California beach – Orland CA http://orland-ca.com/ Tue, 21 Jun 2022 21:01:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://orland-ca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-120x120.jpg California beach – Orland CA http://orland-ca.com/ 32 32 A scallop-shaped California beach house is up for sale https://orland-ca.com/a-scallop-shaped-california-beach-house-is-up-for-sale/ Sat, 21 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/a-scallop-shaped-california-beach-house-is-up-for-sale/ A Northern California coastal home designed by modernist architect Mark Mills and inspired by seashells found on a nearby beach is up for sale for $10 million, according to Coldwell Banker Real Estate. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home sits on 1.16 acres along famous 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, near Carmel-by-the-Sea. Spanning 2,200 square feet, […]]]>

A Northern California coastal home designed by modernist architect Mark Mills and inspired by seashells found on a nearby beach is up for sale for $10 million, according to Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home sits on 1.16 acres along famous 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, near Carmel-by-the-Sea. Spanning 2,200 square feet, the shape of the home resembles a scallop shell, with the arches of five individual bedrooms framing a different angle of the stunning ocean views near Fanshell Beach.

Inside, vaulted ceilings made up of concrete and wood beams form an intriguing undulating pattern that resembles a clam shell. Looking through the windows is like looking from inside a large, partially open two-valve comb hull.

A unique almond-shaped swimming pool sits at the center of the property, which blends into the natural surroundings of sand dunes and the ice factory.

There is an open plan kitchen and living room, bonus room and office and a separate two car garage.

Dubbed Fanshell Beach House, the residence came on the market a week ago for the first time since 1972, when tThe property was purchased for $40,000, according to public records. Janice O’Brien, known locally for “her environmental activism and for living in a unique beachfront home,” according to an obituary in The Carmel Pine Cove newspaper, commissioned and built the residence in 1974.

O’Brien died on January 7, 2022 at age 100. Her children are selling the house, according to a Coldwell Banker representative.

This Pebble Beach Icon Represents a Rare Opportunity for a world-class location, timeless architecture and some of the best views on Earth,” the official property listing reads.

Mills, the architect, was drawn to the organic shapes of seashells in his designs, from a book about the architect titled “The Fantastic Shell of the Mind: The Architecture of Mark Mills” by Janey Bennett.

“Mark Mills was a visionary architect, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright whose innovative designs go beyond Wright’s work to uniquely blend the structural principles and organic forms of seashells,” according to the book’s description.

David Caraccio is a video producer for The Sacramento Bee who was born and raised in Sacramento. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and a lifelong journalist who has worked for newspapers as a reporter, editor, page designer, and digital content producer.

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A mysterious species of whale washes up on a California beach https://orland-ca.com/a-mysterious-species-of-whale-washes-up-on-a-california-beach/ Thu, 19 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/a-mysterious-species-of-whale-washes-up-on-a-california-beach/ A mysterious type of whale that people rarely encounter washed up on a California beach 3.5 hours north of San Francisco on Sunday. The 16-foot-long carcass of the beaked whale, an odd-looking sea creature resembling an oversized dolphin with tiny fins, was found by a passerby at Jug Handle State Natural Reserve in County of […]]]>

A mysterious type of whale that people rarely encounter washed up on a California beach 3.5 hours north of San Francisco on Sunday.

The 16-foot-long carcass of the beaked whale, an odd-looking sea creature resembling an oversized dolphin with tiny fins, was found by a passerby at Jug Handle State Natural Reserve in County of Mendocino, near Fort Bragg. Sightings of this species are unusual because the sharp-nosed whale spends most of its time in deep ocean waters.

“It’s so rare for people to see them that it’s a really big stranding,” said Moe Flannery, senior manager of ornithology and mammalogy collections at the Cal Academy of Sciences. “They’re not seen very often – alive or dead.”

A team of scientists from the Noyo Center for Marine Science in Fort Bragg performed an autopsy in conjunction with the Cal Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito.

Trey Petrey / Noyo Center for Marine Science

A team of scientists with the Noyo Center for Marine Sciences at Fort Bragg performed an autopsy in conjunction with the Cal Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. (You need special permission and permits to collect all parts of a dead marine mammal.)

