UPDATE, JAN. 25, 9:41 A.M.: The victims have been identified as Aaron Saenz, 15, of Westminster, and Chelsea Taylor, 16, of Huntington Beach. Their bodies were found at an apartment in the 15500 block of Huntington Village Lane, LA Times reports.ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 24, 4:21 P.M.: A 15-year-old ... More >>
UPDATE, JAN. 18, 11:24 A.M.: Drunk drivers in Surf City will not be shamed--on Facebook, at least. Last night, the City Council voted down the recommendation to post mug shots of repeat DUI offenders on the social network, with council member Kevin Bohr saying the proposal "might be well- ... More >>
Just before 1 a.m. Saturday, a maintenance employee pulled up to Circle View School in Huntington Beach and noticed a guy carrying a shovel to the rear of the school grounds. The crewman called the Huntington Beach Police Department, and in the end, cops say, 21-year-old Celso Solano Arc ... More >>
It's the holiday season, and that means it's time to think about others, especially the less fortunate. In that vein, a fine charity called Coats for Kids is collecting new and used winter coats and jackets for underprivileged children. To commence the spirit of giving, they and Enlarge Media wi ... More >>
Main Street, Huntington Beach
UPDATE: With the release of a statement on the charges and other assorted details, this case is officially weird. We're talking love triangles, the botched return of a stolen cell phone and a fold-up knife hidden in a murder suspect's vagina. Needless to say, new info throughout. Jealousy may hav ... More >>
Chronic Tacos Enterprises [ugly, noisy website alert], the group behind the Chronic Tacos brand, have filed suit in United States District Court against the Huntington Beach franchisee of the brand, saying that they continue to use the Chronic Tacos trademark despite not having a valid franchise ... More >>
One day at band camp, this kid was shredding at Bolsa Chica when he slipped off his board and yelled, "Jesus Christ." So, it is not without precedence that a priest from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange will wade into the waters near Huntington Beach Pier Sunday morning to bless the waves.
Huntington Beach's pop-punk purveyors Runner Runner sent Twirlit an acoustic version of "So Obvious." It's a great version of the song, but how can it beat the video that was, according to the OC Weekly story that ran earlier this month,"so money?"Check it out after the jump.
It's a busy week for the Greater Orange County Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children (GOCPOMC).Through Sunday, Ruby's Diners in Irvine, Tustin, Anaheim, Fullerton and Huntington Beach are donating to the organization 20 percent of all food sales rung up for customers who bring a special flier t ... More >>
OC Chili's Restaurants
Readers following the Weekly on Twitter claim there is a big power outage in Huntington Beach right now, something Southern California Edison has confirmed.OUTAGE DETAILSCity: HUNTINGTON BEACH Start time: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 2:58 PM Problem description: There is currently a wide spread pow ... More >>
So white-power music fans are planning to hold a concert this weekend in an undisclosed Orange County location because, hey: cockroaches* like to hide, you know? There'll be some big names in the hatecore scene: Max Resist, Youngland, White Knuckle Driver, and other knuckleheads.I know wher ... More >>
Huntington Beach Pier
Like soon-to-be best men throughout the land, a Huntington Beach man pulled up the adult services page on Craigslist, hit the w4m tab and started scanning the listings for a bachelor party stripper.Hell, he thought, at these prices we can get two!As arranged, the "exotic dancers" showed up at the ... More >>
The city of Huntington Beach has announced it will unveil a bicycle valet service for its congested downtown during the busy summer months.Unfortunately, that free service will not begin this Fourth of July weekend--the busiest time of the year in Surf City's pier area.
[Summer Guide] The fast-growing sport has several homes in OC
AVP NIVEA Tour/Peter BrouilletThere are a few sports that should only be played under certain conditions: hockey should only be played in areas where there's natural ice (sorry, Ducks fans); football should only be played in the middle of a snowstorm; and horseshoes should only be played with a b ... More >>
AVP NIVEA Tour/Peter BrouilletThis year's AVP Nivea Tour Huntington Beach Open kicks off Friday, and since there's no better way to start the summer than enjoying the sun and sand of Surf City while watching mostly 6-foot-tall women slam leather-bound balls at each other at high velocities, the $ ... More >>
If convicted in the keying of his neighbor's car in Huntington Beach last October, John Patrick could get 25 years to life in state prison. That's because he has two strikes under California's "three-strikes" law, and prosecutors are expected to file a charge against him of felony vandalism for c ... More >>
Photo by James BunoanPossible setting for Poseidon misadventureNick Schou way back in 2003 covered the environmental problems with a proposed water desalination plant in Huntington Beach, but Surf City's City Council went ahead and gave Poseidon Resources a tentative approval three years later.No ... More >>
http://www.myspace.com/dirtyheadsThe latest from our Huntington Beach's the Dirty Heads: They'll perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight. Catch their two-song set, one of which will be the No. 1 single "Lay Me Down," at 12:05 a.m. on ABC.
