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Corky Carroll: Carnage in the wake of `Fleabite Sharkey'

Friday August 29th, 2014 07:35:00 PM
This is sort of the continuing saga of my friend and partner in my get away casa in Mexico, Ron Chrislip, also know as “Sharkey.” For those of you who didn’t catch earlier stories of the Sharkman let me give you a quick catch up. Sharkey is a...

Monster highs: Massive summer swells bring out surf legends, gawkers, destruction

Wednesday August 27th, 2014 02:17:00 PM By LAYLAN CONNELLY
NEWPORT BEACH - Nature put on a surf display for the ages Wednesday, and much of Southern California detoured to enjoy the stoke.It was the kind of day that prompted people to ditch work and school, or stop whatever they were doing, to line the...

Huntington choir has 'experience of a lifetime'

Wednesday August 27th, 2014 07:00:00 AM BY DEEPA BHARATH
As the 36 singers from St. Wilfrid’s Episcopal Church tiptoed up two flights of stairs to step on to the floor of the majestic St. Paul’s Cathedral, they were overwhelmed by excitement. Not just the first time. Every time. The choir from this...

Cities, surfers and lifeguards brace for big waves

Tuesday August 26th, 2014 09:37:00 PM BY LAYLAN CONNELLY AND JOANNA CLAY
A much-anticipated hurricane swell rolled in to Southern California on Tuesday afternoon, bringing big, wild waves and strong rip currents along the coastline, prompting city workers to brace for Wednesday, when waves are expected to be even bigger....

Candidate files complaint against Huntington Beach City Council members

Monday August 25th, 2014 08:56:22 PM BY DEEPA BHARATH
A City Council candidate has filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against two incumbents, Connie Boardman and Joe Shaw. Brendon Kenney, a graphic designer who is one of 11 candidates running for one of the...

Hurricane off Cabo means huge surf in O.C. starting Tuesday

Monday August 25th, 2014 08:10:00 PM BY LAYLAN CONNELLY
A hurricane swell described by experts as the biggest in a decade will create hazardous surf conditions starting today and, by Wednesday, waves as big as 25 feet could hit the Wedge in Newport Beach. The National Weather Service on Monday also issued...

Unusual sea creatures invade local beaches

Friday August 22nd, 2014 12:48:00 AM By Laylan Connelly
Alyssa Jimenez didn’t panic when her 8-year-old daughter, Micaela, came to shore, nervous, after seeing strange blue jellyfish-like creatures dotting the water in Corona del Mar. The biology professor at Cal State Fullerton used the unusual...

Coast Colleges could pay former chancellor more than $200,000

Friday August 22nd, 2014 12:47:00 AM BY KEEGAN KYLE
Coast Colleges’ recent breakup with its chancellor may cost the district more than $200,000 under the terms of an agreement approved by the Board of Trustees. The resignation agreement, obtained by the Register on Thursday, says Andrew Jones will...

Ask the Teacher: Common Core a solid list of teaching standards

Wednesday August 20th, 2014 07:00:00 AM BY CAROL VERAVANICH
Q. As far as Common Core is concerned, I ask you the following questions: Are all teachers trained and conversant in this? Are all teachers teaching this? Do all teachers want to teach this way? Note that I know a number of teachers that really...

Mickey Thompson's son takes up speed-record pursuit

Wednesday August 20th, 2014 07:00:00 AM BY DEEPA BHARATH
When Danny Thompson takes his metallic blue “rocket ship on wheels” to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah next month, he hopes to break a record across the barren white plain. It has to be dry. But not too dry. Definitely no wind. Sunny...

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