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Traffic officers ride high at Motor Rodeo

Traffic officers ride high at Motor Rodeo

More than 100 motorcycle officers from police agencies across Southern California turned out for the Orange County Traffic Officers Assn.'s Motor Rodeo on Sept. 10 at Huntington State Beach.

 

Surf City again lives up to its name with a weekend of fun, competition

Just six weeks after the U.S. Open of Surfing wrapped up, Huntington Beach was at it again Saturday and Sunday with another big annual surf-related event, Surf City Days.

 

Car involved in crash swerves, kills man; 4 hurt

A car veered into two homeless men, killing one, after a three-vehicle collision in Huntington Beach in which four other people were injured, police said.

Ocean View trustee fined over campaign signs

Ocean View School District Trustee John Briscoe is threatening to sue Huntington Beach after he was fined for having his reelection campaign signs up before the time allowed by a city ordinance.

 
 

Police: Package that shut school is student's camera device

A suspicious-package alert that shut down a Fountain Valley elementary school was lifted Monday when the package was found to be a student's homemade camera attachment, police said.

Education

Lawsuit alleges bullying, sexual assault at Ocean View district school

The family of an autistic student has filed a lawsuit against the Ocean View School District and several other defendants, alleging he was...

Smiles, tears, excitement as kindergartners begin 'long journey'

Smiles, tears, excitement as kindergartners begin 'long journey'

The only people on the quiet Hawes Elementary School campus at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday were Principal Julie Jennings and her teachers, eagerly...

Private school official says he embezzled $2 million

A former business manager for Huntington Beach's Pegasus School has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling more than $2 million from the...

National Merit Scholars announced

Students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among 1,600 National Merit Scholarship winners announced as...

Coast College district sees budget increase for second year

The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $243 million budget — about $5 million higher than...

Community college gets accreditation warning

Golden West College must address concerns related to academic success and financial planning in order to remain an accredited community...

Politics

H.B. group still trying to overcome obstacles to build 9/11 memorial

Dennis Hashin thought that creating a 9/11 memorial for Huntington Beach would be as simple as removing a fountain to make room for a...

State panel rejects candidate's complaint of campaign violations by 2 incumbents

The state's political watchdog dismissed a complaint by Huntington Beach City Council candidate Brendon Kenney, who accused two incumbents...

Council candidate Delgleize, in third run, focuses on boosting police, bandwidth

Council candidate Delgleize, in third run, focuses on boosting police, bandwidth

Barbara Delgleize could almost taste victory in the Huntington Beach City Council election two years ago.

Council members question effort to get public's opinion on updated general plan

The Huntington Beach City Council was brought up to speed Tuesday night on the city's general plan update, and some members expressed...

Forum will discuss toll-lane plan for 405 Freeway

Forum will discuss toll-lane plan for 405 Freeway

The 405 Freeway Cities Coalition will present a forum Thursday evening to gather public input about the state's proposal to add toll lanes...

Tattoo artist Valdez wants to bring fresh perspective to City Council race

Tattoo artist Valdez wants to bring fresh perspective to City Council race

Hector Valdez has been told that he doesn't have a chance at winning a seat on the Huntington Beach City Council. But the first-time...

Public Safety

Reporter's Notebook: Police gear, jail are eye-openers

Reporter's Notebook: Police gear, jail are eye-openers

Third in a series. I was on the verge of falling asleep in my seat at the Huntington Beach Police Department Citizens...

H.B. man dies after being hit by car

A Huntington Beach resident died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle while trying to cross Yorktown Avenue.

Police Files for Sept. 11

AREA 1: Dunn Drive: Petty theft was reported in the 6300 block at 9:14 a.m. Sept. 5.

Huntington surfer dies after hitting head

A Huntington Beach man died after suffering a head injury while surfing off 20th Street last week, officials said.

Disaster expo to teach preparedness

Huntington Beach will present a free disaster preparedness expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Seabreeze Church.

No explosives found at 2 Fountain Valley high schools shut by emailed threat; hacking suspected

No explosives found at 2 Fountain Valley high schools shut by emailed threat; hacking suspected

Police locked down two Fountain Valley high schools Wednesday morning after school administrators received an email from a student's account...

Business & Real Estate

Upgrade plan for AES power plant advances

A committee of the state's energy agency recommended approval of changes proposed for the AES natural-gas-powered electricity plant in...

Proposal to make paper bag fee optional fails

Another proposal before the Huntington Beach City Council to amend the city's plastic bag ordinance has failed.

Retail Therapy: Clothe the kids in bargains

Bargain babes: Save up to 90% on new and gently used infant, toddler and children's clothing, gear, toys and more at the So...

2 from H.B. accused in $105 million medical fraud case

Fifteen people, including a doctor and a pharmacist from Huntington Beach, are facing charges of defrauding insurance companies of more than...

Retail Therapy: Grand opening takes the cake

Sweet stuff: SusieCakes is having a grand opening celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at SOCO, 3321 Hyland Ave., Suite J,...

Love of beer is main ingredient in family business

Love of beer is main ingredient in family business

Different families bond over different hobbies. Some are brought together by sports, movies, music or food. But the Dufresne family unites...

Obituaries

John Leo Greifendorff
November 25, 1946 - August 18, 2014

John was born in Seattle, WA & raised by Catholic Germans. He graduated from Seattle Prep, attended Gonzaga & Washington U., earning BAs...

Edna May Andre
June 3, 1922 - August 8, 2014

Edna May (Cummins) Andre, June 3rd 1922. She went to heaven on August 8th, 2014.

Janet Kittredge Shaw
July 11, 1920 - June 15, 2014

    Janet Shaw passed away peacefully on June 15 at home in Newport Beach surrounded by her family. Originally from Royal...

Nancy Estrin
December 3, 1930 - April 16, 2014

Born in New York City to Russian immigrants Sylvia and Paul Pollack (both deceased). Nancy had one brother Martin Pollack, who is also...

Dave Phillips May 30, 1935 - February 1, 2014

HB native, Dave Phillips, son of Eddie and Opal Phillips was a graduate of HBHS, Dave married Dorothy Hobbs and had two daughters, Pamela...

LARRY GALLUP

Larry Gallup, 89, died Dec. 1, 2013 at Huntington Terrace Senior Living, Huntington Beach, California.  Funeral services will be at 2...

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