Mixed martial arts fighter Tito Ortiz, the so-called "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach," has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence for roughing up the mother of his twin sons, former porn star Jenna Jameson.
Headline: Huntington Beach Fires Police Officer Accused of Rapes, AssaultsComment by surf714: I admire the HBPD. They've kept our city safe for many years. HB used to rank either #1 or #2 in the nation as the safest city (over 100,000). Of course, then parts of it started to look like Tijuana, a ... More >>
Courtesy of theDwarves.comHi. So our online calendar had originally listed tonight's Dwarves show at the Blue Cafe in Huntington Beach as free. Well, it's not free. Due to some kinda fumble along the calendar labor machine line, we neglected to properly list that the show will indeed set you back ... More >>
New vacancies!Perhaps you followed the dust-up over at the Extended Stay America on Skylab Road in Huntington Beach after police handed out fliers to alert visitors five registered sex offenders were living at the hotel.Now, Extended Stay America has pulled away the welcome mat.
Grace LeMitAsie Interior MitAsie spent three short years whipping up omnivorous (but vegetarian-friendly) Vietnamese cuisine for happy customers in a discrete corner of a Huntington Beach shopping plaza across the way from Bella Terra. Their foods were health-oriented Asian fare with a modern tw ... More >>
Jessica FordSakura in Huntington Beach features shabu-shabu, a Japanese dish in which you to cook thinly sliced pieces of meat and vegetables in a personal pot of boiling water or broth. This restaurant caters to groups and has a large outdoor eating area as well as a full bar to begin t ... More >>
(Update: The Fair Political Practices Commission came to decision on the allegations made against ex-mayor Keith Bohr. Details below...) Huntington Beach gets a makeoverAs previously reported, the city planners in Huntington Beach want to redo the city core, and stop all of their residents from ... More >>
Long Beach Convention Center
SimplySimpo.comLocal Huntington Beach surfer Brett Simpson, 25, made a historical win at the 2009 Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing last year, in Huntington Beach. With waves reaching 10-12 feet, Simpson triumphed over former ASP World Champion Mike Fanning, winning surfing's biggest victory purse of $ ... More >>
The Best Beer Pong Video Ever !The Huntington Beach City Council this week banned beer pong and other drinking games at Surf City watering holes.
Keith May10th Annual Huntington Beach Surf City Splash! Oh goooooooood, why is it over? Let us remember better days: What'd you do for NYE, Orange County? We were, as usual, all over the place, starting off with the 10th Annual Huntington Beach Surf City Splash where hundreds of Southern Californ ... More >>
Autopsy scheduled for Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Owen Sullivan, found dead Monday in Huntington Beach. Read our blog post from last night for the band's official statement and stay tuned for further updates.Lady Gaga promises to write own music, take different direction on new album. No word ... More >>
Taken on the 405 South, near Huntington Beach, I believe. Because I don't know how to properly size pictures or zoom in to a particular spot, the SUV in the front has a sticker of the iconic illegals-crossing-the-freeway California Highway sign on the back window's lower-left corner. Where's Calv ... More >>
Henry W. Head, founding father of OC, longtime Santa Ana doctor...I was speaking with a local GOP operative recently when he said something that shocked me. The topic was my recent cover story on the Candy-Ass Gang, the trio of pendejos and one pendeja who prosecutors say drove into Huntington Be ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly police blotter--now with more alleged rummy mommies, ex-cop robbers, sticky fingers, douches on bikes and really bad karaoke singers.MONDAY, NOV. 23 Insert car here.That Walled-In Feeling A man crashing his black Toyota Corolla into a wall at the Shell gas station at Lake ... More >>
Anaheim DucksIf you're a fan of RA Sushi (and who wouldn't be with a menu that features a section called "Getting Busy"?) then you probably already know that the limited-time Big Wisniewski roll, created by and named after Ducks defenseman James Wisniewski, will be unavailable after this Saturday ... More >>
He's in Surf City and he's okay.Best known for its surfers, skinheads and ultimate fighters, Huntington Beach has been overrun with a new breed of hepcat lately.Radical air huggers.
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--with an especially heavy emphasis on San Clemente and Huntington Beach. MONDAY, OCT. 5 He died for your remote. Who's the Patron Saint of Stupidity Again? A 50-inch Viso plasma TV was stolen out of the beer tent erected for the weekend F ... More >>
Courtesy of Vincent Muraco and Joyce Goldstein at Huntington Beach's Zimzala restaurant (within the Shorebreak Hotel), this is a gorgeous, easy-to-assemble salad that you can get away with for another month or so, while the weather's still warm enough. Apparently also known as emmer wheat (althou ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more beer bandits, wild chases, ripped-off stripper drivers, bowling alley knife fights and men without pants.TUESDAY, SEPT. 8Strippers' Backup Needs Backup A man who told police he was hired to be a driver for strippers met with anot ... More >>