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Sunset Beach

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Sun Sets on Newport Beach Having the Most Expensive Zip Code

    It should surprise no one that four of the five most expensive zip codes in Orange County are in Newport Beach, but the fact none in Newps took the top spot may cause some to pause.The location of the most expensive zip code, based on median sales prices, is after the jump . . .

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Fire Blazes Through Sunset Beach Homes

    KTLA​A rapidly moving fire has burned three oceanfront homes in Sunset Beach. One has collapsed.   About 60 firefighters are working to contain the five-alarm blaze, which started this afternoon at around 4:51 p.m., according to KTLA. The fire was first reported in the 16500 block o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    TGIF: Four Shows You Can't Miss--Girl Talk, New Fidelity, California Metal Fest 5 and Soundtrack of our Lives

    www.myspace.com/thenewfidelity​What's going on this weekend? High energy shows no matter where you look. From Girl Talk to the New Fidelity, we have a short list for every genre you want to jump up and down in.

  • Columns

    March 10, 2011
  • News

    March 3, 2011

    Sundown for Sunset Beach?

    A closer look at what residents of OC's last unincorporated beach community are trying to preserve

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Web Extras: Sundown for Sunset Beach? A Closer Look at the Place Residents are Fighting to Save

    ​Turc's. The water tower. Mother's Tavern. Harbor House Cafe. Peckerwoods. Harpoon Harry's. Bruce Jones Surfboards. The post office.  These are just some of the colorful spots that make up Sunset Beach, Orange County's last unincorporated coastal community.   "It's a real close-knit comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Decision on Sunset Beach Annexation Stalled (Again)

    ​Sunset Beach remains Sunset Beach--at least a little while longer, as more legal wrangling has stalled the annexation decision once again. The eclectic, 85-acre coastal community of about 1,300 was to be swallowed by Huntington Beach, as approved by the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    [UPDATED: Decision On Hold] Sunset Beach Residents Take Legal Action to Maintain Its Existence

    ​Update, Jan. 20, 1:22 p.m.: Frederick P. Horn, an Orange County Superior Court judge, has put the annexation decision regarding Sunset Beach on hold.According to KUOR 89.1's report, Horn placed an injunction on the decision until a lawsuit brought forward by the Citizen's Association of Sunset Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Sunset Beach Must Ban Marijuana Dispensaries, County Says

    ​On Jan. 1, 2011, Sunset Beach will officially merge with Huntington Beach. Amazingly, for Sunset Beach residents, that's not the bad news. The bad news is that they won't be able to medicate themselves through this unfortunate merger with marijuana. Although Surf City doesn't allow medical mariju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Darryl Lee Powers, Off-Duty Arson Investigator, Charged With Pointing Gun at Woman Sitting on Next Turc's Barstool

    ​A guy walks into a bar with his cousin, and they sit next to a lady warming another barstool. At some point, the guy takes out a knife and stabs it into the bar. The bartender says there will be none of that, pulls the knife out of the bar and walks away with it. So the guy takes out a handgun, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Will OC's Pot City Roll Into Surf City?

    ​UPDATE: As expected, the Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday night to annex Sunset Beach (updates throughout) . . . What's apparently Orange County's marijuana capital is one step closer to being part of Huntington Beach, which takes a dim view of the devil's weed. (At least officially ... More >>

  • Food

    May 6, 2010

    Gyro Kabob Is No Ordinary Beach Shack

    [Hole In the Wall] Sunset Beach eatery serves up refreshing Greek treats

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    OC Lifeguard Costs Rise

    It's still safe to go into the water​Anticipating an increase in the number of people visiting local beaches during the remaining 10 months of 2010, the Orange County Board of Supervisors recently agreed to boost lifeguard related spending by a quarter of a million dollars to $1.8 million.U.S. Oce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Life on the Veg: Breakfast at Secret Spot in Huntington Beach

    Grace LeVegi-Turkey & Cheese Omelet​Right across PCH from Sunset Beach, Secret Spot sits nestled in an inconspicuous plaza, completely obscured by a full-service car wash. Tourists speeding along on their way to Main Street thankfully miss this hidden Huntington Beach gem by miles, leaving it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Sunset Beach to Ride Off Into the Sunset?

    Courtesy County of OrangeSunset Beach: More stucco, please!For 105 years, Sunset Beach has literally been an island onto itself. That may change Wednesday after the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission meets.The panel is scheduled to decide whether the unincorporated beachside community-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 5/4

    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 o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 3/17 St. Patrick's Day Edition!

    OC Weekly's St. Patrick's Day Bash! 7 p.m.Come party with us! Get your photo taken, listen to some great music and, of course, get your drink on.Irish Mist, 16655 Pacific Coast Hwy., Sunset Beach, CA; 562-592-4782 Green Beer Chugging Competition! 7p.m.You know what that means: Gre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    It's your money but the government spends it

    Not a trick question: How much of your tax money does it take for the all Republican Orange County Board of Supervisors to renovate a mere five public toilets at Sunset Beach? Sad answer: A couple hundred thousand dollars more than what most residents paid for entire homes: $839,000. That's a whop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    This Week in the OC Weekly

    In "Good Medicine" Daffodil J. Altan interviews Mary Jo Frawley of Doctors Without Borders, who may live in Sunset Beach, but her head and hart are in Sri Lanka, Somalia, Mexico, Angola . . . News has Daffodil J. Altan explaining how Santa Ana Unified School District offers a lesson in upgrading and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2008

    Paige D'Agostino, R.I.P.

    We offer our condolences to longtime Weekly photographer John Gilhooley, whose stepdaughter Paige D'Agostino passed away last Friday. "She received a heart transplant in 2000 and after 7 plus years she had a heart attack and did not make it. Paige was 18," writes John. There will be a memorial co ... More >>

  • Articles

    September 20, 2007
  • Food

    August 16, 2007
  • Food

    August 9, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 2, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    January 4, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    December 21, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 30, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Orange Countys best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 23, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 2, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    October 26, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    October 5, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 28, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    July 27, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    July 20, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    July 6, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Features

    June 22, 2006

    Sex on the Beach!

    It ain't the romantic vision you think it to be

  • Food

    June 15, 2006

    Grub Guide

    A taste of Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 18, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 11, 2006

    Grub Guide

    The county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 4, 2006

    Grub Guide

    This week in bringing back a bigger dining guide

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Features

    November 18, 2004

    What Goes On

    Winter Music Issue

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Cuppa Sober-Up

    Stumbling in and out of Harbor House Cafe

  • Unknown

    September 9, 2004
  • Columns

    July 1, 2004
  • Food

    April 10, 2003

    Ground-Zero Grub

    Drive-by dining when North Korea drops the big one

  • Columns

    May 30, 2002

    Giving People What They Love

    The Girl ranks OCs least annoying beaches

  • Features

    June 1, 2000

    Summer-Rama!

    39 of the best things about the next 104 days

  • Features

    October 28, 1999
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