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City to borrow $1 million for lighting replacements

Monday September 22nd, 2014 11:43:00 PM BY DANIEL LANGHORNE
Huntington Beach will borrow more than $1 million to upgrade city-owned lights to LED, saving an estimated $4.6 million on electricity over 20 years. Public Works Director Travis Hopkins said residents can expect to see construction start in the...

Filmmaker gives Bolsa Chica its close-up in documentary

Monday September 22nd, 2014 10:19:27 PM BY DANIEL LANGHORNE •
Russ Emanuel moved to Huntington Beach to escape the traffic and enjoy the quiet. He had heard about the Bolsa Chica wetlands – his parents have lived in Huntington Beach since 1997 – but never visited before he started walking to recover from...

Lansner: Developer doubles down at the beach

Monday September 22nd, 2014 08:46:00 PM JONATHAN LANSNER
Three words that would scare off numerous real estate folks: Retail. Development. California. But not John Miller. His DJM Capital Partners of San Jose – the firm that finished and controls the bustling Bella Terra shopping center in Huntington...

Kilgore: Educators offered spa specials through Sept. 30

Monday September 22nd, 2014 08:32:18 PM EVA KILGORE
Surf City nights Every Tuesday night from 5 to 9 p.m., Main Street in Huntington Beach is filled with more than 100 vendors, live music, street performers, kid’s activities and lots of visitors enjoying the night air in Surf City. Now, Surf City...

O.C. pilot found dead at desert crash site

Monday September 22nd, 2014 02:05:00 PM BY RICHARD BROOKS and CHRIS HAIRE
A Rancho Santa Margarita pilot died in a rented Cessna that had disappeared soon after taking off Friday in the Coachella Valley and crashed on a remote desert hillside, according to San Diego County officials and an aviation website. Max John...

Huntington Beach family recovering from loss after surfer's fatal wipeout

Monday September 22nd, 2014 04:46:00 AM BY DANIEL LANGHORNE
Candice Goldenhar met her husband, Wesly, when she was 13 years old. He was 18 years older than her and was a close friend of her friend’s father She joked with friends that she would marry him after she turned 18, but they never dated. Candice’s...

Part of Huntington Harbor closed by sewage spill

Saturday September 20th, 2014 04:14:00 AM
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Portions of Huntington Harbour are temporarily closed for swimming and diving the Orange County Health Care Agency announced on Friday. A sewage spill has closed the Sunset Aquatic Marina and the Portofino Cove Marina, according...

'Mission Impossible Burglar' arrested, had regularly bragged about his exploits on social media, police say

Saturday September 20th, 2014 01:28:00 AM BY SEAN EMERY
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Police on Thursday arrested the “Mission Impossible Burglar,” a suspected serial thief who has bragged about his sophisticated break-ins on social media, following the theft of more than $100,000 worth of computer equipment...

Cities get a say over massage parlors

Saturday September 20th, 2014 12:38:00 AM BY CHRISTOPHER YEE
A new state law will give local governments the authority to regulate massage parlors and punish businesses that offer illegal services. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Massage Therapy Reform Act into law Thursday, allowing for stricter sanctions on...

Contest focuses on recycling, reuse and care of environment

Friday September 19th, 2014 11:11:02 PM By LAYLAN CONNELLY
Most surf contests are run the same way – grab a jersey, hit the water, take a few waves and hope you caught better ones than the surfer sitting next to you. But local surfer Seth Matson wanted to find a way to do more than just have a regular...