Wave Mosaic to be Installed at Lantern Bay Park

In the next eight to 10 months, Dana Point will be installing a new mosaic artwork on the 118-step stairway at Lantern Bay Park. The Dana Point City Council unanimously approved the project, authorizing staff to proceed with construction during its June 21 city council meeting.

Independence Day Festivities to Return with a Bang

Fourth of July is almost here and there’s lots of festive events planned in Dana Point for the long holiday weekend. From a trolley hop with exclusive drink specials, water gun battles inside the harbor, a WWII-era plane fly over, and fireworks from Doheny State Beach, there’s a variety events offered throughout the city to celebrate the patriotic holiday.

In Wake of Poseidon Desal Plant’s Denial, South Coast Water Looks to Fill Hole in County’s Water Portfolio

Following the California Coastal Commission’s unanimous vote last month to deny permitting for the Brookfield-Poseidon Desalination plant in Huntington Beach, the South Coast Water District is working to obtain all major permits for its Doheny Desalination plant by the end of the year with the hope of producing up to 5 million gallons of potable drinking water a day by 2027.

Colapinto Comes Up Clutch in El Salvador

San Clemente’s Griffin Colapinto moved four spots up the WSL leaderboard after earning his second victory of this year’s Championship Tour season. Colapinto, who barely edged out fellow San Clemente resident Filipe Toledo, now sits third in the world with three more events to go before the Rip Curl WSL Finals at Lower Trestles this September.

Groms of the Week: Shorecliffs Surf Team

This week’s honors for Grom of the Week go out to the entire Shorecliffs Surf Team for earning its 17th NSSA Middle School National Title. Anchored by the brilliant surfing of Kai Finn, who won the boys individual national title, the accomplishment was a full-on team effort.