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City of Huntington Beach Scanned Historical Documents (in Adobe PDF Format)

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Filename

File Description

070806-7

3 MB

Huntington Beach by Kaye H. MacLeod and Barbara Milkovich

A 4-page document on the history of Huntington Beach dating from 1784 to the late 1980’s.  Manuel Nieto, Rancho Las Bolsas, Abel Sterns, Shell Beach, Isaac Hickey, Santa Ana – Newport Railroad, Philip Stanton, John Anderson, S.H. Finley, Pacific City, Henry Huntington, Pacific Electric Railway, Methodist Resort Association, William Newland, Charles Warner, Tom Talbert, Huntington Beach Company, Ed Manning, C.H. Howard.

070802-1

12 MB

Huntington Beach Historical Notes

This is a 24 page document of historical notes of Huntington Beach.  It was compiled by Connie Bauer and edited by William Reed.  It traces the history of the area from about 1901 to about the mid-70’s.  Special emphasis on the Civic Center, Huntington Central Park, the Huntington Beach Library and Cultural Resource Center, and the Huntington Beach oil fields. Slater Family, Preston Family, Morse Family, Huff Family, Gothard Family.  It also contains the names of City Council members, and key city staff members.

070806-1

265 KB

Beach Stands Above the Highest Tides (looks like part of 070730-1)

A copy of a page from a periodical from 1914 advertising lots and acres for sales in and around Huntington Beach

070904-10

296 KB   

Coast Boulevard Soon to be a Reality

A copy of a newspaper article from 1914 describing an Orange County Board of Supervisors resolution to seek bids for the new Coast Boulevard.  South Coast Improvement Association.

070906-1

317 KB  

Huntington Beach News

A copy of a page from the Huntington Beach News of January 16, 1914, with two articles with the following headlines; “ Water Rates Hearing” and “ Planting Lemons Here”.  State Railroad Commission, Huntington Beach Company.

070910-10

287 KB

Huntington Beach News – June 1914

A copy of a page from the Huntington Beach News from June 1914 with several short article blurbs including ‘Twenty-One Building Permits Last Month’, Employees of L.A. Ice Company Picnic Here’, J.C. Lamb, Judge Gavin Craig, Eider Home Bakery.

070904-7

311 KB   

Huntington Beach News

A copy of a page from the Huntington Beach News of June 1914 describing several events and activities that occurred in the city.  Building permits, L. A. Ice Company, J. C. Lamb, Judge Gavin Craig, John H. Eader.

070906-2

267 KB   

Huntington Beach News

A copy of a page from the Huntington Beach News of June 12, 1914, talking about the upcoming dedication of the new municipal pier, and providing detailed statistics regarding the pier.  Also see 070904-3, 070904-4, and 070904-6.

070906-5

303 KB

Huntington Beach Will Soon Have a Complete Sewer System

A copy of an article from the Huntington Beach News of July 10, 1914, informing that specifications for a new sewer system have been prepared.  Other articles on the page relate to the following stories, “Free Methodists May Hold World’s Conference Here”, “Another New Industry for this City (steam laundry)”, and “Fourth of July was Quiet Day Here”.

070906-4  

300 KB

Orange County is the Sugar Bowl of the U.S.

A copy of an article from the Huntington Beach News of Nov. 27, 1914, describing how more sugar beets were grown here than in any other county.  Holly Sugar Company, Carl Johnson.

070730-2

1.5 MB

Huntington Beach Result of Dream Newspaperman Had

This is the first in a series of articles written for the Register on the early history of Huntington Beach.  This 3-page article was written on March 8, 1923, and describes the dream of George McPhee, city editor of the Weekly Blade of Santa Ana, of building a town in an area that he called the “Willows Peatlands”.  John Bushard, E. S. Talbert, Silas Wright, B. Courrages, Fred Mills, J. V. Robertson, Bruce Wardlow, W. D. Lamb, J. W. King, W. T. Newlands.

