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Press Releases - Huntington Beach Media Information is current and dated information from a variety of sources to keep you informed about issues, events and data in the City of Huntington Beach and surrounding areas of California. Press and public relations submissions are accepted though the editorial staff does not guarantee posting. Your press release should include a date, contact name and phone number, email and website if available. Please include public contact when appropriate.

Huntington Beach Band Six Cancels Tour - Drummer Arrested

Huntington Beach - based Quiksilver sells Rosignol

Let's hear it for trees


Snow to Fall in Special Hello Kitty Beach Event

AVP Pro Beach Volleyball signs new sponsor for 2006.

Desalination plant plan is up for vote in February 2006. 

The Other Surf City

Registration for 2006 Paintball Tournament begins.

Summer season heats up in Huntington Beach.


2005 International Day of Surfing from SURFING Magazine

4th of July Street Access and Closures

Aquatics Firm in Huntington Beach - Atomic Aquatics, the world's leader of high-performance, quality scuba diving equipment, has announced the company has recently relocated to a newer, larger facility in Huntington Beach.

Association of Volleyball Professionals AVP Pro Beach Volleyball in Huntington Beach

ASP Roxy Pro Hits the Water

ASR Chooses Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort for Fall Show. ASR Fall heads back to the beach and the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort...MORE

Auto Finance Lender Triad Financial Huntington Beach Firm Sold

Aviator Film Special Effects Planes Made in Huntington Beach - Press Release: Leonardo Di Caprio may have a nomination for the best actor at Academy Awards, but the real stars of 'The Aviator,'  are the model airplanes built especially for the movie in Huntington Beach, Calif...MORE

Backstreet Boy arrested in Huntington Beach - Breaking news about Nick Carter, pop singer of musical group Backstreet Boys...MORE

Bank of the West US Open Beach Games Return to Surf City USA / Surfers competing / Womens competition / Monster Surfboard to Set World Record 2005

Bella Terra Shopping District Bella Terra, a $170 million development of J.H. Snyder Co., Ezralow Co. and the city of Huntington Beach with Venice-based Jerde Partnership serving as the master plan architect. Long Beach-based Perkowitz + Ruth is the executive architect; LA. Group is the landscape architect. Dolan Construction is the general contractor for retail core-and-shell work.

Bella Terra Huntington Beach Mall Sold - August 2005

Bella Terra Mall in Huntington Beach new owners do not lament...

Billabong West Coast Learn to Surf Camp in Huntington Beach ...

Belting the Blues at Martini Blues Supper Club...Janice Gerard is powerhouse performer at Open Mic night.

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Reports Record Revenues and Earnings for Fiscal 2004. BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) reported record revenues and earnings for the fiscal quarter and year ended January 2, 2005. Highlights for the quarter ended January 2, 2005, compared to the same quarter last year, were as follows: Revenues increased 40.3% to $37.9 million.BJ's comparable restaurant sales increased 1.1%.

Boeing Scientist Huntington Beach on Travel to Outer Space

Car Show in Huntington Beach

Cruise of Lights Boat Ride Press Release 2005

Demo Show at Hyatt Regency Resort Barracuda Networks Invited

HB Man Must Pay for attempt to sell ancient skull

California Pizza Kitchen Opened its Doors in Huntington Beach - the menu will feature all of the CPK favorites like the Jamaican Jerk and Thai Chicken Pizzas...MORE

California Pizza Kitchen & KOCE Foundation  HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 2, 2005--California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPKI), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, opened its doors in "Surf City, U.S.A." Huntington Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, March 2, 2005. The opening benefited children's programming initiatives at KOCE-TV through a donation of 100 percent of pizza sales on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

California Sports Car Driver Kyle Kelley Huntington Beach native will race in Toyota Atlantic Championship 2005," said Dale McAtee. The Toyota Atlantic series has a rich history and a solid connection the Champ Car World Series, presenting the finest opportunity for a youthful team to participate at world-class venues.

Cell phone use in the Huntington Beach Public Library System. Using a cellular telephone in a city library could cost incessant yakkers plenty - up to $1,000. City leaders adopted an ordinance, which takes effect Sept. 15, that bans all cell phone use in libraries, including talking, text messaging and ringing tones of any kind.

