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  • Between a rock and a soft place

    Between a rock and a soft place
    A notice taped to 10 stations at 18|8 men's salon reads: "It is now legal to get stoned at 18|8." In smaller print, it continues, "Ask your stylist, what's the deal!" When taken up on the invitation, co-founders Ron Love and Scott Griffiths...
  • From the Boathouse: Welcome huge yachts — they're good for harbor

    From the Boathouse: Welcome huge yachts — they're good for harbor
    Ahoy! I would like to welcome the super-yacht, Invictus, to Newport Harbor. How nice it is to see the yacht moored in the turning basin located off the west tip of Lido Isle. It was here over the weekend and will return at different times during the...
  • Retail Therapy: Celebrating OC in style

    Anniversary bargain: All Wahoo's Fish Taco locations will offer the Citrus Slaw Taco for just 25 cents Wednesday, as part of the company's year-long 25th anniversary celebration. The new taco is filled with your choice of carnitas, fish, chicken breast or...
  • Resident gets crafty with home brewing

    Resident gets crafty with home brewing
    An officer in a Huntington Beach police cruiser coasted by Jon Welfringer's garage on the west end of town several times on a recent afternoon, perhaps curious about what the resident was doing. Three large silver kettles near his driveway glinted in...
  • Keeping watch over kids in the system

    Keeping watch over kids in the system
    Richard Robitaille feels gratified when the twins race to him, waving greetings. They're not his children; they're not even related. They are 5-year-old boys who he has nurtured for more than a year with his wife Patricia. Although this responsibility...
  • In the Pipeline: Fighting for the love of his life

    In the Pipeline: Fighting for the love of his life
    It's hard to believe that this Friday marks one year. Do you remember where you were when you heard? I was driving back from Los Angeles, on my way to a vigil outside the home of beloved Ocean View High School coach Jim Harris, who would soon die from...
  • The Crowd: Unmasking domestic violence

    The Crowd: Unmasking domestic violence
    During the past decade it seems like the public is constantly reminded by the media of the serious nature of domestic violence in our society. Strange that this cancer was virtually invisible in the media in decades past. Did it not exist? Have we...
  • In the Pipeline: The shadowy face of human trafficking

    In the Pipeline: The shadowy face of human trafficking
    She does not look like a sex slave. Pretty, with coffee-colored skin, looking perhaps 17 years old, she could be a cheerleader, or volleyball player, or a dancer — anything but what is seems she is. But we found her photo online, someone in our...
  • H.B. man sentenced in massage parlor sexual assaults

    A Huntington Beach man was convicted and sentenced Friday for sexually assaulting three female clients at a Seal Beach massage parlor, according to a release from the Orange County district attorney's office. Jason Michael Elliott, 29, pleaded guilty...
  • Calendar

    THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY Retro Extravaganza The Academy for the Performing Arts presents "Retrofest 2012: Rock and Roll High School," a multimedia spectacular featuring songs and scenes from "Blackboard Jungle," "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," "The...
  • Inspections net 71 violations at massage parlors

    Recent inspections of 20 massage parlors in Huntington Beach uncovered 71 municipal code and building safety violations, and at least three parlors are facing temporary closure. The May 5 inspections were part of an ongoing investigation regarding...
  • Greer's OC: Beauty Cirque opens in OC Mart Mix

    Celebrate the grand opening of Beauty Cirque at the OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. You can meet owner and founder Rianna Loving, receive a gift with a purchase and enjoy cocktails. The beauty and grooming shop for men and...