huntington beach

Calif. bar asked to remove sign thanking veterans

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The owner of an Orange County bar has gotten a brief reprieve from a notice ordering him to remove a rooftop sign thanking veterans. Johnny Kresimir was told Monday to […]

11/27/2013

6-year-old boy hospitalized after eating Halloween candy

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) – Authorities today were analyzing the candy that a 6-year-old boy collected while trick-or-treating in Huntington Beach on Halloween to see if it was the source of methamphetamine ingestion that landed the […]

11/04/2013

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Facebook tip leads to arrest in Cal riot vandalism

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Authorities in a Southern California beach community tracked down a suspected vandal after police say he “liked” photos of damaged patrol cars on the department’s Facebook page. Huntington Beach police […]

08/18/2013

A line of police officers march up MaIn Street in Huntington Beach, Calif. Sunday July 28, 2013. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register,Richard Koehler)

Teen arrested in Calif. ‘Surf City’ mob violence

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has become the ninth person arrested in connection with mob violence that erupted in a Southern California beach town after a popular surf contest. The Orange County […]

08/01/2013

A line of police officers march up MaIn Street in Huntington Beach, Calif. Sunday July 28, 2013. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register,Richard Koehler)

8 arrests in Huntington Beach after US Open of Surfing

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say eight people have been arrested after a rowdy crowd surged through downtown in the Southern California city of Huntington Beach after the U.S. Open of Surfing, fighting and […]

07/29/2013

1300 pound mako shark caught off Huntington Beach (CNN video via YouTube)

Big mako shark caught off Huntington Beach could be record

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A huge mako shark caught off the coast of Southern California could set a record, but a critic said it should have been released because sharks are threatened worldwide. Jason […]

06/05/2013

Beach goers stand around a fire pit, Huntington Beach, California (AP Photo)

Tests show Calif beach bonfires hurt air quality

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Preliminary testing shows that wood smoke from beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline is hurting air quality near the fire pits and in adjacent neighborhoods. The South Coast […]

05/15/2013

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Beach bonfires spark debate between OC cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach bonfires are sparking debate between neighboring Orange County cities as pollution regulators consider a rule that would effectively ban the blazes.

03/28/2013

Bolsa Chica dolphin still trapped, bullied by other dolphins

(CNS) – After watching a common dolphin in the shallows of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve get bullied by dolphins in the Huntington Harbour Saturday, wildlife experts planned to leave the roughly 500- pound sea […]

04/30/2012

Trapped whale

For the second time in five days, a gray whale has been spotted tangled in fishing nets off the Southern California coast. This time it was near Huntington Beach. Rescue teams are working to free […]

03/29/2012