Local News

$1 million-plus home sales hit 5-year peak

DataQuick reported Wednesday that 3,631 Orange County homes sold for $1 million or more in 2012, the highest number since 2007. That’s up 34 percent from 2011’s… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Seal Beach says no to owner of vacation rental

SEAL BEACH – An emotional two-hour public hearing over short-term vacation rentals featured a range of testimony at the City Council this week, on subjects including the… Read more »

11-year-old Seal Beach Coffee Bean to Hold Ribbon Cutting

If you’ve driven through Old Town Seal Beach in the past decade, you’ve seen the local Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. And, if you’ve had a long… Read more »