| Jun 10, 2011
| 8:42 AM
He could be working in any major Southern California hospital, with his master's in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University and bachelor's from UCLA.
Instead, Kevin Selna, 33, chose a different public health setting: the beach.
Selna, who patrols...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2010
Mayor to Antenna Company: Plans to Add Poles "Offensive"
A company's plans to add five freestanding poles in front of Crystal Cove State Park, the Cameo Highlands neighborhood and other locations along East Coast Highway "is about as offensive to as many...
| Jul 24, 2010
An environmental group that studied beach litter in Crystal Cove State Park for seven years has found less trash over time and that most debris comes from inland or is dumped onto the beach, rather than washing up from the sea.
| Jul 24, 2010
| 9:16 PM
CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK — He fought powerful interests: Caltrans, Orange County, the state parks system and the Irvine Co., all in the name of ocean views.
Dale Ghere, then a high school biology teacher, spent the late 1990s eradicating a towering...
| 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...
| May 27, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Skylar Blue streaked across the beach, a blur of black and white and colors in between. Her eyes, one blue and the other brown, homed in on her airborne prize — a tennis ball.
Tongue lolling out, the Australian shepherd bounded into the waves....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:34 PM
California State Parks has added a portion of Huntington State Beach to its short list of beaches charging visitors for parking by the hour as opposed to a flat, $15 day rate.
The pilot program, already in place in Crystal Cove, could one day be...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The nonprofit Crystal Cove Alliance plans to host its Deck the Cove and tree-lighting ceremony Dec. 7 at Crystal Cove State Park's historic cottages.
The event, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., will feature the signature Christmas tree on the sand, an art...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Despite the city vying for a temporary restraining order to stop the event, the Wet Electric electronic dance music festival will still be held this weekend at the Huntington State Beach, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Orange County Superior Court Judge Jamoa...