What are you doing Monday night? 320 Main in Seal Beach is celebrating its fifth anniversary of being rescued from a dank shot-and-beer hole in the wall, and owners Jason and Rebecca Schiffer are celebrating with $5 appetizers and $5 cocktails. Matt "Rumdood" Robold and I are riding our bicycles f ... More >>
See Update No. 5 at the bottom of Page 2 on a courthouse sting involving people with licenses suspended due to DUI. Update No. 4 revised DUI arrest results during the end-of-summer crackdown. Update No. 3 is on a DUI task force sweep. Update No. 2 has opening weekend DUI arrest totals. Update No. 1 ... More >>
The county is mum over a Seal Beach animal rescue nonprofit's $2.5 million lawsuit that alleges OC Animal Care euthanizes healthy cats and dogs too quickly.
Paul Caouette, whose father was the last victim in the worst mass slayings in Orange County history, has involved himself in the campaign to build a memorial to the eight who lost their lives in Seal Beach that fateful October 2011 day. But when it comes to being the driving force behind raising fun ... More >>
OC doesn't have its own Thai Town, but this doesn't mean that we don't have great Thai restaurants. It only means that the ones we have are scattered throughout our fair county--the proverbial Easter eggs waiting to be found. Some of the greatest--Coconut Rabbit in Los Alamitos, Sutha Thai in Tustin ... More >>
[Trendzilla] Sisters Donne and Ginny Geer of Seal Beach take on the world with their nail salon
The Irvine Police Department just announced a DUI checkpoint Saturday night at Jamboree Road and Birch Street.This is the first of eight such ops the department has scheduled in coming months.
Peter Berg's $200 million alien action movie Battleship, which has already earned back $215 million internationally, opens nationwide today.But you can see a real battleship off Seal Beach.Without the aliens. Presumably.Oh, and that's three miles off Seal Beach.
There's a been a flurry of new restaurant activity in Surf City lately. I've noticed three to be exact. Here's a quick rundown:Pizza Lounge takes the place of a departed Beach Pit BBQ at 301 Main Street (Suite 107) and is the sister of the Pizza Lounge in Laguna Beach. Along with the usual sus ... More >>
Much attention has been focused on why the gunman killed eight people and wounded another in the worst mass shooting in Orange County history. Much less attention has been focused on the victims who were left behind. These are the hair stylists, other staffers and clients inside Salon Meritage in ... More >>
UPDATE, SEPT. 6, 2:59 P.M.: Long Beach Fire Department Capt. John Hines pleaded guilty today to severely injuring a cyclist in a mid-day hit-and-run crash while driving with a blood alcohol level of .24 percent, three times the legal limit. The 38-year-old Huntington Beach resident accepted a co ... More >>
Henry DenanderPoetry readings are boring. And I'm not just saying that as a guy whose sole exposure to the genre was a force-feeding of Maya Angelou in community college. Nope, I actually read -- and try to write -- the stuff and even I think most of these gatherings are really great if you aresu ... More >>
Authorities are seeking possible victims of a masseur who worked throughout Orange County and is facing charges of sexually assaulting three women while working at Massage Envy in Seal Beach. Jason Michael Elliott, 28, of Seal Beach, could get eight years and eight months in state prison if conv ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 3, 9:36 A.M.: Long Beach Fire Department Capt. John Hines turned himself in to an Orange County court this morning on a $250,000 arrest warrant and was to be arraigned immediately on felony drunken driving and hit-and-run charges that could keep him in state prison for nearly seven ye ... More >>
Cameron Diaz eats at this Seal Beach stalwart, and so should you!
Flickr user Phillie CasablancaThe big story in the OC food world was the $5 million class-action lawsuit against Taco Bell alleging the chain sells fake beef, but other, better things happened this week. After the jump!
Tobin SharpThis week's adventure found me at the popular Seal Beach watering hole, 320 Main, a place where the mixologists take the creation of cocktails very seriously.
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Photo by Todd Barnes Today we continue our Q&A with Gabe Gordon, chef and owner of Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach. Stay tuned for a recipe from our chef tomorrow. If you missed the first part, click here. What show would you pitch to the Food Network? I don't really watch the Food Network, so ... More >>
If you're looking for something to do this weekend, make sure to check out the Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. While you're hanging out at the festival taking place near the pier, be sure not to miss Seal Beach artisan Seth Wegter's h ... More >>
Photo by Meg StrouseFor our final installment of On The Line with Chef Joshua Miller of Seal Beach's 320 Main, the man shares a recipe. Missed the first or second part of our interview? Click here and here. Otherwise, read on.
Photo by Meg StrousePeople come to 320 Main in Seal Beach to sip the stiff drinks owner Jason Schiffer mixes and chomp the steaks that Chef Joshua Miller sears. We wish we could do a profile on both; but for this feature, Chef Miller gets the stage as he answers our silly questionnaire. Stay tu ... More >>
David Falconer/National ArchivesAfter three decades of trying to end contamination from a gasoline station leak in Seal Beach, the City Council has voted to direct BP/ARCO to dig out the tainted soil.The company was asked 25 years ago to do something about the contamination at PCH and Fifth Stree ... More >>
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Film: Reservoir Dogs, 6 p.m.Quintin Tarrentino's classic tale of a bank robbery gone bad. It's bloody, violent, loud, full of cursing and the soundtrack is fabulous. Bay Theater - Seal Beach, 340 Main St., Seal Beach, CA; 562-431-9988The Underground Lounge, 10 p.m.As our fabulous Clubs Editor, Vick ... More >>
Film Screening: 10, 8 p.m.Dudley Moore, Julie Andrews and Bo Derek star in the 1979 film that made braids and bathing suits go together so well. George, a middle-aged screenwriter, kinda stalks a blonde beauty while on his honeymoon, only to learn that his infatuation isn't exactly what he dreamt of ... More >>
At the Irvine Spectrum, according to this post here on the OC Metblogs. Personally, I've become re-acquainted with the chain's terrific burgers, ever since I moved to Seal Beach and can easily walk to the one at the end of the Seal Beach Pier.....
Film screening of A Hard Day's Night, 6 p.m.Beatles mania all over again.Bay Theater - Seal Beach, 340 Main St., Seal Beach, CA 562-431-9988Annual Xmas Party and Customer Appreciation Night, 9:30 p.m.Christmas time is here. Drinks and laughs and cheer.The Gypsy Lounge, 23600 Rockfield Blvd., Ste. 3 ... More >>
Carnival of Animals, 6:30 p.m.Robert Kapilow, composer and conductor leads a chamber orchestra. Not balloon animals.Cerritos Center, 12700 Center Court Dr. Cerritos, CA800-300-4345 Orange County Mormon Choir Christmas Concert, 7 p.m.The crowd may be slim due to Prop 8 boycotts, but at leas ... More >>
Jack's Bad Monkey, Friday 9:30 p.m. Bring bananas. Harp Inn 130 E. 17th St. Costa Mesa CA 92627 949-646-8855 Whos Bad—the world's #1 Michael Jackson tribute band, Friday 8:00 p.m. The one-gloved wonders. House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim CA 92802 714-778-2583 Senior Patriots ... More >>
JOHN SOLONE’S TRIBUTE TO SINATRA, 6:30 p.m. Luck be a lady. Piccolino Ristorante Pizzeria 28731 Los Alisos Blvd., Ste. 3 Mission Viejo CA 92692 (949) 380-7261 SCREENING: ANNIE HALL, 8 p.m. The odd couple: Diane Keaton and Woody Allen Bay Theater - Seal Beach 340 Main Street (340 Main Street) Seal ... More >>
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