Inland water agencies may say they want to work with government regulators on a Santa Ana River habitat for a tiny fish known as the Santa Ana Sucker, but as long as the H2O providers press their lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, four conservation groups will press back. The Si ... More >>
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) today lodged an "urgent" complaint with the California Department of Fish and Game in a bid to stop kangaroo boxing in Costa Mesa this weekend, the animal rights group announced.Nancy Foley, Fish and Game's Law Enforcement Division chief, is aske ... More >>
Kathrine Shimaji, the whistleblower who caught Foothill Ranch Wal-Mart employees illegally dumping hazardous waste, wants to know why the Orange County district attorney's office didn't prosecute the higher-ups
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Bad news, tomalley lovers. Less than a month after the opening of the spiny lobster season, the California Department of Fish and Game issued a warning to eat only the tails of local spiny lobsters and rock crabs. A form of algae bloom causes a tox ... More >>
Flickr user tristrambrelstaffJon Apothaker thought that selling T-shirts screen-printed with slogans like "Save the Sea Bass" would get him off the hook for allegedly catching, reeling in, posing with and eventually killing a protected and endangered giant black sea bass. The Orange County D ... More >>
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On January 3, 2010, Jon Apothaker caught an ugly-as-sin slimeball of a fish while casting his line off the Balboa Pier. The fish was a giant sea bass, a critically endangered species more likely to be found in an aquar ... More >>
Another dirty deputy nabbedAn on-duty Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy who fabricated a wild story to protect an off-duty deputy allegedly caught illegally poaching undersized lobsters was convicted today of obstructing a fish and game warden, according to prosecutors.Deputy Phillip Glen ... More >>
Cut off from the powerful, cleansing waves of the Pacific ocean by a massive concrete breakwater, the gentle swells that lap the Long Beach coastline are so dirty that they were recently ranked the most polluted beach water in California by the Santa Monica-based environmental group Heal The Bay. A ... More >>
On the morning of June 30, Long Beach Peninsula residents awoke to a scene of carnage.
Hundreds of dead, bloated bodies littered the shores of the upscale area, their gaseous, stinky bodies covering the landscape.
It smelled like, and was, a smelt massacre.
On what will forever be known on th ... More >>
Yesterday, the board members of the Foothills/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency voted 12-3 to approve the $875 million Foothills South (241) extension, which will cut through both San Onofre State Beach and the Donna O'Neill Land Conservancy. But that ominous rumbling you hear in the distance i ... More >>