Newport Beach California

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.

03/16/2013

Pod of killer whales seen off Orange County coast

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Whale watchers are reporting this season’s first pod of killer whales after at least 15 orcas were spotted just outside Newport Beach Harbor.

03/10/2013

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.

03/06/2013

workplace shooting

Victim in Newport Beach shooting was suspect’s doctor

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a retired barber accused of fatally shooting a California doctor in an exam room was a patient of the victim and brought the gun to his medical appointment.

01/30/2013

workplace shooting

Doctor shot dead in exam room; man in custody

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – A doctor was fatally shot in an examination room of an Orange County medical office, and the man who police believe shot him was taken into custody in the same room without a struggle, authorities said.

01/29/2013

Flooding at Belmont Shores

Unusually high tides caused by cosmic alignment

A cosmic alignment may prove troubling along the coastline with unusually high tides. The water from Long Beach to Huntington Harbor is creeping up though so far no serious damage has been reported. The high tide is expected again tomorrow.

12/13/2012

High tide floods streets in OC beaches

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Astronomical high tides have caused minor street flooding in some low-lying areas along the Southern California coast.

12/13/2012

Charity group says many OC residents struggling

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Orange County may be known for Disneyland but a nonprofit group says many residents aren’t living in the Magic Kingdom. The Orange County Community Foundation said Thursday that the county […]

11/15/2012

15 illegal immigrants found on smuggler boat

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Fifteen illegal immigrants hidden inside the bilge area of a pleasure boat in Newport Harbor have been turned over to federal immigration officers. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department says Harbor […]

10/19/2012

Legend Cellars operator accused of stealing from wine lockers

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – The operator of a California business where the public can store wine bottles has been charged with stealing nearly $3 million in vintage wines from clients’ lockers. George Osumi, 64, […]

10/05/2012

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