DANA POINT The city’s last summer concert at Sea Terrace Park, Sunday, Aug 20, was pretty groovy .
Titled the “British Invasion,” the event featured performances by My Generation, The Ultimate Stones and Sgt. Pepper.
The three bands played music from the 1960s made popular by bands like The Beatles and Rolling Stones.
The city estimates 3,000 people from across Orange County came out for the concert, which included dancing, food and drinks.
Highlights included a British car show and a red British-style double-decker bus that carried concertgoers to and from the park from Dana Hills High School for free.
The “British Invasion” was sponsored
By JULIE BYKOWICZ
WASHINGTON — Fresh off a speech on Afghanistan that moved him in a different direction than many of his core voters, President Donald Trump is highlighting his pledge to combat illegal immigration by heading to a Marine Corps base along the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and inspecting a Predator drone used to patrol the region.
Trump also scheduled a nighttime rally in Phoenix, which left local officials concerned that emotions may run hot among those inside and outside of the hall so soon after Trump blamed “both sides” for violence at a rally organized by white supremacists in Charlottesville,
By Sarah Kaplan
People say that the eclipse will start on the West Coast and travel southeast toward South Carolina. But if the moon rises in the east and sets in the west, shouldn’t the eclipse go in that direction, too?
Here’s what science has to say:
No, the moon will not reverse its course around Earth for a few hours. But we don’t blame you for
feeling confused. This falls into the
Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in the 20th century, died on Sunday morning at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91.
His death was confirmed by John Katsilometes, a columnist for The Las Vegas Review Journal, who spoke to family members.
Lewis knew success in movies, on television, in nightclubs, on the Broadway stage and in the
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. Publicist Candi Cazau says Lewis passed away Sunday morning of natural causes at age 91 in Las Vegas with his family by his side. Lewis first became a star in a duo with Dean Martin, entertaining audiences in nightclubs, on television and in the movies. After their split in 1956, he starred in and directed a slew of hit films such as “The Nutty Professor.”
A unity rally got underway near Main Beach in Laguna Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 19, a day before a planned “America First! Electric Vigil for the Victims of Illegals and Refugees” event is to be held in the same area.
The “From Charlottesville to Laguna Beach: We Stand Together” rally drew a crowd of about 350, according to a police estimate.
The gathering was hosted by Indivisible OC 48, Indivisible OC-CA 46, the Laguna Beach Democratic Club, Together We Will Orange County, Women for American Values and Ethics and Orange County Justice Collaborative.
“It’s a rally to support peace, love and equality,”
Judge Thomas Goethals’ ruling Friday, Aug. 18, that mass murderer Scott Dekraai cannot face the death penalty surprised and angered some who expected he would be sentenced to die. Others, however, were relieved that Dekraai soon should be sentenced nearly six years after he killed eight people in and around a Seal Beach salon in 2011.
He later pleaded guilty to their murders .
Dekraai has been awaiting his sentencing during hearings that examined the Orange County justice system.
Eight vernal pools at Fairview Park will get much-needed fencing in an effort to protect that area’s biological habitat and prevent encroachment from visitors.
Costa Mesa plans to spend upwards of $150,000 to install 6,500 linear feet of cable rail fencing around seven vernal pools on the park’s west side and one on the east side.
The project is in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
“It’ll help the public and city crews in understanding what the limits of these pools are and where people should be and stay away from,” said Raja Sethuraman, director of public services
Mark Henriquez found an escape at the same time his mom slipped back into drugs.
While she was out getting high, the then 11-year-old turned inward, listening to hip-hop in his room and drafting raps about his dreams of success.
Fourteen years later, their once divergent pursuits have come together in a compelling rap video they made about conquering addiction. “All for You” has been viewed nearly 6 million times on Facebook since May.