helicopter crash

Cover art for the February 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide. Photo courtesty of OC Parks and Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

While pulling together the Top Ten Stories list on Sunday, April 10, I realized that I have neglected monthly, quarterly, and yearly Top Ten Stories. The last monthly Top Ten Stories article was for September 2021. As part of catching up, here is a list of the Top Ten Stories …continue reading

featured graphic for Huntington Beach Police Department after COVID-19

On Saturday, February 20, 2022, the Huntington Beach Police Department helicopter, HB-1, crashed into the waters off Newport Beach with two officers onboard, resulting in the death of one officer and injuries to the other. Officer Nicholas Vella, 44-years-old, was pronounced deceased. HB-1 was responding to assist the Newport Beach …continue reading