April 10, 2013
A bicyclist was injured after being hit by a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway on Wednesday afternoon. A male bicyclist was hit by a sedan around 3 p.m. on PCH near Beach Boulevard, according to police. It was unclear which direction the bicyclist was riding. The man was transported to Western Medical Center and is being treated for injuries, authorities said. Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. More details to come. - Anthony Clark Carpio
November 30, 2011
The Orange County coroner's office has identified the man struck and killed by a motorist Thanksgiving Day in Huntington Beach. Supervising Deputy Coroner Larry Esslinger said the pedestrian was Marcos Stead, 48. He did not know Stead's city of residence. Stead was hit as he walked across Beach Boulevard south of Edinger Avenue about 7:47 p.m. Nov. 24, the Los Angeles Times reported. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the vehicle was not arrested.
November 8, 2007
A woman crossing Beach Boulevard died after two cars and a motorcycle struck her one after the other Wednesday evening, police said. The victim’s identity has not been released because authorities are still trying to contact her family, according to the Orange County coroner’s office. While crossing Beach Boulevard near Newman Avenue, she was run over by a 1993 Ford Explorer, then hit by a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser and a dark-colored motorcycle. A section of the street was closed down for several hours that night for the investigation.
November 14, 2007
Police are still looking for the rider of a motorcycle that was one of three vehicles to strike a woman who died crossing Beach Boulevard last week. Two cars and a motorcycle ran over the woman one after the other Wednesday evening, police said. The Orange County coroner’s office identified her as Janice Michelle McIntosh, 58, a transient. While crossing Beach Boulevard near Newman Avenue, she was run over by a 1993 Ford Explorer, then hit by a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser and a dark-colored motorcycle.
June 28, 2007
Starting at 5 a.m., Pacific Coast Highway from Goldenwest Street to Beach Boulevard will be closed for the Fourth of July parade. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and will take about two hours. Pacific Coast Highway traffic will be detoured at Goldenwest and Beach up to Garfield Avenue. It will be reopened no later than 2 p.m. Parade-goers heading to the downtown event are advised to get there via Palm or Orange avenues. Beach parking is available at Beach Boulevard. Twin Dolphin will be closed from 6 a.m. until no later than 2 p.m. After the parade, a children's fair will be held on Main Street between Pacific Coast Highway and Olive Avenue.
April 24, 2008
The City Council had a special meeting Thursday to discuss recommendations for the future of Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue. There was no vote at the informal discussion. Following a year of public meetings, hired consultants gave their recommendations for the future of the major city arteries: Turn Beach Boulevard from a long strip of retail to a series of high-profile, walkable shopping districts at major intersections, filled in with luxury apartments between; beautify both streets with lines of trees and frontage roads; and encourage developers to build over an excess of parking spaces.
October 14, 2004
17th Street: A woman reported a man had trespassed into her roommate's bedroom in the 500 block at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Adams Avenue: Four men reportedly threw bottles and cans at a man in a wheelchair in the 9800 block at 10:07 p.m. Thursday. Adams Avenue: A woman reportedly tried to pass a counterfeit $50 bill in the 9800 block at 2:01 p.m. Sunday. Alabama Street: A white 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe was reported stolen in the 900 block at 1:39 p.m. Friday.
March 2, 2006
17th Street and Adams Avenue: Juveniles were reportedly throwing eggs at passing cars at 9:43 p.m. Friday. Baron Circle: Domestic violence was reported in the 17800 block at 4:49 a.m. Friday. Beach Boulevard and Main Street: A driver was reportedly seen drinking a beer while driving at 8:01 p.m. Sunday. Beach Boulevard and Slater Avenue: Possible road rage was reported at 12:03 p.m. Friday. Beach Boulevard and Stark Street: A juvenile was reported riding an electric bike down the middle of the street at 12:17 p.m. Friday.
May 29, 2003
Alabama Street: A man reported that he suspected his wife's ex-boyfriend of vandalizing his vehicle with a permanent marker in the 400 block at 7:12 a.m. Sunday. Arbor Street: Vehicle theft was reported in the 16700 block at 4:05 p.m. Friday. Atlanta Avenue: Vandalism was reported in the 8600 block at 2:51 p.m. Saturday. B Street: Vandalism was reported when the windows of a vehicle were smashed, a boat in the parking lot was trashed, offices were broken into and the fire extinguisher was sprayed over the furniture in the 16900 block at 2:15 p.m. Sunday.
May 24, 2001
WHAT HAPPENED: The City Council approved a salary agreement between the city and the Huntington Beach Police Officers' Assn. ending months of wage and benefit negotiations. WHAT IT MEANS: The city has agreed to a three-year salary agreement, to expire in September 2003, that includes an 11% wage increase for police officers, a 7 3/4% increase for communications officers and a 3% increase for detention officers. A 4% wage hike was allotted for the detention officer nurse.