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Aquarium of the Pacific

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2014

    World Ocean Day Festival

    Aquarium of the Pacific

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    County Passes Along Tsunami Survival Tips

    See the update at the end of this post on things you can do to protect against tsunami damage. ORIGINAL POST, MARCH 26, 7:09 A.M.: If you live in Huntington Beach, and especially along the coast there, you'd be wise to figure out a quick route to reach higher ground. That's the advice of Lucy Jone ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 27, 2013
  • Calendar

    May 2, 2013

    Urban Ocean Festival

    Aquarium of the Pacific

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    How Did a Live Leopard Shark Wind Up at San Juan Capistrano Golf Club? He Flew, of course

    We can thank Aussie legend Greg Norman for making his "Shark" nickname and logo common on the world's golf courses, but the working theory is it was not a pro golfer but a predatory seabird who brought a live leopard shark to San Juan Hills Golf Club Monday.A two-foot-long Triakis semifasciata was f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2012

    The Paper Nautilus

    Aquarium of the Pacific

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    No. 35: Carlsbad Aquafarm Oysters at Slapfish

    If Slapfish only served these oysters and nothing else, it would already justify the restaurant's existence. And co-owners Andrew Gruel and Jethro Naude know how special these babies are. Gruel--who was a program manager of the Aquarium of the Pacific's sustainable-seafood initiative--is an advocate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    On the Line: Arthur Gonzalez of Roe Restaurant & Fish Market, Part One

    A couple of chairs flipped right side up in the middle of a gutted dining space. That is how we roll with Chef Gonzalez in his unfinished room, also known as Phase Two in the grand scheme of things at Roe in Belmont Shore. Thanks to some dedicated parking spots, we start our session on time and with ... More >>

  • Food

    June 14, 2012

    Slapfish Truck Stops Here

    The former luxe lonchera goes brick-and-mortar but is just as great

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    On the Line: Andrew Gruel of Slapfish, Part Two

    Photo by Meranda Carter​Andrew Gruel of Slapfish doesn't want diners to have just any tuna-fish sandwich; he wants to take the notion of a traditional one and "make it the apex of tuna sandwiches." As we continue our interview in the future home of his and Jethro Naude's test kitchen, Gruel shares ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Cyclists Race JetBlue's Carmageddon Flight, Win

    Flickr user waltarrrrrThe Wolfpack Hustle on the Tour de Carmageddon. ​The biggest Carmageddon victors weren't the road workers (though they did a fantastic job completing their bridge-demolishing project about 17 hours ahead of schedule), or the Southern California drivers who emerged unscathed b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Aquarium of the Pacific Welcomes Arctic Fox Pups

    Facebook ​You know, we're not all police corruption and homicide around these parts: Two new male six-week-old Arctic fox pups now call Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific home. And, other than the fact that you can visit the pups at the Aquarium's Molina Animal Care Center soon, that's all you r ... More >>

  • Food

    June 9, 2011

    Delius Restaurant Is the Real Deal

    Getting to know the ambitious Signal Hill restaurant beyond the first crush

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Ranchan Ramen & Slapfish: Lots of Luxe Loncheras Launch Lately

    ​Two new food trucks, Ranchan Ramen and SlapFish, have launched in Orange County recently.SlapFish serves sustainable seafood (they are in cahoots with the Aquarium of the Pacific) and Ranchan serves pizza Korean tacos ramen, sliders, okonomiyaki (!) and yakitori. Both showed up at Anaheim's Noble ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    What You Missed: Chowderfest, Datarock, Mike Watt, Exene Cervenka

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​What'd you miss this weekend? We kept busy--there was the Best of the Chowderfest at the Aquarium of the Pacific, Datarock at the Glass House, Mike Watt at the Echo and Exene Cervenka at Big's (sponsored by Heard Mentality!). After the jump: more images, info and lin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2011

    Best In the West Chowderfest

    Aquarium of the Pacific

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Free Tickets to Aquarium of the Pacific This Saturday for First 100 People Who Dress 'Cheesy'

    ​The first 100 cheesy-looking people to arrive at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach this Saturday will receive free admission. What's "cheesy-looking," you may ask? Honestly, not much: just wear the brightest, most-retina-searing orange imaginable (I'm looking at you Broncos fans).

