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  • Huntington Beach crash kills one, injures two; DUI suspected

    A 21-year-old suspected drunk driver was killed and two passengers were injured in Huntington Beach on Friday night when the driver lost control of his speeding vehicle and crashed into a tree, authorities said.
  • Industrial fire forces evacuation

    A fire in an industrial oven in a Huntington Beach building injured one employee and forced an evacuation, according to authorities. Firefighters responded to a call in the 15000 block of Chemical Lane at about noon Saturday after an employee from...

    Firefighters respond to chemical reaction

    The Huntington Beach Fire Department responded to a chemical reaction at a paint manufacturing business Wednesday after two chemicals were unintentionally mixed, authorities said. Firefighters monitored the venting of the mixture in the 15000 block of...

    California maps will point to tsunami danger zones

    California officials on Friday announced that they were beginning to draw tsunami flood maps in Huntington Beach, Crescent City and other cities that could be used to restrict development of new buildings in areas along the coast that may be destroyed...

    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. Police found the 50-year-old woman around 7:40 p.m. lying in the road near the intersection of Beach Boulevard and...