| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:31 PM
The tall, bushy-haired man who lingered with his ukulele in the doorway might have been mistaken for a stranger who had simply arrived too late for one of the room's few seats, even as he strummed his instrument unassumingly with the class.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:48 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:52 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
It seemed like a regular day.
Kaitlyn Dobrow, 18, woke up in time for her eight-hour shift as a receptionist at the Days Inn & Suites of Huntington Beach. She worked from 3 to 11 p.m. until her best friend, Kristen Kidd, gave her a ride to the gym,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:53 PM
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...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:27 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:03 AM
The 9/11 Memorial Committee is hosting a gala to raise money for a monument at Huntington Beach Civic Center.
There will be guests from New York who will share stories from 9/11. Amy Scruggs will perform custom 9/11 songs, and drums and bagpipes will...