Chicago, the Band, Drummer Inspired by Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade...MORE

Coke is it in Huntington Beach. This Town Brought to You by Coke: The City Council of Huntington Beach, California, has made it official: By law, Coke is now the real thing. In February 1999, the Coca-Cola Company and the cash-strapped city completed a deal which gives Coke exclusive rights to place its logo and vending machines on all city property'parks, beaches, even police and fire stations'for the next ten years. In exchange, Coke will pay the city $300,000 cash per year in addition to spending another $300,000 annually to renovate city parks.

Computers - Key to US Military Future in Huntington Beach - Computer scientists are working on  wireless communications network that could be the key to the US military's future. For more than a year...MORE

Concours d'Elegance Car Show Rolls Out

Cost of Illness at 2 Beaches  - New study quantifies expense of getting sick

Dementia: An Experiment in Terror filmed in Huntington Beach - Independent film release from Huntington Beach -based production company. On location filming in Huntington Beach...MORE

Dining - Huntington Beach is the Perfect Locale

Downtown Huntington Beach Business Association  (DHBBA) is the newly formed district to oversee expenditures of Downtown BID. An elected Advisory Board  includes: Steve Daniel, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory; Brett Barnes, Duke's Huntington Beach;  Bob Bolen from HB Realty; Andrea Swain, HB Wahine; Chris Burns, Petals on 6th Street; Steve Grabowski, UPS Store; and Ron McLin, Longboard Restaurant and Pub.

Event Brothel Surfin Safari editorial
In an honest world Huntington Beach would be called "event city." MORE

Freightgate a leader in providing technology solutions for contract rate management, in transit inventory visibility, shipment scheduling and supply chain optimization tools for global shippers today announced the enhancement to its Tariff-Trek contract rate management and FMC compliance system. Tariff-Trek!, already the industry's MORE

Golfer Jenny Lee of Huntington Beach is world amateur champion -Born on November 6, 1986, Jenny Lee started tagging along to her older brother's golf lessons in 1994 when she was 8. Her mother had grown tired of taking her to skating lessons, so she began dropping both children off at the local driving range at Meadowlark Golf Course in Huntington Beach, Calif.  More

Grease, Enemy of Huntington's Beaches Three years after sewage spills caused a record number of beach closures in Orange County, cities and sanitation agencies are targeting grease. Restaurants, school cafeterias and hospitals ' considered the biggest grease producers ' must stop using garbage disposals... MORE

Great Starts with Avendra. The management team at the newly opened Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa at Huntington Beach, California credits Hyatt's expertise...MORE

Hello Kitty Boardfest Returns to Huntington Beach - HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. 20 April, 2005' Hello Kitty Boardfest is returning to the Huntington Beach Pier on Labor Day weekend'September 2-5, 2005'adding a carnival theme to its already unique format.

Hollister pays the city of Huntington Beach a monthly fee to mount video cameras facing the shore.

Huntington Beach Association of Surfing Professionals news - Gilmore Wins Women's Tour Trials. World Champ Mulanovich knocked out....MORE

Huntington Beach Hyatt Hosts Game Trade Show -  Largest Video Game Retailer Trade Show Set to Open in Huntington Beach, CA; Video Game Industry Descends Upon Surf City, Retail Trade Show Set to Run All Week

Huntington Beach is launch point for Community Health, Exercise and Nutrition for All (CHEN4All) - Huck-Fin Environmental Education (HFEE), in collaboration with A Better Community For All (ABC4All, has created Community Health, Exercise and Nutrition for All (CHEN4All), a comprehensive community-based program designed to bring healthy nutrition/exercise into schools while simultaneously rescuing them from budget deficits.

Huntington Beach California USA Surf City Association of Surfing Professionals Gilmore wins

HB Surf Series Returns Huntington Beach, CA. March 29, 2005 ' The HB Surf Series ( kicks off its 11th season the weekend of April 9th and 10th on the Southside of Huntington Beach Pier. The 2005 series features six events with a combined cash purse and prize packages of over $20,000.