070809-4

942 KB

The Growth of a City  1904 – 1922

A 2-page article from the “Seacliff Breeze” describing the growth and history of Huntington Beach from 1904 – 1922.  Las Bolsas Rancho, Abel Stearns, Bob Northam, P.A. Stanton, Pacific City, Huntington Beach Company, Red Cars, Pacific Electric Railroad, Tent City, Gospel Swamp, Holly Sugar Company, Ed Manning, Main Street Pier, Standard Oil Company, Encyclopedia Britannica Company.

070806-6

4.7 MB

Local History

An 11-page document on the history of Huntington Beach, from a condensation of an interview with Bud Higgins that took place on April 8, 1973. It traces the history of Huntington Beach from the late 1800’s to the late 1950’s.  Mr. Higgins was a Huntington Beach lifeguard in his youth, and went on to become Fire Chief of  Huntington Beach.  Nieto family, Mexican Govenor Jose Figueros, Abel Sterns, Alfred Robinson Trust, D. E. Smetlzer, Earl Fruit Company, Robert Northam, W. T. Newland, Phil Stanton, Henry Huntington, West Coast Land Company.

070823-1

73 MB

The Ultimate Challenge – Huntington Beach Miscellaneous Historical Data

This very large (140+ page) document is a compilation of Huntington Beach historical notes prepared by City Historian Alicia Wentworth. This edition was prepared in September 1997.  Included in the document are election statistics, population statistics, budgets, majors, organization charts, City Councils, maps, demographics, various Huntington Beach histories, oil development, historic photographs, etc.  Also see 071108-2.

071108-2

16.7 MB  

City of Huntington Beach Miscellaneous Historical Data

This very large (129 page) document is a compilation of Huntington Beach historical notes prepared by City Historian Alicia Wentworth. This edition was prepared in 1998. Eelection statistics, population statistics, budgets, majors, organization charts, City Councils, maps, demographics, various Huntington Beach histories, oil development, historic photographs, etc.  Also see 070823-1.

070806-8

17.9 MB

City of Huntington Beach – Miscellaneous Historical Data

This 42-page document is a conglomeration of miscellaneous historical and research data from 1979, compiled by City Clerk, Alicia Wentworth.  Included in the document are Elections from 1958; Election Statistics from 1964; Population statistics, graph and map; Mayors; Council Compensation; Organization Chart; Police Chiefs from 1909; Street Name History; How Huntington Beach Began; Industrial, Annexation and Vicinity Maps; Central Park Maps; Elementary School District Map; Circulation Plan; Bike Route and Traffic Flow Maps; Demographics; City Seal and Logo; and Fire Department History. Street names

070809-1

3.9 MB

Huntington Beach Disasters in 1933

This 12-page document by Vicky Contreras describes two disaster events that happened in Huntington Beach in 1933.  The first was the January Gale that took place on January 10, 1933 that caused significant damage to homes, buildings and oil fields throughout Huntington Beach.  The second event was an earthquake that took place on March 10, 1933, again causing wide-spread damage to buildings, homes, schools, etc., and causing 119 fatalities.

090518-31

433 KB

Old Huntington Remembered

An article from the Huntington Beach Independent of April 26, 1981 describing a new book compiled by the history department of the history department of Cal State University Fullerton.  The book is “Huntington Beach, An Oral History”, and is 180 pages of photographs and interviews with 50- to 70-year residents of the city, including J. Sherman Denny, the Independent weather statistician.

070806-5

6.4 MB

“Our Home Town”  1994 Calendar

A calendar from 1994 containing historic photographs (with descriptions) of Huntington Beach dating back to the early 1900’s.  Huntington Beach Pier, Union High School, oil derricks, “Helene Home”, Huntington Beach High School.  Also see 070809-2.

070809-2

7 MB

“Our Home Town”  1995 Calendar

A calendar from 1995 containing historic photographs (with descriptions) of Huntington Beach dating back to the early 1900’s.  Civic Center, Red Car, Meyer and Sundbey’s Department Store, Country Day School, Security Pacific National Bank, the Pavilion at the Huntington Beach Pier, the Standard Market.  Also see 070806-5.

