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Lions Roar for Car Show

Saturday April 30th, 2016 06:59:00 AM

The Lions Pancake Breakfast will be part of the annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show [..]

Council to hear prospects for Bay Theatre

Saturday April 30th, 2016 06:00:00 AM

A potential owner of the Bay Theatre, on Main Street Seal Beach, will present his plans for the property to the May 9 City Council meeting [..]

Opinion: Watchdog says open government continues to be a concern of his

Friday April 29th, 2016 10:12:00 PM

Raising Brown Act issue has potential for a positive outcome for Seal Beach [..]

Letters to the Editor: April 28, 2016

Friday April 29th, 2016 09:54:00 PM

Bring back volleyball, surfing, sand castle contests
The City Council should be commended for listing their accomplishments and writing down their vision for the future. With that being said [..]

Managing grief in story form

Friday April 29th, 2016 09:47:00 PM

Seal Beach woman has signs, messages from deceased son [..]

Classic Car Show coming to Seal Beach Saturday, April 30

Sunday April 24th, 2016 03:30:00 AM

20,000 spectators expected to attend 29th annual event [..]

Crime Log: April 1 to April 12, 2016

Saturday April 23rd, 2016 11:32:00 PM

The caller said someone took a long board from the caller's garage during the night. [..]


Orange County New Headlines

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Corky Carroll: Phil Edwards' impact can't be overlooked

Saturday April 30th, 2016 01:30:00 AM
By CORKY CARROLL

A name in surfing that seems to be getting increasingly lost, and wrongfully so, is Phil Edwards. I was talking to a group of young pro longboarders the other day, and they were pumping me for stories about what it was like “back in the day.”...

Ocean View district employee sweeps up state award

Saturday April 30th, 2016 12:39:00 AM
By GREG MELLEN

HUNTINGTON BEACH – Efren Barrera is a favorite at his school. When the College View Elementary head custodian was named one of the employees of the year by the Orange County Department of Education earlier this year, the entire school gathered to...

'Assistant Coach Bandit' faces new charges of fraud

Friday April 29th, 2016 07:49:00 PM
By SEAN EMERY

SANTA ANA – A former youth coach turned serial bank robber is back behind bars, as authorities allege he defrauded a woman of $10,000 through a loan modification scam.
James Allen Ramsdell, 51, was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of several...

Bolsa Chica celebrates Earth Day

Thursday April 28th, 2016 11:28:00 PM

Hundreds of residents visited the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve April 16 for an Earth Day Festival, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.
The free event gave visitors an opportunity to touch a live snake, count migrating...

Two suspected of stabbing teen in Huntington Beach face charges

Thursday April 28th, 2016 01:35:00 AM
By LOUIS CASIANO Jr.

A woman and two men, one of whom is an Illinois police officer, were charged Wednesday with the stabbing of a teen boy in Huntington Beach in February.
Martin Roman, 26, and his wife, Jessica Roman, 28, both of Lake Forest, and Arthur Edward Roman,...

Huntington Beach woman who must choose between Army or WNBA takes her shot at basketball dream

Thursday April 28th, 2016 01:01:00 AM
By KEITH SHARON

When the West Point graduating class is announced May 21, proud father Rick Minato, who already has plane tickets and a hotel reserved, hopes his daughter Kelsey won’t be there.
Kelsey Minato, the basketball star from Huntington Beach, is currently...

UPDATE: Water district to complete routine work today in Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa

Wednesday April 27th, 2016 09:10:00 PM

Mesa Water District crews are flushing water from one of its transmission lines in two locations today in Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. In Costa Mesa, work will be done at Cardinal and Swan Drives, while in Huntington Beach, work will be done at...


