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Mayor Keith Curry of Newport Beach has sent Huntington Beach Mayor Connie Boardman a letter. In it, he pitched the idea of agreeing to let his city become the "smoke free alternative" when it comes to beach bonfires, while letting ours assume our rightful...
Tags: Authors, Book, Media Industry
[The Huntington Beach] Poseidon Desalination plan is a boondoggle plan like every one they have proposed since Tampa Bay [in Florida]. They sold the idea of a desalination plant to the Huntington Beach City Council by promising it would never cost the...
They're holding the fourth annual Blessing of the Waves on Sunday at the Huntington Beach Pier, an event presented by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange but open to people of all faiths. In other words, everyone's invited. The day's events get started...
Huntington Beach has reopened its pier and beaches after a tsunami advisory passed without major incident. Lt. Michael Baumgartner, the city's marine safety operations supervisor, said the pier reopened at 1 p.m. and the beaches at 4 p.m. Huntington...
Surfing has always meant something more to me. That, the beach and the ocean has always been the one constant path in my life, a best friend, teacher and so much more. Surfing has the power to change people. Our beaches and waves can serve as...
Tags: Laguna Beach, Ocean Surfing, Windsurfing
In my time, I have surfed in a lot of events, some for money and fame, not to mention ratings points. However, the one that stands out the most to me happened just this past weekend at the Huntington Beach Pier. What makes a great event? Normally, the...
Tags: Celebrities, Ocean Surfing, Windsurfing
Orlando SentinelAs cities along Florida's East Coast prepare for the start of the upcoming hurricane season, officials say the area encompassing Fort Pierce beach has been in dire need of repair since Hurricane Sandy last year made worse an area already suffering...
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Planning a trip to the beach? There's an app for that. Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue, formerly Beach Patrol, made the Volusia Beaches app to keep up with tech-savvy visitors — and spokeswoman Capt. Tammy Marris said it deserves a spot...
Tags: Google Play, New Smyrna Beach, Apple iPhone
This post has been updated, as indicated below.The Ocean Conservancy has run the numbers, and over the course of a single day in September 2012, more than 500,000 volunteers from across the globe collected 10 million pounds of trash from beaches and waterways. The top three most common items...
Tags: Rivers, Bodies of Water
WASHINGTON--The Senate approved a bill Wednesday that would increase funding for port projects in Los Angeles and elsewhere, shore up defenses against Sandy-like superstorms and study ways to better prepare the country for more extreme weather events....
When it comes to fun in the sun, Florida offers many choices. For years, the savviest travelers have used a simple technique to identify the roads less traveled, yet most worthy of exploration. The key: Follow the locals. They more than anyone can lead...
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