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 . . .
KTLAA 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 >>
www.myspace.com/thenewfidelityWhat'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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
It's still safe to go into the waterAnticipating 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 >>
Grace LeVegi-Turkey & Cheese OmeletRight 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>