Huntington Beach has always been conservative, but the governor, masks rules and a new coronavirus curfew have fueled all-out rage. Newport, Huntington Beach Challenge Governor Newsom’s Order Closing Orange County Beaches. Gavin Newsom. Huntington Beach City Attorney Michael Gates said Friday’s ruling suggests the lawsuit succeeded in getting the governor to step back from the full beach closures. By Cristina Laila Published May 1, 2020 at 1:02pm Share on Facebook (495) Tweet Share Email Print. “We're guided by health. California Governor Gavin Newsom has taken the fight against the coronavirus to a place nearly sacred in his state -- the beach. A large crowd gathered Friday in Huntington Beach, California, to protest the governor's order to close all beaches in Orange County to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Huntington Beach mayor says California governor's decision to close her city's beaches was not based on data May 4, 2020, 4:56 PM Lyn Semeta joins Martha MacCallum on 'The Story' to explain her decision to file a challenge against Gov. Newsom’s press statement said. Gavin Newsom has ordered beaches in Orange … Gavin Newsom's order of a temporary “hard close'' of beaches in Orange County, where crowds gathered on the sand during last weekend's heat wave despite social-distancing mandates due to the coronavirus outbreak. Opinion Commentary: … Gavin … California governor blasts beachgoers who fled to shore over the weekend ... Newsom called out those who flocked to Huntington Beach and Newport Beach in … Dana Point and Huntington Beach have decided to seek temporary restraining orders as they resist Gov. Beach goers converge under a pier Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Huntington Beach, Calif. California Gov. “The Governor approved legal action against the City of Huntington Beach for willfully refusing to comply with state housing law, even after extensive attempts to offer partnership and support from the California Department of Housing and Community Development,” Gov. A Huntington Beach lifeguard rolls by people on the sand on the south side of the Huntington Beach pier after California governor Gavin Newsom … Huntington Beach mayor says California governor's decision to close her city's beaches was not based on data.