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February 10, 1990 | STEVEN R. CHURM and DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Driven by shore-bound winds, the slick from a 300,000-gallon oil spill reached miles of new beaches in Orange County on Friday, threatening major wildlife refuges and confounding cleanup crews working frantically to contain the disaster. The brown and black goo was reported washing ashore as far north as Sunset Beach, near the sensitive Bolsa Chica wetlands and a federal wildlife reserve at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station.
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February 10, 1990 | STEVEN R. CHURM and DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Driven by shore-bound winds, the slick from a 300,000-gallon oil spill reached miles of new beaches in Orange County on Friday, threatening major wildlife refuges and confounding cleanup crews working frantically to contain the disaster. The brown and black goo was reported washing ashore as far north as Sunset Beach, near the sensitive Bolsa Chica wetlands and a federal wildlife reserve at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station.
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February 10, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The oil spill off Huntington Beach was termed "disastrous" by one of two sportfishing operators who cannot get their boats out of Newport Harbor. "We're canceling 400 or 500 people for (today)," said Eddie DiRuscio, manager of Davey's Locker. "It's disastrous. Fishing, parasailing, whale watching--everything." Jim Watts of Newport Landing estimated that the shutdown would cost him up to $5,500 in business today alone, most of that for whale-watching trips, the rest for fishing charters.
NEWS
February 10, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The oil spill off Huntington Beach was termed "disastrous" by one of two sportfishing operators who cannot get their boats out of Newport Harbor. "We're canceling 400 or 500 people for (today)," said Eddie DiRuscio, manager of Davey's Locker. "It's disastrous. Fishing, parasailing, whale watching--everything." Jim Watts of Newport Landing estimated that the shutdown would cost him up to $5,500 in business today alone, most of that for whale-watching trips, the rest for fishing charters.
SPORTS
October 25, 1985
Last weekend's waterfowl hunting opener was better than last year's at nearly all state-operated locations, Department of Fish and Game bag counts showed. At the DFG's Salton Sea hunting area, the Wister Unit, 422 hunters bagged 1,339 birds last Saturday, opening day, for a 3.17 bird-per-hunter average. Last year's average was 2.51. Primary species taken at Wister were green-winged teal, 560; cinnamon teal, 278, and pintail ducks, 254.
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