“I think it’s very humbling sometimes to see these animals washed up on shore and seeing them so close, rather than being in the water or seeing it on video,” said Trey Petrey, head of interpretive facilities at the Noyo Center, which was on site on Sunday. “It’s a bit heartbreaking to see them dead, but it’s a good experience for anyone interested in marine science to have the opportunity to see a specimen like this.”

A view of the Jug Handle State Natural Reserve, the section of the coast where the beaked whale was stranded.

A view of the Jug Handle State Natural Reserve, the section of the coast where the beaked whale was stranded.

Picture via Yelp

The team is investigating the cause of death and any other environmental factors that may have impacted the animal.

“There appears to be trauma near the jawbone, but until they get a closer look at the skull itself, it’s hard to tell where it came from,” Petrey said.

Scientists took tissue, fat, organ and skull samples and sent them to the Marine Mammal Center for genetic testing that will confirm the species. It could take several weeks to complete the scan.

“This carcass was particularly fresh, so all samples will be analyzed and they will also go into the National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank,” Flannery said. “The bones will be a catalog specimen in the Cal Academy collection and will be available to researchers around the world.”

A rare beaked whale washed ashore at Mendocino County's Jug Handle State Natural Reserve near Fort Bragg on May 15.

A rare beaked whale washed ashore at Mendocino County’s Jug Handle State Natural Reserve near Fort Bragg on May 15.

Trey Petrey / Noyo Center for Marine Science

There are several species of beaked whales, up to two dozen by some counts, and Flannery said this specimen is likely a Hubbs or Stejneger’s beaked whale.

Beaked whales are known for their ability to dive deeper and stay underwater longer than any other marine mammal. Because these whales spend so much time underwater, traveling up to 10,000 feet below the surface to search for food, they are poorly understood by scientists. A Article from the New York Times 2020 reported on an article documenting a 3-hour, 42-minute dive by a Cuvier’s beaked whale and concluded, “Scientists still don’t know how marine mammals go so long without air.”

There are several species of beaked whales;  an analysis is underway to determine what species the whale found in Mendocino County belongs to.

There are several species of beaked whales; an analysis is underway to determine what species the whale found in Mendocino County belongs to.

Trey Petrey / Noyo Center for Marine Science

As part of the Marine Mammal Stranding Network, and licensed in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences, the Noyo Center for Marine Science responds to marine mammal deaths on the Mendocino Coast, from Gualala to Rockport, and can be reached at 707- 813-7925.


The Marin County Marine Mammal Center is the network organization responsible for responding to all live marine mammals in distress from San Luis Obispo to Rockport, and can be reached at 415-289-SEAL.

The Stranding Network coordinates emergency response to sick, injured, entangled or dead seals, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises and whales.

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Molly-Mae Hague sports £650 hoodie for beach day in California with Tommy Fury https://orland-ca.com/molly-mae-hague-sports-650-hoodie-for-beach-day-in-california-with-tommy-fury/ Mon, 09 May 2022 16:28:19 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/molly-mae-hague-sports-650-hoodie-for-beach-day-in-california-with-tommy-fury/ Molly-Mae Hague was pictured wearing a £650 hoodie while on vacation in Los Angeles with boyfriend Tommy Fury. The couple were enjoying a relaxing day on the beach at Paradise Cove Malibu on Friday and the creative director of PrettyLittleThing, 22, was seen wearing Cactus Plant Flea Market’s red hoodie. The jumper sells for between […]]]>

Molly-Mae Hague was pictured wearing a £650 hoodie while on vacation in Los Angeles with boyfriend Tommy Fury.

The couple were enjoying a relaxing day on the beach at Paradise Cove Malibu on Friday and the creative director of PrettyLittleThing, 22, was seen wearing Cactus Plant Flea Market’s red hoodie.

The jumper sells for between £400 and £650 depending on style and color and Molly-Mae paired hers with black trousers and sunglasses as she hit the beach with Tommy.

Before flying to the US, the Love Island stars flashed their £17,000 designer luggage via their Instagram.

