Orange County Almanac

Huntington Central Park was a busy place last year.

Huntington Beach park rangers responded to 1,455 service calls and issued 451 citations at the park, which is bordered roughly by Gothard and Edwards streets, Taylor Drive and Slater Avenue.

Rangers also responded to 60 medical aid calls.

The park also was a popular place for special activities: 122 reservations were made that generated $14,250 in revenue for the city.


Shipley Nature Center had 36,240 visitors, including 8,025 for nature tours.

The park, Huntington Beach’s largest, includes Lake Huntington.


Irvine’s Chamber of Commerce will present its annual “Economic Update” for the city and county at the Irvine Marriott hotel.


County Supervisor Marian Bergeson will join real estate executive Walter Hahn and Irvine Co. Vice President Richard Sim to discuss the financial state of the city and county. The group also will announce the Irvine Business of the Year.

The event runs from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the hotel, 18000 Von Karman Ave.

Information: (714) 660-9112.