Water Board Approves $1.5M Settlement In Laguna Beach Sewage SpillSan Diego Water Quality Control Board officials Wednesday approved a $1.5 million penalty for the city of Laguna Beach stemming from a 1.7-million gallon raw sewage spill into Aliso Creek and the ocean shoreline two years ago.
Albino Dolphin Spotted Swimming With Pod Off Laguna BeachNewport Coastal Adventure crew members spotted the albino dolphin in a pod of about 40 about three miles off Laguna Beach.
Officials On Rescue Mission To Free Baby Whale Caught Up In Fishing LineThe baby whale appeared to be caught up in a fishing line off the coast of Victoria Beach.
Pageant Of The Masters, Newport Beach Jazz Festival Announce 2021 DatesWith new cases of COVID-19 down, along with hospitalizations and deaths, conditions have improved to the point that event organizers are moving forward on some of Orange County’s favorite outdoor events.
Florida Man Shot, Wounded By Laguna Beach Police After Leading Them On Wild Chase Along PCHThe 36-year-old Florida man is in critical condition.
Harbor Seal Pup Found Abandoned In Laguna Beach Makes Big Move To New York AquariumSidney was only hours old and likely born prematurely when she was discovered on a rocky beach with her umbilical cord still attached in February 2020. When her mother did not come back for her, she was rescued by the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.
OC Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Prevent Inmate EDD Fraud A Laguna Beach lawmaker is leading an effort to crackdown on unemployment insurance fraud after prosecutors across California discovered multiple fraud rings involving state prisoners.
Laguna Beach Police Officers Deliver Amazon Packages That Fell Off Delivery TruckLaguna Beach police spokesman Lt. Jim Cota posted images on Twitter Monday of police officers taking the Amazon packages to their rightful owners. Cota said an Amazon delivery truck had lost about 25 packages in Laguna Beach.
Pandemic Closure, Capacity Limits Forces Laguna Beach Cat Cafe To Close Its DoorsCatmosphere Laguna in Laguna Beach was the county’s first cat café, working with rescue groups to bring adoptable cats into its play room to help them find new homes.
Sea Lion Rescued From Newport Beach Buoy With Fishing Line Around Its Neck Also Had 2 Dozen Rocks In Her StomachThe sea lion nicknamed Chompers is finally back on her own after healing from an infection caused by a fishing line hook in her neck and ingesting rocks because she was unable to catch fish.
Los Angeles Attorney Barret Slome Shot, Killed In Laguna Beach CondoIt’s the first homicide in the city since August of 2019.