Huntington Beach Police Department

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According to a series of tweets by the Huntington Beach Police Department, the Huntington Beach Homeless Task Force (HTF) regularly patrols the City in an effort to offer help and services to those experiencing homelessness. In particular, on Thursday, August 4, the HTF visited a private parking lot with the …continue reading

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On Saturday, July 16, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Huntington Beach Police Department (HBPD) responded to reports of suspicious circumstances at a residence on the 7800 block of Slater Avenue. Officers secured the location and requested the assistance of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. An unidentified deceased adult female …continue reading

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

Cover art for OCB's 2021 November Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

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

Top Ten Stories for March 20 through March 26 include improving CalOptima, remembering Sam Sachs, and passport services at the Orange County Clerk-Recorder. Top Ten Stories for March 20 through March 26 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): CalOptima …continue reading

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

Top Ten Stories for February 20 through February 26 include Huntington Beach Police helicopter crash, a Lakewood vigil, and a Long Beach murder. Top Ten Stories for 20 through February 26 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Official press …continue reading

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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

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The Huntington Beach Police Department has confirmed that the crash of Huntington Beach Police helicopter HB1 took the life of HBPD Police Officer Nicholas Vella. A second officer was injured and is hospitalized in stable condition. The unit was answering a service call at the time of the incident. The …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for November 28 through December 04 include a big drug bust, a wrong-way driver, and Lakewood’s response to organized theft. Top Ten Stories for November 28 through December 04 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Huntington …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 include Red Flag preparations, a big drug bust, and new rules for unemployment help. Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Orange …continue reading

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The Huntington Beach Police Department (HBPD) has been conducting an ongoing investigation into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) based out of Mexico which has led to the arrest of one suspect and seizure of drugs totaling approximately $1,000,000. HBPD Detectives learned about drug supply distribution taking place in Orange County …continue reading

cover art for the August 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for August 01 through August 07 include a drug cocktail to prevent COVID-19, a death in Huntington Beach, and a concert in Garden Grove. Top Ten Stories for August 01 through August 07 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather …continue reading