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 »

Local Beach News

  1. In reversal, staff of Coastal Commission recommends approval of Newport Beach hotel and housing project - Los Angeles Times - April 30, 2016
    Los Angeles Times In reversal, staff of Coastal Commission recommends approval of Newport Beach hotel and housing project Los Angeles Times In a reversal of its previous position, the staff of the California Coastal Commission is recommending approval of a hotel and housing complex on the last big block of private land on the Southland coast. The proposal to build an upscale hotel, retail ...
  2. Datebook: A key LA painter celebrates 90 years, Joan Snyder's first LA show and Austronesian art - Los Angeles Times - April 30, 2016
    Los Angeles Times Datebook: A key LA painter celebrates 90 years, Joan Snyder's first LA show and Austronesian art Los Angeles Times 2727 S. La Cienega Blvd., Culver City, blumandpoe.com. .... The Orange County-based Sanchez is taking over the walls of the art center with drawings that meld landscape with abstraction and mapping to produce images that feel just a little bit magical ... and more »
  3. Airbnb spends $230000 on SF candidates and propositions on June 7 ballot - SFGate - April 29, 2016
    SFGate Airbnb spends $230000 on SF candidates and propositions on June 7 ballot SFGate Airbnb contributed $230,000 to candidates and measures on the June 7 ballot in the days leading up to and just after legislation was introduced at the Board of Supervisors that could expose the short-term rental company to millions of dollars in fines ... and more »
  4. San Jose man told police 'stranger' commanded him to kill parents - SFGate - April 29, 2016
    SFGate San Jose man told police 'stranger' commanded him to kill parents SFGate ... 57, and her 59-year-old husband, Golam Rabbi, were found dead Sunday in their home in the 3000 block of Lucas Court in San Jose's Evergreen neighborhood. On Friday, the brothers were arraigned on the murder charges in Santa Clara County Superior ... Two sons arrested in murder of California couple shot dead in their home Daily Mail Slain Bay Area couple remembered for their kindnessï&raq [...]
  5. Under pressure over racist texts, SFPD releases transcripts - SFGate - April 29, 2016
    SFGate Under pressure over racist texts, SFPD releases transcripts SFGate Suhr made the transcripts public at a news conference surrounded by leaders in the city's black community, two days after former Lt. Curtis Liu was charged with obstructing the rape investigation of ex-Officer Jason Lai. The chief is under mounting ... San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training KLKN all 67 news articles »
  6. 60000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach - Sacramento Bee - April 29, 2016
    Bend Bulletin 60000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach Sacramento Bee "As they started to dismember the carcass, they said it was messy but it wasn't as messy as it could have been," Rich Haydon, area state parks superintendent, told the Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/1XYwAPb ). "It's to be expected there will be ... The Latest: Dead whale being cut up on California beach Redding Record Searchlight Whale on California beach being cut up, sent to la [...]
  7. Why is OC Fine When Its White Boys Riot—But Angry When Mexicans Do the Same? - OC Weekly - April 29, 2016
    OC Weekly Why is OC Fine When Its White Boys Riot—But Angry When Mexicans Do the Same? OC Weekly I just realized I'm being too Anaheim-centric, so let's toss in other accepted riots in OC history: hippie brawls at Hillcrest Park in Fullerton during the 1960s. Hippie freakouts in Laguna Beach. Christian homophobes trying to fuck with the first OC ...
  8. A rejuvenated Iggy Pop rages at the Greek Theatre - OCRegister - April 29, 2016
    OCRegister A rejuvenated Iggy Pop rages at the Greek Theatre OCRegister Or before “Chocolate Drops,” a new number about persevering in hard times: “I have been (bleep) in this town. I'm currently shinola! I say, 'Do not give up! Do not (bleepin') give up!'” And yes, Pop remains the naughty little doggie he's always been ... and more »
  9. Protesters descend on Burlingame to rail against Trump - SFGate - April 29, 2016
    OC Weekly Protesters descend on Burlingame to rail against Trump SFGate Kitchit makes it official and shuts down · Charges dismissed in North Beach bar owner brawl - Photo ... Artistic revival in wake of Nepal's massive quake · Petaluma: poultry farm town with laid-back vibe - Photo ...... Previously hundreds of protesters ... Hanging with Protesters at Donald Trump's OC Fairgrounds Rally OC Weekly Over 20 Arrested After Trump Rally in Costa Mesa Turns Violent Times of S [...]
  10. 5 California Things to Know for Today - SFGate - April 29, 2016
    5 California Things to Know for Today SFGate Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP. Raucous protest outside Donald Trump rally in Orange County leads to arrests; one man bloodied in scuffle. 2. CALIFORNIA GOP ... and more »