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2011

    Long Beach Mardi Gras

    Rainbow Harbor

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Best of the West Chowderfest -- March 12

    ​ It's a good thing we're on the West coast, or else we might have to tell you about the Beast of the East Chowderfeast. But instead, Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific hosts this chowder competition at their 7th Annual Sustainable Seafood Day. Besides, as Californians, we're freed of New Engla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Gettin' Made: She Blinded Me With Crafty Science

    One of my best friends is a microbiologist, and with that comes a special love for all science-themed crafts. So when I saw a link to the Scientific Culture shop on Etsy, it was love at first smarty-pants sight. Lab Ware art post cards by Scientific Culture​ After the jump, get your s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Newest Fuzzy Wuzzy at the Aquarium of the Pacific: Ollie the Orphaned Sea Otter

    Aquarium of the Pacific ​Get ready to go Elmyra in this hizzle. Ollie, a three-month old orphaned sea otter rescued off the coast of Santa Cruz, has a new home at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Don't you wanna hug her and squeeze her into itty bitty pieces? More pics and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010

    Taste of Downtown

    East Village Arts District

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    PHOTOS: Seize BP Protest at the Aquarium of the Pacific

    Christopher Victorio​So the turn-out wasn't so hot, but a protest against BP took place this afternoon in Long Beach at the Aquarium of the Pacific. It was all a part of the Seize BP Campaign's National Days of Action--similar demonstrations took place in more than 50 cities across the country. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Seize BP Has an OC Protest, Too

    ecotrust.org​Turns out there's an Orange County protest against British Petroleum Wednesday to go along with the one we wrote about here in neighboring Long Beach, at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Details after the jump.

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2010

    Long Beach Grand Prix

    Downtown Long Beach

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Tonight & Tomorrow: Taste of Downtown Long Beach

    ​It's one of those things that just is: We cover Long Beach. So there. And as such, I am obligated to tell you about the Taste of Downtown at the Waterfront, which is a sort of food festival being held for the first time by a consortium of Long Beach's Pine Avenue restaurants, happening from 6 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    A Weekend of Lines n' Numbers for Climate Action

    Spencer Kornhaber / OC Weekly​The International Day of Climate Action came and went, and global warming has been solved. What? Oh, sorry. It's still a problem. But at least some people tried to do something about it.This was true in Orange County. I stopped by the 350.org event in San Clemente on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Duh-Dunt. Duh-Dunt. Duht-Duht-Duht-Duht-Duht-Duht . . .

    The Aquarium of the Pacific in the Long Beach is the only aquarium in the contiguous United States to have a tiger shark on exhibit--and they couldn't be prouder. The 5-foot baby is being studied as tiger sharks are often feared as the second-most dangerous shark in the ocean. They're also among the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    To Do Orange County: July 4th

    Looking for a way to celebrate Independence Day?  Take a look at the options below to ensure that you're not home alone when the fireworks are going off."I'M ON A BOAT!" 4th of July Queen Mary SpectacularThe pool opens at 11am and you can lounge, drink, and dance. Walk around the ship and check ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Going to Acapulco

    Baja Splash Cultural Festival

  • Film

    July 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    The Aquarium of The Pacific's Newest Attractions

    Yesterday was a perfect day in sunny, beautiful Long Beach to go swimming with the fishes at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Well, I didn’t go swimming personally, but I could have. Swimming in the shark tank is just one of the new attractions offered by the aquarium to celebrate its tenth anniversar ... More >>

  • Features

    June 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 3/28 - 3/30

    OC MUSIC AWARDS, 3/29 8 p.m. OC's finest. The Grove 2200 E Katella Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 712-2700 THE BLACK KEYS, 3/30 7 p.m. This band fucking rocks. Be there. $20 Glass House 200 W. Second St. Pomona, CA 91766 909-629-0377 DINNER AND LANTERN-LIT TOUR WITH EGYPTOLOGIST KARA COONEY, 3/3 ... More >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    On the Range

    Ridin’, ropin’, rasslin’ & other games of skill & contests of  strength, blazing trails, seeing sights &, of course, Anteaters

  • News

    August 2, 2007
  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Brutal Honesty

    Sea Squirt Winter Camp at Aquarium of the Pacific

  • Film

    October 26, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie(s) of the Week: A Bucket of Blood and Bride of Frankenstein

  • Film

    October 19, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

  • Film

    August 17, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Playtime

  • Film

    August 10, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Repo Man

  • Food

    July 20, 2006

    You Never Know What You're Going to Get

    Forrest Gump sucked, but damn it if the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant aint good

  • Film

    February 23, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Palindromes

  • Film

    February 16, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie Event of the Week: Pacific Jewish Film Festival

  • Culture

    July 7, 2005

    Free Willy

    Long Beach Shakespeare in the Park

  • Culture

    June 9, 2005

    Big Willie Style

    A summer Shakespeare smackdown

  • Food

    November 18, 2004

    Tastes Like Downtown LBC

    Taste of Long Beach squirms under self-imposed limitations

  • Columns

    July 29, 2004
  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Long Beach

    Much more than tourist traps

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