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  1. Expect big waves and rip currents this weekendRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Huntington Beach Independent

    Strong surf and rip currents at local beaches are expected over Labor Day weekend as crowds flock to the sand to celebrate the end of summer. The National Weather Service issued a beach hazard advisory Friday in preparation for a southwest swell, which is expected to hit Orange County's coast by Saturday morning.

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  2. Reporter's Notebook: Spicy assignment too much to stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Being Filipino, I've naturally tried balut, a common Philippines dish consisting of a duck embryo that is boiled and eaten in the shell. If that weren't enough, I've had a jalapeno stuffed with a Baby Ruth bar at the Orange County Fair.

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  3. Hundreds of weekend beach rescues as big surf and rip currents meet crowds along O.C. coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Large crowds, big surf and rip currents combined to keep lifeguards busy making hundreds of ocean rescues over the weekend in Huntington, Newport and Laguna beaches. On Saturday, Huntington city and state beaches reported the highest number of rescues for a single day this year - 287 at Huntington State Beach and 409 at the city beach.

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  4. Would-be Tarzan faces new charges, this time in a gas station holdupRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A Huntington Beach man who was arrested last week when police say they found him swinging from trees and claiming to be Tarzan faces up to life in prison now that authorities say they've connected him to two other crimes including an armed robbery. John Williams Rodenborn, 37, was taken into custody Aug. 4 near the Santa Ana Zoo's monkey exhibit on suspicion of methamphetamine possession.

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  5. Man and his dog seeing O.C. on cross-country bike tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Mike Minnick's life changed somewhere along the East Coast in 2013 as he peddled south with only his dog and a rubber chicken for company. He had planned to end their bike ride from Lubec, Maine, after a couple of thousand miles in Key West, Fla.

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  6. H.B. and Fountain Valley beat water-conservation targets in JuneRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley beat their state-mandated water-use reduction targets in June, according to data released last week by the State Water Resources Control Board. The board told both cities in April to reduce local water use by 20% from June this year to February 2016, compared with those months in 2013, as their part in cutting statewide urban water consumption by 25% as California endures its fourth year of drought.

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  7. Sports In BriefRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    HB Oilers Youth Football and Cheer is accepting registration for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 for the 2015 fall season. Fees are $350 for tackle football and cheer, and $175 for flag football.

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  8. Lifeguards face off in surf wars at Huntington Beach contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    More than 275 ocean lifeguards from across the state competed Saturday at Huntington State Beach in the California Surf Lifesaving Association's 2015 Regional Lifeguard Championships. Participants representing nearly 30 agencies, including the Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, San Diego, Long Beach, Orange County, Los Angeles County and California state lifeguards associations, contested surf swims, run-swim-runs, beach runs, rescue paddleboard races, dory races, Ironman and Ironwoman events and more.

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  9. Police: Huntington cab driver suspected of raping woman might have other victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A Huntington Beach cab driver arrested this month on suspicion of raping a woman might have other victims, police said Thursday. Police were contacted Nov. 18 by a woman who reported she was raped by a cab driver after being driven home, the Huntington Beach Police Department stated on its Facebook page.

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  10. TCA Volleyball just misses medal round in national tourneyRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    TCA Volleyball Club's 16s girls' Black team competed in the 16 Open division at the recent U.S. National Junior Olympics and was just shy of reaching the medal round in New Orleans, La. The 16s Black team, which includes three athletes from Huntington Beach High and Mater Dei, two from Edison, and one from Marina, played in the Open division for the second straight year.

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  11. Briefs: Bonanni wins gold in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Bret Bonanni scored two goals in the Pan Am Games championship game and the USA Water Polo Men's Senior National Team defeated Brazil, 11-9, to win the gold medal. Team USA went undefeated in the tournament at Toronto, Canada and captured its sixth straight Pan Am Games title.

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  12. OVLL All-Stars grab Section 10 crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    The Ocean View Little League 9-10 All-Star team defeated Trabuco Canyon, 9-0, Monday to win the Little League Baseball Section 10 tournament championship. District 62 champ Ocean View claimed the Little League Baseball California Section 10 crown Monday with a 9-0 shutout of Trabuco Canyon in the tournament finale at Modjeska Park in Anaheim.

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  13. Huntington leans toward policy to make labor talks more publicRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    City Council members directed staff at a study session Monday to bring forward a policy that would help shed light on the negotiation process with the city's eight employee groups, including police, firefighters and non-public safety personnel, and open the process to public review. The proposal would be discussed during a future council meeting.

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  14. Ex-dentist sentenced to 5 years for 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A former Newport Beach dentist was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for stealing more than $21,000 during a string of bank robberies along the Southern California coast, according to a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles. The FBI dubbed Damian Newhart, 41, the "rolled-sleeves bandit" because he usually wore a button-down shirt with rolled-up sleeves during the heists.

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  15. Virgen: Donahue & Robinson co-chairs for Special Olympics charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    What do you think? Is Orange County an area dominated by USC fans? Or are there more UCLA fans than Trojans in the OC? Go to any Orange County bar during the fall for football or drive through most Orange County neighborhoods and you'll see plenty of cardinal and gold. But Terry Donahue, the former Bruins football coach who lives on Balboa Island, believes times are changing.

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  16. 7 civic group members honored for community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Willis Longyear, left, an honoree from Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary, shakes hands with Huntington Beach Independent Editor John Canalis during the Community and Service Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon at the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge. Seven area residents were rewarded for their community service during the second annual Community and Service Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon at the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge.

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  17. Your weekend: Launch summer with a big board, bigger burgers and lots of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Laguna Beach's eighth annual Fete de la Musique on Saturday will showcase singers, dancers and musicians performing at about 35 locations along Forest and Ocean avenues and Coast Highway from 1:30 to 4 p.m. There's also face painting and a children's parade at 12:30 p.m. ? Find out Saturday in Huntington Beach, as the city's visitors bureau tries to break two world records in one afternoon. It's at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza starting at 8:30 a.m. Also in Huntington Beach, Darrell "The Gambler" Sheets, star of A&E reality series "Storage Wars," will gavel the auction at Huntington Harbor Antiques and Art Mall .

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  18. Can 60 people ride the world's biggest surfboard? H.B. will find outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    That will be the mind-set for Visit Huntington Beach, the city's visitors bureau, on Saturday as it tries to break two world records in one afternoon. With a Guinness World Record adjudicator set to attend, Visit Huntington Beach will set out to have a record 60 people riding the world's largest surfboard.

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  19. Around Town: Golf tournament Friday will benefit seniorsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    The Huntington Beach Council on Aging will present its 23rd annual On Course charity golf tournament on Friday at Meadowlark Golf Club in Huntington Beach. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a putting contest, followed by a barbecue lunch, then a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A buffet awards dinner at about 6 p.m. will include raffles, auctions and other activities.

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  20. Newport man dies after bike crash in Huntington BeachRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A Newport Beach man died Saturday of a head injury he suffered two days earlier while biking in a Huntington Beach residential tract, police said. Steven Edward McDonald, 54, fell in the 5100 block of Skylark Drive at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Huntington Beach police said.

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