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  • City leaders move ahead with massage ordinance

    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...
  • Council hopes to discuss fire ring ban with AQMD

    Officials at the South Coast Air Quality Management District will postpone its hearing regarding the removal of beach fire rings in Orange and Los Angeles counties after the city of Huntington Beach received a letter from the California Coastal...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hair cuts and connections

    Hair cuts and connections
    The Huntington Beach Hair Co. is planning a party to show off its new look, but even with the makeover, the new owners are sticking with the salon's colorful roots. In preparation for the kick-off party Friday, new owners Eva Jasperson and Tammi...
  • 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...