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  • Briefly In Sports

    Paddle out for Chuck Allen is Sunday A beach memorial and paddle out will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier for National Scholastic Surfing Assn. (NSSA) co-founder and United States Amateur Snowboarding Assn. (USASA)...
  • Sounding off: Pointing fingers won't solve DUI issue

    It is not often I agree with Councilman Keith Bohr. However, I am a downtown resident in support of Bohr's appeal to the City Council regarding Bomburger's alcohol permit, with exceptions ("Bohr appeals permit ruling," Feb. 10). We all know the reasons...
  • Driver wanted in hit-and-run with motorcycle

    The Huntington Beach Police Department is looking for the driver of a sedan-style black Dodge Charger or Magnum that collided with a motorcyclist about 2 p.m. Thursday. The driver fled the scene after the collision at Beach Boulevard north of Slater...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: One Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach hosts Art A Fair with a Holiday Flair this Thanksgiving weekend, offering more than 50 vendors selling original hand-made crafts and more. A certified Farmers Market with fresh fruits and vegetables...
  • City Lights: Physical therapy gets hot

    City Lights: Physical therapy gets hot
    I've gotten used to the concept of art as therapy. I have friends who have led poetry workshops in homeless and battered women's shelters, and I once attended a reading in England by a woman who had been abused as a child and passed out poetry pamphlets...
  • A party for the pooches

    A party for the pooches
    The Huntington Beach Youth Shelter will honor some of the most valuable social workers in town Sunday at its annual "Light a Light of Love" celebration. Their human owners are invited, too. The shelter, which offers temporary housing to runaway and...
  • City Lights: Emotionally tied to kindness

    City Lights: Emotionally tied to kindness
    Two major leaguers were playing catch in the courtyard of the Huntington Beach Youth Shelter on Thursday, and a teenage girl stole the show. About 5 feet tall, she didn't tower above the men on the other side of the grass, but as she delivered...
  • Teens educated about suicide prevention

    He sang softly, but his rich, country-style voice filled the gymnasium, putting an eerie halt to all other sounds as his sorrow-made music washed over the audience. About 700 high school students went silent as Dennis Lockwood sat in a folding chair...
  • City Lights: Girls and boys always love their toys

    "It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!" So exclaims Dr. Seuss' Grinch when he discovers that his attempt to stifle Christmas, by stealing all the presents from under the trees of Whoville, has come up...
  • Natural Perspectives: A wet and wild weekend adventure

    Vic and I hope that your newspaper arrived dry this morning after six days of that darned pineapple express. We feel like we've been living under a big fire hose. Six solid days of rain belong in Seattle, not here in sunny Southern California. We're sure...
  • Sand bags available

    Sand bags are available for Huntington Beach residents as the rain continues. The city's Corporate Yard, 17371 Gothard St., has sand and bags for Huntington Beach residents with proof of residency. Residents can show a photo ID or a current utility bill....
  • Storm causes street closures, debris clean up, power outage

    Huntington Beach received the heaviest rain of the year Tuesday night causing flooding, fallen trees and 60 tons of debris to be washed onto streets and parks. Surf City received nearly 2 inches of rain Tuesday night, adding to the more than 7 inches the...