Long Beach Playhouse
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
[Hey, You] Karma catches up with koi poachers
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 >>
Huntington Beach's Fish Camp would be beloved by Melville's star
Crime sceneFour 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 >>
Dana Point Harbor
MarquezDo 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.
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 >>
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 >>
On deck with weekend warriors angling for the mighty Humboldt squid
The Pacific Symphony first violist shares some of his favorite things