Molly-Mae, 22, shared details of the trip with her 6.3 million followers, with fans watching the couple being driven from Manchester to London by a private driver.



Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury take a stroll on the beach at Paradise Cove Malibu, California

They were then taken to the first class lounge where they enjoyed pre-flight snacks.

Tommy, 22, shared a selfie of himself and his girlfriend with the caption, “Been waiting for his vacation so long with you @mollymae.”

Tyson Fury’s brother then shared a photo of Molly-Mae in first class cuddling her beloved stuffed elephant Ellie Belly.

“See you on the other side,” he wrote with an American flag emoji.

Sharing snaps of their hotel room on her Instagram Stories once they landed, Molly-Mae wrote: ‘Hey friendssss. Went a little MIA there for a while,’ followed by an emoji laughing.



Molly-Mae posed in a theme park gift shop
Molly-Mae posed in a gift shop during the couple’s visit to a theme park

She then posted a photo of the stunning view from their balcony which overlooked the Los Angeles skyline.

Although the celebrity couple took time to relax together during their break, the devoted Tommy made sure to work out and was pictured teaming up with fellow Love Island star Joe Garrett for a chest shoot naked.

Away from the gym, the couple also decided to rent a car while in California.



In the blink of an eye, the Love Island couple sweetly shared a kiss
In the blink of an eye, the Love Island couple sweetly shared a kiss

Molly posted a photo from inside the rental next to her Starbucks coffee, but explained that Tommy was the one driving after struggling to acclimate to driving in another country.

“I rented a car… hats off to my boy for figuring out the roads here.” I was terrified,” she wrote.

She also resented the laid-back looks she wears while on vacation and joked that she was “out of the office.”



The couple shared a selfie of them kissing during their trip
The couple packed the PDA during their trip



Molly shared her holiday style
Molly shared her holiday style

Posting a black and white photo of herself wearing a casual outfit of leggings, a Nike sweater and Nike sneakers, Molly-Mae said: “Day one there was no makeup or leggings.

“I feel like it could stay that way for the whole trip, even though I had really planned on wearing cute outfits and taking a few pictures.”

She added: “The hindsight is awesome…I forgot how much I act out of the office on vacation.”

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Coyote who bit child on California beach is shot and killed https://orland-ca.com/coyote-who-bit-child-on-california-beach-is-shot-and-killed/ Mon, 02 May 2022 12:23:54 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/coyote-who-bit-child-on-california-beach-is-shot-and-killed/ A coyote shot by Huntington Beach police has been confirmed to have bitten a child on the beach, state wildlife officials said Sunday. The 2-year-old was only a few paces behind her mother when one of the coyotes ran her over and attacked her on the beach around 9:45 p.m. Thursday, said Fisheries Department Capt. […]]]>

A coyote shot by Huntington Beach police has been confirmed to have bitten a child on the beach, state wildlife officials said Sunday.

The 2-year-old was only a few paces behind her mother when one of the coyotes ran her over and attacked her on the beach around 9:45 p.m. Thursday, said Fisheries Department Capt. Patrick Foy and of California wildlife.

The attack lasted about 10 seconds. The child suffered bites to the head that were not considered life-threatening, Foy said.

Huntington Beach police then shot two coyotes found in the area, police Lt. Shawn Randell said.

DNA samples taken from the girl’s wounds were used to confirm that one of the animals was the coyote that attacked her.

One was shot by officers near Pacific Coast Highway and Goldenwest Street but is not believed to have been involved in the attack, police said.

The coyote that injured the toddler was later seen on the beach and shot, but managed to flee to nearby wetlands. He was later found under a trailer in a trailer park, captured, and killed.

“I can tell you that it’s rare for them to approach, and extremely rare for them to attack people,” Foy said Sunday.

Coyotes are normally afraid of people, according to fish and wildlife officials. But they become more likely to approach humans if food sources can be found in populated areas.

If this happens, the animals have been known to harass pets and livestock. Coyotes can continue this behavior even if moved, so any that become a potential threat to humans should be killed, Fish and Wildlife officials say.