070809-4

942 KB

The Growth of a City  1904 – 1922

A 2-page article from the “Seacliff Breeze” describing the growth and history of Huntington Beach from 1904 – 1922.  Las Bolsas Rancho, Abel Stearns, Bob Northam, P.A. Stanton, Pacific City, Huntington Beach Company, Red Cars, Pacific Electric Railroad, Tent City, Gospel Swamp, Holly Sugar Company, Ed Manning, Main Street Pier, Standard Oil Company, Encyclopedia Britannica Company.

070809-5

6.6 MB

Huntington Beach History Notes

A 13-page conglomeration of Huntington Beach historical notes compiled by City Clerk Connie Brockway.  It contains brief notes, by month of significant Huntington Beach City Council meetings, from 1909 through the 1960’s.

070811-3

8.2 MB

Huntington Beach Bicentennial Salute – July 1, 1976

This 14-page document contains a series of articles and photographs depicting the history of Huntington Beach from 1904 through the late 1950’s. Oil, Huntington Beach Library, Huntington Beach Playhouse, Newland House, Bicentennial Events, Ed Manning, Slater Family, Preston Family, Morse Family, Henry Huntington, Huntington Beach Pier.

070813-2

853 MB

The Holly Sugar Company

This 2-page document from June 17, 1975 describes how sugar beets became an increasingly important crop in Huntington Beach, and how in 1909, the Holly Sugar Company from Colorado decided to build a sugar refinery in Huntington Beach.  Huntington Beach Company, Anthony Tovatt, Johnson, Holly Oil Company, SoCal Refining Company, oil fields.

070904-2

519 MB

Ol’ Huntington Remembered

A newspaper article the Huntington Beach Independent from April 26, 1981, describing some of the early history of Huntington Beach, and a book entitled “Huntington Beach: An Oral History”, compiled by the History department of California State University at Fullerton.  The book contains 180 pages of photographs and interviews with residents of the city.  Meteorologist J. Sherman Denny.

071105-1

388 KB 

Legendary Americans – Henry Huntington

A biography (source and date unknown) of Henry Huntington and his influence on the development of Southern California and the city of Huntington Beach, which bears his name.  Extensive information on his career in the railroad industry and its expansion west.

071108-1

3.5 MB   

Independence Day 1973

The City of Huntington Beach 4th of July Report.  A detailed report listing all of the procedures and activities associated with the 1973 Huntington Beach 4th of July festivities.  An organizational chart is included, along with procedures, recommendations, budget and history.

080131-5

509 KB      

Huntington Beach Community Services Facilities Bicycle Lanes & Trails, Library and Annexes, Recreation, Park, Beach and School Facilities

A tri-fold handout showing bike lanes, bike trails, and City and State Beaches with the City of Huntington Beach.  Also shown are the available recreation, park and school facilities at 76 parks and schools in the city.

080306-1

5.8 MB   

Scientific Resources Survey and Inventory: Huntington Beach, California

A report prepared in January 1973, by Archaeological Research, Inc., to provide a general understanding of the archaeological, paleontological and historical values which exist within the City of Huntington Beach and the area of Bolsa Chica.

091119-7

1.3 MB

Scientific Survey and Inventory: Conducted for the City of Huntington Beach

Part of a report prepared by Archeological Research, Inc., in 1973 discussing the history of Huntington Beach as it relates to five general development phases: the Spanish/Mexican Rancho Period, Early Statehood, Circa 1900 Agricultural Period, Oil Boom Period, and the Urban Expansion Period.  The report was apparently produced by Michael H. Ahlering.

090518-20

582 KB

The Quiet Years

The 4th in a series of articles entitled “The Growth of a City” Winter 1981, describing how outside of a depression, an earthquake, gale-force winds, and a war, the 25 years from 1930 – 1955 in Huntington Beach, were considered ‘The Quiet Years’.

090518-25

441 KB

George Farquhar, Huntington Beach Publisher

An obituary from the Orange County Register of June 13, 1985 describing the life and passing of George Farquhar, reporter, columnist, and publisher/owner of the Huntington Beach News.  He had been associated with the paper for 53 years.

090501-8

554 KB

George Farquhar, Huntington Beach Publisher

An obituary article from the Orange County Register of June 13, 1985 about the life of George Farquhar, who ran the weekly Huntington Beach News for over 50 years.

