By Erika I. Ritchie | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: April 3, 2018 at 11:56 am | UPDATED: April 3, 2018 at 12:07 pm Want to learn about the plants and animals that live on the Dana Point Headlands? A Nature Walk is scheduled for Saturday, April 7. Participants should bring water, wear a hat and apply sunscreen. The two-hour walk starts at 9 a.m. and is about 1.5 miles long. Participants will hike along relatively flat pedestrian trails. There are coastal and beach access points, scenic overlooks, and the Nature Interpretive Center. The four parks that make up the nearly 60 acres of the Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area include Harbor Point Conservation Park, Dana Point Preserve, Hilltop Conservation Park and the South Strands Conservation Park. There are more than 150 species of plants and animals native to coastal Southern California including the federally endangered Pacific pocket mouse. IF YOU GO What: Nature Walk at Dana Point Headlands When: 9-11 … [Read more...] about Take a nature walk to learn about flora and fauna on the Dana Point Headlands
By Dana Bartholomew | [email protected] | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: May 20, 2017 at 9:22 pm | UPDATED: August 28, 2017 at 5:34 am CANOGA PARK >> The new street seal gushed from a downpipe Saturday onto Jordan Avenue, then spread like paint to turn a half block of black into a sea of gray. The morning temperature of the black asphalt in the middle of a nearby intersection read 93 degrees. The new light gray surface on Jordan Avenue read a cool 70 — on what would turn out to be the first heat wave of the year. “It’s awesome. It’s very cool — both literally and figuratively,” exclaimed Councilman Bob Blumenfield, whose Los Angeles district includes Canoga Park, squinting into the laser handheld thermometer. “We are trying to control ‘the heat island effect’ ” — or hotter temperatures caused by urban sprawl. “The downside: we won’t be able to fry eggs on the streets.” Los Angeles, which had … [Read more...] about ‘Cool pavement’ to cut urban street heat gets first California tryout in Canoga Park
By Erika I. Ritchie | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: April 2, 2018 at 4:29 pm | UPDATED: April 2, 2018 at 6:00 pm DANA POINT — Colorful eggs, candy and Easter bunnies were a draw for thousands in two of the city’s parks on Sunday, April 1. But the joy of the Easter egg hunts — meant for children in three age categories — lost its sweetness when, some parents say, they observed some of the youngest children being pushed out of the way by adults grabbing eggs. “Was anyone slightly shocked at the behavior of some of the parents and grandparents at the 0-4 year old area at the Sea Canyon Park Egg Hunt this morning?” a parent posted Sunday on a Dana Point social media page. “I’ve never seen more parents in a FULL FRENZY to collect plastic eggs with candy. I expected to see that with the elementary kids, and was really surprised to see parents and grandparents with colorful baskets pushing littlest one out of the way … [Read more...] about Were adults pushing kids out of the way during Easter egg hunts in Dana Point?
By Erika I. Ritchie | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: March 28, 2018 at 11:23 am | UPDATED: March 28, 2018 at 11:25 am DANA POINT — A memorial honoring Marines and sailors who died during the Vietnam War as part of the “Fighting Fifth” Marine Regiment was stalled by a flat tire in New Mexico, during a cross-country trip from Vermont to Orange County. But that didn’t stop the small convoy from arriving at Strand Vista Park in Dana Point around sunset Tuesday, March 27. Flatbed trucks arrive carrying a 50-ton monument from Verment. (Photo courtesy of Brian Coty)Patriot Guard arrives at Strand Beach on tuesday, March 27. (Photo courtesy of Brian Coty)Trucks leaving Rock of Ages foundry in Greniteville, Vermont on Thursday, March 22. (Phot courtesy of Brian Coty)Show Caption of Expand The 50-ton monument, traveling on three flatbed trucks, was escorted by 80 Patriot Guard riders that followed it from San Clemente to Dana Point. It will … [Read more...] about Flat tire doesn’t keep Vietnam memorial from completing cross-country trip to Dana Point
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Where to get shuttles, buses to Miller Park Getting somebody else to drive to the game is as much a Milwaukee tradition as tailgating. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 2 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 11:18 a.m. CT March 31, 2017 | Updated 5:21 p.m. CT March 26, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 2 COMMENT EMAIL MORE Getting somebody else to drive to Miller Park on opening day, or any other game day, is as much a Milwaukee tradition as tailgating. Here's a list of the bars and … [Read more...] about Where to get shuttles, buses to Miller Park