Deciding it wants to await a state Air Quality Management District decision on Newport Beach's fire rings, the California Coastal Commission on Wednesday postponed its own ruling on the controversial pits.Meeting at a San Diego resort--commission meeting sites rotate up and down the Golden State's v ... More >>
Who knew the California Coastal Commission was lord of the rings?Fire rings, that is.Specifically, the 60 fire pits the City of Newport Beach wants removed from the Balboa Pier area and Corona del
Mar State beaches because they are proving to be a liability in these sue-happy times.
Mary Bell/OC WeeklySo what'd you miss? This weekend we helped celebrate Gay Days Anaheim, both at their Friday night kick-off "Wonderland" and also at Disneyland Resort. We also checked out the Newport Beach Sandcastle Contest, Seal Beach Japanese Kite Festival... and the cutest of all, the Inter ... More >>
If you're at Corona del Mar State Beach, don't be surprised if you hear that ominous seaside refrain.You know:Duh-dunt ... duh-dunt ... duh-dunt, dunt-dunt, duh-dunt, dunt-dunt, duh-dunt, dunt-dunt ...However, it may not be a killer shark in the water you have to worry about. Oh no, dear friends, ... More >>
What is it with the recent trend of disgraced politicians insisting their 15 minutes ain't up? The national case is ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich; the local example is former Los Alamitos Mayor Dean Grose, the fool who forwarded along the cartoon to your left with the caption "No Easter egg h ... More >>
In our recent obsession over Purpose-Driven Rick and Mariners Church's gay-employee-firing controversy, we at the Weekly have been derelict in reporting on the other people that make Orange County Christianity so damn fascinating--and, by other people, I mean Calvary Chapel founder and pastor Chuck ... More >>
Tinker Bell Plot: Reporter Dave McKibben visits the turf war in Anaheim and discovers “The Disney-supported initiative, which supporters say has gathered enough signatures for the ballot, seeks to bar new housing in the resort district unless voters approve it. [But the] measure wouldn't require ... More >>