Newport Beach Withdraws Application To Remove Fire RingsThe city of Newport Beach has withdrawn its application to remove fire rings from its beaches, officials said Wednesday.
AQMD To Hear From Public About New Proposal To Restrict Fire Pits On SoCal BeachesThe South Coast Air Quality Management District board will hold a public meeting Thursday to solicit feedback from residents about a new proposal that aims to restrict fire pits along Southern California beaches.
Beach Bonfire Compromise May Require Fire Rings To Be Fueled By PropaneA number of residents who live across from beaches that are frequented for bonfires raised concerns over wood-smoke pollution, prompting the initial debate over whether the bonfire rings should be removed.
No End In Sight In SoCal Fire Ring Debate Orange County residents gathered Friday to participate in an ongoing debate about a Southern California tradition—beach bonfires.
Tests Show SoCal Beach Bonfires Hurt Air QualityPreliminary testing released Wednesday by regional air quality officials found that smoke from the beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline pollutes the air in nearby neighborhoods and on the beaches themselves.
OC Supervisors Pass Resolution 4-0 Opposing Ban On Beach Fires The Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday passed a symbolic resolution on a proposed ban against fire pits.
2 OC Cities Square Off In Heated Debate Over Potential Fire Pit BanHuntington Beach and Newport Beach officials expressed their opposing arguments to the South Coast Air Quality Management District officials in a 9 a.m. meeting.
California Coastal Commission Report Against Removal Of Newport Beach Fire RingsThe city of Newport Beach and the California Coastal Commission appear to be pitted against each other over the popular fire rings at Balboa Pier and Corona del Mar State Beach.
Residents In Several SoCal Areas Will Be Fined For Using Fireplaces, Fire Pits WednesdayA “no burn” alert has been issued Wednesday for residents in parts of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.