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  • Corona del Mar Today: AERIE site hosts pre-construction party

    With demolition scheduled to occur within weeks, about 200 people gathered Tuesday night for the last party at the site of the future AERIE condominium complex. "I'm excited," said Richard Julian, the owner of the property at the corner of Carnation...
  • Film Review: 'Deepsea Challenge'

    Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence"...
  • Mexico, Caribbean food festivals

    Mexico, Caribbean food festivals
    Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
  • Octopus mom protects her eggs for an astonishing 4-1/2 years

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If someone were to create an award for "mother of the year" in the animal kingdom, a remarkably dedicated eight-limbed mom from the dark and frigid depths of the Pacific Ocean might be a strong contender. Scientists on Wednesday...
  • Producer Graham King Nabs Pacific Palisades Villa

    BUYER: Graham King LOCATION: Pacific Palisades, CA PRICE: $5,475,000 SIZE: 5,505 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Looks like Tom Cruise and Rita Wilson have a new neighbor and both Yolanda Yakketyyak and Lucy Spillerguts told...
  • Roosevelt Highway’s 1929 opening in Malibu

     
    The last section of the Roosevelt Highway, connecting Mexico with Canada, is opened in Malibu....
  • When Santa Monica had nude sunbathing

    When Santa Monica had nude sunbathing
    I've been getting quite a bit of mail on the story I posted Monday about a new book that covers the history of Pacific Ocean Park, the amusement park on a pier that was the place to hang in the late 1950s and '60s. Folks have reminisced about the Banana...
  • One dead after lightning strikes crowd at California beach

    (Reuters) - One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. The bolt of electricity made a loud crack that sounded like an explosion on a...
  • Threat of El Nino eases, says Australian weather agency

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Pacific Ocean temperatures have eased in recent weeks and an El Nino weather event later this year is now indicated by only a slight majority of climate models, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday. "While the chance of...
  • The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park

    The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park
    If you had walked along the beach in Venice in the early 1970s, you would have come across the sagging, crumbling, partially incinerated ghost of an old amusement park on a pier. If you've watched the skate documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys," which shows...
  • Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach

    Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach
    Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home." "We wanted a new angle...