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Head-to-head comparison: Chuy’s (NASDAQ:CHUY) and California Beach Restaurants (OTCMKTS:CBHR) https://orland-ca.com/head-to-head-comparison-chuys-nasdaqchuy-and-california-beach-restaurants-otcmktscbhr/ Sun, 01 May 2022 05:24:49 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/head-to-head-comparison-chuys-nasdaqchuy-and-california-beach-restaurants-otcmktscbhr/ Chuy’s (NASDAQ: CHUY – Get a rating) and Californian beach restaurants (OTCMKTS: CBHR – Get a rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the most successful company? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability. Profitability This table compares the net margins, […]]]>

Chuy’s (NASDAQ: CHUYGet a rating) and Californian beach restaurants (OTCMKTS: CBHRGet a rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the most successful company? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Chuy’s and California Beach Restaurants.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Chuy’s 7.61% 14.62% 7.57%
California Beach Restaurants N / A N / A N / A

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Chuy’s and California Beach Restaurants.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Chuy’s $396.47 million 1.19 $30.18 million $1.50 16.67
California Beach Restaurants N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A

Chuy’s has higher revenue and profits than California Beach Restaurants.

Institutional and insider ownership

98.0% of Chuy’s shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Chuy’s stock is held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 49.5% of California Beach Restaurants’ stock is held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and risk

Chuy’s has a beta of 1.89, suggesting that its stock price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, California Beach Restaurants has a beta of 8.14, suggesting that its stock price is 714% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Chuy’s and California Beach Restaurants, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Chuy’s 0 1 3 0 2.75
California Beach Restaurants 0 0 0 0 N / A

Chuy’s currently has a consensus target price of $36.40, indicating a potential upside of 45.54%. Given Chuy’s possible higher upside, stock analysts clearly believe Chuy’s is more favorable than California Beach Restaurants.

Summary

Chuy’s beats California Beach Restaurants on 7 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Chuy’s Company Profile (Get a rating)

Chuy’s Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Chuy’s name in the United States. As of December 26, 2021, it operated 96 restaurants in 17 states, including the southeastern and midwestern United States. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Company Profile California Beach Restaurants (Get a rating)

California Beach Restaurants, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sea View Restaurants, Inc., engages in the ownership and operation of Gladstone’s 4 Fish Restaurant in Pacific Palisades, California.



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Coyote who attacked toddler on California beach is euthanized after being found under a trailer https://orland-ca.com/coyote-who-attacked-toddler-on-california-beach-is-euthanized-after-being-found-under-a-trailer/ Sat, 30 Apr 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/coyote-who-attacked-toddler-on-california-beach-is-euthanized-after-being-found-under-a-trailer/ Coyote who attacked toddler on California beach is euthanized after being found hiding under nearby trailer: Police say there’s ‘no sign he’s rabid’ A young man was violently attacked by a coyote in Huntington Beach, California An incident occurred when a mother took her two children to the ocean to paddle One of the coyotes […]]]>

Coyote who attacked toddler on California beach is euthanized after being found hiding under nearby trailer: Police say there’s ‘no sign he’s rabid’

  • A young man was violently attacked by a coyote in Huntington Beach, California
  • An incident occurred when a mother took her two children to the ocean to paddle
  • One of the coyotes was found dead on the beach Friday morning and was being taken for rabies testing
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers have since captured a second coyote who was found injured under a trailer near the pier
  • The animal was euthanized
  • Officers believe it was the cayote responsible for the attack, but won’t know for sure until they compare its DNA to the girl’s bites.
  • Authorities will test both animal carcasses for rabies, but said neither appeared to show signs of rabies

Wildlife officials have euthanized the coyote that allegedly attacked a young child on a California beach after it was found hiding under a nearby trailer.

Authorities searched for the coyote that attacked the toddler and bit his face in Huntington Beach on Thursday.

The unidentified girl, aged two or three, was taken to hospital by ambulance to treat her serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

While searching for the animal that carried out the attack, authorities shot two coyotes on the beach who both fled.

