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  • Cold water spawns empty hooks

    Cold water spawns empty hooks
    NEWPORT BEACH — Unusually cold Pacific Ocean waters off Southern California have put a damper on sportfishing, leaving many anglers walking away from fishing boats empty-handed, if not outright despondent. Even some of the locals are starting to...
  • Piranha smuggler is now a fugitive at large

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife agents are trying to find a Los Angeles man who disappeared before his court hearing on charges of smuggling piranha fish and freshwater stingrays. Federal officials said Thursday that a judge issued a warrant for the arrest of...
  • Search for missing Catalina boater called off

    Search for missing Catalina boater called off
    The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday called off its efforts to find a missing boater off the coast of Santa Catalina Island, ending a nearly 24-hour search. Frank Cipriano, 45, has been missing since about 10:45 a.m. Sunday, when his shipmates on The...
  • Deputies Make Major Drug Bust on Catalina Island

    Deputies Make Major Drug Bust on Catalina Island
    AVALON, Catalina Island -- L.A. County Sheriff's deputies have detained three illegal immigrants and seized a large amount of marijuana after an apparent smuggling boat ran aground on Catalina Island. The Avalon Sheriff's deputies received a call at 5:45...
  • Smugglers abandon drugs, immigrants on Catalina

    Smugglers abandon drugs, immigrants on Catalina
    L.A. County Sheriff's deputies have detained three illegal immigrants and seized a large amount of drugs after an apparent smuggling boat ran aground on Catalina Island. The Avalon Sheriff's deputies received a call at 5:45 p.m. Sunday that a ponga, a...
  • Search for missing boater suspended

    The search for a 45-year-old Newport Beach man whose skiff was found a quarter mile off Santa Catalina Island early Sunday morning was suspended Monday, according to a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman who said too much time had elapsed for the victim to still...
  • Body identified as Frank Cipriano

    More than a week after his disappearance, the body of a missing boater from Newport Beach has been found and identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. Frank Cipriano, 45, was reported missing Aug. 8 after his abandoned skiff was found a...
  • Diane Keaton lists Pacific Palisades home at $8.5 million

    Diane Keaton lists Pacific Palisades home at $8.5 million
    Oscar-winning actress and avid historical home restorer Diane Keaton has put her latest project on the market in Pacific Palisades at $8.5 million. Keaton spent more than two years renovating a Lloyd Wright-designed Midcentury house built for another...
  • California visitor bureaus

    This list of visitor offices was provided largely by the California Division of Tourism in Sacramento. It was edited for space. More information: (800) 862-2543, http://www.visitcalifornia.com . Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, (800)...
  • The prestigious palette

    The prestigious palette
    Wine snobs, step aside: There's a new breed of aesthetes who believe that a bottle of rosé is a bottle of rosé, but a can of Sydney Harbour "La Vie En Rose" is intoxicating. These are the enthusiasts who get high on the color, clarity and depth of...
  • It's a world of color out there

    Some of the stores and manufacturers offering the new wall finishes: OUTLETS Catalina Paints Inc. 6941 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Woodland Hills (818) 765-2629 Cox Paint 1130 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica (310) 393-7208 Cox Paint Center 11153...
  • The Seeds of Promise

    The Seeds of Promise
    The prickly plants started in Catalina Sanchez's garden and now stretch across her neighbors' fields as far as the eye can see. They pop up on acre after acre as word gets around: This village of dirt floors and outdoor toilets expects to get rich...