• Calendar

    July 18, 2013

    US Open: Modest Mouse

    PCH and Main St.

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    3 Orange County Beaches are Cleanest of the Clean in U.S. (and 2 are Dirtiest of the Dirty)

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) issued a report identifying three California beaches with "Superstar" ratings, meaning they are among the cleanest of the clean nationwide.All three are in Orange County.The NRDC also listed three California beaches that may have you slipping into a hazma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Happy International Surfing Day Again! Appeals Court Affirms Public Access to Strands Beach

    Since they put houses up and down from the Dana Point Headlands, the city, developers and owners of those "exclusive" pads have done all they can to keep the unwashed public (i.e., you and me) off public Strands beach. Hours have been restricted, access gates have been locked and tales of vandalism, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Resolution Honoring Beaches, Beach Access and Fire Rings Sparks Unanimous Capital Consent

    A joint resolution to honor California beaches and protect access to them as well as their fire rings was adopted today by the California Legislature with unanimous consent.Assembly Concurrent Resolution 52 by Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) does not go to the governor for a signature ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2012


    Constellation Room

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    The Hoff Hassel-Hearts Surf City Beaches

    Beach season unofficially begins Memorial Day weekend, and when it comes to the best beach on this blue planet, Huntington Beach has been Hasselhoffed.See what former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has to say about Surf City after the jump . . .

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2011

    Pawnshop Kings

    Commonwealth Lounge & Grill

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Long Beach Cinematheque Invites You to Movies on the Beach

    ​What's better than going to the movies in the summertime? Going to the movies at the BEACH in the summertime! Non-profit Long Beach Cinematheque has announced its series of summer movies, which will play Monday through Thursday in Long Beach. The Monday night shows are dubbed Mondo Mondays, thro ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010

    San Clemente Seafest

    San Clemente Pier

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2010

    Paws for a Cause

    Mile Square Park

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Visit A Bar, Catch A Lobster... Maybe

    Courtesy of CA Lobster Zone​"Have you ever played the lobster game?" "The lobster game?" "Yeah, the kind with the claw." "Is this some kind of sick pick-up line? If it is, you need more help than I can give you."

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    The AIG Effect Be Damned! St. Regis Monarch Beach Has New Owner

    ​The infamous Dana Point resort where American International Group (AIG) sponsored a luxury retreat just days after accepting a federal bailout reportedly has a new owner.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Bummer Summer for San Onofre's Nude Sunbathers

    Photo by Tim MelidoNaturist attorney Allen Baylis loses latest round in court but vows to press on. As last summer was winding down, the Naturist Action Committee scored a legal victory in their fight to retain the right for nude sunbathers to go au natural on San Onofre State Beach's traditionally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    We've Got a Price on Villa Rockledge

    Turns out we were waaaay off in our guestimate as to the asking price for Villa Rockledge in Laguna Beach. Like, $26,250,000 waaaay off. Here's the price according to Unique Homes: The World of Luxury Real Estate:$26,500,000Laguna Beach, CARockledge By The Sea. Boasing 190 feet of oceanfront with se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Villa Rockledge: Historic Treasure or Overhyped Dump--You Decide! [UPDATED WITH ASKING PRICE]

    Villa Rockledge, a six villa compound with a main house and private beach in Laguna Beach, is up for sale. The asking price is undisclosed $26,500,000 (see here), but it's been renting for $15,000 a week. That must mean they want at least $200,000 for it--even in this depressed market! Described as ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009


    El Moro Canyon

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2008

    How did Loretta Sanchez spend her Sunday?

    While the rest of Orange County hit the beach today or watched the San Diego Chargers upset the Colts (Yes!), Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez showed one reason why she keeps winning elections and annoying the local Republican Party. A clipboard-toting Sanchez--and three accompanying aides--registered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2007

    OC Beaches 92.3% Fresh

    Heal the Bay's annual summer report card for California beaches is in and 96 of the 104 monitored spots throughout the county earned "A's". The non-profit environmental group surveyed data from local health agencies from Memorial Day through Labor Day and averaged the results to come up with a grade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2007


    A man using crutches but holding a gun still failed at carjacking. A motorist threw hot coffee on a bicyclist. Before he lost his wig and shoes, a man tried to steal a Nintendo game from a Laguna Beach hotel room. A man sitting in a restaurant issued death threats. A burglar stole only syringes from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2006

    Dana Point: Not As Disgusting As It Used To Be

    Santa Monica's Heal the Bay has issued its 16th annual Beach Report Card, documenting the water quality at Southern California's beaches-- though "quality" may not be exactly the right word, since the report card lists SoCal's top ten beaches in terms of water pollution. This year, Los Angeles Count ... More >>