San Clemente

Phony coyotes used to scare gulls off OC beach

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Scarecrows have some new four-legged friends. An Orange County beach plagued by seagulls is trying to scare them off with fake coyotes. Park ranger Kevin Estrada put a pair of […]

11/14/2013

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OC’s Lowers Pro surfing contest canceled

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — A contest that drew world-class surfers to Orange County has been canceled for the first time in 24 years because it couldn’t find a sponsor.

03/06/2013

Dog survives 110-mile ride on hot truck engine

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) – A dog has survived a 110-mile ride on the hot engine of a pickup truck during a Southern California heat wave. The driver felt the pickup move slightly after he […]

10/02/2012