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Photos: Meth-addicted dog Bubba now clean and home with a new family

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 05:40:00 PM
By ERIKA I. RITCHIE

ORANGE – Bubba, a Jack Russell terrier-Chihuahua puppy found high on methamphetamine in Tustin four months ago, is drug-free and has a new family.
The spunky, 7-month-old puppy bounded through a visiting area at OC Animal Care on Wednesday morning,...

Dig It: Huntington Beach family turns sand sculpting into summer business

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 05:01:00 PM
By GREG MELLEN

Marc and Michelle Africano don’t consider themselves great sand sculptors. At least not on the level of the top competitors at events like the U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition at Imperial Beach.
Actually, they say their son, Colton, is probably the...

Courtney Conlogue, Meah Collins struggle but advance in women's main event at U.S. Open

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 01:51:00 AM
By JANIS CARR and LAYLAN CONNELLY

HUNTINGTON BEACH – Courtney Conlogue paddled out Monday as the favorite in her heat at the U.S. Open of Surfing. She emerged from the water with a second-place finish, a spot as unfamiliar to the top-ranked female surfer as dry land.
Conlogue...

Grammy-winner Suzy Bogguss part of roots revival at Don the Beachcomber

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 12:36:00 AM
By GREG MELLEN

Outwardly it seems a strange pairing: Grammy and Academy of Country Awards winner Suzy Bogguss and Don The Beachcomber in Sunset Beach, home of Tiki culture and the legendary Zombie.
Music fans are learning not to be fooled by the Tiki trappings of...

Pokémon Go: These 8 places in Orange County have 367 PokéStops

Monday July 25th, 2016 06:12:00 PM
By KEVIN SABLAN

To win at “Pokémon Go,” you need to visit PokéStops. It’s not easy to find those stops because online maps are unreliable at best, so we drove around Orange County and found eight areas where Pokémon “trainers” can visit more than 30...

U.S. Open of Surfing: Sights and scene from opening weekend -- and who's in the lineup today

Monday July 25th, 2016 02:38:00 PM
By LAYLAN CONNELLY

The sand started filling up early morning with festival-goers who wanted to scope out the early days of the U.S. Open of Surfing.
There were plenty of surf fans who flooded down to the south side of the Huntington Beach pier, despite overcast skies...

San Clemente's Griffin Colapinto rides 'big air' into U.S. Open Junior quarterfinals

Monday July 25th, 2016 01:06:00 AM
By JANIS CARR

HUNTINGTON BEACH – Griffin Colapinto caught one final wave as the buzzer sounded and rode it all the way to the shoreline, giving the hundreds of beach-goers something of a victory lap.
Colapinto, the defending U.S. Open Junior champion, posted a...


O.C. Real Estate News

The Orange County Register - News Headlines : Real Estate

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The latest news from Orange County, CA

Irvine tech firm develops 'smart yard' system to control watering with iPhone app, WiFi

Sunday July 10th, 2016 09:21:00 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 07:00:00 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...

Irvine Ranch ranked as nation's top-selling home community

Friday July 8th, 2016 03:50:00 AM
By JONATHAN LANSNER

Orange County developers may not be building enough new homes to meet demand, but four master planned communities in South County are selling swiftly enough to grab top spots in one national ranking.
The Irvine Ranch neighborhoods were the...

Yorba Linda chiropractor sentenced to four years in prison for real estate scam

Wednesday June 15th, 2016 11:56:00 PM
BY KELLY PUENTE

SANTA ANA – A Yorba Linda chiropractor has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing more than $2 million from investors in a Ponzi-like real estate scam. In addition to federal prison time, Bobby Hamby, 56, also was ordered on Monday to...

Dana Point mayor: Development and tourism are booming

Sunday May 8th, 2016 01:27:00 AM
By ERIKA I. RITCHIE

DANA POINT - Plans to transform this sleepy seaside village into a bustling destination that welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors are rapidly moving forward.
“Development is widespread across the city,” Mayor John Tomlinson said Friday...

Developer aims to turn former L.A. Times plant in Costa Mesa into creative campus

Monday March 28th, 2016 11:14:00 PM
By JOANNA CLAY

A developer has plans to turn the former Los Angeles Times building in Costa Mesa into a creative office environment – maybe even with volleyball courts and barbecue pits.
The project is a joint venture between developer Kearny Real Estate and...

This Village is Orange County's first building dedicated to housing nonprofits

Sunday March 20th, 2016 07:44:00 PM
By MARGOT ROOSEVELT

The sign atop the Santa Ana building reads: “The Village at 17th Street.”
Yet, at first glance, this squat stucco structure looks nothing like an actual village.
So you wonder.
But if an office building can be said to have a soul, this one’s is...


