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12-year-old Robin Samsoe honored 35 years after her death by serial killer Rodney Alcala

Sunday October 19th, 2014 09:08:00 PM BY SALVADOR HERNANDEZ
HUNTINGTON BEACH – No one spoke of monsters when they honored 12-year-old Robin Samsoe. Thirty-five years after she disappeared and was murdered, relatives, friends, police and city officials gathered Sunday morning at the pier for the unveiling of...

Bulls ready to buck at the beach

Saturday October 18th, 2014 07:00:00 AM BY DANIEL LANGHORNE
Professional bull riders selected the bulls they’ll be riding in Oct. 18’s Monster Energy Bulls on the Beach competition during a special event Oct. 17 at the Huntington Beach Pier Plaza. The riders selected numbered surfboards to reveal the...

Bull riders compete at an unlikely place - the beach

Sunday October 19th, 2014 06:32:00 AM BY ANGIE MARCOS
Surfers, beach umbrellas and flocks of seagulls are a common site on a Southern California beach, but a 1,500-pound bucking bull? Not so much. On Saturday, the international Professional Bull Riders organization hosted the first Monster Energy Bulls...

31 youths netted in gang reduction curfew sweep

Saturday October 18th, 2014 05:19:00 PM BY CHRISTOPHER EARLEY
Nearly 200 officers from 19 county law enforcement agencies on Thursday night rounded up 31 youths who were out past curfew, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said. The curfew sweep was the sixth annual operation conducted by the Orange...

Still an Endless Summer: Surfing icon Robert August takes team to where it all started

Saturday October 18th, 2014 07:00:00 AM BY LAYLAN CONNELLY
It was every surfer’s dream. When surfer Robert August, a wide-eyed 18-year-old who had recently graduated from Huntington Beach High School, stumbled upon a secluded South African surf break that no one else had likely ever ridden, he couldn’t...

Robber wearing hard hat holds up another bank in Orange County

Saturday October 18th, 2014 02:02:00 AM BY ALMA FAUSTO
A man wearing a hard hat robbed a bank in Orange on Friday morning after he looted one in Huntington Beach last Saturday, according to the FBI. The suspect robbed a Cathay Bank branch at 2263 N. Tustin St. in Orange at 10:46 a.m. Friday before...

Boy, 13, hit by two cars while riding bicycle in Huntington Beach

Saturday October 18th, 2014 12:36:00 AM BY ALMA FAUSTO
HUNTINGTON BEACH – A teenage boy sustained serious head injuries after being struck by at least one car in Huntington Beach on Friday afternoon, police said. Officers responded to a call of a traffic accident involving a child about 2:45 p.m. at...

2 Republicans seek same seat in Assembly

Friday October 17th, 2014 08:00:00 PM By MATTHEW FLEMING
Perhaps it’s their stand on fire rings that separates the candidates vying for Assembly District 74. In a bizarre twist, both are Republican: Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry and Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper. Both are campaigning on general...

Huntington Beach Planning Commission keeps door open to new downtown bars

Thursday October 16th, 2014 12:31:37 AM BY DANIEL LANGHORNE
HUNTINGTON BEACH – A majority of the city’s planning commissioners on Tuesday voted not to restrict late-night alcohol sales at new and expanding bars and restaurants in downtown because they did not think the proposed guidelines would have the...

Local fishing boats are hopping with action

Wednesday October 15th, 2014 05:11:00 PM BY LAYLAN CONNELLY
DANA POINT – Dana Wharf Sportsfishing captain Tom White was taking his charter boat offshore for months, when the big fish he was hunting just disappeared. He had a feeling that the Yellowtail Catch had moved closer to shore, and he was right....