090518-35

499 KB

Death of the Bear

An article from the Orange County Register (date unknown) describing how after a 60 year history as an Orange County nightspot, the Golden Bear nightclub was due to be demolished to make way for a 12-story hotel to be built on the site.

090924-28

195 KB

Ed Manning

A biography, source and date unknown, of Ed Manning, who at the time the biography was written, was the chairman of the Board of Trustees of Huntington Beach.  It appears that this was in 1909.

080306-3

127 KB  

Huntington Beach – City Features

A report prepared by First American Title Company, in April 1983, listing property values in Huntington Beach for the years 1977 – 1982.  Sub-categories include Authorized Building Permits, Building Activity, Taxable Sales, Retail Stores, and Major New Industrial Parks being developed.

090924-37

355KB

City of Huntington Beach - Annexed Areas

A map from December 1964 showing then annexed areas of Huntington Beach.

091119-12

263 KB

Talk Amid the Flock

A picture from the Orange County Register (date unknown) showing the wrought-iron pelican display at the Seacliff Shopping Center in Huntington Beach.  The Audubon Society once gave guided tours of the 50 displays and murals at the site.

080303-1

169 KB   

City of Huntington Beach – City Facts

From 1971, a set of basic facts regarding the City of Huntington Beach, including Altitude, Latitude, Longitude, Area, Population, History, City Flower, City Motto, Nickname, Shrub, Colors, and Sister City.

070816-2

31 MB

Civic Center 1974

This 47-page document is the City of Huntington Beach, 1974 Civic Center, magazine/pamphlet.  It contains a history of Huntington Beach, numerous historic photographes, information about the development of the oil industry in Huntington Beach, the Fire House, the Public Library, the Public Facilities Corporation, the new Civic Center, site plans of various government buildings, the Huntington Beach City Council, and information on the City’s various government departments.

090501-3

1,506 KB

An Area Inventory Huntington Beach California

Information from approximately 1975 showing information such as City Council members, Department Heads, City History, Climate, General Economy, Housing, Retail Sales, Census Data, etc.

090518-39

10.2 MB

Huntington Beach - Downtown Planning Study

This is a 72-page draft report from December 1975 prepared by the Planning Department of Huntington Beach to help provide direction for the General and Redevelopment Plans for the Downtown Planning Area.

090501-6

1,853 KB

It's Our Town          

This booklet from approximately 1976, provides basic answers to questions that were asked about the proposed downtown Huntington Beach improvement plans. 

070813-1

232 KB

Map of Huntington Beach – 1977

A single page pictorial map of Huntington Beach from 1977, showing the locations of schools, parks, recreations centers, the Civic Center, police, fire, library, hospital, golf course, airports, beaches, and industrial parks.

090518-18

504 KB

Sister City

An article from the City of Huntington Beach News Bureau of June 7, 1977 describing how the city of Waitemata, New Zealand has been adopted by the City of Huntington Beach as its first sister city.  The article talks extensively about the history and culture of Waitemata.

090501-1

245 KB

Sister City Program

A brochure describing the Sister City Program, and an application form to join the program.

090501-2

3,211 KB

The Seacliff Breeze

The Seacliff Breeze Newsletter from May 1978.  The newsletter talks about the 75th anniversary of the Huntington Beach Company and the city of Huntington Beach.

090518-40

1.3 MB

A Piece of Europe

An article from the Daily Pilot of September 26, 1978 describing the development of a new shopping center, “Old World Village” in Huntington that brings a bit of Europe to the city.

090501-10

1,554 KB

Profile: Orange County's Fastest Growing City

An article from the May/June 1979 issue of PROFILE describing the history and growth of Huntington Beach primarily in the 1960s and 1970s.

070910-4

914 KB  

Profile: Orange County’s Fastest Growing City of Huntington Beach

An article from the Orange County Business magazine of May/June 1979 describing how the influx of people to Huntington Beach in the 1960s and 1970s made Huntington Beach the fastest growing city in the continental United States for a decade.  The article also describes how most of jobs were outside the city, and the efforts to bring commercial development to the city.

