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July 24, 2013
Ocean lifeguards from throughout the state will test their skills Friday and Saturday at the 31st annual California Surf Life Saving Championships and California Junior Lifeguard Championships at the south side of the Newport Beach Pier in Newport Beach. The Junior Lifeguard Regional is Friday and the California Lifeguards competition is Saturday. Nearly 2,000 competitors ranging in age from 8 to 17 will come from nearly 30 agencies in Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, San Diego, Long Beach, LA County, California State Parks, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz.
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SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | July 10, 2013
Ocean View High parlayed strong pitching with a lively offense Monday to pick up another victory in its summer prep baseball season. The Seahawks took the lead for good on Laguna Beach in the third inning and went on to take a 9-1 game from the visiting Breakers. The win put the Seahawks at 4-3 overall. "I'm really happy how we have been pitching," Ocean View Coach Shane Borowski. "It's keeping us in every game and helping us be competitive. We are getting a lot of strikes, the defense is alert because of it, and we are making plays.
NEWS
By Anthony Clark Carpio | May 15, 2013
Two Huntington Beach councilmen are looking to take on bigger roles in Orange County. Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper is considering running for the 74th Assembly District, while Councilman Joe Carchio is contemplating throwing his name into the Orange County Board of Supervisors election. This comes on the heels of Assemblyman Allan Mansoor's (R-Costa Mesa) consideration of replacing Supervisor John Moorlach in the 2nd District, an area that encompasses Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and Newport Beach.
NEWS
By Anthony Clark Carpio | April 3, 2013
Retailers in Huntington Beach have seven months to adjust to the city's new ban on the distribution of plastic bags. Though it has yet to take affect, it has some businesses in the community worried. Approval for the ban was finalized Monday by the City Council with a 4-2 vote. The public has a 30-day period to gather signatures and appeal the ordinance, but if no appeal is made the ban will take effect on Nov. 1. Huntington Beach would be the third city in Orange County to prohibit the distribution of single-use bags.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | December 12, 2012
A strong start to both halves of Tuesday's nonleague girls' water polo game between host Edison and Laguna Beach wasn't quite enough to propel the Chargers to victory in a early-season matchup between teams ranked in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 poll. Sixth-ranked Laguna scored the game's final two goals, and pulled out a 10-8 victory over ninth-ranked Edison at the Ocean View High Aquatics Center. The Chargers took a 3-2 lead after the first quarter but were outscored, 3-0, in the second quarter and trailed, 5-3, at the half.
SPORTS
September 26, 2012
The 2012 Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series came to an end Sunday with the National Championships Huntington Beach Open, where Whitney Pavlik (Laguna Beach) and Jenny Kropp (Holly Glen) won the women's title, and John Hyden (Sherman Oaks) and Sean Scott (Redondo Beach) captured the men's crown at the Huntington Beach Pier. Pavlik and Kropp swept Rachel Scott (Redondo Beach) and Lauren Fendrick (Hermosa Beach), 21-14, 21-18, and Hyden and Scott beat Olympians Jake Gibb (Costa Mesa)
ENTERTAINMENT
By Imran Vittachi | May 16, 2012
Huntington Beach artists can forget about entering their work in Laguna Beach's Festival of Arts open-air show, unless they can prove that they live in one of 34 ZIP codes outside of Surf City. Under the Festival's present-day rules, Surf City and points in Orange County north and west of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine lie outside the zone of residential eligibility for the annual juried summertime fine arts exhibit. But Kate Hoffman, executive director of the Huntington Beach Art Center (HBAC)
ENTERTAINMENT
By Candice Baker | April 4, 2012
So the kids want to hunt for eggs, eat ham and raise the roof this Easter, but you just want to sleep in. Relax. There are myriad opportunities for merriment this year, with no tree climbing or oven manhandling necessary. Enjoy your beauty rest, then head to one of the below events. Surf City residents and aficionados love to hop to the huge 22nd Annual Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day, sponsored by the city of Huntington Beach and the Huntington Beach Kiwanis Club, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the city Sports Complex, 18000 Goldenwest St. Enjoy a hunt for kids ages 8 and under, staggered by age (bring a basket)
NEWS
By Greer Wylder | March 7, 2012
Four days of food heaven are descending on Laguna Beach, when the annual "Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food & Wine Experience" returns Thursday and continues through Sunday. The four-day culinary event celebrates world-class cuisine, with local restaurants and wineries offering prix-fixe menus, food and wine pairings, chef demonstrations, events and specials. Here's a highlight of planned food and wine events: From 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, experience a Taste of K'ya Bistro at The Rooftop Lounge & Hotel La Casa Del Camino.
NEWS
By Michael Miller and Joanna Clay, michael.miller@latimes.com | July 27, 2011
Huntington Beach police have named a suspect arrested after a hit-and-run traffic collision killed one pedestrian and injured another early Friday. The Police Department has also released the victims' names. Laguna Beach police officers arrested Jason Roberts, 32, of San Juan Capistrano on suspicion of felony hit-and-run about 4 a.m. Friday. Roberts was booked at the Huntington Beach City Jail, and a silver Toyota Camry was impounded at the scene, according to Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach police news releases.
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