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Huntington memorial honors Robin Samsoe, 12, murdered in 1979

Huntington memorial honors Robin Samsoe, 12, murdered in 1979

Family members of the late Robin Samsoe gathered with residents and others Sunday near the Huntington Beach Pier to dedicate a memorial to the 12-year-old girl abducted and killed 35 years ago.

 

Riders buck up as bulls hit the beach in Huntington

Nearly 5,000 people flocked to Huntington City Beach on Saturday to see top bull riders take on some of the orneriest bulls during Surf City's inaugural Bulls on the Beach competition.

 

Kids take their pick from pumpkin patch

Kids prepared for Halloween by picking from among 1,500 free pumpkins Saturday at the fourth annual Pumpkin Patch Party in the parking lot of Coldwell Banker-Campbell Realtors in Huntington Beach.

Boy, 13, recovering after being hit by vehicle in Huntington

A Huntington Beach boy is recovering at home after he was hit by a vehicle Friday, authorities said.

 

Reporter's Notebook: Guns, knives and second chances — my night as a 'policeman'

Sixth in a series.  It was the session that my classmates and I in the Huntington Beach Citizens Academy had been looking forward to the most. We knew that in the eighth week of the...

 

Driver suspected of DUI in crash that killed bicyclist

A Fountain Valley man was hit and killed by a motorist suspected of driving under the influence on Sunday in Newport Beach, police said.

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Huntington council candidates to appear at forum Thursday

The League of Women Voters of Huntington Beach and the American Assn. of University Women of Westminster/Fountain Valley/Huntington Beach...

Candidate O'Connell hopes 'diverse support' lifts him to H.B. council after two losses

Candidate O'Connell hopes 'diverse support' lifts him to H.B. council after two losses

William "Billy" O'Connell thinks his third run for the Huntington Beach City Council will be the charm.

Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth

Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth

It all started with a flier that landed on the doorstep of his Huntington Beach home in 2001.

Council candidate Peterson rocks a financial perspective

Council candidate Peterson rocks a financial perspective

Huntington Beach City Council candidate Erik Peterson, a punk rocker back in his teenage days, still enjoys a TSOL concert every now and...

Public Safety

Candidates for H.B. council, city attorney stake out positions at final forum

More than 100 people gathered at the Huntington Beach Central Library on Thursday evening to hear candidates for City Council and city...

Permit parking OK'd for downtown Huntington neighborhood

Permit parking OK'd for downtown Huntington neighborhood

After about three hours of public comments, the Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday night to create a parking district in a...

Reporter's Notebook: Police use of force requires quick choice among many options

Fifth in a series. Whether talking about the Rodney King beating, the Kelly Thomas beating or the Michael Brown shooting,...

Man arrested after shot fired, 7-hour standoff with police

Man arrested after shot fired, 7-hour standoff with police

Huntington Beach police apprehended a barricaded suspect Monday night after a more than seven-hour standoff at an apartment.

Man sought in Huntington Beach bank robbery

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man suspected of robbing the U.S. Bank branch near Garfield Avenue and Magnolia Street.

Protesters want end to Seal Beach coyote trap, kill policy

Protesters want end to Seal Beach coyote trap, kill policy

A protest against the Seal Beach City Council's recent decision to allow the trapping and killing of coyotes drew about 20 people to the...

Politics

Huntington to explore ways to slow housing projects along Beach, Edinger corridor

In response to residents' concerns about rapid development growth, the Huntington Beach City Council voted to look into possible revisions...

Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease

Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease

Felicia Coen has been married to her husband, Alvin, for 53 years. Yet every day that passes, she feels like she's losing the love of her...

Schools trustee sues H.B. over campaign sign restriction

Schools trustee sues H.B. over campaign sign restriction

Ocean View School District Trustee John Briscoe has sued the city of Huntington Beach, claiming its ordinance regarding campaign signs is...

Huntington council hopefuls debate pensions, housing, bans

Pension costs, housing density and the city's plastic bag ban were among the topics discussed during a Huntington Beach City Council...

'Professional peacemaker' Polsky eyes H.B. council

'Professional peacemaker' Polsky eyes H.B. council

Alexander Polsky believes recycling is a good thing — except when it comes to Huntington Beach's civic leaders.

Huntington studies alcohol, business regulations

The Huntington Beach City Council received updates this week on key issues related to the downtown area to get a better sense of how to make...

Business & Real Estate

Retail Therapy: Join the Block party at Brea

New kid on the block: Brea Mall will host a collaborative Shopping Block party with Refinery29 from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday...

Retail Therapy: Check your health at Hoag

Healthy dose of wisdom: Hoag Health Center - Huntington Beach, 19582 Beach Blvd., will hold a free Health and Wellness Fair...

Your Saturday in H.B.: Bull-riding contest at the beach

Huntington Beach is home to many surfing and volleyball tournaments, but for one day this weekend, it will host a bull-riding competition.

Retail Therapy: Cut down on water consumption

Drought intolerant: The Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave., will partner with NBC4's Crystal Egger,...

Hair salon will color you pink for breast cancer awareness

Most people can't think of anything positive about breast cancer. But when it happened to Cherie Odell about 21 years ago, it turned out...

Retail Therapy: It's Mother's day again

Fresh and fun: Join more than 2,000 locals in celebrating the 36th anniversary of Mother's Market and Kitchen from 10 a.m....

Education

1,600 Ocean View students begin busing to temporary schools after asbestos closures

1,600 Ocean View students begin busing to temporary schools after asbestos closures

Oak View Elementary School parent Jackie Talamantes hugged her little girl tightly in the school parking lot Thursday morning before the...

Students displaced by asbestos might not be in new classrooms by Wednesday

Students displaced by asbestos might not be in new classrooms by Wednesday

Hundreds of Huntington Beach students may not be returning to classes Wednesday, as the Ocean View School District had initially planned.

Students from asbestos-shuttered schools will bus to other campuses

Students from asbestos-shuttered schools will bus to other campuses

Students from three Huntington Beach elementary campuses who have been unable to attend school for days because of the risk of exposure to...

Ocean View district, parents seek other schools for kids displaced by asbestos

Ocean View district, parents seek other schools for kids displaced by asbestos

Huntington Beach parent Lily Coffin thought her young son would complete his education in the Ocean View School District.

Students from schools shut by asbestos could start new classes Thursday

Students from schools shut by asbestos could start new classes Thursday

Ocean View School District students at three schools closed because of asbestos concerns will resume classes at temporary locations inside...

Widespread asbestos closes H.B.'s Lake View Elementary School indefinitely

Widespread asbestos closes H.B.'s Lake View Elementary School indefinitely

Lake View Elementary School in Huntington Beach will be closed indefinitely until asbestos can be completely removed from the campus,...

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