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Science binds Orange County family's experience

Wednesday December 7th, 2016 12:52:00 AM
By GREG MELLEN

There’s some pretty impressive brain power being flexed in the Fountain Valley home of Nicola and Chad Weiss.
It’s a good bet theirs is the only home on the block with a backyard shed converted into a science lab. True, it may have started as a...

Blue Angels coming to Huntington Beach for 2017 airshow

Tuesday December 6th, 2016 10:54:00 PM
By GREG MELLEN

The roar had barely dissipated from October's inaugural Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow when organizers announced that the United States Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds will appear at the 2017...

Downtown Huntington Beach lights up for the holidays

Monday December 5th, 2016 11:00:00 PM
By GREG MELLEN

The holiday spirit is lighting up downtown Huntington Beach. On Sunday, Nov. 27, after a week postponement because of inclement weather, the city’s annual “Miracle on Main St.” tree-lighting ceremony took place.
Hundreds of residents gathered...

Upcoming holiday events happening in Garden Grove, Fountain Valley, Westminster and Huntington Beach

Monday December 5th, 2016 07:49:00 PM

Huntington Beach, Fountian Valley and Westminster will host several family-friendly events this month to celebrate the holidays.
The Wave compiled a list of a small holiday events guide for you and yours to enjoy.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY
December 10: The...

More than 80 snowflakes light up at 'Light of Love' event in Huntington Beach

Monday December 5th, 2016 03:09:00 PM

Community members were on hand Sunday night to countdown to the Huntington Beach giant snowflake lighting ceremony during the 20th annual "Light a Light of Love" holiday celebration and fundraiser.
The event benefited the nonprofit Community Service...

Man suspected in death of Huntington Beach woman is arrested in Oregon

Monday December 5th, 2016 04:45:00 AM
LOUIS CASIANO

A man wanted for suspicion in the death of a 50-year old Huntington Beach woman found dead inside her home Friday, was arrested in Oregon over the weekend, authorities said.
Jason Becher, 41, was arrested in Oregon Saturday and a white Lexus he was...

Officials identify Huntington Beach woman killed

Saturday December 3rd, 2016 11:07:00 PM
BY LAUREN WILLIAMS

Police continued their search Saturday for a man they want to question in connection with the death of a Huntington Beach woman who was identified as a 50-year-old resident.
Marylou Sarkissian was discovered dead at her home in the 9000 block of...


O.C. Real Estate News

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County officials say demolition of Coto Equestrian Center barn defies agreement

Saturday November 12th, 2016 04:06:00 PM
By NATHAN PERCY

COTO DE CAZA The demolition of a popular barn at the Coto Equestrian Center that started Wednesday has angered residents and prompted a threat by county officials to reject the luxury housing development proposed at the site. Demolition of the lower...

After outcry, developer's plan to demolish Coto de Caza barns for luxury homes is on hold

Tuesday November 8th, 2016 01:02:00 AM
By NATHAN PERCY

COTO DE CAZA - Demolition of two rustic barns at the Coto Equestrian Center to make way for a luxury housing project is still on hold as county and equestrian center officials continue meeting with the developer to discuss alternatives after an...

100-unit luxury condo project gets go-ahead in Newport Beach

Sunday October 23rd, 2016 01:33:00 AM
By LOUIS CASIANO Jr.

NEWPORT BEACH – A 100-unit luxury condominium that would replace the Orange County Museum of Art received approval from the city’s Planning Commission on Thursday.
The unanimous vote came after three hours of discussion and public comment on the...

Dana Point residents seek to overturn decision on short-term rentals

Saturday October 1st, 2016 01:20:00 AM
By ERIKA I. RITCHIE

DANA POINT – A group of residents are circulating a petition to overturn Dana Point City Council's recent approval of an ordinance that allows short-term-rentals in all neighborhoods.
Petition authors have until Oct. 7 to gather signatures. If they...

Pet parade and chili make fun mix in Laguna Beach animal fundraiser

Wednesday September 28th, 2016 12:44:00 AM
By ERIKA I. RITCHIE

LAGUNA BEACH – Three-year-old twins, Sophie and Madeleine Niven were abuzz.
The Newport Beach twins had dressed as bumble bees to match the outfit their grandma, Traci Pedersen, had picked out for her dog, Penny, a contestant Sunday in the 20th Pet...

"Smart yard" system by Irvine tech firm controls sprinklers with iPhone app, WiFi

Sunday July 10th, 2016 10:21:00 PM
By MARGOT ROOSEVELT

David Witting was enjoying July 4th fireworks with a few friends on his Irvine patio when, suddenly, his garden sprinklers went off.
“I didn’t miss a beat,” he recalled. “I didn’t have to rush into my garage with a flashlight to find the...

Lansner: Is rent control in O.C.'s future?

Sunday July 10th, 2016 08:00:00 AM
By JONATHAN LANSNER

In this age of populist politics, I’d be careful if I was an Orange County landlord.
Rents are rising at prerecession rates, and much of the jump is for solid economic reasons: growing demand meeting limited supply.
But that doesn't mean it’s a...


