Poseidon Resources Inc., the company hoping to build a $1 billion desalination plant on Huntington Beach Shores, left out vital information when applying for a permit for its Carlsbad facility in 2007. That's according to California Coastal Commission (CCC) documents obtained by the Weekly which say ... More >>
Environmental activists opposed to the extension of the 241 toll road into South County are crying foul over the Orange County Transportation Corridor Agencies' (TCA) recently approving a conceptual plan for construction of the first leg of the project, alleging there was little public notice as pre ... More >>
Self-proclaimed historical preservationist and Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach blogged last month that he had "a hard time swallowing" a proposal to designate Trestles beach and San Onofre State Park historical landmarks.Someone give that man the Heimlich maneuver because the California State ... More >>
When it comes to Surf City's controversial desalination project, The Orange County Register is a brine spectator
Surrounded by packed, overgrown fests, the OC bash in Newport Beach offers leisurely relief
See Also:*Josh Epstein of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. on Pacific Festival, His Favorite Housewife of Orange County* Pacific Festival: The Dunes Announced* Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and SkrillexThe standard model for a music festival these days is all about one-upsmanship. Each y ... More >>
Foes of the 241 Foothill-South toll road carving through San Clemente are calling bullshit on the Transportation Corridor Agency's latest ploy to win public support: propping up their unpopular project as a statewide job creator, economic stimulus and deficit buster.
Saba Shirazi--the Newport Beach Film Festival's bubbly, tireless, Hula-Hooping communications manager--died in a July 1 car crash in La Jolla. She was but 32, and if you stick with the rest of the post, you will hopefully get a sense of why she will be so missed.
by Nolan HallLower TrestlesAny surfer in Orange County, and just about anyone who reads the newspaper, knows this has been a big summer for Trestles. Just when we finally thought we'd "saved Trestles," a whole lot of nostalgia and tradition about the place seems to be evaporating or evolving. For ... More >>
Daniel Gannaway, musician and active member of the Surfrider Foundation, has composed a song called "Save Trestles". It can be downloaded from his MySpace page, www.myspace.com/danielgannaway. Why is he giving away the goods for free? "I believe Save Trestles is a really important campaign, and I've ... More >>
No, you can't actually buy Trestles Beach. But you can show your support for the Yosemite of Surfing by bidding on several on-line auctions, all to try and stop the Foothill-South toll road extension. Adio, Body Glove and Oakley have all donated prize packages to be auctioned off on eBay; 100% of p ... More >>
Talkin' 'Bout Wave Degeneration
Bulldozers pave way for luxury homes in Dana Points Headlands
Grassroots campaign aims to stop homebuilder from invading OCs last protected wilderness area
We cause trouble at Patti Smith, Chris Isaak, the Hut and the Watermans Ball
Peralta Swaps Boards For Riding Giants
Environmental concerns stall HB desalination plant
The ocean stinks, but surfers are too busy to help clean it up
Paul Freemans campaign to preserve a private trailer park on a public beach
A plan to clean up Long Beach harbor might foul OC beaches
Looking for the most polluted water in OC? Look for a baby beach
A county committee established to clean up the beaches produces a law that excuses polluters
Once a friend of land developers, Garry Brown has joined the battle to keep OCs beaches free of the brown stuff
Welcome to South Orange County, home of uranium 238, illegal immigrants, rare trout, and the most powerful military laser in the world
The life and death of the Santa Ana River
Did politicians put tourism money ahead of public health in HB?
Public access jeopardized at Crystal Cove
Conductors! Rock Stars! Restaurateurs! Poets!
Beneath the South County Congressman's Mr. Vanilla exterior beats the heart of an old-fashioned, log-rolling, back-scratching, pork barreling special-interest pol