HB Wahine Happenings Interested in knowing how to repair your surfboard' A ding repair shop
is willing to schedule some time to share methods of repair.

Hilton Goes to the Dogs - Huntington Beach, Calif. - With its mile-long Dog Beach, Best Friend Dog Park and Park Bench Caf'/a>, Huntington Beach has long been a city where folks with four-legged pals can feel right at home. MORE

Huck Finn Fishing Derby is Good Old Fashioned Fun for the entire family to enjoy in Huntington Beach.

Huntington Beach History Profile  Huntington Beach, one of the fastest growing cities in the nation during the 1960s, has slowed down quite a bit since it was transformed from a rough and tumble oil town into the third largest city in Orange County.

Huntington Beach Receives Verizon High Speed Internet

Huntington Beach Loan Company offers $1 Million for Live Extraterrestrial...MORE

Huntington Beach Surfing Capitol Known as the International Surf Capital of the World, Huntington Beach gained popularity in 1928 with its championship meets that drew surfers from around the globe. Today, 'HB' is still a surfing Mecca. With over 50 surf sporting events booked in the City of Huntington Beach each year, there are competitions for every age, category and style of surfing. Special clubs for women and girls, MORE

Huntington Beach Tree Society Volunteers

Huntington Beach Visitors Kiosk Summer Hours

Huntington Beach Wine Southern Starz wine importers releases Reilly's "Barking Mad" wines just in time for tax filing deadlines. Wine and taxes may seem a peculiar pair, however, the hard work and worry of bringing a wine to harvest and anxiety over tax filing are one and the same. When it comes to the stressors of everyday life, a top contender is the preparation for the April 15 Internal Revenue Service deadline. Just in time, Reilly's Wines of Clare Valley, Australia, releases three new bottlings designed to ease anxiety and tension.

Huntington Surf & Sport Girls Store

International Surfing Association Meets in Huntington Beach

Kaci Brown Concert

Kobe Bryant's Wife Vanessa Laine from HB

KTLA Broadcast at Huntington Beach Pier for US Open of Surfing

Lifeguards make the cut for Huntington Beach - Lifeguard supervisor Chip Bockman said he will select six to 10 interviewees to go on to the next phase of the vetting process ' a grueling, eight-day training program in Huntington Beach in June.

Media Release - Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Spa Booking Announced
Media Release - Hello Kitty

Mickelson surfs on a Greek

National Collegiate Paintball Association competes at Huntington Beach - National Professional Paintball League is  hosting a division of competition featuring National Collegiate Paintball Association college teams at paintball's premiere tournament, the NPPL Huntington Beach Open on Sunday, March 20, 2005.

No Day at the Beach - Our planet's beleaguered oceans have been making headlines all year, with gloomy reports on collapsing fisheries, invasive species, plastic pollution and more. But a less-publicized issue hits closer to home, especially as summer revelers flock to the beach in droves.

Nominations Sought for Huntington Beach...

Three Suspicious Men Videotape HB Pier - May be same men seen at Santa Monica Pier and Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro/Long Beach.

OC - The Real Place Tourists are Flocking To  - Newport Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau has produced a map highlighting the show's hot spots ' from the Balboa Fun Zone ('The OC's Hangout') to Huntington Beach's Pacific Coast Highway.

Paintball Huntington Beach NPPL - Insider view from a player who remembers its root in 2003. Photos

PlayNetwork Delivers Wave of Digital Signage ...MORE

PRA Destination Management wows guests when it hosted a Flamenco-inspired party for incentive planners as part of a familiarization to the new 517-room Andalusian-themed Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. With tranquil blue waters, the gentle breaking of waves and the faint scent of salt water serving as a backdrop...MORE

Quiksilver acquires Rossignol Group - Huntington Beach, California, March 22, 2005--Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE: ZQK) announced an agreement in principle to acquire the Rossignol Group SA (SKIR.PA on Eurolist by Euronext), the world leader in winter sports. The Rossignol Group owns and operates a diversified portfolio of premier brands including Rossignol, Dynastar, Lange and Look in winter sports, as well as Cleveland Golf....MORE

Huntington Beach-based Quiksilver profit rose 55%

Rochelle Ballard Surf Camp

Huntington Beach Scion reports

Simple Green Cleans HB - Huntington Beach, CA - Sunshine Makers, Inc., makers of Simple Green All-Purpose Cleaner/Degreaser, announces its 12th annual Coastal Clean Up event at the Huntington Beach city beach. The event will take place on Saturday, September 20th, 2003 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier.

