| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Responding to howls from angry residents, the Seal Beach City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin trapping and euthanizing coyotes.
The feral canines have been linked to several pet deaths in the small beach town on the Orange County/Los...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Our Southern California beach bonfire rings continue to be endangered by the board of directors of the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Judging by statements made by South Coast AQMD Chairman William Burke, recent changes to Rule 444 were...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:37 PM
With the steady hum of morning traffic behind them, public officials from cities along Orange County's 405 Freeway corridor gathered in Costa Mesa on Thursday to decry a state proposal to add toll lanes to the busy thoroughfare.
Led by Assemblyman Allan...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to buy a site in Santa Ana for a year-round emergency shelter — filling what homeless advocates have long called a gaping hole in services, but also drawing ire from neighbors of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:01 PM
While state water regulators approved fines of up to $500 per day to encourage California residents to turn off the tap, several local Orange County water agencies don't have plans to dole out the punishment just yet.
However, that doesn't mean that...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:06 PM
When Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman takes the stage on the OC Fair's opening night Friday, he may play to some audience members for whom he played a vital role in childhood.
Not as lead guitarist of the Offspring. As Mr. Wasserman, the head custodian....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:48 PM
An Assembly bill that aims to protect fire rings in Southern California has passed out of a legislative committee.
The Senate Committee on Natural Resources unanimously approved Assembly Bill 1102 on Tuesday. It will go to the Senate Appropriations...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As poll workers Tuesday collected the last trickle of votes in a statewide primary expected to draw one of the lowest turnouts in California's history, frontrunners in several area races appeared to be headed for spots on the November general election...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:23 PM
I never met Ella Christensen, known by many in Huntington Beach as the queen of the pier.
What else would you call someone who at one time owned three thriving businesses on the city's most iconic structure? The Tackle Box, Neptune's Locker and the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A proposed piece of state legislation that would allow the use of digital signs on freeways to broadcast information about vehicles involved in deadly hit-and-run accidents got a big boost recently when the Los Angeles City Council gave the bill its...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Wendy Leece confirmed Saturday that she is weighing a run for Congress.
Leece, a Republican, is exploring a race for the 48th Congressional District seat held by longtime U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa).
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Because of a shortage of candidates, the application deadline to serve on the Orange County Grand Jury has been extended to Wednesday.
"We have received far fewer applications than in the past 10 years for the 19 grand jurors, who are required by law to...