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Suspicious fire damages Huntington Beach apartment

Sunday January 25th, 2015 06:42:00 AM SCOTT SCHWEBKE
HUNTINGTON BEACH A suspicious fire heavily damaged a bedroom in a vacant apartment unit Saturday in Huntington Beach, fire officials said. The blaze occurred around 6:05 p.m. in the two-bedroom unit at 201 Utica Ave. When firefighters arrived flames...

Volunteers to hit O.C. streets for 'massive undertaking' of counting the homeless

Saturday January 24th, 2015 05:29:00 AM BY KELLY ZHOU
David Gillanders planned to wake up at 3:30 a.m. today. He intended to grab a flashlight, his bike and a messenger bag packed to the brim with surveys.At 4:30 a.m., the 38-year-old Orange resident and hundreds of other volunteers were to deploy...

O.C. firefighters treat man with heart attack on flight to Texas

Saturday January 24th, 2015 04:58:00 AM BY SCOTT SCHWEBKE
SANTA ANA – Two Orange County firefighters say they were on autopilot Friday when they revived a man who went into cardiac arrest during a flight from John Wayne Airport to Houston. “It’s not a job or career, it’s a way of life,” said Alex...

Surf's up in O.C. this weekend: Up to 10-foot waves expected along the coast

Friday January 23rd, 2015 10:07:00 PM BY LAYLAN CONNELLY
Big waves are expected this weekend, so those headed to the coast to enjoy the warm weather should use caution.The National Weather Service issued a warning Friday for the Southern California coastline about the swell that will build through...

Police: 89-year-old man dies after crashing car in Huntington Beach

Friday January 23rd, 2015 05:10:00 PM ALYSSA DURANTY
An 89-year-old Huntington Beach man died after colliding with a large pickup Thursday afternoon in his hometown, police said. The man was driving a gold 2005 Nissan Altima around 2:40 p.m. when he was exiting the parking lot of Hot Off The Grill,...

Huntington Beach music store owner's generosity remembered

Thursday January 22nd, 2015 08:00:00 AM BY LAUREN WILLIAMS
Friends and colleagues are planning a memorial service for Robert “Bob” Hahn, the owner of a local music store and a fixture in Huntington Beach who died last week. He was 83.Hahn owned AB Music Studios, at 19171 Magnolia St., since 1981, and...

Huntington Beach school closed because of asbestos concerns set to reopen next week

Thursday January 22nd, 2015 06:30:00 AM By MEGAN NICOLAI
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Students at a Huntington Beach school are slated to return to campus Tuesday after more than two months of closure because of asbestos concerns at the campus and other Ocean View School District schools.Oak View Elementary –...

Good day for good deeds

Thursday January 22nd, 2015 02:11:26 AM THE HEBREW ACADEMY
Students of The Hebrew Academy in Huntington Beach presented their mitzvahs, or good deeds, to family and the public Thursday for the fourth annual Mitzvah Day. Classes from kindergarten to fifth grade shared mitzvah projects on stage at the Bella...

Chamber welcomes event planning business

Thursday January 22nd, 2015 02:09:10 AM
The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member, The Wave Lounge, to its spot at 5862 Bolsa Ave. with a pair of giant scissors and red ribbon on Jan. 14. Chamber President and CEO Jerry Wheeler attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The...

Huntington Beach City Council moves to repeal plastic bag ban

Wednesday January 21st, 2015 09:09:00 PM BY LAUREN WILLIAMS
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Local residents and business owners say they’ve seen both positive and negative effects from Huntington Beach’s plastic bag ban, which now may be repealed. Joanie MacLean, manager of Lucci’s market on Adams Avenue, said...