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School mourns Huntington Beach teen killed by car

School mourns Huntington Beach teen killed by car

Schoolmates and friends are mourning Monique Nicollete Zarazua, a 17-year-old Huntington Beach resident who died Tuesday after being hit by a car while crossing Beach Boulevard in Huntington.

 

Huntington voters facing busy ballot on Election Day

Huntington Beach voters will have plenty of options to choose from when they're at their local polling places Tuesday. Eleven candidates are vying for four available seats on the seven-member City...

 

Misters, not sisters, at this beauty pageant

There was singing. There was wine. And there was fire.

Off-duty LAPD officer arrested in lewd-conduct case in H.B.

A Huntington Beach man who was arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act in public was identified as an off-duty Los Angeles police officer, officials said.

 

Elephant at wedding didn't have city permit, official says

Huntington Beach city officials say they were unaware that an elephant was being brought into the city to participate in a wedding ceremony, despite a city ordinance banning performances by exotic...

 

H.B. man killed by police was due in court in 2 DUI cases

A motorist who was shot and killed by Huntington Beach police Saturday, allegedly after he pulled a handgun on officers, had court proceedings scheduled for next month in two DUI cases, records show.

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Park improvements a top campaign issue for H.B. Councilman Shaw

Park improvements a top campaign issue for H.B. Councilman Shaw

Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Joe Shaw likes having relaxing parks around the city for families to enjoy. If he is reelected in Tuesday's...

Politics no longer taboo for Huntington council hopeful Kenney

Politics no longer taboo for Huntington council hopeful Kenney

When Brendon Kenney was younger, he didn't want anything to do with politics.

Councilwoman Boardman would target housing density if elected to third term

Councilwoman Boardman would target housing density if elected to third term

Huntington Beach Councilwoman Connie Boardman has worked with residents to address problems downtown. Now she says she's looking to do the...

H.B. council hopeful Posey wants fewer prohibitions, more businesses

H.B. council hopeful Posey wants fewer prohibitions, more businesses

Huntington Beach City Council candidate Michael Posey says he's had enough of the council banning consumer items — from plastic bags...

Public Safety

Girl, 17, dies after being struck by car while crossing street

Girl, 17, dies after being struck by car while crossing street

A Huntington Beach teenager died Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle as she was crossing Beach Boulevard.

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.

Foes of coyote trap-and-kill policy email and call Seal Beach officials

Foes of coyote trap-and-kill policy email and call Seal Beach officials

Animal-rights activists coordinated an email and phone campaign last weekend to voice opposition to the Seal Beach City Council's decision...

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...

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

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...

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...

Politics

H.B. to seek federal money to repair low-income apartment complex

Huntington Beach city staff got the green light from the City Council on Monday night to apply for federal funds that would help repair an...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

Business & Real Estate

Special Olympics athletes take their shots in floor hockey

Special Olympics athletes take their shots in floor hockey

About 200 athletes from 11 floor hockey teams across Southern California gathered at The Rinks in Huntington Beach on Saturday for the...

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: A birthday for Brewbakers

Beer blast: Brewbakers, 7242 Heil Ave., Huntington Beach, will celebrate the first anniversary of its current ownership...

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.

Riders buck up as bulls hit the beach in Huntington

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...

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...

Education

State senator helps deliver supplies, message at H.B. school

State senator helps deliver supplies, message at H.B. school

Fifth-graders at College View Elementary School in Huntington Beach got a visit last week from state Sen. Lou Correa, members of the Angels'...

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...

8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay open

8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay open

Eight Ocean View School District campuses will remain open after recent testing found no unsafe levels of asbestos in classrooms, the...

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...

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.

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