090501-5

529 KB

City of Huntington Beach

A brochure from approximately 1980 providing basic facts about the city of Huntington Beach. Don MacAllister was the mayor at the time.

071022-1

269 KB  

Storm Pictures 1983

A short article describing that pictures from the storms of 1983 are available for sale from the Huntington Beach Public Information Office.  It also has a picture of the damage to the end of the pier, and the End Café restaurant.  There is also a short list of the modifications made to the pier from its inception in 1902, through the 1985 rebuild.

090501-17

755 KB

Compost Keeps Mushroom Crop Heaping

An article from the Los Angeles Times of November 13, 1983 describing the use of compost in the growing of mushrooms on a farm in Huntington Beach.

090501-12

619 KB

Huntington Beach, the Growth of a City

An article from the Seacliff Breeze of March 1984, providing some basic demographics - the people and the business, that are the basis of the economy of Huntington Beach.

090501-18

280 KB

Huntington Beach Unlikely to Increase Services

An article from the Orange County Register of May 29, 1985 talking about the fact that slow economic growth and the up-front costs of downtown redevelopment, are likely to hold municipal services at current levels as the city is forced to tighten its financial belt for the 1989-1990 budget year.

070910-1

728 KB   

Huntington Beach Surprised at Rating

A copy of an article from the OC Register of June 16, 1985 describing how Huntington Beach ranked first in individual and household income among the 100 largest cities in the United States.  Alicia Wentworth, Hal Simmons.  Also see 070910-2

090924-34

493 KB

Huntington Beach Surprised at Rating - City Tops Income Survey of Largest Cities

Two articles from the Orange County Register of June 16, 1985 describing how in a recent survey of the 100 largest cities in the United States, the city of Huntington Beach ranked number one in individual and household incomes.  There is also a chart showing the top 10 cities for both income per household, and income per capita.

090924-12

548 KB

Huntington Beach Sister Cities Program

A brochure from 1985 describing Huntington Beach’s Sister City Program that includes Anjo, Japan and Waitemata, New Zealand.

071029-6

919 KB  

Huntington Beach Comes of Age

An article from the July 1986 issue of The Executive describing how Huntington Beach, Orange County’s third largest city, once just a beach town, is developing its commercial and industrial potential.  Many facts about the city are presented, along with plans and efforts for developing the city’s business and industrial infrastructure.  Development of Beach Boulevard as a ‘Super Street’, is also discussed.  Also see article 071029-7.

071029-9

1 MB 

Redevelopment Today For Tomorrow’s Huntington Beach

A pamphlet from the October 1986 issue of ‘Here and Now’ containing several articles describing development efforts occurring or planned within Huntington Beach.  A major article discusses the development of a hotel and pierside village in the downtown, municipal pier area.  Another article discusses the possibility of a Cousteau Museum proposed to be built in Huntington Beach.

090501-20

523 KB

Inside Huntington Beach

An article from the Orange County Register of October 21, 1986 describing how a local Huntington Beach cable TV channel offers news, education and variety shows to Huntington Beach residents.

090501-4

575 KB

City of Huntington Beach

A brochure from approximately 1987 providing basic facts about the city of Huntington Beach.  Jack Kelly was the mayor at the time.

091002-2

155 KB

History Student Sheds New Light on History of Huntington Beach

An article from the Orange County Register of October 12, 1988 that talks about Barbara Milkovich who spent 3 years doing research for the most complete history of the city of Huntington Beach yet written.  Her research uncovered facts about Huntington Beach that had not been published in any prior histories of the city.

090518-23

228 KB

Pacific City, a Resort with Promise, Flashed in the Pan

An article from the Orange County Register of August 28, 1989, describing how Huntington Beach developed from what was supposed to have been a resort community called Pacific City, that never got past the initial stages of development.

070910-5

851 KB   

Martin Brower’s Orange County Report

An article from the July 1987 issue of the Martin Brower’s Orange County Report, with one of the sub-articles entitled ‘Is Huntington Beach Ready to Move Ahead?”.  The article describes some of the development in the city, and some of the problems it faces in the future.  Tourists, oil, housing, small employment base, Main-Pier and the Waterfront, Bolsa Chica, big time commercial, and needed: more land.

