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H.B. High baseball player, hurt in crash that killed his cousin, is released from hospital

The latest selfies: Guys and sharks off Huntington Beach

Two men on stand-up paddleboards filmed themselves in a video released Saturday purposely getting close to two sharks near Huntington Beach and photographing the experience from above and below the...

 

H.B. Juneteenth party celebrates 150th anniversary of slavery's end

OC Learning Black History, which offers community classes at the Huntington Beach senior center, presented its first celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest national commemoration of the end of...

Ex-dentist sentenced to 5 years for 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies

A former Newport Beach dentist was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for stealing more than $21,000 during a string of bank robberies along the Southern California coast, according to a...

 

Legal fireworks sales return to Huntington Beach this week

For the first Fourth of July since 1987, public sales of fireworks are allowed under city law in Huntington Beach and will begin Wednesday.

 

Autobiography class aims to help seniors forge connections through stories

Two women may find out they both lived on farms while growing up. Two men may connect over having served in the same war.

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    Fountain Valley festival celebrates summer

    Fountain Valley festival celebrates summer

    Fountain Valley is welcoming the summer this weekend as it continues its four-day Summerfest through Sunday at the Recreation Center &...

    3 arrested after shots fired during fight in parking lot

    Three men were arrested in Huntington Beach after a fight Friday night in which shots were fired, authorities said.

    H.B. man faces heroin, meth, ID theft charges in Fountain Valley case

    A Huntington Beach man has been charged with possession of heroin and methamphetamine with intent to sell, identity theft and possessing...

    Motorcyclist injured in H.B. crash is suspected of DUI

    A man suspected of driving under the influence was injured in a solo motorcycle accident that closed part of northbound Pacific Coast...

    Police: Naked man on meth runs through Huntington neighborhood

    A Huntington Beach man who police said ran naked through a neighborhood while high on methamphetamine was cited and released Saturday night.

    2 men sought in theft of iPad from church

    Huntington Beach police are looking for two men suspected of stealing an iPad from a church.

    Politics

     Drought survival: O.C. makes 100 million gallons of wastewater a day drinkable

    Drought survival: O.C. makes 100 million gallons of wastewater a day drinkable

    Like other water agencies in California, the Orange County Water District is looking at ways to encourage ratepayers to conserve. But it...

    Houses can be built on former LeBard school site, Planning Commission agrees

    Houses can be built on former LeBard school site, Planning Commission agrees

    The Huntington Beach City School District is a step closer to selling its headquarters to make way for single-family homes, though neighbors...

    H.B. explores making city labor talks more transparent

    The Huntington Beach City Council wants to learn more before pursuing an ordinance aimed at publicizing negotiations between employee groups...

    H.B. wants to make it clear: Don't feed the wildlife

    Huntington Beach wants to make it clear that feeding wildlife in the city is illegal.

    Seaman who died at Pearl Harbor finally remembered on H.B. monument

    Seaman who died at Pearl Harbor finally remembered on H.B. monument

    Dozens of people paid their respects Tuesday to a Huntington Beach World War II veteran who had been inadvertently left off the city's war...

    Judge's order would rezone Historic Wintersburg from commercial to residential

    Judge's order would rezone Historic Wintersburg from commercial to residential

    The day after the Huntington Beach City Council voted to kill an environmental impact report that could have allowed the buildings on the...

    Business & Real Estate

    Rainbow announces plan to enclose disputed H.B. trash facility

    Representatives of the Ocean View School District have long wanted a Huntington Beach waste-management facility to enclose its operations.

    Neighbors want more parking at Little League field near LeBard Park

    Residents of the neighborhood surrounding the Huntington Beach City School District headquarters pressed the city Planning Commission on...

    O.C. district to work toward water-purchase deal with proposed desalination plant

    O.C. district to work toward water-purchase deal with proposed desalination plant

    The Orange County Water District approved a term sheet Thursday with Poseidon Water that the two agencies can use to negotiate the cost of...

    Will move to rezone Historic Wintersburg halt threat of demolition?

    A Huntington Beach City Council vote this week to rezone the Historic Wintersburg site back to residential use didn't allay the Ocean View...

    Seal Beach company works to market detector of chemical used in plastics

    Seal Beach company works to market detector of chemical used in plastics

    A Seal Beach maker of health products believes it has found a dependable test for a potentially dangerous chemical additive used to harden...

    Education

    Fifth-graders make, sell bracelets to raise over $600 for charities

    Fifth-graders make, sell bracelets to raise over $600 for charities

    Twenty-four fifth-graders at the Albert Einstein Academy in Huntington Beach showed they have a mind for philanthropy by raising almost $650...

    H.B. High performing arts academy wins 20 National Youth Arts Awards

    H.B. High performing arts academy wins 20 National Youth Arts Awards

    There are two sides to 17-year-old Kelsey Kato. There's the outspoken side, and then there's the quiet, shy side.

    Parents, students sing for ousted music teacher's return

    Parents, students sing for ousted music teacher's return

    Current and former students at John H. Eader Elementary School played ukuleles and sang on Wednesday morning as they sought the return of...

    For just $50, Edison High students find ways to feed and power the world

    For just $50, Edison High students find ways to feed and power the world

    For one evening each school year, Edison High School's gym turns into a miniature version of Disney's Epcot theme park in Florida.

    El Viento celebrates students' high school graduation

    El Viento celebrates students' high school graduation

    El Viento Foundation, a Huntington Beach-based nonprofit that provides long-term educational support for low-income students from the Oak...

    Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education

    Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education

    Seniors at Ocean View High School showed teachers and parents their commitment to higher education by declaring the institutions they plan...

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