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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 listeni...

Mall On Lockdown After Man Fires 50 Shots In Parking Lot

AP | Posted 02.14.2013 | Crime

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — A man was arrested Saturday after firing about 50 shots in the parking lot of a Southern California shopping mall, promp...

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...

WATCH: Buried Teen Says, 'I Thought I'd Die'

AP | By GILLIAN FLACCUS and JOHN MONE | Posted 10.05.2011 | Los Angeles

ORANGE, Calif. -- A teenager who was buried in 6 feet of sand while digging a trench on a California beach said Thursday he was certain he would die a...

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 ...

Man Who Ejaculated In Co-Worker's Water Set To Be Sentenced

Newport Beach Patch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The man convicted of battery for twice ejaculating in his co-worker's water bottle faces up to a year in jail and being declared a offender if he is s...

California Town Considering a Book-less Library

eBookNewser | Nate Hoffelder on April 5, 2011 1:30 PM | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books

With state and municipal budgets being cut across the nation, many are trying to come up with ways to make ends meet....

PHOTOS: 10 Holiday Light Shows Around The World

Frommer's | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Frommer's

From illuminated boat parades to spectacular light extravaganzas, towns and cities around the world each have distinctive ways of celebrating the holi...

PHOTOS: America's Most Expensive Housing Markets

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Plans to relocate to California? The state dominates as the most expensive housing markets in America, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker. ...

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...

Surfer Dies In High Waves Off Newport Beach

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A surfer in Newport Beach was killed this morning amid high waves, though the cause of the incident is still undetermined....

Tiger Woods' OC Pad

OC Register | Marilyn Kalfus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A report this week alluded to a Newport Beach condominium in Tiger Woods' real estate portfolio. We tracked down a condo in Corona del Mar and chatted...

Man Arrested For Breaking Into Nicolas Cage's Home In The Night, Wearing His Jacket

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A tailor accused of breaking into Nicolas Cage's coastal home was charged Tuesday with residential burglary. Robert Dennis Furo, 45, pleaded not guil...