091119-4

179 KB

Huntington Beach OKs Major Residential Project

An article from the Huntington Beach Independent of January 11, 1990 mentioning that the Huntington Beach City Council unanimously approved the Holly-Seacliff Master Plan, laying foundation for the construction of 4,400 new homes in Huntington Beach.  The 768-acre Holly-Seacliff area is bounded by Ellis Avenue, Yorktown and Clay avenues, Huntington and Main streets, and Edwards St.

070830-1

192 KB

Huntington Mayor Changes Meeting Form

A copy of an article of the O. C. Register of Jan. 18, 1990, describing how mayor Tom Mays will change the format of City Council meetings to address the meeting’s agenda prior to a period of time for public comments.

090501-14

375 KB

The Huntington Beach Company: City’s Benefactor or Boss

An article in the Los Times of April 23, 1990 talking about the influence that the Huntington Beach Company has had, and is having, on the development of the city of Huntington Beach.

071105-2

227 KB   

Huntington’s New Administrator Begins

An article from the Orange County Register of March 1, 1990 discussing the appointment of Michael Uberuaga as the new City Administrator of Huntington Beach, replacing the former Administrator, Paul Cook.  Bolsa Chica Wetlands.

080313-1

1.6 MB 

Facts and Figures about Huntington Beach – The City of Expanding Horizons

A report prepared in October 1990, of facts and figures for the City of Huntington Beach, including education, transportation, employment, housing and industry, health, and recreation.

070830-3

1.2 MB

Redevelopment Moves in to Open Arms

This is copy of a article in the Los Angeles Times regarding the eroding opposition to redevelopment in Huntington Beach, especially in the downtown area.  The article also shows the results of a poll taken by the paper, entitled “How Huntington Beach Residents Feel About Their City”.  This poll is also referenced in a Los Angeles Times article of Feb. 18, 1991, entitled “Surf Drowns Out City’s Drawbacks”. Harriett Wieder, William Hodge, Barbar Kaiser, Earle Robitaille.

070830-4

1 MB

Surf Drowns Out City’s Drawbacks

A copy of a Los Angeles Times article of Feb. 18, 1991, describing a poll of Huntington Beach residents, that showed that despite traffic and environmental concerns, 98% of the surveyed residents gave the City a favorable review.  Additional information from the poll can be found in the article “Redevelopment Moves in to Open Arms”.

070910-11

701 KB   

The 55 Best Places to do Business in California

The April 1993 issue of California Business, describing how Huntington Beach is ranked #1 overall as the best big city for business in California.  The article is more about business growth in California rather than Huntington Beach itself.  It also contains some statistics about Huntington Beach.

070910-2

925 KB   

100 Largest Cities

A series of tables showing the placement of Huntington Beach in various categories, among the 100 largest cities in the United States.  The information appears to be from July 1993.  Categories shown include population, median age, Asian population, Black population, Hispanic population, personal income, welfare recipients, poverty unemployment, Federal aid, tax revenue, state aid, city employees, median home value, waste spending, homeownership, suburbanization, murder rate, police officers, property crime, fire fighters, high school graduates, public school enrollment, students, and parks spending.  Also see 070910-1

070904-1

590 KB

Huntington Beach Rated ‘America’s Safest City’

An article from the Los Angeles Times reporting that Huntington Beach was named ‘America’s Safest City’.  The report was published by Morgan Quitno Press, publisher of “City Crime Rankings”, based on 1993 statistics compiled by the FBI.  The report also shows the top 5 safest and least safest cities in the U. S.  Irvine, Richard Barnard, Ronald Lowenberg, Police Department.

080306-2

241 KB  

Huntington Beach Indian Burial Grounds or Remains

A memo from John Melson, dated 12/10/1994 about the possible site of Indian burial grounds or remains in the City of Huntington Beach.

070910-7 

239 KB 

Extra, Extra, Library to Get Old Copies of Independent

An article from the December 1, 1994 issue of the Huntington Beach Independent newspaper, describing how a bunch of old Huntington Beach Independent newspapers were found in a garage of the Daily Pilot, and that they would be given to the Huntington Beach Library, as part of the history of Huntington Beach.

