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March 2, 1999 | Jason Leopold, (714) 966-5634
Law enforcement authorities were patrolling the shallow water in Huntington Harbour on Monday after residents there again spotted what they believe to be a young California gray whale near the boat docks. Officers with the Orange County Sheriff's Harbor Patrol, who confirmed the whale's presence Sunday, said they were monitoring the waters Monday afternoon but did not see the whale, and it may have moved back into the ocean. Residents said the whale had been in the harbor for at least a week.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1999 | Jason Leopold, (714) 966-5634
Law enforcement authorities were patrolling the shallow water in Huntington Harbour on Monday after residents there again spotted what they believe to be a young California gray whale near the boat docks. Officers with the Orange County Sheriff's Harbor Patrol, who confirmed the whale's presence Sunday, said they were monitoring the waters Monday afternoon but did not see the whale, and it may have moved back into the ocean. Residents said the whale had been in the harbor for at least a week.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1993 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As horrified residents watched from their bay-front yards, a dramatic pre-dawn fire Tuesday destroyed three yachts docked near million-dollar homes in Huntington Harbour Marina and seriously injured one man who jumped from his boat in flames. Witnesses said the 2:26 a.m. fire erupted after a loud explosion on one of the boats, and flames quickly spread to two others as thick black smoke covered the area for several frightening minutes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1997 | SCOTT MARTELLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elena Zagustin's neighbors say they have complained for decades about unhealthful and potentially dangerous code violations at her Huntington Harbor home. This week a Municipal Court judge will see firsthand what all the fuss is about. Amid a litany of complaints in Small Claims Court about the property's condition, Judge Mary Fingal Erickson said Monday that she will inspect the property personally at 9 a.m. Wednesday. "We could go to midnight to hear all these claims," Erickson said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 1992 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A tangled legal fight over a waterfront condominium complex in Huntington Harbour has ended, but controversy about the development lingers on. The subject of the controversy is the Huntington Harbour Bay Club condos on Warner Avenue near Pacific Coast Highway. For more than a year, some nearby residents of Huntington Harbour have criticized the new $18-million building, charging in a lawsuit that its construction violated state and local laws. The suit accused Coultrup Development Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1997 | SCOTT MARTELLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elena Zagustin's neighbors say they have complained for decades about unhealthful and potentially dangerous code violations at her Huntington Harbor home. This week a Municipal Court judge will see firsthand what all the fuss is about. Amid a litany of complaints in Small Claims Court about the property's condition, Judge Mary Fingal Erickson said Monday that she will inspect the property personally at 9 a.m. Wednesday. "We could go to midnight to hear all these claims," Erickson said.
NEWS
August 19, 1985
The banned pesticide DDT has been found in Newport Bay in the highest levels ever recorded on the California coast, state officials said. The toxic chemical, banned in the United States in 1977 and suspected of causing cancer, was found in mussels that had been placed in Newport Bay, Anaheim Bay and Huntington Harbor two years ago as part of a statewide monitoring program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 2000 | WILLOUGHBY MARIANO
A 53-year-old Long Beach man was found dead Wednesday night in a channel off Huntington Harbour after a boater spotted him floating face down, authorities said. Huntington Beach Police Lt. Clyde Stuart said the victim, whose name was not released pending notification of relatives, was discovered at 10:40 p.m. near a residential-commercial area. Stuart said the man apparently drowned in that area and that foul play is not suspected.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 1998
The body of a man found floating beyond the breakwater near the Port of Long Beach was identified Thursday as the owner of a boat found by Coast Guard officials last week. The body of Rick Andrews, 27, of Huntington Beach, was found at 5 p.m. Wednesday by a man fishing near Pier F, said Coast Guard Lt. Jeanne Reincke. A lifeguard rescue boat retrieved the body and took it to a fire station, said Long Beach police spokeswoman Maria Lopez.
TRAVEL
July 19, 1998
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1993 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As horrified residents watched from their bay-front yards, a dramatic pre-dawn fire Tuesday destroyed three yachts docked near million-dollar homes in Huntington Harbour Marina and seriously injured one man who jumped from his boat in flames. Witnesses said the 2:26 a.m. fire erupted after a loud explosion on one of the boats, and flames quickly spread to two others as thick black smoke covered the area for several frightening minutes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 1992 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A tangled legal fight over a waterfront condominium complex in Huntington Harbour has ended, but controversy about the development lingers on. The subject of the controversy is the Huntington Harbour Bay Club condos on Warner Avenue near Pacific Coast Highway. For more than a year, some nearby residents of Huntington Harbour have criticized the new $18-million building, charging in a lawsuit that its construction violated state and local laws. The suit accused Coultrup Development Co.
TRAVEL
June 9, 1996
Sail Catalina, a 65-foot sailing catamaran, has begun daily passenger service to Catalina Island, making it the newest cross-channel passenger service between the mainland and Avalon. The trip to Catalina is made under diesel power, the return under sail. The 49-passenger vessel departs from Peter's Landing in Huntington Harbor at 8:15 a.m., arriving in Avalon in about 75 minutes. It leaves Avalon at 3 p.m., and the return trip takes from two to three hours, depending on the wind.
NEWS
May 4, 1990 | PAMELA MARIN
Golf Clubbing The Huntington Harbor League of Interval House--a temporary shelter for battered women and their children--held its fifth annual golf tournament Monday at the Seacliff Country Club in Huntington Beach. About 100 golfers (and a few self-designated "hackers") showed up for mid-morning registration despite high winds, storm clouds massed overhead and a few ominous raindrops.
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