Local Beach News

  1. Developer Seeks Change to Santa Ana Affordable Housing "Opt-Out" Fees - OC Weekly - July 26, 2016
    OC Weekly Developer Seeks Change to Santa Ana Affordable Housing "Opt-Out" Fees OC Weekly "[This] would cause uncertainty and significant delays for those needed housing funds to start building the greatly needed affordable housing in our city," wrote Ana Siria Urzua, Campaign Coordinator with Santa Ana Building Healthy Communities, in a ... Progress On Santa Ana's 'Wellness Resolution' Coming Slowly VoiceofOC all 2 news articles »
  2. Evacuees return amid progress against big California fire - San Francisco Chronicle - July 26, 2016
    OCRegister Evacuees return amid progress against big California fire San Francisco Chronicle A hillside erupts in flame as a wildfire burns in Placerita Canyon in Santa Clarita, Calif., Monday, July 25, 2016. A raging wildfire that forced thousands from their homes on the edge of Los Angeles continued to burn out of control Monday as ... The Latest: Wildfire closes Big Sur's signature state parks Daily Mail Fast-moving Sand Fire burns 33000 acres, destroys 18 homes MyNewsLA.com Containment [...]
  3. Jennifer Aniston jets back to LA days after being moved to tears at Italy film festival - Daily Mail - July 26, 2016
    Daily Mail Jennifer Aniston jets back to LA days after being moved to tears at Italy film festival Daily Mail Kelly Dodd unleashes drunken tirade against Shannon Beador during wild 1970s party on RHOC Orange County newbie; Down to two! .... Camila Alves shows off her toned legs in a pastel frock while sipping tea on the go in New York This mom-of-three looked ... Jennifer Aniston gets emotional at the Giffoni Film Festival 2016 Q&A YouTube Jennifer Aniston Talks Overcoming Self-Doubt and St [...]
  4. Hilary Duff enjoys a laugh with son Luca during his soccer practice in LA - Daily Mail - July 26, 2016
    Daily Mail Hilary Duff enjoys a laugh with son Luca during his soccer practice in LA Daily Mail Kelly Dodd unleashes drunken tirade against Shannon Beador during wild 1970s party on RHOC Orange County newbie; Chrissy Teigen reveals she had fight with John Legend during Kim Kardashian's wedding to Kanye...and Kim had argument during .... Camila ...
  5. Kendall Jenner teases her toned abs as she heads to LAX Airport - Daily Mail - July 26, 2016
    Daily Mail Kendall Jenner teases her toned abs as she heads to LAX Airport Daily Mail Kelly Dodd unleashes drunken tirade against Shannon Beador during wild 1970s party on RHOC Orange County newbie · Down to two! .... Camila Alves shows off her toned legs in a pastel frock while sipping tea on the go in New York This mom-of-three looked ... and more »
  6. Stanford club 16U and 14U teams in the JO semifinals - Palo Alto Online - July 26, 2016
    Palo Alto Online Stanford club 16U and 14U teams in the JO semifinals Palo Alto Online But Vanguard, from Orange County, scored twice in the opening minutes of the fourth quarter to make it 5-5 with 4:08 left. Alika Naone countered at the ... They play Newport Beach A for fifth-place at 12:20 p.m. at Menlo School. The Stanford B 12U play ...
  7. Heartless thief steals four-year-old California boy's prosthetic leg from beach - Daily Mail - July 26, 2016
    Daily Mail Heartless thief steals four-year-old California boy's prosthetic leg from beach Daily Mail A four-year-old boy's prosthetic leg was stolen from the beach that he was playing on, while he went to look at rock pools with his family. It happened at Crystal Cove State Beach in Orange County, California on Sunday morning. Liam Brenes' family left ... and more »
  8. Kesha keeps a low-profile she departs LAX with boyfriend Brad Ashenfelter - Daily Mail - July 26, 2016
    Daily Mail Kesha keeps a low-profile she departs LAX with boyfriend Brad Ashenfelter Daily Mail She spent Saturday night performing in front of a packed audience at a nightclub in Las Vegas. But on Monday Kesha preferred to keep a low-profile as she departed from LAX airport with her boyfriend Brad Ashenfelter. The 29-year-old pop singer donned ... and more »
  9. California man Adam Dandach jailed for 15 years for trying to join ISIS - Daily Mail - July 25, 2016
    Patch.com California man Adam Dandach jailed for 15 years for trying to join ISIS Daily Mail A Californian man who planned to leave the U.S. to join ISIS has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Adam Dandach lied to get a replacement American passport so he could leave the country because his mother, who was worried where he would travel, ... California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State KIII TV3 15-Year Federal Sentence For O.C. Man, 22, Who Attempted To Aid Islamic Terrorists [...]
  10. Wildfire near Carmel grows to nearly 15000 acres, 20 homes burned - SFGate - July 25, 2016
    SFGate Wildfire near Carmel grows to nearly 15000 acres, 20 homes burned SFGate CARMEL — A wildfire that destroyed 20 homes and two other buildings south of Carmel in Monterey County grew to almost 15,000 acres Monday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people as fast-moving flames continued to threaten homes throughout the ... Wildfires burn out of control in mountains north of Los Angeles Irish Independent all 131 news articles »

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 »