August 4, 2010
Emotions ran high as the Huntington Beach City Council voted late Monday to annex neighboring Sunset Beach over the cries of residents who tried to block the decision in hopes of keeping the funky, unincorporated beach town independent. The council voted 5 to 2 to direct city administrators to complete an application with the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) to acquire Sunset Beach, the city's northern neighbor along Pacific Coast Highway. Mayor Cathy Green and Mayor Pro Tem Jill Hardy dissented.
August 16, 2010
Name: Landon Fichtner Age: 32 Birth place: Long Beach How long have you lived in Huntington Beach? five years Occupation: m eteorologist/weather producer for Ktla 5, and a science teacher with Los Angeles Unified School District Education: I have a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric, oceanic and environmental sciences from UCLA and an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Mt. San Antonio College. Previously elected or appointed positions: None Community organizations you belong to: None What do you think are the biggest issues facing Huntington Beach right now?
March 11, 2004
These people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. They have only been arrested on suspicion of a crime, and as with all crimes, are considered innocent until proved guilty. Mark L. Ferrara, 45, Laguna Niguel Valerie J. Kompamiez, 59, Huntington Beach Michael J. Cribbin, 47, Irvine Gordon Bodkin, 37, Westminster Armando Maldonado, 26, Placentia Jeffrey M. Smith, 34, Sunset Beach Anthony D. Torres, 25, Rancho Santa Margarita Maria Jimenez, 43, Huntington Beach Michael Layhee, 19, Huntington Beach Daniel F. Kraig, 23, Arizona Owen C. Shannen, 39, Huntington Beach Juan C. Perez, 24, Huntington Beach Aaron B. Consentino, 27, Fountain Valley Scott T. Macbeth, 30, Huntington Beach Paul Rodarte, 31, Huntington Beach Daniel Duarte, 29, Garden Grove William M. Douglas, 41, Huntington Beach Janelle N. Ring, 18, Westminster Jeremiah S. Vanisi, 25, Huntington Beach John W. Richardson, 19, Huntington Beach Mitchell G. Cupery, 30, Westminster William F. Collins, 37, Anaheim Darren F. Hubacher, 34, Huntington Beach
June 18, 2009
A Long Beach man has been extradited to Orange County from Nevada in relation to a fatal stabbing that took place in Sunset Beach more than two decades ago. Paul Gentile Smith, 49, is charged with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a deadly weapon. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted. Smith is accused of murdering Robert Haugen, 29, in Haugen?s Sunset Beach apartment on Oct. 24, 1988. According to the Orange County district attorney?
August 13, 2010
Name: Bill Grunwald Age: 50 Birth place: New York City How long have you lived in Huntington Beach? four years Occupation: business manager, attorney Education: bachelor's degree in business management, juris doctor Previously elected or appointed positions: None Community organizations you belong to: Huntington Beach Masonic Lodge, Orange County BAR Assn. – Pro Bono services What do you think are the biggest issues facing Huntington Beach right now?
September 16, 1999
The following people were arrested recently on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. These people were arrested only on suspicion of a crime, and as with all crimes, are presumed innocent until proved guilty. FOUNTAIN VALLEY Jesus Ojeda Delfino, 22, Santa Ana Joseph Hernandez, 37, Fountain Valley HUNTINGTON BEACH Curtis A. Bien, 42, Huntington Beach Thormod C. Cook, 59, Seal Beach James R. Bastedo, 49, Garden Grove Brian S. Gunnarson, 26, Corona del Mar Gary M. Clisey, 33, Encinitas Antonio Barraza, 31, San Jose William P. Hoogenstryd, Fountain Valley Robert L. Gingrich III, 28, Huntington Beach Tamara H. Liedel, 28, Huntington Beach Christopher Montoya, 30, Long Beach Jeffrey Moulder, 30, Huntington Beach Jon G. Paulowski, 30, Huntington Beach Scott M. Gara, 24, Laguna Hills Jimmie E. Gentry, 22, Huntington Beach Robert Luna, 23, Hacienda Heights Episanio T. Vargas, 31, Westminster Ben E. T. Tran, 23, Costa Mesa Thomas A. Nowak, 40, Foutain Valley Nancy A. Benight, 31, Westminster Andrew Gadd, 37, Irvine Robert M. Stirrat, 19, Huntington Beach John G. McAlear, Jr., 40, Huntington Beach Donald L. Benge, 58, Huntington Beach Robert L. Farrell, 22, San Pedro Patricia A. Wilson, 52, Newport Beach Keith H. Friend, 34, Huntington Beach Trevor L. Schoonover, 22, Huntington Beach ...
August 11, 2010
The governing body of Sunset Beach has voted to return the community donations collected in the hopes of becoming its own city. The Sunset Beach Community Assn. voted Aug. 5 to return more than $115,000 in community donations after Huntington Beach voted Aug. 2 to move forward with annexing the community. "It's too late — that's what I believe," said Gretchen Hoad, the association's secretary. "I think it's futile to go on with the [incorporation] process. " Residents have spent the last 13 months trying to take control of their own futures after the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO)