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Memories of Huntington Beach nightclub echo in new marker
Memories of Huntington Beach nightclub echo in new marker

It has been almost 30 years since the famed Golden Bear nightclub in Huntington Beach was torn down, but now loyal fans have something to look at while reminiscing. More than 100 people gathered at the Pierside Pavilion this week to see the city unveil a commemorative plaque honoring the venue, which hosted innumerable musical acts, including icons such as the Doors, Dizzy Gillespie, the Byrds, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Linda Ronstadt, Blondie, the Ramones, Neil Young, Van Halen, Eric Burdon, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt and Peter Gabriel. Comedians Robin Williams and Steve Martin also performed at the nightclub. Former Golden Bear employees and faithful patrons caught up with each other as...

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