These getaways reinforce the benefits of residing in Southern California. With outdoor beauty ranging from beaches, mountains, lakes and vineyards, these destinations don’t require a plane ticket, as they are within hours from the OC.
A teenager from New Jersey swam the channel between Catalina Island and mainland California Monday and is well on her way to becoming the youngest person in history to complete three major open-water swims.
A mid-day thunderstorm touched off at least two brush fires, and a man was struck by lightning Sunday on Catalina Island.
This Memorial Day, pack up the family and head out for a little fun and adventure. The best news is you don’t have to spend days in the car to find it.
Here are five backpacking trips worthy of a short road trip from downtown that feel as if these distinctive destinations are much further away from the fray.
Three people were injured when their 22-foot power boat crashed at full speed into the Isthmus near Two Harbors on Catalina Island on Monday evening.
A new study by the Catalina Island Conservancy shows that the contraceptives program launched in 2009 for the island’s bison has proven to be a more effective and humane way of controlling their population than relocation.
On Catalina Island, spend a few hours playing a game of mini golf with the whole family.
A light plane crashed on Catalina Island Sunday slightly injuring three of the four people aboard.
An 18-foot oarfish found off Catalina Island earlier this month had a host of parasites living in its serpent-like body.
Another ‘sea serpent’ has attracted gawkers on a Southern California beach.
A marine science instructor found the carcass of a rare 18-foot fish while snorkeling off the coast of Catalina Island over the weekend.
This fall, breathe some fresh air into your relationship and check out one of these outdoor date destinations in OC.
Beautiful views and luxurious stays at Inn on Mt. Ada.
A group of teenagers are attempting to become the youngest swimmers to relay from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes.