August 19, 1999
Gail Hutton On July 29, 1999, columnist Ron Davis told your readers about Bobo, a canary whose target of choice for the bottom of his cage is Davis' column and photo from this newspaper. That Bobo is one smart canary. Davis, who was a landslide loser in the last election for City Attorney, continues to use the Independent as a campaign platform for another run for that office in the next election. In his July 29 column, Davis makes a reckless attempt to blame me for a so-called nude juice bar to be constructed on Beach Boulevard ("Council members stripped of blame at nude juice bar," July 29)
March 26, 2009
The Orange County Sanitation District has begun rehabilitating a 54-inch-wide sewer line below the beach parking lot between First Street and Beach Boulevard, the state beach parking lot south of Beach Boulevard and on First Street between Pacific Coast Highway and Walnut Avenue. The pipe will be lined and three manholes will be added. Construction work on Saturdays will be discontinued on or after the Memorial Day holiday weekend; the project?s estimated completion is in July.
June 2, 2005
Veteran officers get promoted The Huntington Beach Police Department recently promoted Senior Officers Terry Kayano and Greg Davis to sergeant. Kayano, who has served with the department for about 17 years, has experience as a field training officer, beach detail officer and foot-beat officer. Davis has about 15 years of experience in the department and has served as a field training officer and in the department's Training Unit. Police participate in Special Olympics The Huntington Beach Police Department will participate in the Special Olympics torch run Friday morning.
July 6, 2006
Luke William Gallup lived in Westminster more than a century ago. Coming here from Springville, Utah, this disillusioned ex-Mormon spent the last few years of his life farming southeast of present-day Beach Boulevard and McFadden. He died in 1891 and is buried in Good Shepherd Cemetery in Huntington Beach. I (Lou) am remotely connected to Luke Gallup. A distant cousin of mine, Ron Gallup of Sacramento, is a great-great grandson of Luke Gallup by Luke's first marriage. I'm related to Ron through his mother's side of the family.
March 22, 2007
3rd Street: Credit fraud was reported in the 200 block at 12:55 p.m. Sunday. 6th Street and Pacific Coast Highway: A vehicle was reported stolen at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. 11th Street: Identity theft was reported in the 600 block at 11:24 a.m. Monday. 21st Street: A garage was reported burglarized in the 600 block at 4:02 a.m. Sunday. Adams Avenue and Brookhurst Street: A misdemeanor assault was reported at 4:22 p.m. Saturday. Adams Avenue: Grand theft was reported in the 8900 block at 1:19 p.m. Sunday.
June 29, 2009
A Los Angeles teenager died after being struck by a car during a road rage-incited fight on Beach Boulevard on Friday evening, authorities said. Huntington Beach police received a call at about 7:01 p.m. Friday about a fight on the east side of Beach Boulevard. Additional callers said one of the men in the fight had been struck by an unrelated vehicle. People on the scene told police that three vehicles traveling north on Beach Boulevard “ultimately became involved in a ‘road rage’-type confrontation,” a police report said.
August 17, 2006
POLICE MOTORCYCLE DRIVERS The City Council plans to approve an agreement with the Boeing Co. and the city's police motorcycle drivers to allow the periodic use of Boeing's parking lots for training purposes. WHAT TO EXPECT Council members will most likely approve the agreement with Boeing to allow police motorcycle drivers to train at its parking lots periodically. IMPROVING BEACH BOULEVARD, EDINGER CORRIDOR The City Council will authorize agreements with two professional agencies to prepare a plan for improving Beach Boulevard and Edinger Corridor.
March 30, 2002
Bryce Alderton They were a trio of sweet, fun-loving girls, ready for anything. Jillian Baedeker, 19, Chelsea Toma, 19, and 18-year-old Nancy Le were part of a close-knit group that went to the beach, shopped, sunbathed and went to coffee shops. It was a Starbucks Coffee shop that the three girls were driving home from at about midnight on March 20 when their lives were tragically cut short. Police say the Nissan Sentra they were in was broadsided by a 1983 yellow Ford Mustang driven by 27-year-old James Paul Bell Jr. from Rowland Heights at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue in Huntington Beach.
January 31, 2008
A man struck by a car and killed as he walked across Beach Boulevard Sunday evening has been identified by the Orange County Coroner, authorities said. The man was Matthew Andrew Mock, 28, of Fountain Valley, authorities said. Barbara Rodermond, 56, of Huntington Beach, was driving north on a green light at Beach Boulevard and Talbert Avenue when her silver Ford Explorer struck Mock, police said. It appeared Mock was crossing against the red light, police said. Rescuers rushed Mock to Huntington Beach Hospital, but he died of his injuries minutes later, according to authorities.
July 9, 2008
On the Fourth of July, the parking lots are full, people are parking all the way up Beach Boulevard and Magnolia Street, lots of folks park in the Edison High School parking lot and the lot at Beach Boulevard and Atlanta Avenue. Here come the vultures. The Huntington Beach Police Department has several tow companies haul away scores of holiday visitors’ cars to the police-owned impound lots where, after spending the day and their money downtown watching our parade, they must pay $300 to get their vehicles back.