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Catalina Island

Giant Oarfish Washes Up On California Island

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.03.2015 | Science

Beachgoers on California's Catalina Island were treated to a rare sight this week: a giant oarfish. Staffers with the Catalina Island Conservancy d...

Far and Near: An Interview with Neil Peart

Phil Simon | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

From a very early age, I've been a fan of the Canadian trio Rush. I recently had a chance to sit down with Neil Peart, the band's longtime drummer an...

Deadly Lightning Storm That Struck 14 People 'Impossible' to Predict, Experts Say

AP | JOHN ROGERS and MATT HAMILTON | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predic...

Lightning Strikes 14 People In California

AP | Posted 09.26.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina...

6 Relaxing Vacations That Give Back (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.02.2013 | Travel

Your idea of a relaxing vacation may not involve volunteer work or sustainability initiatives, but there are ways to give back during your travels tha...

Santa Barbara vineyards

Richard Jennings | Posted 07.23.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Two more Santa Barbara County producers I visited last month whose wines greatly impressed me possess winemakers who are highly respected by their peers.

PHOTOS: The Cleanest Southern California Beaches

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.26.2012 | Los Angeles

The good news is just in time for summer. Despite occasional sewage spilling into our oceans, the water at LA County Beaches is actually getting clean...

L.A. Sheriff Reopens Natalie Wood Case

NBC LA | By Olsen Ebright | Posted 07.29.2013 | Crime

After reviewing the death of famed actress Natalie Wood Wagner in 1981, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department ruled it accidental. Now author...

PHOTOS: Catalina Island Done Right

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.10.2011 | Los Angeles

Catalina Island is home to 3,500 full time residents and is the destination of over a million tourists a year. Clearly, something good is going on 22 ...

PHOTOS: A Young Marilyn Monroe On Catalina Island

Posted 10.05.2011 | Los Angeles

Here's your chance to get a glimpse of Marilyn Monroe before she was "Marilyn." The Catalina Island Museum on Catalina Island, California, has cura...

Exploring the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

With the Internet and online travel sites, one wonders why such a convention is needed anymore, but apparently you can get show only specials and giveaways on travel only at this show.

PHOTOS: Catalina Island For The Weekend - Eco Tours, Tiki Bars, And Beach Life

Matthew Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine's Weekender Guide to Catalina. For more of the best of Los Angeles, check out By Matthew Segal The ...

Elmer Grey Designed Catalina Home On Market For $4.9 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Found via Curbed LA, this sprawling Spanish Colonial Revival has hit the market for $4.9 Million. Designed by famed architect Elmer Grey, the force b...

Own OC's "Crown Of The Sea" for $30M

Daily Pilot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Tracked down by the Daily Pilot, the 7,000 square-foot seaside mansion nicknamed "Crown Of The Sea" is on the market for $30 mil. With panoramic view...