If all goes according to plan, Orange County's first Open Streets event will inspire people to re-imagine the way in which we use community space, embrace a healthier lifestyle, and interact with our neighbors wherever we might live.
This week LA Letters covers the history of the Rendezvous and also previews the upcoming reunion show that includes members of legendary Surf Rock groups like the Chantays, the Surfaris, former members of Dick Dale and the Del-Tones as well as Bill Medley from the Righteous Brothers.
Besides Disneyland, the second largest city in Orange County is home to other less-visited places such as Little Arabia, a locally-beloved and highly visible concentration of Arab businesses that has so far failed to receive formal recognition from the city.
AB 1733 would allow a homeless person to submit an affidavit of homelessness and financial need with an application for vital records, such as a birth certificate, or a state-issued photo identification card.
The California Energy Commission will be plowing millions of dollars into building almost 500 more electric car charging stations throughout the state, along with an assortment of other alternative energy programs.
The Dory Fleet fish market in Newport Beach has been providing the "catch of the day" straight from the boat to seafood lovers since 1891. This unique market is the last of its kind in the United States and was recognized as a permanent historical landmark in 1969.
The agency that operates the electrical power grid for most of California forecasted last week that the state was in good shape for summer even without the San Onofre nuclear power plant and with drought making significantly lower output from hydroelectric stations. This week seems to be underscoring that confidence, with solar power is supplying more than ten percent of California's power demand Wednesday afternoon.
Glaciers and ice sheets in western Antarctica are melting, there's nothing we can do to stop it, and the result will be a 10-foot rise in sea level within the next century or two. That's according to new reports by NASA scientists scheduled for publication in scientific journals this week. What would that mean for California?
A southern California mouse species once feared extinct has some good news to share: its numbers are increasing... at least in captivity. A litter of four Endangered Pacific pocket mice was born at the San Diego Zoo this past weekend, with another litter expected this weekend.
A two-inch fish found only in tidal estuaries along the California coast may get less protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), if a proposal by the nation's leading wildlife agency goes through.
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