Bomb Washes Ashore | Actor Beaten By Mob | Killer Whales Attack

Bea Karnes

CALIFORNIA —On the weekend, we present a week in review of the top stories and headlines from all across California. Here’s a roundup of some of the most-read stories across the state. You can also find your local Patch and catch up on those stories by clicking here.

Other notable stories this week include:

Fully Robotic Kitchen Slings Burgers And Fries At New SoCal Restaurant

  • Robot burger-flippers and fry cooks run the kitchen at a new SoCal restaurant that claims to be the world’s first fully autonomous eatery.

Glowing Waves Return To Southern California Coast

  • Bioluminescent waves are lighting up beaches across Orange County, with latest reports coming from Seal, Newport and Laguna Beach.

Ian Ziering Calls Out ‘Hooliganism’ In LA After Mini-Bike Mob Beating

  • The “Beverly Hills, 90210” alum says he was forced to protect himself in a brawl with a group of mini-bike riders on Hollywood Boulevard.

Trash Interceptor Gears Up For El Niño Winter

  • Since its deployment in October 2022, Interceptor 007 has stopped a total of 105 tons of trash and debris from impacting local beaches.

Killer Whales Attack Gray Whale And Calf Off SoCal Coast

  • This attack is the latest of several predatory sightings of a tropical orca pod hunting in Southern California waters over the last month.

Elephant, 53, Dies At Los Angeles Zoo

  • Shaunzi the elephant came to California after spending much of her youth performing in a circus. She died this week at age 53, the zoo said.

CA Student Wins Congressional App Challenge

  • Sania Bidurukontama, a junior at Dougherty Valley High School, invented CogniPro App which aims to reduce misdiagnoses of ADHD.

CA City Funds Youth Scholarship Program With Federal Pandemic Dollars

  • The city received $27 million from the American Rescue Act and put some of the money toward summer recreation for underserved youth.

Damaged Pacifica Pier Closes For At Least 3 Weeks

  • The city said high tides and large waves damaged sections of the pier late last month, requiring engineers to fully evaluate the structure.

California Housing Market: What’s Happening In 2024?

  • Interest rates are falling which could spell higher demand for sellers, and more affordability for buyers.

California Travel:

Disneyland Restarts Magic Key Annual Pass Sales January

  • The date to get your Disneyland Magic Key annual pass is quickly approaching. Here’s what you need to know.

Legoland California Offers $25 Kid Tickets For 25th Anniversary

  • For a limited time, visitors can buy up to four $25 kid tickets with the purchase of a single adult ticket.

SeaWorld San Diego Offers Free Admission To SoCal, Arizona Teachers

  • SeaWorld San Diego is offering free admission to teachers and discounted admission to preschool-aged children in 2024.

Palm Springs International Film Festival Begins For 2024

  • Thursday night’s honorees included Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily Gladstone, Emma Stone, Cillian Murphy, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph.

When Peking Acrobats Come To Palm Desert, Human Limits Will Be Pushed

  • The group will take the McCallum Theatre stage on Jan. 28.

SF Bay Area Crab Feeds: 2024 Guide To All-You-Can-Eat Extravaganzas

  • For crustacean lovers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, this is the happiest, most crackin’-est season of all!

6 California Staycations To Explore In 2024

  • You’re just a hop, skip, and a jump away from these exciting California adventures.

10 Must-See California Destinations In 2024

  • Take advantage of low gas prices and travel to these stunning sites across the Golden State.

Grapeline Wine Tours Expands Santa Barbara Wine Country Offerings

  • Grapeline Wine Tours, based in Temecula, CA, presents a new one-of-a-kind tour for wine lovers in the heart of California wine country.

These photos will remind you about California’s beauty:

Bea Karnes

2024-01-06 20:24:33 , Laguna Niguel-Dana Point Patch

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