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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 2013 | By Adolfo Flores
A former Huntington Beach school maintenance painter is set to be arraigned Monday for allegedly possessing hundreds of child pornography images and sharing them online. Investigators said they began to monitor Roger Scott Hewson, 51, in August, believing he was distributing the photos through a file-sharing program. Huntington Beach police and agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Hewson at work. At the time, the Fountain Valley resident was employed by the Huntington Beach City School District as a maintenance painter.
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BUSINESS
December 12, 2013 | By W.J. Hennigan
Aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced that it would reduce its workforce in Southern California by 200 to 300 people who are part of its research and development unit. The reductions, which will affect employees in the company's commercial, defense and space units, are set to begin during the first quarter of 2014 and expected to be completed by the end of 2015. Boeing has about 700 employees in the R&D unit spread across Long Beach, Seal Beach, Huntington Beach and El Segundo.
SPORTS
December 8, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Five weeks ago Huntington Beach had a losing record and was all but out of the CIF playoffs. Now, it is a Southern Section champion for the first time. Kai Ross threw for 219 yards and three touchdowns and returned two interceptions for scores in the fourth quarter as the Oilers won the Southwest Division title with a 42-28 victory over Newport Harbor on Saturday afternoon at Angel Stadium. "This was a test of our season — we were the last team into the playoffs and now we've done something our school's never done," said Ross, who has orally committed to Montana, where he hopes to play both offense and defense.
SPORTS
December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
The Southwest Division final at Angel Stadium is shaping up to be much more competitive than the teams' last meeting -- a 40-14 rout by Huntington Beach in Sunset League play.  The game is tied 14-14 and Newport Harbor will get the ball first in the second half.   Newport Harbor took a 14-7 midway through the second quarter on a 31-yard pass from Cole Norris to Cory Stowell. Huntington Beach pulled even just over one minute later on a 23-yard scoring pass from Kai Ross to Maurice Barber. 
SPORTS
December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Sunset League rivals Newport Harbor and Huntingon Beach are ready to play for the Southern Section's Southwest Division title in the first of two games today at Angel Stadium. The Sailors (8-5) are seeking their fourth section title and first since 2005. They are also trying to avenge their 40-14 loss to Huntington Beach in early November. Newport Harbor is led by Cole Norris, who has thrown for 2,721 yards and 25 touchdowns and 1,000-yard rusher Chance Siemonsma.  The Oilers (8-5)
SPORTS
December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Trevor Shaw dove over the goal line from the 1-yard line on the first play of the second quarter and Newport Harbor has tied Huntington Beach 7-7. The Oilers drove 92 yards in 12 plays to take a 7-0 lead on Travis Heer's 1-yard run late in the first quarter. 
SPORTS
December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Huntington Beach scored three touchdowns in a 45-second span midway through the fourth quarter on its way to a 42-28 victory over Sunset League rival Newport Harbor in the Southwest Division championship game at Angel Stadium.  Kai Ross broke a 21-21 tie with a 52-yard scoring pass to Nolan Thompson and added two interception returns for touchdowns 10 seconds apart. Ross also had scoring tosses to Maurice Barber and Levi Ison and Travis Heer ran for a score as the Oilers (9-5) won their first section crown and first football title since 1935.
SPORTS
December 6, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
Saturday's high school football championship games: Santa Ana Mater Dei (11-2) vs. Bellflower St. John Bosco (13-0) at Angel Stadium, 8 p.m. Prime Ticket, 830 AM: It could be a rainy, muddy night for the Pac-5 Division championship game, and that could create some intriguing moments when each team's big offensive line tries to grind out drives. Mater Dei lost the first meeting, 24-2, in the Trinity League. Coach Bruce Rollinson will have his players fired up, but unless the Monarchs' defense puts pressure on quarterback Josh Rosen, the Braves will be tough to topple.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 4, 2013 | By Anthony Clark Carpio
Huntington Beach police have arrested six additional suspects on charges related to the disturbance at the end of the  U.S. Open of Surfing  in July. According to a statement from police, the arrests bring to 20 the number of people who have been taken into custody in connection with the melee July 28, when attendees of the surfing competition took to the streets of downtown Huntington Beach and caused several thousands of dollars in damage, the Huntington Beach Independent reported.
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