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  • 4 arrested after police chase stolen car in Huntington Beach

    4 arrested after police chase stolen car in Huntington Beach

    Huntington Beach police chased a stolen car and arrested four people inside after the group tried to flee Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. An officer tried to pull over the vehicle near the intersection of Fifth Street and Pacific Coast Highway at about 4:45 p.m., but the car didn't stop,...

  • Home of the Day: A little bit country in Venice

    Home of the Day: A little bit country in Venice

    Siding salvaged from century-old barns in the Midwest wraps the exterior of this home in Venice, lending a rustic sheen to the renovated two-story. The wood theme continues inside with white oak flooring, rich cabinetry and wall fireplace wrapped in wood paneling. Address: 618 6th Ave., Venice,...

  • Man injured when hit by firetruck in Costa Mesa

    A pedestrian was hospitalized after a firetruck hit him in Costa Mesa on Wednesday morning. Police said the Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue Department truck was on its way back to its station when it struck a 37-year-old man in the 500 block of West 19th Street at 8:17 a.m. The man suffered moderate injuries...

  • Summer concerts at Newport Beach Civic Center begin Sunday

    Summer concerts at Newport Beach Civic Center begin Sunday

    The Newport Beach Arts Commission on Sunday will present the Hollywood Stones, a Rolling Stones tribute band, for the first in a series of four free summer concerts on the Civic Center lawn. "Dick Swagger, along with band members Keef Riffoff, Rick Taylor, Will Hyman and Harley Watts, have worked...

  • Young performers set to take Segerstrom Center stage for 25th summer show

    Young performers set to take Segerstrom Center stage for 25th summer show

    For 25 years, Bill Brawley has looked forward to two weeks out of the year. Those weeks are spent at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa working with students, many of whom have never set foot on a stage, to produce a musical show during the annual Summer at the Center program. "The...

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  • 3 to be inducted into Surfers' Hall of Fame

    3 to be inducted into Surfers' Hall of Fame

    Three local men will officially become part of surfing history Friday when they are inducted into the Surfers' Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach. Ryan Turner, Shawn Stussy and Blaine "Sumo" Sato will leave their handprints and footprints in wet cement on historical Main Street during a ceremony...

  • Vets get free surf lessons

    Vets get free surf lessons

    Veterans got a chance to learn how to surf when Team Red, White & Blue joined the VA Greater Los Angeles in offering free lessons in Huntington Beach. Team Red, White & Blue is a nonprofit based in Florida whose "mission is to enrich the lives of America's veterans by connecting them to their community...

  • No major incidents at U.S. Open, police say

    Huntington Beach police said no major incidents have occurred at the U.S. Open of Surfing as of Wednesday morning. Department spokeswoman Jennifer Marlatt said alcohol-related violations within the venue, at Pier Plaza and on surrounding residential streets, have led to citations and arrests, but...

  • Haakenson: Peters relies on patience, knowledge of the waves

    Haakenson: Peters relies on patience, knowledge of the waves

    Derek Peters has surfed in dozens, if not hundreds, of contests during his 23 years, but there is no contest as unique as the Men's Trials at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. It's a 32-man contest with the winner not winning a trophy, a medal or any other type of trinket. The prize is becoming "surfer...

  • Duran Duran still going strong at 40

    Duran Duran still going strong at 40

    The band members are proud of their longevity as they prepare to bring their hits and new songs to Irvine Meadows on Saturday.

  • Guests get preview of Costa Mesa's new Holiday bar

    Guests get preview of Costa Mesa's new Holiday bar

    Holiday, a new bar and lounge in Westside Costa Mesa, hosted a preview night Friday featuring cocktails and DJ music. The venue, at 721 W. 19th St., is a speakeasy-style bar with touches of classic Hollywood and a 1900s French plantation house. It began having soft openings earlier this month and...

  • 384-apartment mixed-use project near JWA is rejected by Newport council

    384-apartment mixed-use project near JWA is rejected by Newport council

    A developer's plan to build 384 apartments and 5,677 square feet of restaurant space near John Wayne Airport was sent back to the drawing board by the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday night. The city Planning Commission voted in June to reject The Residences at Newport Place, citing insufficient...

  • Football: Los Angeles' strength is rare for City Section _ line play

    Top City Section teams have been known for their speed and skill position players through the years. Los Angeles Coach Eric Scott has been trying to turn weakness into strength as far as play in the trenches, and it might happen for the Romans this season in their line play. "Skill for skill, we...

  • Newport approves plan to remove some beach encroachments on Balboa Peninsula

    Newport approves plan to remove some beach encroachments on Balboa Peninsula

    It's an issue that for years has caused headaches for homeowners along the Balboa Peninsula, but now a plan by the city of Newport Beach looks to be moving the challenge of beachfront encroachments toward a resolution. Encroachments typically are grass or other plants but sometimes consist of walkways,...

  • Home of the Day: History and hospitality on Grand Avenue in Pasadena

    Home of the Day: History and hospitality on Grand Avenue in Pasadena

    Once featured in a 1970s issue of Architectural Digest, this stately Spanish Colonial in Pasadena is a replica of the governor’s mansion in the city of Antigua, Guatemala. Set up from the street on a corner lot, the 1938 estate is the definition of a Southern California classic. Old World details...

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