More stories about Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

  • Stephen Sorensen Park

    The spraypark at Stephen Sorensen Park in Lake Los Angeles, Calif., was completed in 2011 at a cost of $700,000.

  • Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center

    Operating the Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center as a savvy business venture has been a smart move.

  • Aquatech Relocating to Vegas

    After decades in the Golden State, one of the industry’s leading buying groups is leaving California

  • Swim Coach Gets Jail Time for Sex with Underage Girl

    An Orange County Calif., swim coach was sentenced to 16 months in state prison for having sex with a 15-year-old female student, according to authorities

  • States Enact More Stringent Spraypark Regulations

    As sprayparks — and awareness of their potential for recreational water illness — become more prevalent, more and more states are enacting tougher regulations specifically aimed at the facilities.

  • Red Cross Wants to Negotiate Prices

    In the wake of announcing new fees that have rankled many aquatics professionals, the American Red Cross held a special meeting with a group of California aquatics leaders to address concerns and assure them that the organization is willing to be flexible

  • California Seeks Comments on Pool Standards Update

    The California Building Standards Commission has issued a proposed building code for commercial pools and waterparks on behalf of the California Department of Public Health.

  • Stop the Smear

    Even before I became editor of

  • O.C. Lifeguard Pay Under Fire

    Lifeguard pay in one Orange County, Calif., city has some calling for a review.

  • Kathryn Scott

    “One day I’ll grow up and get a real job.” That’s what Kathryn Scott likes to joke when asked about her work