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Ex-boyfriend charged with murder in death of Huntington Beach woman

A 41-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of his former girlfriend, a Huntington Beach mother of three. The Orange County district attorney's office Monday also charged Jason Becher of Anaheim with a special-circumstances sentencing enhancement of lying in wait, according to Orange...

Public Safety

  • Police: Arrested woman barricaded herself at Johnny Rockets

    A Huntington Beach woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after wielding a knife and barricading herself in a downtown restaurant, police said. Ashleigh Pearce, 31, was arrested on suspicion of brandishing a deadly weapon, violating parole and resisting arrest, said Huntington Beach police Lt. John...

  • Police: Man killed after truck, Prius hit him along Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach

    A pedestrian died early Saturday morning after being struck by two vehicles traveling along Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach police said. After officers arrived at Beach and Terry Drive around 2:30 a.m., they discovered a deceased man in the street. Police said they believe the man was outside...

  • Two arrested after stabbing of man in Huntington's Central Park Library

    Two Huntington Beach residents have been arrested in connection to the stabbing death of a man outside the Central Park Library. Brandon Hicks, 27, and an unidentified 17-year-old female were taken into custody Aug. 19, hours after the stabbing occurred, according to authorities. Hicks was transferred...

  • Huntington Beach police seek suspects following stabbing death near Central Library

    Huntington Beach police are looking for suspects in the recent stabbing of a man outside the city's Central Library. The 37-year-old Huntington Beach resident, whose identity has not been made public, died Friday after a fight broke out in the library's northeast parking lot in Central Park. Police...

  • Man stabbed to death during fight at Huntington's Central Park Library

    A man was stabbed to death at the Central Park Library in Huntington Beach early Friday, authorities said. The Huntington Beach Police Department said it received several calls about the stabbing at about 12:30 a.m. When police arrived at the scene, a man was on the ground in the library's northeast...

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Business & Real Estate

  • Bungalow bar brings a beach-house vibe to Pacific City

    Bungalow bar brings a beach-house vibe to Pacific City

    It's easy to forget you're at a bar, in the middle of a dining and shopping center, while sipping on a beer at the Bungalow. Instead, you feel like you're enjoying a get-together at a friend's beach house. That's the vibe owner Brent Bolthouse was going for when designing the Bungalow, located...

  • UFC Gym opening signature facility in H.B.

    UFC Gym opening signature facility in H.B.

    UFC Gym will open a new location in Huntington Beach later this year. The 42,000-square-foot facility — one of the largest in the franchise — at 17091 Beach Blvd. will include strength and cardio equipment, group classes, a kid's gym, cafe, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio, a dry sauna and free valet...

  • New H.B. pet shop will offer professional grooming

    New H.B. pet shop will offer professional grooming

    A Huntington Beach woman will open a pet shop next month where owners can bathe their dogs, have them professionally groomed or buy specialized food, treats and toys. Katie Randall, a three-year resident, expects to open EarthWise Pet at 8901 Atlanta Ave. in mid-September. The store is part of...

  • A free car among the perks for Fountain Valley couple after being Toyota's five millionth customer

    A free car among the perks for Fountain Valley couple after being Toyota's five millionth customer

    When Bob and Sheila Wenzel rolled into Toyota of Huntington Beach on Monday, they knew something was up. The Fountain Valley couple had earlier been informed that their recent purchase of a 2013 Highlander from the Beach Boulevard dealership was a milestone: the five millionth Toyota certified...

  • H.B. resident knits handmade bags for fellow crafters

    H.B. resident knits handmade bags for fellow crafters

    Owner of Slipped Stitch Studios, herself a knitter, creates handmade bags for knitters and crocheters to store their yarn and tools.

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