| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:42 PM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:49 AM
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,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:29 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 5:30 PM
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...