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Southern California beaches won’t be a good place to watch Monday’s eclipse

Watching Monday's eclipse might not go well with surfboards, body surfing or catching some rays on the sand. The National Weather Service is forecasting overcast skies for Southern California…

Judge’s decision that Scott Dekraai can’t get the death penalty draws strong responses

Here's a sampling of some of the reaction.

Willie Nelson proves that he’s not quite dead yet with spirited set at the Shrine

With rumors widely circulating that the 84-year-old country legend had passed earlier this month, Nelson laughed it off and delivered a strong, hit and cover-filled set Thursday night at the Shrine…

Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market with 75 vendors coming to fairgrounds

A vintage market featuring some 75 West Coast vendors opens Aug. 25-26 at The Hangar O.C. Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa.

Chief strategist Steve Bannon leaving White House, AP sources say

WASHINGTON — White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. That's according to two people familiar with the decision who demanded anonymity because they wer…

Firefighters responding to chlorine leak at Disneyland

ANAHEIM - Anaheim firefighters are responding to a chlorine leak outside the Disneyland Hotel. Around 8:15 a.m., firefighters responded to a report that workers had accidentally severed a chl…

Thieves steal drugs from Irvine pharmacy

Two burglars broke into an Irvine pharmacy early Friday, Aug. 18, and made off with a quantity of medication, police said. The theft occurred around 1:10 a.m.

At least 1 American killed, 1 injured in Barcelona, Cambrils terrorist attacks

The State Department says at least one American was killed and one was injured in the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain. The department said Friday that diplomats from the U.S.

Several wounded in Finland stabbing; suspect shot in the leg

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku. Finnish broadcaster YLE says severa…

Custom-designed Hanes T’s come to [email protected] at South Coast Plaza

A "pop-in" T-shirt store featuring 100 custom-designed pieces by almost 40 artists opens Friday, Aug. 18 at Nordstrom at South Coast Plaza. 

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour, which opens Friday, strikes balance between modern and nostalgia

The new-and-improved Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour in Buena Park is striving to strike a balance between the past and future. The restaurant reopens Friday, Aug. 18, after a six-month remodel.

Everything you need to know about HangTime, the new roller coaster coming to Knott’s

Knott's has had many firsts in roller coaster history, including the first corkscrew inversion coaster, first flywheel launch coaster and the first hydraulically launched coaster, says Jon Storbeck…

Kevin Nealon returns to O.C. with new material

Comedian Kevin Nealon is one of those guys that everyone just feels like they know. Even in spots like grocery stores, Nealon said, people will approach him trying to figure out where they recogniz…

How much bonding time you get with your baby is determined by how many co-workers you have. Is that fair?

If approved by lawmakers and signed by the governor, SB 63 would extend longer parental leaves and job protection to employees at firms with 20 to 49 workers.

How do I get parental leave in California? It changes based on whether SB 63 becomes law

Rules governing who is eligible for parental leave and pay are complex in California