Tragedy struck the seaside town of Laguna Niguel in the wee hours this morning, when friends tell the local Patch that 20-year-old Carlos Salas was killed just 400 feet from his house.
Orange County Sheriff's investigators say the young victim was skateboarding home from a friend's place around 3:4 ... More >>
AnimalPhotos.infoHydrochaeris hydrochaeris, aka the capybaraThe Los Angeles County Natural History Museum has plenty of bizarre beasties in stock, many of them from creatures not found within a thousand miles of L.A. -- or within a thousand years of 2011. Which is why the museum is captivated ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: As power seems to be coming back on, California electricity officials issue a "flex-alert" for the entire state.
A power outage affecting all of San Diego County has been reported today, and now we're seeing tweets that the lights have gone out in Dana Point, Laguna Ni ... More >>
Ben Amstutz via Flickrâ€‹A group of pissed off doctors in L.A. are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for not doing its job to clamp down on smog.
In November 1990, the South Coast Air Basin region, which stretches from Malibu to Laguna Niguel, was given the worst possible rating of "ex ... More >>
Paul T. BradleyTake THAT, British archers, er, Amtrak...
There's an annual Orange County wildlife spectacle rife with enough tradition, mystery, and lore to intrigue even the most seasoned of naturalists. Swallows be damned, we're actually talking about the Annual Mooning of the Amtrak in La ... More >>
When it opens on April 4th, City Tavern will boast 22 beer taps stocked solely with California microbrews like Port Brewing Co, Bear Republic, Eagle Rock Brewery, Craftsman, Telegraph and Iron Fist.
The strangest element in the 2,400 square-foot bar may be the three Table Tap booths, equipp ... More >>
khloekardashian.celebuzz.comLamar Odom's better half says Power Balance "has taken him to a whole new level when he plays"Laguna Niguel-based company Power Balance recently admitted to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that their wildly popular performance bracelets don't act ... More >>
Forever dreaming of a white Christmas that will never come -- unless we head to the Sierras, at the very least -- we Southern Californians do Christmas a bit differently than the rest of the country. Were we to go caroling, for example, we might consider wearing sandals, or Ugg boots with skirts, i ... More >>
California Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown is pulling out all the stops in his quest for the Latino vote. After outing challenger Meg Whitman as a former employer of an undocumented housekeeper, on Monday he slapped the owners of TMZ hot-spot restaurant Koi for "worke ... More >>
CHEWPsychic eating powers, bird flu-related conspiracies, and ass-kicking FDA agents more or less round out the major plot points in Chew, the latest full color comic book venture from writer John Layman (Puffed, Army of Darkness/Xena: Why Not?) and artist Rob Guillory. In July, Chew, which c ... More >>
A Laguna Niguel B-movie producer who made, among other things, a film starring Flavor Flav, was charged this week with masterminding a $9 million Ponzi scheme that promised 35 percent returns for investors in his flicks.
Alliance Group Entertainment owner Mahmoud Karkehabadi, the 53-year-old ... More >>