Huntington Beach

Sacramento Grows Twice as Fast as U.S. on Government Boom

The Sacramento region’s economy is growing at twice the rate of the rest of the United States, due to the huge growth of California taxes and government spending over the last five years, igniting a local housing boom.

Breitbart California in Sacramento (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Boeing Shifts SoCal Jobs in Preparation for Huge Military Buildup

With President-elect Donald Trump promising a huge military expansion, Boeing is moving half the jobs out of its sprawling Huntington Beach facility as the company streamlines in preparation for huge manufacturing orders coming to Southern California.

Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, a twin-engine, supersonic, all weather multirole fighter takes part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 12, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nudists Protest Exclusion from California Gym

On Tuesday, members of Friends of San Onofre Beach, a nudist group, attended a Huntington Beach City Council meeting to protest the city manager’s decision to prohibit their use of the Huntington Beach Gym and Pool for nude bathing.

Nude pool (Ed and Eddie / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Surfer Meets ‘Aggressive’ Great White Shark in Huntington Beach

A surfer in Huntington Beach was bumped by an “aggressive” great white shark on Friday while on his surfboard, prompting authorities to close two miles of the beach for approximately 24 hours. The incident came as a surprise considering that shark attacks in California have been on the decline, and have decreased significantly (90%) since the 1950s.

Shark from below (Enrique Céspedes / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Jaws: Sharks Show Up at SoCal Beach

Police helicopters spotted 13 young great white sharks feeding merely 50 feet from the sands of Sunset Beach this week.


California High Schools Debate Vaccinating Employees for Measles

Furious debate has circled around the issue of parents vaccinating children since an outbreak began at Disneyland in mid-December last year. Whether or not teachers and school staff should be required to be vaccinated (again, in most cases), however, is a different story. Even records for those that are vaccinated have been found to be far out of date in some cases.

Vaccine (Associated Press/ Charles Rex Arbogast)

‘Surf City’ First in Nation to Repeal Plastic Bag Ban

On Tuesday night, on an overwhelming 6-1 vote, the city council of Huntington Beach, California–which is officially known as “Surf City, USA”–directed the city staff to begin the process of repealing a policy that bans the use of plastic grocery bags, and requires grocery stores to charge a ten-cent fee on paper bags.

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong