| Jul 15, 2010
| 7:25 PM
COSTA MESA — Shade, anywhere it was available, was the place to be Thursday as residents tried to cope with the first sweltering heat of the summer.
Costa Mesa offered the local senior center as a cooling zone, and the community pool was open...
| Dec 11, 2010
| 6:06 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Some call it a weed. A scourge on the bay. Others, mainly fish, can't live without it.
Eelgrass, a type of seagrass found throughout Southern California bays, lines the shore in many parts of Newport Harbor and provides refuge...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 10:27 AM
Mark Lowry has collected sea lion and elephant seal scat from San Nicolas and San Clemente islands for more than three decades to track the long-term health of marine mammal life off the California coast.
But the federal biologist's work has new meaning...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Jeff Corwin has done television segments on sea lions before, but not like the one he just wrapped up earlier this week at Laguna Beach's Pacific Marine Mammal Center.
"It's a perfect ocean mystery for us. It really is an ocean mystery," Corwin said...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:59 AM
A sea lion named Roscoe that Pacific Marine Mammal Center employees nursed back to health was seen off the Newport Beach coast and is making progress, the Laguna Beach-based center reported in a news release.
Rescue teams spotted Roscoe, who was...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Well the new year is here. I know all good boaters have made their new year resolutions, which will be broken before the spring thaw. Oh wait, Orange County harbors do not have a spring thaw, so how many resolutions will be broken before the yacht...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A trend of sea lion pups becoming malnourished along the Orange County coast has led to an uptick in the number of animals admitted to a local marine mammal center, according to experts.
As of Monday, the Pacific Marine Mammal Center on Laguna Canyon...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Laguna Beach police Capt. Jason Kravetz confirmed Monday that the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is investigating an incident March 23 at Goff Island Beach when a bulldog escaped from its owner and mauled and killed a sea lion.