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Where Beautiful Food and People Meet: 2nd Annual Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival

Jenn Delekta | Posted 10.12.2016 | Taste
Jenn Delekta

Chandelier fixtures dazzled above equally gorgeous creatures and creations at the Grand Tasting Pavilions for the Second Annual Newport Beach Wine & F...

Transhumanism Immortality Bus Underway Across America

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

It seemed a wild, impossible dream a year ago when I told my wife and young daughters I was going to drive a bus shaped like a coffin across America to raise life extension issues.

The 3 Tastiest Food And Wine Festivals This Fall

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Thanks to the weather gods, the temperatures are still warm out west, making California the perfect spot for the yummiest food and wine tasting events this fall. Sunny skies, yummy local wines, celebrity chefs -- there are an embarrassment of riches to choose from for the ultimate foodie.

Nude Woman Rescued 3 Miles Off California Coast

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.19.2015 | Crime

A 28-year-old naked woman was rescued Sunday three miles off the Southern California coast, according to the Orange County Register. How she got there...

Movie Theater Prank Frightens Many And Injures 3 In California

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.11.2015 | Crime

Police are searching for pranksters who burst into a Southern California movie theater this weekend and frightened the audience with the roar of a lea...

Top SoCal Coastal Adventures

Biju Sukumaran | Posted 07.10.2016 | Travel
Biju Sukumaran

Take in the California coast by horse. Saddle up on Santa Barbara Beach Horseback Ride's relaxing excursion along Butterfly Beach or view the ocean from on high on their Mountains and Bluffs ride.

This Glorious Rainbow-Spouting Humpback Whale Is The Queen Of The Ocean

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.09.2015 | Good News

This whale is everything! Off the coast of Newport Beach, California, last weekend, a drone video captured spectacular footage of a humpback whale ...

HULA MOON Vol. XVIII: Duke Kahanamoku and the Great Rescue of 1925; My Two Dukes; A Slap Upside The Head

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.21.2016 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

On June 14, 1925, a chubasco, an unexpected swift and violent squall, came barreling through Southern California, specifically Newport Beach. A chubasco is a very intemperate storm, shocking in its violence and strength.

Superstar Chefs and Great Restaurants Offer Their Best Stormy Weather Dishes

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.17.2015 | Taste
Jeryl Brunner

Is it miserable and stormy outside? Again! When you're stuck inside, sometimes life's greatest pleasures can be found by the stove. For those of us wh...

Husband Surprises Wife Who Beat Cancer 3 Times With Offer To Help Decorate White House

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.05.2015 | Good News

After battling cancer three times, this woman's loving husband gave her a holiday surprise she'll surely never forget. Patty Goethals of Newport B...

True Love Found Through Helping Humanity, Together

Jim Luce | Posted 12.12.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Luce

By Jim Luce with Mitzi Perdue. Name a person who wouldn't like to find true love and a soul mate? Lorraine Silvetz nee Cancro and her new husband, Dr...

'Mutant' Wave Knocks Beach Crowd Off Their Feet

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.05.2014 | Green

Oh, you wanted to take pictures at the beach? Mother Nature doesn't care about your sightseeing selfies. Especially when she's busy hurling hurricane-...

Joan Ryan Makes Musical Magic at Hollywood's Catalina Jazz Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in a year and half, Joan Ryan, and her four octave range, comes home to Los Angeles in a cabaret show that earned her the honor of Broadway World's Top Female Cabaret Artist of 2013.

Make the Most of the Coast: A California Getaway to Remember

Kristin Braswell | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Kristin Braswell

After ten years as a New York City resident and a taxing, unforgiving winter, my eyes opened for the first time to Southern California's truly natural beauty.

Newport Beach's Holiday Sparkle

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

This year, I gave in, booked a room at the Balboa Bay Resort, right on the water in the heart of Newport Beach and headed down Pacific Coast Highway.

A Love Letter To Newport Beach

Love Letters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Love Letters

The reason you're my favorite place, Newport, is that you never change. You're just so darn consistent.

Naughty Newport

Gordy Grundy | Posted 11.17.2013 | Books
Gordy Grundy

Several ugly reality shows have bronzed the excess of "The OC." Naughty Newport takes us back to a kinder, more gentle time when the city was losing ground as a port town and finding new life as a resort.

So Cal Kills Clambakes

Anneli Rufus | Posted 07.19.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Thanks to a new law, beach fires in Southern California are rapidly becoming a thing of the past. You saw them in Gidget and other beach-party films. You dreamed of their cheery glow on landlocked nights both hot and cold. But now many such fires are being quenched -- for good.

South of LA: Crazy, Messy and Endlessly Delightful

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If your idea of good art is something nice and soothing, polite and clean, then you'd better turn off your radio [or whatever device you're listening ...

Hotel Deals For A California Coast Road Trip

Travelzoo | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel
Travelzoo

Here's your road map for an inn-hopping excursion all the way down the California coast, from laid-back Santa Cruz to the beach towns of Orange County -- at a savings of as much as 50% on regular prices. Mix and match as you please to create a fall or winter escape.

Hilarious Police Recruitment Video Portrays Newport Beach As Lawless Hell Hole

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.18.2012 | Los Angeles

In the action-packed police recruitment video above, badass officers pull guns, scale walls and are armed with vicious dogs. Funny enough on its own, ...

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...

BIG News For The Man With A BIG Boat

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

The ship will sail on. Or, at least, it will sit on. A Newport Beach shipbuilder said Saturday that the city has agreed to his plan to take the 191...

Students Caught Cheating, Bought Exam Answers From Amazon

Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

Students at a California high school have been caught cheating on a history exam by purchasing answers to the test from Amazon.com. About 10 sophom...

Rene Hector Zepeda Pleads Not-Guilty To Foreclosure Break-In

Newport Beach, CA Patch | 8:17am | Posted 08.01.2011 | Los Angeles

A 72-year-old man and his attorney, who has been declared ineligible to practice law, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in connection with breaking into the ...