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Rapper Soulja Boy charged with possessing handgun stolen from Huntington Beach police

Monday January 23rd, 2017 10:03:00 PM
By SCOTT SCHWEBKE

Rapper Soulja Boy was charged Monday on suspicion of illegally possessing firearms including a handgun at one time stolen from the Huntington Beach Police Department, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
The 25-year-old...

These videos show how some people had a little fun with flooded streets

Monday January 23rd, 2017 07:55:00 PM
By ROXANNE HACK

Well, we asked for it.
We wanted rain, we got rain. Many neighborhood streets couldn't handle the amount, so they became flooded.
There were several car crashes because of the weather conditions, as well as a slew of fallen trees that caused some...

Hail hits some areas of Orange County Monday as 3rd storm packs final punch

Monday January 23rd, 2017 06:56:00 PM
By JOSHUA SUDOCK

Hail hit parts of Orange County on Monday as the last of three winter storms drenched Southern California before sunny skies are forecast to take over by midweek.
Hail covered cars, patios, yards and streets, with rain leading to road closures,...

Turning ocean into drinking water: How it works, what it costs and is it safe?

Monday January 23rd, 2017 03:41:00 PM
By LAUREN WILLIAMS

Here’s an idea: Let’s use the ocean to create an endless supply of pure water, no matter the amount of rain and snow that falls (or doesn’t) on California.
If it sounds like something out of the future, consider: As of today, seven ocean...

Flooding, mudslides, power outages follow torrential rainstorm

Monday January 23rd, 2017 02:27:00 PM
By FRED SWEGLES and BRIAN WHITEHEAD

The region’s biggest rainstorm in seven years slammed Orange County on Sunday, flooding roads, triggering mudslides, submerging vehicles and causing dozens of traffic accidents.
The series of torrential downpours prompted the National Weather...

Huntington Beach man pleads not guilty in killings of 2 women in Westminster

Saturday January 21st, 2017 04:04:00 AM
By KELLY PUENTE

SANTA ANA – A Huntington Beach man pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he killed two women at a New Year’s Eve party and then set fire to one of the victim’s homes to hide evidence, authorities said. Christopher Ken Ireland, a...

Second storm douses Orange County, leading to flooding, fallen trees, car crashes

Friday January 20th, 2017 03:46:00 PM
By ALMA FAUSTO and JOSHUA SUDOCK

A second storm – stronger than the first in a set of three – began pounding parts of Orange County on Thursday and continued into Friday, bringing flash-flood watches, high wind and high-surf warnings.
There was also a chance of thunder.
As of 2...


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Rain: How a deep soak creates headaches and benefits for businesses

Tuesday January 24th, 2017 02:36:00 AM
By NANCY LUNA, HANNAH MADANS, JESSICA KWONG and JEFF COLLINS

Bill Skeffington, owner Ben’s Asphalt in Santa Ana, said the deluge of rain has hampered dozens of projects his company is working on throughout Southern California, costing him thousands of dollars each day. He hasn’t had to halt this many work...

Seal Beach's Bay Theatre gets new owner with focus on art films and live entertainment

Thursday January 12th, 2017 12:23:00 AM
By GREG MELLEN

SEAL BEACH A Fullerton real estate developer’s dream of reopening Seal Beach’s landmark Bay Theatre as an art movie and live entertainment venue is coming into focus.
More than six months after going into escrow, Paul Dunlap, president of Dunlap...

Irvine Ranch leads nation in planned community home sales

Friday January 6th, 2017 12:50:00 AM
JONATHAN LANSNER

The Irvine Ranch was the fastest-selling master-planned home community in the nation in 2016, according to the RCLCO real estate consultancy.

Irvine Co.'s homebuilding activities in northern Irvine resulted in the sale of 1,989 homes sold last...

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...


