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  • Top 10 news stories for 2012

    Top 10 news stories for 2012
    There's never a shortage of important stories in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, so choosing 10 is just skimming the top. These 10 most compelling stories are given in order of chronology. There are sad stories that end well and horrible stories...
  • Court reverses sex offender's conviction

    A registered sex offender and his lawyer recently convinced the Superior Court of Orange County appellate division to reverse his conviction for unlawfully entering a county park where children regularly gather. The three-judge panel made clear its Nov....
  • Woman who killed husband in 1984 eligible for parole

    A woman who killed her husband in their Huntington Beach home more than 20 years ago has been declared eligible for parole, over the Orange County district attorney's objections. Jeanette Lynn Hughes, now 58, was convicted of first-degree murder and...
  • Sunset Beach defenders tap colonial spirit

    The opponents of new taxes in Sunset Beach are seeking another day in court, and they have the Tea Party behind them. Not the Tea Party from 2010. The one from 1773. Attorneys for the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Foundation, which is backing the Citizen'...
  • Planning Commissioner pleads guilty

    Planning Commissioner pleads guilty
    A Huntington Beach planning commissioner and council candidate last week pleaded guilty to driving with a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. An attorney for Tim Ryan entered the plea in Orange County Superior Court on his client's...
  • Commentary: On a mission to save a mission

    The public comment period for the Historic Wintersburg (Warner-Nichols) draft environmental impact report (DEIR) closes on Nov. 19. The DEIR analyzes a proposal to re-zone the roughly five-acre property at the corner of Warner Avenue and Nichols Lane from...
  • Man charged with molesting relative at F.V. furniture store

    A Southern California man has been charged with molesting a young female relative of his in the Fountain Valley furniture store that he owns and operates, law enforcement officials said. Jaime Gonazlez, 75, faces a felony count of lewd acts on a child,...
  • D.A. opposes parole for killer

    Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas issued a press release Thursday opposing the parole of a woman convicted of murdering her husband with the help of her boyfriend in 1984. Jeanette Lynn Hughes, now 58, was convicted in 1986 of the first-...
  • Groups steer direction of Bolsa Chica

    Groups steer direction of Bolsa Chica
    The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is a refuge to many. It's where the endangered western snowy plover and the California least tern come to breed, where visitors snap photos of the fauna and flora, and on occasion, where even a few dolphins glide in...
  • From Hot Wheels to hot reels

    From Hot Wheels to hot reels
    Cameron Lew is truly one of the cool kids of the social media age. The 17-year-old Huntington Beach High School junior has been shooting and editing videos for his YouTube channel since eighth grade. However, Cameron's filming career started as early as...
  • Retailers react to plastic bag ban

    Retailers in Huntington Beach have seven months to adjust to the city's new ban on the distribution of plastic bags. Though it has yet to take affect, it has some businesses in the community worried. Approval for the ban was finalized Monday by the City...
  • Council agrees to consider rule on submitting mailers

    Huntington Beach council members gave the city attorney the go-ahead Monday to write an ordinance regarding campaign documents. The item passed in a 4-2 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper and Councilman Jim Katapodis dissenting. Councilman Joe...