Local Beach News

  1. LA authorities boost security after threatened rail attack - Daily Mail - December 7, 2016
    Daily Mail LA authorities boost security after threatened rail attack Daily Mail A commuter has his bag checked by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy at the Universal City Red Line station in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Heavily armed sheriff's deputies are guarding the station and other parts of Los Angeles County's ... LA Rail Security Boosted Due to Uncorroborated Threat NBC Southern California Warning about plot to blow up Universal City station prompts heigh [...]
  2. Santa Ana is now a sanctuary city for undocumented residents - OCRegister - December 7, 2016
    OCRegister Santa Ana is now a sanctuary city for undocumented residents OCRegister City Manager David Cavazos said he believes Santa Ana is “the first (city) in Orange County that has put together this type of resolution.” At the beckoning of more than 40 speakers, council members tweaked the resolution to establish an oversight task ... Santa Ana considers declaring itself a 'sanctuary' city Washington Times all 13 news articles »
  3. Air regulators expand investigation into toxin being emitted in Paramount - Long Beach Press Telegram - December 7, 2016
    Long Beach Press Telegram Air regulators expand investigation into toxin being emitted in Paramount Long Beach Press Telegram The investigation comes after the South Coast Air Quality Management District and county health officials found levels of hexavalent chromium to be as high as 350 times the level considered safe near two metal manufacturing businesses last week. The ...
  4. Details emerge of final moments of California blaze vicitms - Daily Mail - December 7, 2016
    Daily Mail Details emerge of final moments of California blaze vicitms Daily Mail Details emerged of desperate text messages sent by some of the 36 victims of the California warehouse fire on Tuesday, as authorities searched for clues as to what caused the blaze. Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern told reporters that one mother ... How Oakland's high rents help drive artists into unsafe living conditions OCRegister Lethal building fire in US claims 3 dozen News24 California warehouse fire d [...]
  5. Cypress police blotter, November 19 to November 25, 2016 - Orange County Breeze - December 7, 2016
    Cypress police blotter, November 19 to November 25, 2016 Orange County Breeze The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the Cypress police blotter. November 19, 2016. Suspicious Circumstances – 1:28 a.m. – 9800 block of Anzio Ct ...
  6. California continues to save water, haltingly, in October - OCRegister - December 7, 2016
    OCRegister California continues to save water, haltingly, in October OCRegister Customers in Yorba Linda and Orange saved water in October, though not outpacing last year's numbers when state-mandated restrictions were in effect. The state board highlighted Seal Beach, and Yucca Valley's Hi-Desert Water District, as areas that did ... and more »
  7. Truckee Chief's Corner: Practice these winter safety tips - Sierra Sun - December 7, 2016
    Sierra Sun Truckee Chief's Corner: Practice these winter safety tips Sierra Sun Use the dedicated snow play areas at the ski areas or around town, not near or on roads. • Snow blower danger. Snow blowers are great tools but unfortunately, they can quickly take a finger off or worse. It is easy to see and avoid the augur on the ...
  8. Cousins enter pleas in 1973 shotgun slayings of 2 girls - Daily Mail - December 7, 2016
    Daily Mail Cousins enter pleas in 1973 shotgun slayings of 2 girls Daily Mail FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016 file photo provided by the Yuba County Sheriff's Department, is Larry Don Patterson. Patterson pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in Yuba County Superior Court, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 3016, for the 1973 ... and more »
  9. Condos to displace longtime tenants in Tustin industrial park - OCRegister - December 7, 2016
    OCRegister Condos to displace longtime tenants in Tustin industrial park OCRegister (Photo by Ana Venegas, Orange County Register/SCNG) ANA VENEGAS, , ANA VENEGAS, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER. By SUSAN CHRISTIAN ... Other speakers, however, applauded the effort to spruce up Old Town. The council is voting Tuesday night on a ...
  10. Teens, young artists among California warehouse fire victims - Daily Mail - December 6, 2016
    Daily Mail Teens, young artists among California warehouse fire victims Daily Mail OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone. These were some of the people killed when flames ripped through a ... and more »

Annual Seal Beach Events

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There is a busy calendar of annual events in Seal Beach. The new year starts with the Seal Beach Polar Plunge  and the Annual Crab Feed  in February, sponsored by the Seal Beach Police Association. Other events include the Seal Beach Lions Club Pancake Breakfast  and the Seal Beach Classic Car Show  which are held in April. They also run a Seal BeachFish Fry  in July on the same weekend as the Seal Beach Rough Water Swim  which takes place by the Seal Beach Pier . The Seal Beach Chamber Of Commerce  sponsors many events, including: The Seal Beach Summer Concert Series  in July & August, a Seal Beach Sand Castle Festival  and the Seal Beach Kite Festival  in September. The Seal Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony  is held in late November and the year ends with The Seal Beach Christmas Parade  in December along with Santa & the Reindeer.

Blog Listings

Don ‘Waldo’ Autry was skateboarding pioneer

Don ‘Waldo’ Autry was skateboarding pioneer

You might never know that the easygoing man who lived quietly, albeit on the fringe in his van in a Seal Beach alley. was famous for being… Read more »

Seal Beach Plans to Curtail Anglers’ Pier Pressure

Seal Beach Plans to Curtail Anglers’ Pier Pressure

A plan to limit fishing on the Seal Beach Pier hit some rough water Monday after city staff determined an agreement with the state forbids the city… Read more »

Forbes Names Seal Beach 4th Friendliest Town in U.S.

Forbes Names Seal Beach 4th Friendliest Town in U.S.

Hey neighbor!  You live in the 4th Friendliest Town in America, according to the latest Forbes’ ranking. The magazine recently released its list of top 15 pleasant places…. Read more »