070830-5

437 KB

City Resume – Huntington Beach – May 1995

A copy of an article from the Orange County Register of May 1, 1995 showing some statistics about Huntington Beach, including population, median income, housing, demographics, top 5 business employers, business license fees, taxable sales, etc.  Also see 070830-8.

070830-8

438 KB

City Resume – Huntington Beach – December 1995

A copy of an article from the Orange County Register of Dec. 18, 1995 showing some statistics about Huntington Beach, including population, median income, housing, demographics, business license fees, taxable sales.  Also see 070830-5.

070910-3

179 KB  

City is Still One of the Most Livable

A copy of an article from the OC Register of February 24, 1996 describing how despite recent gang activity, the city continues to garnet awards for being a good place to live.  Helen Putnam honors, Governor Pete Wilson, Mike Kelly, Mayor Dave Sullivan.

080303-2

114 KB   

Huntington Beach Voter Registration and Population Figures

A memo from October, 29, 1996, listing population and voter registration figures for Huntington Beach, as well as Anaheim, Santa Ana, and Fullerton.

080303-3

143 KB   

City of Huntington Beach – City Seal

From April, 1997, a copy of the City Seal for the City of Huntington Beach.

080303-4

85 KB   

City of Huntington Beach – City Logo

A copy of the City Logo for the City of Huntington Beach.

070726-3

13 MB

The Huntington Beach Civic Center and the Politics of Location
This document, written by Shenandoah Grant Lynd in 1998 presents a history of the building of the Huntington Beach Civic Center, the controversy surrounding the location of the new facility, and the emergence of competing political groups. The document was included in the Welebaethan Journal of History by the Theta Pi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta of the California State University, Fullerton.

071029-8

712 KB  

Huntington Beach Downtown Redevelopment Plan

A pamphlet from June 1998 discussing efforts to promote redevelopment in the Huntington Beach downtown area.  The overall design theme for the downtown area will be carried out under the Downtown Specific Plan’s design  standards, ensuring a high-quality residential, business, and recreation environment.  Several drawings are included of the planned projects.

080303-5

267 KB   

City of Huntington Beach – Demographic Statistics

A pamphlet from July 1999 showing a series of demographic statistics for the City of Huntington Beach.

080303-6

446 KB  

Welcome to the City of Huntington Beach

A pamphlet from April 1999 showing City Council members, Department Heads and descriptions of some of the city positions.  It also contains a message from Mayor Peter Green, and a series of general information about Huntington Beach.

071029-7

428 KB  

Beach Boulevard Corridor

An article (no source or date) discussing how the State of California and the County of Orange are in the process of finalizing an improvement plan that will turn Beach Boulevard into a “Super Street” that will include 8 travel lanes, capable of handling 70,000 – 100,000 vehicles per day.  It also discusses the various projects currently being developed along the corridor.  Also see article 071029-6.

091112-25

2.3 MB

Community and Neighborhood Enhancement Project

A series of organization charts and planning diagrams for the Community and Neighborhood Enhancement project.  Projects include the Meadowlark Airport Project, the Talbert-Beach Project, the Oakview Area Project, the Five Points Project, the Downtown Area Project, the Rotary Mud Dump Project, and the Civic Center Area Project.

071008-6

103 KB   

Local Landmark No., 2

A contest sponsored by the Huntington Beach Independent and the Times Orange County, showing a local landmark and asking for its identification.  The contest was called “Hula to Hawaii”.

   

080320-1

130 KB 

City of Huntington Beach – Sectional District Map 34-5-11

080320-2

193 KB   

City of Huntington Beach – Sectional District Map 12-6-11

080320-3

158 KB 

City of Huntington Beach – Sectional District Map 2-6-11

Did you know?

Construction going on in your neighborhood? Huntington Beach City Code allows for construction with an open building permit Monday-Saturday, 7AM-8PM. Work not requiring a permit may be completed Monday-Saturday, 8AM-8PM, and Sunday, 9AM-6PM.


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