Marine Swap Meet Attracts Many Fans

By Chris MacDonald, Writer/Photographer, HB Ambassador/The Local News Columnist Hundreds of boat enthusiasts came and shopped for treasurers, from fishing poles to boat parts, at the 16th Annual HB Peter’s Landing Marine Swap Meet recently. Stuff was on sale at discounted prices from tons of vendors. There was also a Food Truck at the event […]

You Can Help Butterfly Project To Fly

By Chris MacDonald HB Ambassador, The Local News Columnist The woman who lead the successful team effort to bring the migrating Monarch Butterflies back to HB’s Gibbs Butterfly Park is asking for donations for an educational tile project that shows the process they go through from caterpillars to winging it. Leslie Gilson, Volunteer Restoration Coordinator […]

“Red Bucket” Horses To Relocate from Central Park

A local news report with reps from the Red Bucket Equine Rescue appeared on Los Angeles TV, showcasing the plight of rescued horses, many of them saved from starvation and eventual death. According to the report, the horses must move from their current location in Central Park Equestrian Center. It costs around $400,000 to feed […]

Events & News this Week in Southern California

Hello Friends, I’d like to wish the following people a Very Happy Birthday. They are: Huntington Beach City Council Man Keith Bohr, Long Beach Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce’s Sandy Cajas, Yoga Sandals Ben Frederiksen, Cinnamon Roll Queen Mary Beth Gustafson and Huntington Beach Business Man Brad Greer. Here’s a note from Huntington Beach Police Chief […]

Garden Grove Beach-Goers Help Snag Alleged Crook

Visitors to Huntington Beach come in all shapes, sizes, and sides of the law. When a Garden Grove couple came to the beach recently and discovered their parked car had been broken into with a purse stolen, they chalked it up to one of those random acts of unkindness they were victims of. But in […]

Ralph Bauer Park & Playground Not Open Yet

The anticipated Ralph Bauer Park in Huntington Beach looks so enticing–but it’s not open. Touted as the newest of over 7o parks in the Huntington Beach parks system, the beautiful facility features playgrounds, swings, slides, play equipment, a small sport court, and large open field. Several problems prohibit access to this facility, however. It is […]

HB News –Robberies, Birthdays and Coupons

I’m Wishing My Friends a Very Happy Birthday. They are: Patrick Wyllie, Rose-Marie Spruill, Manhattan Beach City Manager David Carmany, Diane Anderson, Mark Nelson, The Huntington Beach Wave’s Local Columnist Eva Kilgore, Former Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner John Scandura, Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner Blair Farley and Gyro Kabob’s Deanna Ntzouras. Miracles do happen. Look at […]

Robert Rizzo Working at Huntington Beach Goodwill Store this Week

Former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo, one of eight people charged in a public corruption case by the Los Angeles County district attorney, began fulfilling a 10-day community service sentence as part of a guilty plea to driving under the influence of alcohol, and is working during the holiday rush at a Goodwill Store in […]

Surf Legends Launch Grand Opening of Endless Food & Fun in Huntington Beach

Tapping into the roots of Surf City to involve the most organic Huntington Beach locals in commencing their three-day Grand Opening event, a new entertainment and dining complex invites the public to meet some of the top surfers and explore the fun venue with nearly 50,000 square-feet! The longest buffet in Southern California and one […]

A&A Auto Center in Huntington Beach Ensures Customer Satisfaction

By C. MacDonald Huntington Beach , Ca—How would you like the Owner of an experienced Auto Shop dealing with you on every phase of fixing your car, from estimate through repair? “You will be getting my full attention every time,” promised Ahmad Ghanavat, who for more than 20 years has owned A&A Auto Center, 15596 […]

Art Gallery Gets New Sign After 2009 Tornado Damaged 16-Year Icon

Bill Anderson Art Gallery in Sunset Beach is replacing an icon partially damaged by a 2009 tornado that came ashore from the Pacific Ocean and swept through Sunset Beach & Huntington Harbour, overturning several yachts and breaking windows. The sign based on an artwork

Huntington Beach City Election Results 2010

New members to Huntington Beach City Council have been selected from resident votes with Connie Boardman, Joe Carchio, Matthew Harper and Joe Shaw taking office soon as the top vote-getters. Leaving the Council are Cathy Green, who was elected to the Orange County Water Board, Jill Hardy and Gil Coerper, all termed out.

Gibbs Butterfly Park Restoration News

According to Leslie Gilson of Gibbs Butterfly Park on Graham Street across from Meadowlark Golf Course, about two dozen monarch butterflies were observed coming into Gibbs from the North and are roosting in the trees. The first Cloudless sulpher caterpillars have been observed at the park and a female butterfly has been observed laying eggs. […]

Coupon Offer Ladies Personal Trainer in Best “Private” HB View Location

By Chris MacDonald If you want to get into shape but would rather not have video cameras on the Huntington Beach Pier and 1 million tourists snapping pictures of you trying  to lose your excess weight, you probably shouldn’t be working out at one of those non-licensed boot camps on the beach, at Pier Plaza […]

Bakery Launches with Sweet Treats at Tomgirl Baking Company in Surf City

Serving delicious cupcakes with some of the tastiest, most delicious icing flavors in the world, Chef Wonyee Tom and Lisa Tom, held the grand opening of  Tomgirl Bakery in Huntington Beach recently with over 150 people attending the ceremony and ribbon cutting. The sisters are working together to provide elegant cakes and desserts with flair. With […]


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