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Crystal Cove State Park

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Orange County Beaches Still Relatively Clean Despite NRDC's Tougher Testing Standards

    As we recently reported, Orange County did well in Heal the Bay's beach water quality report, as most of our beaches usually do, although they were helped by a lack of rainfall and the resulting lack of polluted runoff from storm drains and other sources. Now comes the Natural Resources Defense Coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Border Patrol Plucks 24 Off Panga in Laguna

    Panga, not to be confused with the Hasbro game Jenga, is a boat used to ferry undocumented immigrants from south of the border into the U.S. illegally. But the crafts are being used in a game of sorts, a cat-and-mouse game with local authorities.The cat won the latest round.Twenty men and four women ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Mysteries of Laguna: The Pirate Tower of Victoria Beach

    This week's mystery found our intrepid reporter ankle deep in the pristine sands of Victoria Beach. One of Orange County's more secluded public areas, the tiny beach is guarded on both ends by rocky cliffs and is accessible by a narrow concrete stairway down a steep slope. Above the beach, verdant h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    In Huntington Beach, Officials Find 2,600 Pounds Of Pot On One Smuggling Boat And 18 Life Vests On Another

    ​It's fair to say there are probably quite a few pissed-off potheads in Huntington Beach.Why? Well, because a ton -- 2,600 pounds, to be exact -- of fresh Mexican weed will never make into their pipes.On Nov. 12, law enforcement officials found a boat filled with about $1 million worth of weed alo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    [UPDATED With Criminal Charges, Another Incident:] Boat Carrying Mexican Nationals Capsizes Near Crystal Cove State Park

    ​UPDATE, JULY 15, 4:17: Four of the fourteen Mexican nationals who were onboard the panga boat that capsized near Newport Tuesday have been charged as criminals -- three for "conspiring to bring illegal aliens to the United States" and the other for illegal entry. The three alleged consp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    ¡Aparato! Singer Says She Was Profiled by Border Patrol

    ​ Anaheimer and front woman for the jarocho-rock band ¡Aparato!, Nancy Mendez (a.k.a. Cat) assumes the voice of the undocumented whenever she sings, "I'm not a criminal; I'm not who you say I am" on her pro-immigrant anthem "Kriminal." In the early-morning hours of Jan. 10, however, she had to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Gov. Brown's Proposed Budget Cuts Will Affect State Parks, Including Those in OC

    Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyIt's technically San Diego County, but OC treats San Onofre like its own​Jerry Brown hasn't held the governor title for long, but he's already worthy of our unsupportive scowl. Reasoning? Part of his current suggestions for budget cuts milk state parks for $11 million thro ... More >>

  • News

    November 11, 2010

    The Real Squatters of OC

    Can you really just show up at a multimillion-dollar Newport Coast home and move in without buying it or paying rent? Apparently, yes

  • Food

    October 14, 2010

    Valkyrie of Transcontinental Sausage

    [Best of OC 2010] Ehrline Karnaga's 10 OC Survival Tips

  • Culture

    June 10, 2010

    Hitting the Dusty Trail

    [Summer Guide] Get your stomp on over hill, dale and canyon with these highly recommended hikes

  • Culture

    June 10, 2010

    Play Time!

    [Summer Guide] From archery to volleyball, your alphabetical primer on getting off your butt this summer

  • Music

    October 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Wax On, Wax Off: Remembering the Big Swell

    ​Friday, 24 July 2009, Crystal Cove State ParkLow clouds hang like a blanket. It's stormy and choppy out, but warm. The wind smells rainy and salty, thick and equatorial. It carries the memories of other swells from when you were young. It reminds you that you're standing at the very edge of weste ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    To Do This Weekend 6/26 - 6/28

    Flock of Seagulls / Dramarama / When in Rome / Gene Loves Jezebel, Friday, 8 p.m.With a line up like this, how can you afford to miss it??House of Blues, 1530 S. Disneyland Dr., Anaheim, CA; 714-778-2583Morning Tidepool Exploration, Saturday, 9 a.m.Join a state park docent on a morning tidepool exp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 25, 2009

    Morning Tidepool Exploration

    Crystal Cove State Park

  • Calendar

    June 18, 2009

    Summer Solstice Beach Walk

    Crystal Cove State Park

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009

    National Trails Day

    Crystal Cove State Park

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 6/2

    Earthquakes in Southern California Lecture, 7 p.m.Remember that earthquake last week? How about that other earthquake last week? Do you remember that? Why not join Saddleback College Geology Professor, Merton Hill for an evening talk & slide presentation about "Earthquakes in Southern Californi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009

    Beach Walk

    Crystal Cove State Park

  • Calendar

    January 8, 2009

    Historic District Walk

    Crystal Cove State Park

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008

    Tidepool Walk

    Crystal Cove State Park

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008

    Nature Photo Session

    Crystal Cove State Park

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    Toll Road Sound-Byte Wars

    Governor Arnold Schwarnzenegger thinks the TCA's 241 (Foothill-South) toll road extension (which would bisect San Onofre State Beach, impact an Indian burial ground, mess with Trestles and possibly bring about Apocalypse) is about as tasty as steroids or a married woman's breast. The TCA (or Transpo ... 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

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    Aural Reports

    From Her Van to Your Mind: Reina Boone strums local, thinks global

  • Features

    October 19, 2006

    Best of OC, Nos. 11 to 25

    From OC TV shows to the Balboa Island ferry

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    Let justice roll down...

    "Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an overflowing stream." That passage from the Book of Amos (5:24) is the sort of thing lawyers working for nonprofit organizations repeat to themselves before marching off to court to fight the good fight. Of course, it may not be what the la ... More >>

  • Unknown

    April 7, 2005

    Chuck Not Amuck

    Register ignores Assemblyman DeVores payola scandal, trashes Nativo for his four years later

  • Features

    May 20, 2004

    Summer Guide

    Its very hot right now. Heres why

  • Columns

    March 18, 2004
  • News

    July 10, 2003
  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Another Roadside Distraction

    Buildout makes Date Shake Shack not so unique

  • Features

    January 3, 2002

    Diary of a mad county

    Orange County, California: 2001

  • News

    April 26, 2001
  • Columns

    February 1, 2001
  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Sage Advice

    Sage Hill School may provide its wealthy students with a lesson in real-world politics

  • Features

    June 1, 2000

    Summer-Rama!

    39 of the best things about the next 104 days

  • Features

    October 28, 1999
  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Beach Reach

    Public access jeopardized at Crystal Cove

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Perpetual Indulgence

    How taxpayers subsidize the Irvine Co.s Newport Coast development

  • Columns

    October 29, 1998
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