Huntington Beach 4th of July Weekend

Huntington Beach 4th of July Weekend

Huntington Beach Gears Up for Surf City Dreamin’ 117th Annual Independence Day Celebration from July 2-4. The Celebration will Feature Neighborhood Car Parades, Fireworks Over the Ocean, Virtual and In-Person 5K Run, Pier Plaza Festival, and Home/Business Decorating Contests Parade Float in the 2019 Huntington Beach Independence Day Parade 117 years ago, the City of…

Protecting Nature in Huntington Beach: The Bolsa Chica Land Trust
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Protecting Nature in Huntington Beach: The Bolsa Chica Land Trust

I see a lot more families these days out on the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve trails, and it reminds me of how my family started our involvement with this special place. I can’t believe it was almost twelve years ago.  My son was 8, and a new school friend asked him to come out with…

Silver Linings

Silver Linings

This year has been wonderful in many ways. Yes, you read that right. I could sit here and list all of the ways in which 2020 has kicked us all in the teeth and been a year of struggles, but as I reflect on this year, I find there have been many positives to come…

Black Lives Matter Protests in Huntington Beach Through the Eyes of a Local Photographer
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Black Lives Matter Protests in Huntington Beach Through the Eyes of a Local Photographer

Huntington Beach has been the site of many protests over the years. Surf City-based professional photographer Mandy Rosen has attended and covered many-a-protests. Here she shares her stunning photographs and personal insights on the Black Lives Matter movement. Since the death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests have been consistently attracting large…

Celebrate World Photography Day with HB Photographers
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Celebrate World Photography Day with HB Photographers

In honor of 2020 World Photography Day*, we are happy to share with you a video of our First Ever Virtual Photo Exhibit. These talented local Huntington Beach photographers, Jay Claus, Betty Bennett, and Gus Martinez are familiar names to anyone on Instagram. Their photographs capture the beauty and the magic not only of Surf…

2019 Taste of Huntington Beach Winners
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2019 Taste of Huntington Beach Winners

According to Taste of HB chairman Dan Page, this year, the 2019 Taste of Huntington Beach event on Sunday, April 28th, exceeded all previous records for attendance and numbers of restaurants, wineries, and breweries exhibiting.   An estimated 2000 people enjoyed food and drink samples from 50 restaurants, 22 wineries, and 17 breweries! The annual…

LOCALS KANOA IGARASHI AND COURTNEY CONLOGUE WIN 2018 US OPEN OF SURFING
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LOCALS KANOA IGARASHI AND COURTNEY CONLOGUE WIN 2018 US OPEN OF SURFING

Vans US Open of Surfing presented by Swatch Comes to a Close Following Nine Days of Competition Celebrating the World’s Best Action Sports Talent in Surfing, Skateboarding, and BMX Orange County, Calif. Natives Courtney Conlogue and Kanoa Igarashi Claim Dramatic Wins in Surfing; Dennis Enarson Garners Back-to-Back Vans BMX Pro Cup Huntington Beach Victory; Nikita…

Surf City Surf Dog® Competition on September 23 sponsored by McKenna Subaru
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Surf City Surf Dog® Competition on September 23 sponsored by McKenna Subaru

“McKenna Subaru Loves Dogs & Proves It by Sponsoring 9th Annual Event” The world’s best-surfing dogs will once again gather in Huntington Beach for the 9th Annual McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog competition on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Huntington Dog Beach. More than 70 pawticipants and international surFURs will be competing for barking…

#SurfCitySocial: Making Connections Over Delicious Zero Zero Pizza
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#SurfCitySocial: Making Connections Over Delicious Zero Zero Pizza

The first Surf City Social of the year was successfully held on February 8, 2017 at Zero Zero Pizzeria in Downtown Huntington Beach. Part social club, part business mixer, #SurfCitySocial is part of Surf City Family’s new advertising program. The event gathered the movers and shakers of Huntington Beach including business owners, bloggers, and local…

Photographer Joe Katchka Captures Beautiful Moments

Photographer Joe Katchka Captures Beautiful Moments

Joe Katchka has the ability to immortalize beauty on a still image. Sure there are beautiful images of a Huntington Beach sunset or an epic wave, and then you have #katchmoments,as Joe likes to call them. When asked about why he chooses to photograph nature and such, he replied: “First, it’s a gift from God…

Photographer Tony J. Matos Creates SoCal Dreamscapes

Photographer Tony J. Matos Creates SoCal Dreamscapes

Tony J. Matos is a professional photographer, who moved from Massachusetts to Huntington Beach a little over a year ago. You may have seen his rainbow palm tree photo featured in WiseFool’s Summer Wearable Art Collection. Tony has a distinct style that takes photography to another level. His images are artistic with a dreamy feel….

Visit Historic Newland House in Huntington Beach
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Visit Historic Newland House in Huntington Beach

On the corner of Beach Boulevard and Adams Ave., next to Mother’s Market, sits The Newland House Museum. It is the oldest residence built in the City of Huntington Beach. The original Newland Ranch extended from Beach Boulevard to Magnolia Street and from Yorktown Avenue South to Atlanta Avenue for a total of 500+ acres….