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  • Woman sues day spa over treatment

    A Northern California woman is suing Groupon and a Huntington Beach day spa claiming she purchased online vouchers for a treatment that left her with chemical burns. Rebecca Fisher of Hayward has taken action against an owner and employee of CloudMover...
  • Peter White returns with annual Christmas tour

    Peter White returns with annual Christmas tour
    The day after Thanksgiving, it will be another reunion of sorts. Four decades ago, music-lovers walked past the Golden Bear sign overlooking Pacific Coast Highway and went in to see Peter White perform. Friday night, those who remember the 1970s can...
  • Boards put the 'surf' in Surf City

    When George Freeth arrived in Huntington Beach a century ago, it wasn't Surf City yet. Not even close. On June 20, 1914, Freeth attended the dedication of the Huntington Beach Pier and gave a demonstration of a sport that few, if any, of those present...
  • Commission postpones decision on Bolsa Chica zoning

    A decision about whether to allow Huntington Beach to rezone a portion of the Bolsa Chica mesa known to harbor historical artifacts will have to wait. California coastal commissioners unanimously voted Wednesday to postpone a hearing on proposed...
  • Wyland delivers drama for a cause

    Wyland delivers drama for a cause
    It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on. But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished. Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • Retail Therapy: Seven days at the spa

    Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...
  • 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...
  • Retail Therapy: On its day, Bruxie thinks of others

    Dining with a difference: Gourmet waffle restaurant Bruxie will celebrate its third anniversary with a charity fundraiser Friday; 10% of proceeds will benefit the Independence Fund, which provides all-terrain wheelchairs to injured veterans. Area...
  • Retail Therapy: A seasonal need for sweaters

    Warm wishes: Calypso St. Barth South Coast Plaza will collect gently used men's, women's and children's sweaters this weekend to donate to Covenant House and will give customers a 20% discount on sweaters in exchange. The promotion will be valid from 10...