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74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

Working well with fellow representatives in Sacramento and sending money back to Orange County were among the ideas marking the 2014 election season's first Feet to the Fire forum Thursday night.

 

'Everything we do is pro-vinyl'

To vinyl collectors, Record Store Day is the equivalent of Christmas morning. And with the seventh-annual event being celebrated Saturday, audiophiles will flock to their local record store to try to get their hands on great deals and limited-edition LPs and Eps, some of which are only available...

 

Old, young mix it up at Egg Paint

As soon as the turquoise base coat had dried on her foam egg, Magali Herrera carefully painted multicolored zigzag patterns.

Chef Bruno Serato has mission to feed children

When Caterina Serato heard children at the Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim weren't being served dinner, she told her son to make them pasta.

 

Bicyclist dies after being struck by car

A bicyclist from Costa Mesa died after she was struck by a vehicle in Huntington Beach, authorities said.

 

New state junior lifeguard program is open for business

Two years after a privately run junior lifeguard organization ended its operations at Sunset Beach, a new state-funded program has set up at Bolsa Chica State Beach and is looking for students.

Education

'It's a precious open space'

'It's a precious open space'

The three nonprofit groups that oversee the Bolsa Chica wetlands and mesa recently banded together to educate the public about the area's...

Students prefer non-traditional pets

Students prefer non-traditional pets

Baby goats haven't exactly made a name for themselves as household pets, but for a group of local students, the fluffy little kids are...

Accrediting body visits Coast colleges

Representatives from the body that oversees accreditation for community colleges in California visited the Coast Community College District'...

City's first Japanese festival wins high marks

City's first Japanese festival wins high marks

Central Park was a bustling hub as the Huntington Beach Sister City Assn. hosted its first Japanese Cultural Festival, which was organized...

Coming together for peace

Coming together for peace

Forty-three years ago, John Lennon penned a lyric that has become a staple on the radio and countless bumper stickers and T-shirts: "Imagine...

Dangers lurk in nature's beauty

Dangers lurk in nature's beauty

The Bolsa Chica wetlands is a haven for runners, hikers and nature lovers.

Politics

A dose of pension fund reality

Huntington Beach city officials had a jarring glimpse last year of what their pension contributions would look like over the next seven...

Council rejects effort to save Wintersburg

Council rejects effort to save Wintersburg

Local preservationists tried convincing Huntington Beach council members Monday to support efforts to save the buildings on the...

Civic center lends itself to debate

Civic center lends itself to debate

When the expensive new civic center opened in Newport Beach last year, some claimed it as a symbol of an irresponsible government out of...

U.S. Open of Surfing scaled down for peace's sake

U.S. Open of Surfing scaled down for peace's sake

The executive producer of the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach stuck to his word and presented to city officials last week a plan...

AES catches a wave

AES catches a wave

The Huntington Beach City Council signed off on AES' plans to give its power plant at Pacific Coast Highway and Newland Street a beach motif...

Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

A retired USC professor and management consultant plans to challenge U.S. Rep Dana Rohrabacher's seat in Congress.

Public Safety

Teen drowns off Sunset Beach

A teen from Lakewood drowned Monday off Sunset Beach, authorities said.

Woman dies in Fountain Valley apartment fire

A Fountain Valley woman died and about six families were displaced during an apartment complex fire Thursday.

Man saves neighbors from burning home

A Huntington Beach man rescued his elderly neighbors from their burning house Monday after he heard noises indicative of a fire.

Woman struck, critically injured by pickup truck

A Huntington Beach woman remains in critical condition after she was struck by a pickup truck Wednesday night, according to authorities.

Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run identified

Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run identified

Officials have identified the 34-year-old bicyclist killed Sunday after a hit-and-run collision in Huntington Beach as Genevieve Hall.

Residents present their wish lists

Concerns about density, infrastructure for bicyclists and the planned desalination plant were among the topics posed by residents at the...

Business & Real Estate

Reporter's Notebook: All aquiver over archery

Reporter's Notebook: All aquiver over archery

I woke up one Saturday morning with a pain. Glancing at my left forearm, I saw a 4-inch bruise and was quickly reminded why it hurt. Then...

 Business offers painting with a twist

Business offers painting with a twist

It doesn't take a Picasso or Van Gogh to make great art.

Paintball tournament smaller but still a blast

Paintball tournament smaller but still a blast

A wave of changes in the world of paintball forced organizers to put on a smaller tournament in Huntington Beach last weekend.

Health center addition nears opening

Health center addition nears opening

The graceful curve of a long seaglass blue countertop greeted visitors Wednesday night as they passed through the airy new lobby of Hoag...

Sev Ven provides 'ego-free' space

Sev Ven provides 'ego-free' space

Kat Monroe was on the verge of setting up an art gallery, but a catchy name eluded her.

City seeks input on its direction

Diversifying the business base, preparing for a possible rise in sea levels and shoring up the Huntington Beach Police Department to pre-...

Obituaries

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...

Laurie Wylot Daisey

DAISEY, Laurie Wylot

Brett H. Foss

Brett H. Foss

William L. Hanna

William L. Hanna of Damariscotta, ME, formerly of Foxboro, MA, passed away February 9, 2013, at the age of 91. He was predeceased by his...

Paul Grant Pearce

Pearce, Paul Grant

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