tony Nobles will bring mummies, pharaohs and a live camel to re-create a haunted ancient Egypt at a community center tonight. Nobles, a philanthropist and inventor, is hosting a haunted house at the Nobles Family Community Building,...
  • Prop. 187 lives on today in a surprising way...
    There’s a ghost haunting next week’s elections in California. It’s been there 20 years. Proposition 187 – a measure Californians overwhelmingly voted into law on Nov. 8, 1994 – was never enacted. The law would have denied public services,...

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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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