Shark found in HB and Taken to Monterey, Heads Home

Shopping for Clothes - Trends include Denim Styles from Huntington Beach

Sports - Got 'em' Huntington Beach enjoys its sports all year long. Huntington Beach is the Southern California bastion for mild Mediterranean weather, perfect for visitors to enjoy their favorite sports all year long. With less than 14 inches of annual rainfall and temperatures seldom above 90 or below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, Huntington Beach, California provides the ideal setting as the outdoor sports playground.

Sports fields in jeopardy Six Little League diamonds in Huntington Beach receiving a $200,000 donation five years ago from Major League Baseball and a children's foundation operated by retired slugger Mark McGwire, whose son played at the fields are in jeopardy.

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations are a tradition in cultural Huntington Beach

State Park Lifeguard Swim Tests Testing for the Best at Huntington State Beach begins. MORE...

Surfer Joe's Summer Long Board Classic Sunset Beach Longboard

SurfCity USA Debate Settled

Surf City History and Editorial Surf City, North Carolina, has a swing bridge that opens every hour ' and you can apply for a dog license at the town hall. There's a turtle hospital right behind the water tower at Topsail Beach, too. Surf City, New Jersey, also is on an island, Long Beach Island. If it's offshore, I guess that means it's related to, but not the same as, "the Jersey Shore." The ocean in New Jersey is ... well, different. Looks different. Feels different. Might be because New York harbor is relatively close. Might be the lingering effects of pollution ' NYC used to dump its sewage offshore of the Garden State. Huntington Beach and Santa Cruz...MORE

Surf City, USA - will the real one please stand up! Story by Christian Science Monitor about rivalry between Santa Cruz and Huntington Beach...MORE

Surf Gold in East Versus West Surfing Competition Kelly Slater and the East Coast team won the first X Games surf contest, held at Huntington Beach. More than 25,000 spectators lined the beach to watch an all-star lineup of East and West Coast surfers compete for coastal supremacy. MORE

Surfing in Huntington Beach - Press Release: Courtesy Surfing America. Championships and USA Surf Team Selection. The surfing event date close to Independence Day Celebration in Huntington Beach, CA

Surfing America 2005 Team news story feature on Huntington Beach company's Sean Collins

Target Women's Pro Surfing at US Open

Teen Fashion Tracking Roxy is especially adept at conveying its concept to the junior customer. The Huntington Beach, Calif'based surfwear maker opened its first flagship at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, with a 1,500'square'foot unit... MORE

Travel Agent in Huntington Beach can't Book Tsunami-torn region.

Tsuanami Study reveals how Huntington Beach would be affected if the big one hit the California Coast.

Vessel to test water quality in Orange County. The Orange County Sanitation District christened a new $1.3-million ocean research vessel "Nerissa"  MORE

Virtual Award The award given at MSC Virtual Product Development Conference held in Huntington Beach, Calif. recognizes outstanding leadership in advancing the implementation of virtual product development tools and processes to improve product performance in the automotive industry.

Volleyball Huntington Beach Bud Light Six Pack Open - Idaho State's volleyball returnees recently had a successful showing. MORE

Wildlife Conservation Board approves purchase of Bolsa Chica property: California Coastal Communities, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALC) reported that the State's Wildlife Conservation Board approved the previously announced agreement to purchase the Company's 103-acre lower bench of the Bolsa Chica mesa for $65 million, which transaction remains subject to shareholder approval.

The World Championships of Skateboarding and the Vans Championships of BMX Drop Into Huntington Beach, CA. The world's top action sports athletes will descend upon Huntington Beach, California as the World Championships of Skateboarding and the Vans Championships of BMX arrive at Huntington State Beach with Vans Triple Crown titles on the line. The event is free to the public. The competitions are the culmination of the Vans Triple Crown Series with more than $250,000...MORE