A young man was brutally attacked by a coyote in Huntington Beach, California. The animal can be seen prowling on the far left of the frame

The incident happened when a mother took her two children to the ocean to paddle.  She didn't notice what was happening to one of her children a few steps away

The incident happened when a mother took her two children to the ocean to paddle. She didn’t notice what was happening to one of her children a few steps away

The coyote jumped and pounced on the girl knocking her down on the sand

The coyote jumped and pounced on the girl knocking her down on the sand

The girl's face was mangled for around 15 seconds before an adult chased the animal away

The girl’s face was mangled for around 15 seconds before an adult chased the animal away

One of the coyotes was found dead on the beach on Friday morning and was being taken for rabies testing, but it is not believed to be the animal responsible for the attack.

OCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife officers have since captured an injured coyote which they found under a trailer near the pier and euthanized him, Captain Patrick Foy said.

Officers believe it was the coyote responsible for the attack but won’t know for sure until they test the carcass to compare its DNA to the girl’s bites, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Authorities will test both animal carcasses for rabies.

“There is no evidence to suggest the coyote was rabid, but this test will certainly help ease any concerns the family may have,” Foy said.

The disturbing attack on the girl was caught by police beach camera footage.

It showed the toddler being mauled by a coyote for 15 seconds before his family members noticed.

Two coyotes were shot by officials later Thursday night.  One of the coyotes was found dead on the beach on Friday morning and was taken for rabies testing, but it is not believed to be the animal responsible for the attack.

Two coyotes were shot by officials later Thursday night. One of the coyotes was found dead on the beach on Friday morning and was taken for rabies testing, but it is not believed to be the animal responsible for the attack.

The girl who is expected to make a full recovery then got up and ran to one of her parents who reacted in horror.

The little girl was rushed to hospital by ambulance with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Foy was unable to say why the attack happened. The family seemed to do nothing to provoke the wild animals.

Such encounters are relatively rare, Foy suggested that people who encounter wild animals should try to scare them away by making loud noises.

‘Don’t feed them. It’s the single most important thing we can do as a society to keep coyotes from getting too comfortable with people,” Foy said.

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Toddler injured in coyote attack on California beach, video shows https://orland-ca.com/toddler-injured-in-coyote-attack-on-california-beach-video-shows/ Fri, 29 Apr 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/toddler-injured-in-coyote-attack-on-california-beach-video-shows/ A toddler was attacked by a coyote on Huntington Beach in California. The incident happened Thursday night, local news reported. The girl sustained non-life-threatening injuries, officials said. Loading Something is loading. A toddler was attacked by a coyote on a California beach earlier this week, and the incident was captured on video. FOXLA reported that […]]]>
  • A toddler was attacked by a coyote on Huntington Beach in California.
  • The incident happened Thursday night, local news reported.
  • The girl sustained non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

A toddler was attacked by a coyote on a California beach earlier this week, and the incident was captured on video.

FOXLA reported that the attack happened Thursday night near the Huntington Beach pier. The unidentified child was with her family when the animal, which witnesses said was hiding nearby, attacked her.

A video posted by FOX A journalist Travis Rice shows when the coyote was on top of the girl for about 15 seconds and then ran away.

“It was all the way up here that sank and then came back,” said Garie Joncon, a witness. KABC-TV. “We saw him, and then all of a sudden he came in through this family, and there was a child on the floor, and then about five minutes later we came back, the whole crowd around the baby. The baby obviously wanted a little.”

The child was taken to a local hospital and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the outlet.

The Orange County Register reported that officers spotted and shot two coyotes and killed one. However, police were unsure if it was the coyote behind the attack.

The second coyote was injured but managed to evade officers. They were able to locate him at a trailer park on Friday and state animal officials euthanized him, according to the report.

“The carcass will be sent to a lab in Sacramento where wildlife forensic scientists will work on it on Saturday and attempt to compare DNA samples from either carcass to those from the bite samples of the victim,” police said in a statement. press release obtained by the outlet. “Both will also be tested for rabies, which is done post-mortem, which usually takes a few extra days.”

