| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
A Corona del Mar woman and her daughter said a coyote pursued them and their dogs for a quarter-mile on a Crystal Cove State Park trail Tuesday evening.
"It was crazy," said Lisa Goon. "It would not leave us alone. It was surreal."
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Three girls, all Crystal Cove State Park Junior Guards participants, were recently hanging out at the park, conducting scientific research in the ocean and in university laboratories — all part of filming of a PBS television show that will air in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The Berns Environmental Study Loop at Crystal Cove State Park opens to the public Saturday with festivities that also kick off a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of California State Parks.
The free event, from 1 to 6 p.m. in Moro Canyon,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Among the most popular American beaches, the cleanest California waters break on 38th Street beach on the Balboa Peninsula, a new study has found.
The Newport Beach location was the only one in California to qualify for a list of 35 "Superstar Beaches"...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:34 PM
UC Irvine's Anza-Borrego Desert State Park research center just got a $2.8-million windfall, according to a news release from the university.
The California Wildlife Conservation Board awarded the facility the Proposition 84 funds for new construction....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
In last week's column, I commented on how the California Department of Boating and Waterways (Cal Boating) becoming a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation was simply a money grab for Cal Boating's dedicated funds. The parks department...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Newport Beach may have to take a third stab at its application to remove 60 beach fire rings, a California Coastal Commission staff member said.
"Their application remains incomplete," Coastal Commission Coastal Programs Analyst Jeffrey Rabin said in a...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Pacific Symphony call to artists
The Costa Mesa-based Pacific Symphony, in preparing for its upcoming performances in late May and early June of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, has issued a call for artists to create art interpreting the composer'...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Visitors to Huntington State Beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach and Crystal Cove State Park will pay as much as $5 more to park on the Fourth of July, following a recommendation by the California Coastal Commission.
These locations will charge beachgoers...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 9:37 PM
CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK — From a distance, or at least a bird's-eye view, the construction crews are barely visible as they work under the shroud of a thick marine layer. They're laying the infrastructure, building the restrooms and the lifeguard...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 7:12 PM
Mooring charges in Newport Harbor should be revenue neutral and not be subsidized by the non-boat owners of the city ("Newport could say no to bigger boats," Nov. 19). In addition, the availability of the leases, which are public property, should not be...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 4:51 PM
Even with a marine layer, a gorgeous view beats a Monday morning at the office any day. Crystal Cove State Park's celebration of the area's designation as a State and National Landmark on June 28 provides the ideal excuse to start the week with fresh...