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  • Judge rules Wet Electric will go on

    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...
  • Wet Electric comes off with few hitches

    Wet Electric comes off with few hitches
    Revelers hollered, jumped and pumped their fists as a disc jockey bumped remixes of Nirvana, Macklemore and M.I.A. at one of the three stages at the Wet Electric dance party Saturday at Huntington State Beach. Contrary to the fears of many Huntington...
  • Crystal Cove starts junior lifeguard program

    Crystal Cove starts junior lifeguard program
    Jesse Heydorff likes to call the inaugural Crystal Cove State Park Junior Lifeguard program "outdoor science camp meets junior lifeguard training." From 8:45 a.m. to noon June 24 through Aug. 2, children ages 9 to 15 will hike, swim, paddleboard,...
  • Fight is on to stave off invasive weed

    Fight is on to stave off invasive weed
    There's an invasion happening along Pacific Coast Highway between Brookhurst and Magnolia streets. They've come by the hundreds and more are on their way, slowly consuming Brookhurst Marsh and threatening the areas around it. It's the Sahara mustard, an...
  • Cottage restorations continue

    Phase 2 of the development plan to restore the storied cottages at Crystal Cove State Beach is nearly complete. The phase renovated 7 of the 46 cottages. Phase 1, which finished in 2006, renovated 22 cottages. Phase 2 changes include 20 garage door...
  • Moro Campgrounds ready for the public

     Moro Campgrounds ready for the public
    A vacation in coastal Orange County doesn't have to be at a five-star hotel. For as little as $50 a night, one can have an ocean view and a walk to the beach with the opening of the Moro Campgrounds on Friday. The 35-acre property in Crystal Cove State...
  • Cost of state beach parking increases

    Cost of state beach parking increases
    For some, living near the beach in Orange County is a priceless luxury. But actually going to the beach — by car, anyway — is about to get a little pricier. The California Dept. of Parks and Recreation announced this month that annual...
  • Kids can connect with Mother Earth

    Kids can connect with Mother Earth
    CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK — As a child of the California Acjachemen tribe, Jacque Tahuka Nunez said she was an innate "keeper of the earth," or someone who appreciates, respects and makes it their duty to preserve Mother Earth. As an adult and...