Hunting and Fishing

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Blackstar Canyon Brings Horrors of Black Star Canyon to Big Screen and Printed Pages

    Black Star Canyon is getting ready for its Hollywood closeup. The spooky spot known for mysterious pentagrams, dumped bodies and all sorts of things that go bump in the black night seems made for a horror flick, which is what OC-based independent filmmaker Greg Beville figured for his project Black ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 3, 2013

    The Foreigner

    Long Beach Playhouse

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Screwdriver at Fish Camp, Our Drink of the Week

    Did you know that Fish Camp, that excellent fast-casual spin-off of King's Fish House, served breakfast once? It did! We even wrote about it when it started doing it about two years ago. On offer first thing in the morning were not just the typical breakfast fare of pancakes, bacon and eggs, but ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    [VIDEO:] Sea Lion Tangled in Fishing Line Rescued From Oil Platform Off Surf City

    A call from a contractor on an oil platform off Huntington Beach led a rescue team from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach to free a sea lion entangled in fishing line.Video of Saturday's rescue by Orange County's only licensed marine mammal facility follows on the next page.

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2012

    Major Lazer

    The Observatory

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Dolphin Trapped at Bolsa Chica and Whale Entangled in Fishing Line Believed Out to Sea

    Two marine mammals whose plights led to much nail biting by human mammals on shore have apparently returned to the open sea, hopefully unscathed.The bottlenose dolphin that had been swimming in circles in shallow water within the Bolsa Chica wetlands is believed to have left some time this weekend. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    [UPDATED with New Spotting:] Gray Whale Entangled in Fishing Net

    UPDATE, APRIL 24, 3:09 P.M.: The good news about the 40-foot gray whale who'd been entangled in a fishing net off Laguna Beach and San Onofre last week is it's headed in the right direction.The nonprofit Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach reports that the whale was spotted today off Gorda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Carlos Alberto Leon, Methed-Up, Fishing Pole- Wielding, Alleged Cop Slasher, Could Get Life

    A man Tustin Police described after his arrest Thursday as methed-up, wielding a fishing pole and slashing the neck and face of an officer with the cop's own knife was scheduled to be arraigned today on a laundry list of felony charges.Carlos Alberto Leon, 28, of Tustin, could win life in state pris ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 20, 2011

    Hook, Line and Asshole

    [Hey, You] Karma catches up with koi poachers

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Fish Camp in Huntington Beach Now Serving Breakfast

    ​Brekkie is my favorite meal of the day. Pork products, eggs and potatoes are the best reasons to get up in the morning. Fish? Sure! I drove up PCH in Huntington Beach last week for a low-key seafood meal. We dined at Fish Camp, which has a chill, fast-casual concept seen at places such as Pei ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010
  • Food

    August 12, 2010


    Huntington Beach's Fish Camp would be beloved by Melville's star

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Freeze, Punk! It's OC's Crime-y State Beaches

    Crime scene​Four of the six most crime-infested state parks are in Orange County, and each is a state beach. Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area near Pismo Beach logged by far the highest number of crime calls in 2009 with nearly 6,000. Lake Perris State Recreation Area near Riverside ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Be Vewy Vewy Quiet, Mission Viejo is Hunting Wabbits

    ​Elmer Fudd has nothing on the Mission Viejo City Council, which has approved a Palmia Homeowners Association request to allow residents to shoot rabbits with pellet guns. Bunnies are chewing grass and raiding gardens and must die, claims the association representing a small adult community in th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Rules 6, 7, 8 and 9 For After You've Murdered Someone

    Marquez​Do not steal your murder victim's truck, run out of gas on a major highway and then fall asleep inside the vehicle while you're covered in blood.

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    With Giant Squid Still Out There, Marinara Sales Must Be Through the Roof

    ​Remember that post a couple weeks ago about shiploads of giant squids plying our local waters? And how this had revived the sportsfishing business during what's usually its offseason? And how much I crave giant calamari with a side of marinara right now? Well, they're still out there. The squid, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Ginormous Squid: It's What's for Dinner

    Let's see, there's calamari, calamari salad, calamari tacos, squid sushi, squid burgers . . . Indeed, locals should demand anyone serving the mollusks to lower their prices considering the number of giant squid being pulled out of our waters. It's the law of supply and demand, baby. Call it squid pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    OC's Fastest Shooters Blast Away at World Championships

    Speed shooter Daniel Horner's aim is true.​Burglars, peeping toms and other intruders would be advised to stay away from the Anaheim home of Joey Goodness, the Brea home of Bryan Brockway, the Irvine home of Steve Berry and the Seal Beach home of Glenn Seki. The four are competing through Sunday a ... More >>

  • News

    June 21, 2007


    On deck with weekend warriors angling for the mighty Humboldt squid

  • Features

    October 19, 2006

    Bob Becker

    The Pacific Symphony first violist shares some of his favorite things

  • News

    September 11, 2003

    Cold Case at the Marine base

    An El Toro officers 1991 death could re-open controversy over military drug trafficking