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  • Tsunami study finds Southern California at risk

    A large tsunami hitting California would cause major flooding in Long Beach and parts of Orange County and force 750,000 people to evacuate coastal areas in just a few hours, according to an extensive simulation published Wednesday by the U.S....
  • Newport Beach picks up awards

    Newport Beach earned recognition from the Assn. of California Cities Orange County last week for its completion of a major dredging project, its public art program and its efforts to cut back on paper printing. "I am very proud of the recognition by our...
  • Watchers surprised by sighting of 23 whales

     
    The whale-watching boat was about to go back to the coast of Ranchos Palos Verdes when the captain suddenly began heading the vessel farther out to sea. As the boat inched closer and closer to a pod of whales, passengers......
  • China, U.S., Europe battling over a shrinking global-trade pie

     
    Global Focus: In polite, diplomatic language, China this week accused Eurozone leaders of piling up debts that threaten global economic stability and the Europeans countered with complaints that Beijing manipulates its currency to unfairly skew trade in...
  • Freight train strikes big rig trailer in Montebello

     
    A Pacific Union freight train clipped a big-rig truck in Montebello on Tuesday morning, sending it careening into an auto body shop and causing delays for commuters using the Riverside train line....
  • Reader photo: A bird's-eye view of Port of Long Beach

    Wendy Miller shot this photo of a pelican silhouetted against the cranes at the Port of Long Beach at sunset on June 27. She used a Nikon D7000. Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our ...
  • Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary

    Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary
    Labor Day weekend marks the ninth annual Queen Mary Art Deco Festival in the Port of Long Beach.  From Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, more than 8,000 people are expected to board the Queen Mary to sample Art Deco, an eclectic design style that's been...
  • Newport Beach recaps 2012, looks ahead to 2013

    Restructuring and outsourcing some city government services and finalizing the new use for City Hall were among the priorities for 2013 outlined during a comprehensive Newport Beach City Council special meeting Saturday morning. The seven-member...
  • His stunts drive Web traffic

    His stunts drive Web traffic
    Race car driver Ken Block speeds down a narrow band of asphalt in his souped-up Ford Fiesta, careening through the "Back to the Future" set on Universal Studios' back lot. The speedometer flies toward 80. Block's eyes are fixed on the road as he...
  • Mailbag: Estancia employees acted heroically

    Re. "BB gun sparks shooting scare at Estancia" Feb. 16: I happened to be at Estancia High School during the recent BB gun incident. While our kids were never in real danger, the recent school shootings made this a sobering experience. As I huddled in a...
  • From the Boathouse: On the lookout for winter storms

    Ahoy! The winter storms arrived this week, and it looks like the effects on the seas will continue through this weekend. There was a gale warning issued by the National Weather Service, and the winds will be slightly decreasing for the weekend. Out on...