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H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

During the U.S. Open of Surfing this year, the Huntington Beach Police Department took a different approach to letting residents and visitors know that illegal activity on the beach would not be tolerated.

 

Boosters hope for a revival at Seal Beach's Bay Theatre

Nick Carabetta isn't sure about the first movie that played at the Bay Theatre in Seal Beach. The theater opened in 1947, so a few educated guesses are possible: the holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street," maybe, or the Oscar-winner "Gentleman's Agreement."

 

H.B. seniors 'adopt' 5 families for holiday giving

Army National Guard Sgt. James Flores found himself depressed after what he went through in the past six weeks.

New council wavers on increasing trash franchise fee

The Huntington Beach City Council postponed a final decision on whether to increase the franchise fee the city collects from its waste management contractor.

 

Cruise of Lights continues Huntington Harbour holiday festivities

Huntington Harbour is alive with the sights and sounds of Christmas as the waterfront community follows up this past weekend's holiday boat parade with the Cruise of Lights, a series of boat tours of the area's decorated homes, docks, decks and boats that begins Wednesday.

 

Around Town: F.V. district honors retiring schools chief

The Fountain Valley School District will hold a ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday to dedicate its headquarters at 10055 Slater Ave. in honor of Supt. Marc Ecker, who is retiring.

Education

H.B. district school getting bullet-resistant protection for windows, doors

A Fountain Valley high school will be getting additional equipment to help protect students and staff in case of a shooting like those...

Volunteers give Huntington first-graders gift of reading

Volunteers give Huntington first-graders gift of reading

First-graders at Sun View Elementary School in Huntington Beach were treated to a reading of Cheri Meiners' book "Reach Out and Give" by...

Ocean View facing $7.8 million budget hole over asbestos, construction

The Ocean View School District, rocked by an asbestos cleanup that has closed schools and displaced students, now faces a budget shortfall...

Visiting athletes help Huntington Beach High combat bullying

Visiting athletes help Huntington Beach High combat bullying

As Huntington Beach High School students cheered him on Thursday, BMX rider Mykel Larrin performed inverted flips and other tricks on a...

Friends, lend them your ears; they come to perform 'Caesar' — sort of

A beloved icon who seems too high to fall. Intrigue that grows in the shadows. Grudges nursed, confidences betrayed, and then a stunning...

Feds investigating gender-bias complaint at Edison High

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating allegations of gender discrimination against female athletes in the Huntington Beach Union...

Politics

Historical City Hall building should be preserved, H.B. panel says

A historical building that a developer...

New Huntington council members, city attorney take seats Monday

Huntington Beach's four new City Council members and new city attorney will be sworn in during Monday's council meeting.

OCTA board delays 405 widening contract

The Orange County Transportation Authority's board of directors agreed this week to delay until February a vote on whether to approve a...

Trash franchise fee to rise to help pay city pension costs

Huntington Beach has found a way to help pay down its growing employee pension costs.

New H.B. council, city attorney take office; Hardy is new mayor

New H.B. council, city attorney take office; Hardy is new mayor

The city of Huntington Beach conducted its ceremonial changing of the guard as it ushered in five newly elected officials at Monday night'...

Huntington OKs $11.6 million construction pact for new senior center

Huntington OKs $11.6 million construction pact for new senior center

The Huntington Beach City Council took the final step Monday toward making the city's long-awaited new senior center a reality.

Public Safety

Man suspected of DUI in H.B. crash

A Huntington Beach man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he crashed into a telephone pole Tuesday.

Flooded section of PCH open again in Huntington Beach

Flooded section of PCH open again in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach police have reopened both...

H.B. woman pleads guilty to role in fatal shooting at park

A Huntington Beach woman pleaded guilty to playing a role in a fatal shooting at Murdy Park in 2010.

Package thieves strike homes in Huntington Beach

Package thieves strike homes in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach police are looking for people who have been stealing packages from the doorsteps of homes.

H.B. woman loses $64,000 in online dating scam

A Huntington Beach woman was scammed out of about $64,000 by a man she met on a dating website, police said.

Costa Mesa woman hurt when ejected from crashed vehicle in H.B.

A woman was injured when she was ejected from a vehicle that crashed in Huntington Beach after the driver lost control.

Business & Real Estate

Retail Therapy: A gem of a deal at Ruby's

Shooby-dooby down: Ruby's Dinette, 428 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will celebrate the company's 32nd anniversary by selling...

Water official has H.B. desalination project conflict of interest, complaint alleges

Former Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook has filed a complaint with the state's political watchdog, alleging that an Orange County Water...

'Shark Tank' appearance ignites log sales

'Shark Tank' appearance ignites log sales

Tom Sanetti checks his iPhone to see if any of his products are back in stock on Amazon.

Retail Therapy: A discount for a donation

Bag a good deal: Brixton, VonZipper, Dakine, Mint Clothing and Kovey have joined forces for a holiday sample sale and...

Retail Therapy: An action-packed time for shopping

This is the big weekend to stock up on gifts for the MMA/action sports enthusiast in your life.

Fans recall former Golden Bear nightclub's golden age as plaque is unveiled

Fans recall former Golden Bear nightclub's golden age as plaque is unveiled

It had almost been 30 years since the famed Golden Bear nightclub in Huntington Beach was torn down, but now loyal fans have something to...

Obituaries

Velda Louise King
April 11, 1927 - November 21, 2014

Velda King died peacefully at age 87 at the Solheim Lutheran Home in Eagle Rock, CA. She was born in Riceville, Iowa along with her twin...

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...

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