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Beach bonfires spark debate between OC cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach bonfires are sparking debate between neighboring Orange County cities as pollution regulators consider a rule that would effectively ban the blazes.


Southern CA regulators mull ban on beach bonfires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Air quality regulators are considering a ban on beach bonfires in Orange and Los Angeles counties. The South Coast Air Quality Management District staff presented such a proposal to the board on Friday.


Environmentalists oppose Navy offshore training

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Environmentalists say a five-year training plan by the Navy would harm endangered species off the Southern California coast including the blue whale.


Commission to rule on Newport Beach’s fire rings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California Coastal Commission is set to decide whether beachgoers will continue to be able to laze around bonfires at Newport Beach.


Experience LA with Maggie McKay (audio)

By Maggie McKay, KFWB afternoon news anchor With the mission of making Southern California waters safe, healthy and clean, local environmental group Heal the Bay is calling for Angelenos to join the world’s largest single-day […]


Manhattan Beach doesn't like Malibu sand plan

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) – There’s a battle brewing over Southern California beach sand. Erosion has carved away the dunes on Malibu’s celebrity-soaked Broad Beach and the city is looking elsewhere for a source of […]


Venice Beach zip line advances with city approval

(CNS) – The Board of Public Works today approved a permit for a company to set up a nearly 700-foot zip line on Venice Beach, despite opposition by some residents who argued the attraction would […]


Ocean Oyster Ranch: man wants to farm shellfish in federal waters

(AP) – A Southern California entrepreneur already has a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provision permit to harvest a million pounds of mussels and oysters from an underwater shellfish farm nearly five miles offshore. The […]




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