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Downtown Huntington Beach business owners are expressing mixed emotions about the recommendations the chief of police has made to curb alcohol-related incidents. A few believe Chief Ken Small is on the right path to stopping the riffraff in the area...
The Huntington Beach police chief is looking to curb alcohol-related nuisances downtown and wants council members to approve a few changes he has suggested. Chief Ken Small submitted a report Tuesday that he said outlines ways the city can remedy the...
Melville tells us in the opening lines of "Moby Dick:" "Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries — stand that man on his legs, set his feet a-going and he will infallibly lead you to water, if water there be in all...
The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday approved changes to a proposed massage parlor ordinance that would crack down on illicit businesses but maintain state-established regulations. Passing on a 6-0 vote, with Councilman Joe Carchio absent, the...
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...
Differences of opinion among elected officials should be valued and respected because they contribute to the legislative process, but they should also be scrutinized. Two council members recently expressed opinions worthy of scrutiny while discussing...
Concern America is holding its 16th annual Walk Out of Poverty on Saturday in Fountain Valley. The five-mile walk-a-thon is designed to raise funds for projects in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia and Mozambique. Concern America trains...
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The city of Huntington Beach has taken its first step into placing stricter regulations on massage parlors Monday night. Passing in a 6-0 vote, with Councilman Jim Katapodis absent, the ordinance laid out provisions to crack down on illicit massage...
A quiet Saturday morning in Huntington Beach was quickly filled with the voices of nearly 400 volunteers as they moved in to help spruce up the Oak View neighborhood. Organized by OneOC, volunteers from 16 different companies from Orange County and...
Huntington Beach businesses got some cheer with their holiday season as they saw more foot traffic than usual during the last few months of 2012, according to local retailers. Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce President Jerry Wheeler was happy to...
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Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday. Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
He says he knows what it is like to deal with difficult situations, to balance budgets and to instill hope in those who have given up on themselves. Those characteristics, coupled with his experience as a former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and...
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