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Girl ‘seriously injured’ by coyote on California beach https://orland-ca.com/girl-seriously-injured-by-coyote-on-california-beach/ Fri, 29 Apr 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/girl-seriously-injured-by-coyote-on-california-beach/ A toddler was seriously injured when a coyote attacked and bit her in Huntington Beach, Southern California on Thursday night, police say. said. The child was at the beach with his mother near the water just north of the popular beach jetty. The Huntington Beach Police Department said it received a report of the incident […]]]>

A toddler was seriously injured when a coyote attacked and bit her in Huntington Beach, Southern California on Thursday night, police say. said. The child was at the beach with his mother near the water just north of the popular beach jetty.

The Huntington Beach Police Department said it received a report of the incident at 9:45 p.m. and when officers arrived they found the injured child. She was taken to a local hospital “with serious but not life-threatening injuries”, police said.

A witness told CBS News that the child’s face was covered in blood.

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Officers shot the coyote along with a second animal, Lt. Toby Archer, a department spokesperson said. One of the animals died and the other escaped with a gunshot wound.

“We’re pretty confident that whoever was shot and died was not the one who bit the child,” Archer said. “We shot the one who bit the child but he ran away and we didn’t take him into our custody. We followed him to a wet area but we lost him there .”

Cpt. Patrick Foy of the California Fish & Wildlife Law Enforcement Division said coyote bites are unusual but not entirely out of the ordinary.

“We probably have 10 to 15 attacks a year where a coyote bites a human,” Foy said of the total number of bites in California each day. “We’ve seen more in recent years than in the past. When I started my career 25 years ago, it’s definitely more than that.”

Michelle Lute, National Carnivore Conservation Officer for the coyote project, said a coyote biting a human is “very unusual”.

Lute could not comment specifically on why the coyote in this case attacked a child, but she said coyotes can lose their natural fear of humans when people intentionally or unintentionally feed them, such as leaving food for them. pets in backyards and not securing the outdoors. bins that may contain leftover food. She also said efforts to trap coyotes can backfire, disrupting stable population dynamics and increasing human-coyote conflict.

“It is important to remember that the vast majority of humans and coyotes co-exist peacefully across the country,” she wrote in a post.

Animal Care and Control and the California Department of Fish & Wildlife are looking for the second coyote. When the animal is located, it will be euthanized, police said.

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Girl seriously injured in coyote attack on California beach https://orland-ca.com/girl-seriously-injured-in-coyote-attack-on-california-beach/ Fri, 29 Apr 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/girl-seriously-injured-in-coyote-attack-on-california-beach/ A girl was seriously injured in a coyote attack on a Southern California beach on Thursday evening, the police said. The attack happened just north of Huntington Beach Pier, on the beach itself, around 9:45 p.m., according to Huntington Beach police. The girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive. […]]]>

A girl was seriously injured in a coyote attack on a Southern California beach on Thursday evening, the police said. The attack happened just north of Huntington Beach Pier, on the beach itself, around 9:45 p.m., according to Huntington Beach police.

The girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive.

“There was, like, a coyote right here, we saw it, and then all of a sudden, it came in through this, like, family,” says Garie Joncon told CBS Los Angeles. “And there was, like, a child on the floor. And then, about five minutes later, we came back, the whole crowd around a baby. The baby was obviously bitten, and there was just blood on his face.”

Cameras captured footage of the coyote running along the beach, CBS Los Angeles reported. Officers chased him down the beach but were unable to capture him. The coyote is still at large since Friday morning.

Police are working with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to track him. Once caught, he will be euthanized, police said.

Police said coyote trapping efforts have intensified in recent weeks across the city.

Last year, CBS Los Angeles reported that a pack of 12 coyotes attacked a woman and her dog in Woodland Hills, California.

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A Stay at These Famous Southern California Beach Cottages Isn’t Impossible https://orland-ca.com/a-stay-at-these-famous-southern-california-beach-cottages-isnt-impossible/ Sun, 17 Apr 2022 10:38:19 +0000 https://orland-ca.com/a-stay-at-these-famous-southern-california-beach-cottages-isnt-impossible/ Dismal failure is the typical outcome when I try to book a stay at Crystal Cove Beach Cottages in California. Still, the challenge didn’t deter me from trying. Over the past two years I have been able to stay in seven different chalets through a combination of perseverance, flexibility and a pinch of luck. And […]]]>

Dismal failure is the typical outcome when I try to book a stay at Crystal Cove Beach Cottages in California.

