| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is a refuge to many. It's where the endangered western snowy plover and the California least tern come to breed, where visitors snap photos of the fauna and flora, and on occasion, where even a few dolphins glide in...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Die-hard Dodger fan Aaron Roberts did what he had to in order to secure a spot in the Major League Baseball Fan Cave this season.
He made promotional videos, stayed active on social media, wrote an essay and interviewed third baseman Adam Kennedy (who...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Cerissa Rivera was in top form and the Fountain Valley High softball team continued to add to its impressive start by scoring a 4-0 nonleague victory Tuesday at Ocean View.
Rivera recorded a no-hitter in a complete-game performance. The senior struck out...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Vic and I just returned from a scouting trip to the Eastern Sierra. Vic will soon lead a spring birding trip there for Sea and Sage Audubon, along with co-leader Linda Oberholzer.
We like to visit ahead of time to reacquaint ourselves with the area....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:08 PM
A long-in-the-works restoration plan for the lower Bolsa Chica mesa, which aims to protect the environmentally sensitive area and increase its plant and animal diversity, may head to the state for approval in the coming months.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Pam Skinner recently started prefacing her answers to questions about what she does.
"I always start out with some disclaimer like, 'Well, it's kind of wacky... '" she said.
Skinner, 54, and her husband Bruce, 64, recently got into the lice business....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Sowers hosts annual book fair
Sowers Middle School is holding its annual book fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday.
Also, there will be a Book Fair Open House Food Truck Frenzy event from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday during...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The 2012-13 girls' soccer season ended Tuesday for Edison and Ocean View.
The host Chargers were eliminated, 1-0, in a CIF Southern Section Division 1 second-round game by defending champion Aliso Niguel, while the Seahawks also fell by a 1-0 score to...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
IRVINE — It wasn't the ending envisioned, but it's the journey that the Ocean View High girls' water polo program will always cherish when the Seahawks look back on the season.
Ocean View played from behind the entire way of Saturday's CIF...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Thomas Roberts of Huntington Beach is one of 52 Major League Baseball fans trying to become a "Cave Dweller" in the 2013 MLB Fan Cave.
Thomas, whose favorite team is the Los Angeles Dodgers, has his contest video posted at http://www.MLBFanCave.com,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday.
Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A group of Huntington Beach residents protested at Mesa Water District's meeting Tuesday night, trying to stop the district from working with Poseidon Resources.
To Mesa Water District President James Fisler's surprise, about 10 people were in...