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  • KCRW
    Hollywood assistants have put up with abusive bosses and bad pay over the years. But in the era of #MeToo, a younger crop of assistants are pushing back. In 2018, Huntington Beach sued the state over SB 54, the so-called "Sanctuary State" law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration...
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  • Orange County Register
    On a beautiful morning last Memorial Day weekend, two worlds collided on the Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. What followed would be an act of extraordinary forgiveness – and an accidental friendship. Tom Sovilla was savoring one of his long bike rides as he reached the Seapoint Street intersection, where the view opens up to the ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Rodolfo Montoya, 37, of Huntington Beach, was arrested Aug. 20 after another employee alerted authorities that Montoya told him of plans to carry out a mass shooting targeting fellow employees and customers at the hotel near the Long Beach Airport. Long Beach police took Montoya into custody at his home in Huntington Beach, where officials said ...
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  • KTLA
    A cyclist who is still recovering from serious injuries months after being struck by a car in Huntington Beach is getting a lot of help from an unlikely new friend: the driver who hit him. The crash that altered the lives of Tom Sovilla and Jack Keith happened along the Pacific Coast Highway on May 25, 2019, according to the two men ...
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  • KTLA
    Officers searched Montoya’s Huntington Beach home and found multiple firearms, including an assault rifle, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and high-capacity magazines, according to the Long Beach Police Department. Police described Montoya as a disgruntled employee who was upset over some recent workplace activity. They credited the co ...
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  • Orange County Register
    My parents think I’m at Huntington Beach watching beautiful sunsets or at Disneyland experiencing fireworks displays every night. My friends think I’m out partying all the time, enjoying those famous Hollywood nights. People I barely know also think I’m partying hard – except they think I’m doing it with A-list celebrities.
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  • USA Today
    Steve Hammerschmidt, of Huntington Beach, landed the 365-pound ‘super cow’ after a battle of 2-plus hours last Tuesday in the Pacific, 30 miles north of the resort city on Baja California’s tip. Veteran anglers often refer to yellowfin tuna topping 200 pounds as “cows.” Tuna topping 300 pounds are “super cows,” and catches of ...
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  • USA Today
    Steve Hammerschmidt, of Huntington Beach, landed the 365-pound ‘super cow’ after a battle of 2-plus hours last Tuesday in the Pacific, 30 miles north of the resort city on Baja California’s tip. Veteran anglers often refer to yellowfin tuna topping 200 pounds as “cows.” Tuna topping 300 pounds are “super cows,” and catches of ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The Newsom administration is nearing a deal with Huntington Beach that would end a contentious lawsuit over the city’s alleged failure to plan for more affordable housing. — An anti-vaccine protester who allegedly threw a menstrual cup filled with blood onto California state senators last year has been charged with two felonies, according ...
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  • KHNL
    The Huntington Beach, Calif., native flourished in the role hammering home four kills, one ace, two digs, and one block in front of an electric Manoa crowd. 'Bows middle blocker Patrick Gasman tallied nine kills in the victory and and was also named to the all-tournament team. Setter, Jakob Thelle continued his strong passing season dishing out ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Johnson will be joined by his teammate in Jack Pigott, who played both wide receiver and cornerback for the Breakers. Huntington Beach defensive end Brandon Bova was originally selected to the roster, but he will not be playing in the game. Bova led the Oilers with 11 sacks this season.
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  • Orange County Register
    He wasn’t into contests or competitions — simply the thrill of dropping into big surf wherever he could score. Kneebone, who grew up in Long Beach but most recently called Huntington Beach home, was remembered in a memorial tribute Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Seal Beach Pier. Kneebone died Jan. 3 from a heart attack at age 53. “Patrick is a ...
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  • Patch
    CALIFORNIA – It was another busy news week across California. Missed the headlines on Patch? Whether you're looking for breaking or bizarre news, or sweet or silly features, we've rounded up some of the most share-worthy stories from the past week.
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  • Orange County Register
    Ryan Miller added 11 points and Nick Silva chipped in seven points. The Vikings (9-12) were led by Ethan Barnella, who scored 31 points. Newport Harbor will face Huntington Beach on Wednesday, Jan. 15 before taking on rival Corona del Mar to begin Surf League play on Friday, Jan. 17. No. 21 Brea Olinda 55, El Modena 53: Brea Olinda (13-7 ...
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  • San Francisco Chronicle
    But the only city that has challenged the law in court so far is he coastal community of Huntington Beach, with a population of 200,000. City officials said SB54 interfered with local law enforcement by limiting police authority to work cooperatively with immigration officers. An Orange County judge ruled in favor of Huntington Beach in ...
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