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July 4 festivities bring out crowds - and stilt walkers, vintage cars and horses - in Huntington Beach and Lake Forest.

Saturday July 4th, 2015 11:39:00 PM BY LOUIS CASIANO JR. AND ALISON GLANDER
David Lasky, sporting a tall blue hat and red pants, had a message for his fellow spectators at the 111th Fourth of July parade in Huntington Beach. “People call it the Fourth of July, and that’s fine,” said Lasky, 58, a retired manufacturer,...

Photos: Huntington Beach surfing contest crowns nation's best

Saturday July 4th, 2015 03:53:00 AM By LAYLAN CONNELLY
HUNTINGTON BEACH – The best amateur surfers from around the country battled it out on the south side of Huntington Beach Pier on Friday, but Orange County surfers came up short of a national title. The National Scholastic Surfing Association’s...

As more O.C. cities sell safe and sane sparklers, fireworks sales pop and fizzle

Saturday July 4th, 2015 02:07:00 AM By BROOKE EDWARDS STAGGS and BIANCA ALMADA
All week, 9-year-old Wellsley Jordan had been looking forward to one thing: buying fireworks. Last July 4, purchasing even a small sparkler was illegal in Wellsley’s hometown of Huntington Beach. Friday, her parents let her help pick out $150 in...

Sunset Beach residents worry, could development plans spell the end of Don the Beachcomber?

Friday July 3rd, 2015 05:24:00 AM BY GREG MELLEN
Residents of Sunset Beach revel in its kitschy, rough-around-the-edges vibe, as do many tourists and visitors. From its landmark water tower home to its bars and eateries, the stretch along Pacific Coast Highway just south of Seal Beach is a kind of...

From drunkenness to littering and relieving themselves in public: Beachgoers are behaving badly

Friday July 3rd, 2015 05:15:00 AM By ERIKA I. RITCHIE
LAGUNA BEACH – Jimmy Stiso lives in a pretty, beach-close neighborhood in South Laguna, and he does everything in his power to keep his yard sharp. So he manicures the ginger plants and the Phoenix palms and tends to his birds-of-paradise. Then, at...

Beach cities prepare for parties, masses with police patrols, triple fines for offenders

Thursday July 2nd, 2015 11:44:00 PM BY ALYSSA DURANTY AND LAYLAN CONNELLY
Newport Beach and Huntington Beach are the top Orange County destinations every Fourth of July, with hundreds of thousands hitting their respective beaches. But masses can lead to massive issues. Aimed at untoward activities, including illegal...

Mom on the run: Huntington Beach woman endures 100-mile race, wants more

Thursday July 2nd, 2015 11:19:00 PM BY GREG MELLEN
A 12-minute mile seems to be a relatively relaxed jogging pace. Now imagine doing it 100 times. Imagine doing it while climbing near-cliffs, plunging into ravines and fording a river. Imagine doing it in temperatures that reach about 100 degrees. And...

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Don ‘Waldo’ Autry was skateboarding pioneer

Don ‘Waldo’ Autry was skateboarding pioneer

You might never know that the easygoing man who lived quietly, albeit on the fringe in his van in a Seal Beach alley. was famous for being… Read more »

Seal Beach Plans to Curtail Anglers’ Pier Pressure

Seal Beach Plans to Curtail Anglers’ Pier Pressure

A plan to limit fishing on the Seal Beach Pier hit some rough water Monday after city staff determined an agreement with the state forbids the city… Read more »

Forbes Names Seal Beach 4th Friendliest Town in U.S.

Forbes Names Seal Beach 4th Friendliest Town in U.S.

Hey neighbor!  You live in the 4th Friendliest Town in America, according to the latest Forbes’ ranking. The magazine recently released its list of top 15 pleasant places…. Read more »