Huntington Beach Launches Second Micro-Grant Program to Support Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Starting April 5, 2021, eligible small businesses in Huntington Beach can apply to receive $5,000 micro-grants being offered through the City’s COVID-19 Small Business Micro-Grant Program.  A total of $648,000 in funds will be distributed to support the Huntington Beach small businesses which form the backbone of our local economy. “Small businesses are the lifeblood … Continue reading Huntington Beach Launches Second Micro-Grant Program to Support Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

City of Huntington Beach to Hold Virtual City Council Meetings During the Current Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Starting Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Huntington Beach City Council meetings will be held virtually, in keeping with the Governor’s mandate to limit in-person gatherings that can spread COVID-19.  Orange County is experiencing an unprecedented surge in cases and a critical shortage of ICU beds, and the City is committed to implementing all proven measures that … Continue reading City of Huntington Beach to Hold Virtual City Council Meetings During the Current Surge in COVID-19 Cases

OneHB Business Support Campaign Earns “Red Tape to Red Carpet” Award from the Orange County Business Council

On November 19, 2020, the Orange County Business Council awarded the City of Huntington Beach with a “Red Tape to Red Carpet” award for its public-private partnership on the “OneHB” Business Support Campaign to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Longtime Huntington Beach philanthropist and hotel developer Robert Mayer, Sr. provided an initial $100,000 donation … Continue reading OneHB Business Support Campaign Earns “Red Tape to Red Carpet” Award from the Orange County Business Council

Huntington Beach City Council Kicks Off New Improvement Project to Modernize Edison Community Center

On Monday, November 9, 2020, the Huntington Beach City Council launched a capital improvement project to rehabilitate Edison Community Center, located at 21377 Magnolia Street.  Project plans call for significant interior improvements including a newly remodeled lobby entrance, multi-purpose rooms, kitchen, restrooms, and service windows, all of which will modernize the facility to meet the … Continue reading Huntington Beach City Council Kicks Off New Improvement Project to Modernize Edison Community Center

Huntington Beach City Council Votes to Appoint Julian Harvey as Interim Chief of Police

November 5, 2020 – Julian Harvey was named as Huntington Beach’s Interim Chief of Police by a 5-2 vote of the Huntington Beach City Council.  A veteran law enforcement executive with 28 years of policing experience, Mr. Harvey previously served as Deputy Chief of Police for the City of Anaheim, where he oversaw 400 sworn … Continue reading Huntington Beach City Council Votes to Appoint Julian Harvey as Interim Chief of Police

Huntington Beach Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event for the City’s New Navigation Center

November 2, 2020 – After years of effort, the Mayor and City Council hosted a ribbon cutting event today to celebrate the completion of construction of the City’s Navigation Center.  The facility will provide up to 174 shelter beds for adults, and will also facilitate additional case management and support services.    “During the past … Continue reading Huntington Beach Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event for the City’s New Navigation Center

Joint Statement from Acting Chief of Police Kelly Rodriguez and City Manager Oliver Chi

Acting Chief of Police Kelly Rodriguez announced today her retirement from the Huntington Beach Police Department, effective November 13, 2020. “After 24 years with the City of Huntington Beach, I have decided that now is the right time to retire,” Rodriguez said. “I have loved being part of this amazing Police Department and had been … Continue reading Joint Statement from Acting Chief of Police Kelly Rodriguez and City Manager Oliver Chi

Police Chief Robert Handy Set to Retire After 7 Years of Dedicated Service to HB

 City of Huntington Beach Police Chief Robert Handy has announced his plans to retire after a distinguished 30-year law enforcement career.  “After more than 30 years in policing – 9 as a police chief and 7 years here in Huntington Beach – it is time for me to focus on my health, family, and whatever … Continue reading Police Chief Robert Handy Set to Retire After 7 Years of Dedicated Service to HB

CITY LAUNCHES OneHB BUSINESS SUPPORT CAMPAIGN TO DELIVER $5,000 MICRO-GRANTS TO QUALIFIED SMALL BUSINESSES

Today, the City of Huntington Beach announced the launch of its OneHB Business Support Campaign, which will deliver $5,000 micro-grants to qualified small businesses that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These one-time grants are intended to provide financial relief to help Huntington Beach small businesses keep their doors open. All grants will be funded through direct donations and the sale of OneHB apparel and yard signs, available through our new website, http://www.OneHB.org.

HUNTINGTON BEACH SET TO INSTITUTE MODIFIED CITY OPERATIONS EFFECTIVE JULY 20 DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 SITUATION

On Monday, July 20, the City will institute modified operations as a proactive health and safety measure in response to the current spike in COVID-19 cases throughout Orange County. Under this modified operating plan, the City will continue providing all current services (including Police, Fire, development, and utility operations), but will close public access to City Hall, the Police Department, and most other facilities to limit the interactions that can spread COVID-19. Of note, all departmental operations will remain fully staffed, and the City will improve and expand the use of digital and telephone services to meet the community’s needs remotely.

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Keeping Our Community Safe & Informed

City Services Call Center 

Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm: 

(714) 536-5511

 Address:

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
USA

The City of Huntington Beach is committed to keeping our community and visitors informed of current events in our community. The purpose of this page is to foster transparency and increase the sharing of information. During the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Huntington Beach will make every effort to to update this page when updates are received from our local, state and federal partners.

Postponed/Canceled Events

The following events in the City of Huntington Beach have been postponed or cancelled. The City is actively working with event promoters to hold these events in the future.

CANCELLED

August 24-September 13 – US Open

September 5 – 6 – Civil War Days

September 18 – 20 – Great Pacific Airshow

October 1-4 – AVP

POSTPONED

May 9-10 – Sunset Beach Art Festival

Weekly Surf City Nights

RESCHEDULED

September 12 – Cruise in Car Show

October 11 – Cars and Copters

If you are a senior and in need of assistance, please call (714) 536-5600

Who Is Considered Higher Risk?

Older Adults (People aged 65 and older)
People who have serious chronic medical conditions like:

  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Lung Disease

Watch for symptons & What Should You Do?

  • Pay attention for potential COVID-19 symptoms
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of Breath
  • If you develop emergency warning signs of COVID-19 get medical attention immediately.
    • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion or inability to arouse
    • Bluish lips or face
  • If you feel like you are developing symptoms.
  • Stay home and call your doctor
  • Call your healthcare provider and let them know about your symptoms.
  • If you are not sick enough to be hospitalized, you can recover at home.  Follow CDC instructions for how to take care of yourself at home.
  • Get medical attention immediately if you have any of the emergency warning signs listed.

What can you do if you have a family member or friend who is at higher risk?

  • Ensure that they have enough supplies on hand and offer to help them get more if needed.
  • Know what medications they are taking and see if you can help them have extra on hand.
  • Communicate regularly with neighbors, friends, and family to support them.
  • Be cognizant of people visiting their home and inform them what to do to stay safe.
    • Stay home
    • Avoid touching high traffic surfaces in public places.
    • Social distancing
  • If you are feeling ill please avoid visiting.

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