E-Bunny Comes to Surf City

Looking for the E-bunny? You’ll find him at Surf City Nights on April 11, 2017. But that’s not the only place in town where he’s expected to pop up. Bunny reports abound. Among the recent sightings have been Bella Terra mall, Pacific City and many other spots. His next engagement is at Huntington Beach Central […]

New City Council, New Senior Center

Many are billing the recent elections in Surf City  Huntington Beach, California as a new era in leadership of the city. In a November 2014 election in which four out of seven spots on the Huntington Beach City Council were open, two council members were not re-elected. The top vote getters were all new to the Council– […]

If it looks like a duck, and it quacks like a duck

What happens when a fun-loving beach goer arrives at Huntington City Beach where there are thousands of ducks? Do you shriek, quack, or screech? Each year the annual Duck-a-thon arrives to Surf City’s shores to raise money for a special cause and the public just goes quackers over the scene. How can you join in? […]

Orbitrons Launch Surf Concerts into Orbit

By Chris MacDonald The Orbitrons (pictured) is a San Diego-based band that started things off for the 2014 HB International Surfing Museum “Surfin’ Sundays” concert series at Pier Plaza. The band members were dressed black & white, and served up some cool tunes at the beach with songs such as: Chi Chi, Jack the Ripper, […]

Upset Over U.S. Open “No Concerts”?

US OPEN OF SURFING JULY 26 – AUGUST 3, 2014  Pictured is a scene from a previous year’s US Open of Surfing free concert The word is just starting to sink in with the thousands of music & beach party fans that U.S. Open of Surfing hosted in Huntington Beach will not have concerts on […]

Surfing Sundays Tradition Returns

On Sunday, May 4, 2014, the Surfin’ Sundays concert series comes back to the beach for its 2014 season opener featuring The Orbitrons, Chum, Kelp, The Riptides and Boss Tide. The concert takes place at Pier Plaza overlooking Huntington Beach Pier in Huntington Beach, Calif. The annual, free concert series is produced by Huntington Beach […]

Surf City Summerized

This year promises to be filled with exciting, new things to see and do at the beach. Have you made your plans yet? Summerizing can help! 1. Attempts to block the bonfires failed and all systems are go for beach cookout in Huntington Beach. 2. US Open of Surfing continues its decades-long tradition. It will […]

Paintball Party

It’s called the Surf City Paintball Open for those in the know, it’s a party. Hotels sell out in Huntington Beach during this unique, on-the-beach event which the City of Huntington has renewed for another three years through 2017. If you’ve never been, the free event (to watch) takes place on April 4-6, 2014. Here’s […]

It Runs in the Family, Play

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. — Academy for the Performing Arts at HBHS presents “It Runs In the Family” April 3-6, 2014, in the historic HBHS theater. This farce by Ray Cooney and directed by Robert Rotenberry, is performed by high school students in the premieir Academy for the Performing Arts. “If you’re going to tell a […]

Three Car Show Weekend

Classic car fans know that Surf City is the place to cruise with your automobile. On weekends you’ll often see a bunch of cool woodies parked at Duke’s next to Huntington Beach Pier.  Any Saturday morning you can head over to Adams Avenue Donuts for one the oldest car gatherings in the U.S., the Donut […]

Live It Off the Wall at Vans Off the Wall Skatepark

OPENING DAY MARCH 22, 2014, 10 A.M. SCHEDULE FREE ADMISSION 10 a.m. Ribbon cutting ceremony 1 p.m.  SoCal Sole of Fame  Induction Ceremony 1:30 p.m. Vans Team Autograph Signing 4 p.m. closes on first day 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.Daily beginning March 23, 2014, FREE ADMISSION DAILY Location:   7471 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, California vans.com A […]

Irish Countdown in Surf City

What’s the biggest Irish day in Huntington Beach ? Is it March 15, 2014, or March 17, 2014. Answer: March 15, 2014. Saint Patrick’s Day Magic Show, The Friends of the Children’s Library are presenting a St. Patrick’s Day Comedy Magic Show on Saturday, March 15 Newland House Museum – Huntington Beach’s oldest abode, a […]

The Irishman Bar Opens In Time for St. Patty’s Day

The Irishman, 424 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach, CA  (714) 536-6776  Hours: 11a-11p  theirishmanpub.com HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. — Everybody remembers the wine bar on the corner of Olive & Walnut, right? It was called Deville’s, and was run by the wife co-owner of Beachfront 301. Before that it was Jersey Joe’s (Joe Carchio). Well now it […]

A Great Way To Celebrate Arbor Day In Huntington Beach

A Great Way To Celebrate Arbor Day In Huntington Beach By Chris MacDonald, Writer/Photographer/HB Ambassador/The Local News Columnist More than 30 people came to the 12th Annual Arbor Day Celebration of the planting of six Peruvian Pepper Trees in Huntington Beach Central Park West, near Kathy May’s Lakeview Cafe. Members of the non-profit Huntington Beach […]

Who’s Playing in Surf City?

Band fans will love the Friday night line up in Huntington Beach. Head out to the local bars where St. Patty’s Day pre-show entertainment is heating up. Most shows are free. This is where it’s happening, and here’s a taste of what’s on the plate for March 14, 2014: Sons of Mothers  Don the Beachcomber. […]


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