Still, the challenge didn’t deter me from trying. Over the past two years I have been able to stay in seven different chalets through a combination of perseverance, flexibility and a pinch of luck. And it was magical.

Rustic 1920s-1940s bungalow rentals are nestled above an unspoilt stretch of beach between Newport Beach and Laguna Beach. The cottages — some with new or worn paint, others clad in bare wood shingles, and a few surrounded by white picket fences — are part of a funky village that looks like a nearly 100-year-old time warp in Crystal Cove State Beach, a slice of unspoiled coastline.

Crystal Cove State Park has been a special place for me and my family of three, long before I figured out how to hang a cabin. It marked some of the most important moments of my life.

A few days before I gave birth to my daughter, Cora, in 2015, my husband took a photo of my very pregnant figure. Every year since then, at the same time, on the same date and in the same place, he has taken the same photo of me – with Cora now outside. It has become a kind of tradition.

The park marked a milestone for me as a new mother when it became Cora’s first outing. She was only 2 weeks old and until then I was terrified of taking her outside the house.

This is where we forged magical friendships with an impromptu slumber party at the Shell Shack (Cottage #2). On a whim I went to the office at Crystal Cove Beach Cottage and arrived at reception just before 11am asking if they had a same day cancellation. They did it. Excitedly, I called my friends Ingrid and Anh, inviting them and their daughters to stay with us for that night. We piled into a large room. The girls were tickled by the Murphy beds and retro kitchen.

Then in March 2020, it was my family’s last hurrah before the first dark days of the pandemic descended upon us. At the time, my friend Anh and I were lounging in the sunny living room of the South Beach Suite (Cottage #16). We looked out of the picture windows overlooking the sandy beach of South Beach. We watched our daughters dance along the shore. We wondered aloud if our lives would change with the new coronavirus, and for how long.

Prior to this I had tried for years to bookmark a cottage on the state website with no success. At some point I gave up, thinking it was a lost cause. But then a friend told me that I might be lucky to check for cancellations from time to time, either online or in person. It’s a dice game but, since I started trying, I’ve been lucky a few times.

After the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in California, the private rooms of Cottages 38, 39 and 29 were converted into full-size cottages for rent. A total of 17 chalets are available for public rental. Prices per night range from $204 for a chalet sleeping two to three up to $288 for a chalet sleeping six to nine – a bargain, given that nearby beachfront accommodation can easily cost $500 a night.

To be clear, this is not a fancy resort. Rather the opposite. The rooms are rustic, even worn. There is no room service. If you want your bed made, make it yourself. The kitchens are minimalist. Some cottages have nearly full kitchens, others have mini-fridges. But the charm and history more than make up for it.

Crystal Cove began as a small part of the large estates of rancher James Irvine, who acquired much of Orange County in the late 1800s. Ranch workers were the first to camp at the cove . The 1918 film “Treasure Island” was filmed at Crystal Cove. Filmmakers recreating the South Seas left behind palm fronds and thatched-roof huts.

After the Pacific Coast Highway was completed in 1926, people began to appropriate the remains of the movie theater or build their own homes from whatever they could find – including wood from shipwrecks – and a seaside colony was born.

Now all 46 cabins are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and 29 of them have been restored. Restoration of the last 17 North Beach cottages is underway, along with a 650-foot-long boardwalk.

I will always remember our first stay in 2018. I indulged in sitting in a beach chair on the sand and watching Cora, then a toddler, dance on the shore, chasing seagulls, what ‘she couldn’t pronounce well.

“Hey, souls of the sea. Come here, souls of the sea,” she shouted between bursts of laughter.

The best part was we could just go up to our room when she passed out and I could promise we could be back shortly. No need to deal with little sandy feet before getting back in the car. No need to deal with a grumpy kid on the car ride to Santa Ana. She could just take a nap in our bedroom.

Maybe it was the quirky and historic beach setting? Or was it the fact that I only had to take a few steps and was on the sand? Or that the waves crashing on the sand put me to sleep that night?

All I know is that I’ve been addicted to rating a chalet ever since.

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