Local Beach News

  1. Murrieta Firefighters Describe Dramatic Swift-Water Rescue - CBS Local - January 24, 2017
    CBS Local Murrieta Firefighters Describe Dramatic Swift-Water Rescue CBS Local MURRIETA (CBSLA.com) – Murrieta firefighters Monday recalled the challenges they faced during an impressive swift-water rescue of a family of four who got stranded in their pickup truck Sunday evening. The rescue of a couple and their two young ... and more »
  2. Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency for California due to damaging rainstorms - KABC-TV - January 24, 2017
    MyNewsLA.com Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency for California due to damaging rainstorms KABC-TV A press release out Monday night said Brown issued two emergency proclamations to "secure funding to help communities respond to and recover from severe storms that have caused flooding, mudslides, erosion, debris flow and damage to roads and ... At least 4 reported dead in California storms KCRA Sacramento Governor Declares State Of Emergency After Storms Ravage California CBS Local [...]
  3. Bereaved parents visit California creek where teen trapped - Daily Mail - January 24, 2017
    Daily Mail Bereaved parents visit California creek where teen trapped Daily Mail An Alameda County Sheriff deploys a drone carrying a 3D image camera to aid in the search for the vehicle driven by a missing 18-year-old woman Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, near Fremont, Calif. The unidentified woman's car plunged into rushing waters of ... and more »
  4. Armed Suspect Fatally Shot by Long Beach Police Following Hours-Long Standoff in Carson - Long Beach Post - January 24, 2017
    Long Beach Post Armed Suspect Fatally Shot by Long Beach Police Following Hours-Long Standoff in Carson Long Beach Post Long Beach police shot and killed an armed suspect in the City of Carson on Sunday after linking him to a shooting that took place in North Long Beach the night before that left a man critically injured, authorities said. ... “Our detectives did some ... and more »
  5. Cypress City Council breaks ground at Mackay Park - Orange County Breeze - January 24, 2017
    Orange County Breeze Cypress City Council breaks ground at Mackay Park Orange County Breeze Orange County Breeze · Southland Credit Union | bank local. support local. | your Community Credit Union since · Breaking · Spotlight · Entertainment · Communities · Anaheim · Buena Park · Cerritos · Cypress · Garden Grove · Huntington Beach · La Palma ...
  6. How much storm water is LA catching? - 89.3 KPCC - January 23, 2017
    89.3 KPCC How much storm water is LA catching? 89.3 KPCC Caption. The San Gabriel River leads into the Pacific Ocean at Alamitos Bay in Long Beach. ... Los Angeles County storm water capture systems have shunted enough water from rain-swollen rivers into percolation ponds this rain season to serve the annual ... and more »
  7. The Latest: Avalanche closes highway near Tahoe, caves roof - Porterville Recorder - January 23, 2017
    Porterville Recorder The Latest: Avalanche closes highway near Tahoe, caves roof Porterville Recorder 22, 2017. The heavy downpour on Sunday drenched Orange County in one of the heaviest storms of the year. Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third in ... and more »
  8. Pizarro: Sobratos' $100 million gift highlights Santa Clara University's big night - The Mercury News - January 23, 2017
    The Mercury News Pizarro: Sobratos' $100 million gift highlights Santa Clara University's big night The Mercury News Train follows a long line of famous performers at the $1,000-a-ticket event, which includes dinner and dancing at the Fairmont, including Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, Chicago, Huey Lewis and the News and Tony Bennett. But they're the first musical ... and more »
  9. Chad Bishop Proves There's Still a Place For Smooth R&B in LBC - OC Weekly - January 23, 2017
    OC Weekly Chad Bishop Proves There's Still a Place For Smooth R&B in LBC OC Weekly There's something instantly recognizable about Chad Bishop's voice. Even if you've never heard the Long Beach soul singer's silky tone before stumbling into a club and catching his set on a random night out, the opportunity to connect with it is as ...
  10. Santana: Orange County's Criminal Justice Complex in Crisis - VoiceofOC - January 23, 2017
    VoiceofOC Santana: Orange County's Criminal Justice Complex in Crisis VoiceofOC Santana: Orange County's Criminal Justice Complex in Crisis ... Note that Spitzer has amassed a million-dollar campaign account in order to take over the Orange County District Attorney's office next year. ... Goethals has been dealing with massive ...

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 »