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Huntington Beach High ends measles-related ban on unvaccinated students

Huntington Beach High ends measles-related ban on unvaccinated students

The Huntington Beach Union High School District lifted a ban on students lacking measles vaccinations, allowing about two dozen teenagers without proof of immunization to return to Huntington Beach...

 

Some students to return to Hope View Elementary on Feb. 17 after asbestos closure

Students in fourth and fifth grades are scheduled to return to Hope View Elementary School in Huntington Beach on Feb. 17, four months after the Ocean View School District temporarily closed Hope View...

 

H.B. programs help people buy homes

A program in Huntington Beach is looking to help military members, safety officials, teachers and others buy homes.

Newport Beach man arrested in 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies

A Newport Beach man is suspected of being the "rolled-sleeves bandit" responsible for stealing more than $21,000 from seven banks on the Southern California coast, authorities said Friday.

 

Ocean View schools committee to study potential property sales

Residents in the Ocean View School District can apply to serve on a committee that will consider whether to sell some of the district's real estate holdings, including schools.

 

Request for reduced parking at Pacific City apartments draws neighbors' concern

Residents near the site of an apartment complex that will be the last portion of the long-awaited Pacific City project asked the Huntington Beach Planning Commission on Tuesday to deny a developer's...

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'Rolled-up sleeves bandit' robs 2 H.B. banks; have you seen him?

'Rolled-up sleeves bandit' robs 2 H.B. banks; have you seen him?

Huntington Beach police are looking for a serial bank robber who stole money from two local banks Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

H.B. man, 89, dies after car crash

An 89-year-old Huntington Beach man died Thursday after his car was hit while he was leaving a parking lot near Huntington Harbour.

Fire damages vacant apartment in Huntington Beach

A fire in a Huntington Beach apartment Saturday caused significant damage to a bedroom, officials said.

Man sentenced to prison for groping women

A Westminster man was sentenced Thursday to three years in state prison for sexually harassing women in public, including three in...

Families seek damages over 'dangerous' asbestos at 3 closed Ocean View schools

Damages are being sought by the families of some students who attended three elementary schools in the Ocean View School District that...

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Free-speech supporters in H.B. draw on Charlie Hebdo attack for inspiration

Free-speech supporters in H.B. draw on Charlie Hebdo attack for inspiration

About a dozen people answered a call to demonstrate for free speech Saturday at the Huntington Beach Pier.

Development OKd to replace Huntington's first City Hall

Development OKd to replace Huntington's first City Hall

A development project approved for downtown Huntington Beach will result in the loss of the city's first City Hall.

New Assemblyman Harper pursues residents' ideas: global-warming, bag-ban repeals

New Assemblyman Harper pursues residents' ideas: global-warming, bag-ban repeals

Since leaving the Huntington Beach City Council after his election to the state Assembly in November, Matthew Harper has been asking his...

New councilman targets H.B. plastic bag ban for repeal

New councilman targets H.B. plastic bag ban for repeal

A newly elected Huntington Beach City Council member is looking to remove one of the most highly debated city ordinances of the past five...

Conflict-of-interest complaint against O.C. Water District board member dismissed

The state's political watchdog dismissed a complaint by former Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook, saying it did not show that Orange...

Will you be drinking ocean water? O.C. Water District to discuss buying from desalination plant

Will you be drinking ocean water? O.C. Water District to discuss buying from desalination plant

The Orange County Water District will begin talks with Poseidon Water to determine whether buying water from the company's proposed...

Business & Real Estate

Retail Therapy: Sofritas lives up to first two syllables

Sofritas = so free: Attention Chipotle lovers: Anyone who purchases a Sofritas entrée item on Jan. 26 at Chipotle...

H.B. students find their A game in stock-picking competition

H.B. students find their A game in stock-picking competition

Amber Martin, Rebekah Woerz and Audrey Kemp were teased when their peers found out they had invested in Isis. No, not the Islamic State of...

Retail Therapy: Tight shopping time at Seaside

Great estates: Seaside Estate Services will host a massive warehouse sale of estate and consignment furnishings, antiques,...

Retail Therapy: Focus on your nest in the new year

Our "new year, new nest" focus on home furnishings continues this week, with the best places to find designer and discounted furniture,...

Stink, grit and sea gulls: Schools argue against waste company's permit renewal

An attorney representing the Ocean View School District argued during an appeal hearing Monday that an Orange County agency incorrectly...

Burglar breaks into Huntington medical offices

Burglar breaks into Huntington medical offices

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who burglarized several medical offices at Hoag Medical Center this month.

Education

Local students to compete in Energy Department science competition

Local students to compete in Energy Department science competition

Here's a question for you: What are the names for the pyrimidine bases found in DNA?

Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

Students at Huntington Beach High School who have not been vaccinated for measles are being kept out of school until Jan. 29 after a student...

Students to return to Oak View school Tuesday, ending asbestos shutdown

Students to return to Oak View school Tuesday, ending asbestos shutdown

Most students are to return Tuesday to Oak View Elementary School in Huntington Beach, more than three months after the Ocean View School...

Air official: School asbestos test results expected in 2-3 weeks

Results of asbestos tests conducted in the Ocean View School District are expected to be made public in two to three weeks, a regional air...

Album Review: This 'Disaster' is a natural

Power pop is an enduring subgenre of rock music that has been around since the 1960s. It started with the Beatles, the Who and the Kinks and...

Measles case at H.B. High is O.C.'s 10th; not tied to Disneyland outbreak

The Orange County Health Care Agency on Wednesday reported a case of measles in Huntington Beach, the 10th confirmed case in the county in...

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