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8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay open

8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay open

Eight Ocean View School District campuses will remain open after recent testing found no unsafe levels of asbestos in classrooms, the district says.

 

H.B. to seek federal money to repair low-income apartment complex

Huntington Beach city staff got the green light from the City Council on Monday night to apply for federal funds that would help repair an apartment complex in the downtown area.

 

Huntington memorial honors Robin Samsoe, 12, murdered in 1979

Family members of the late Robin Samsoe gathered with residents and others Sunday near the Huntington Beach Pier to dedicate a memorial to the 12-year-old girl abducted and killed 35 years ago.

Driver charged with murder, hit-and-run in cyclist's death

Authorities on Tuesday filed a murder charge against a self-described drug counselor who they say killed a cyclist while driving drunk in Newport Beach.

 

Boy, 13, recovering after being hit by vehicle in Huntington

A Huntington Beach boy is recovering at home after he was hit by a vehicle Friday, authorities said.

 

Reporter's Notebook: Guns, knives and second chances — my night as a 'policeman'

Sixth in a series.  It was the session that my classmates and I in the Huntington Beach Citizens Academy had been looking forward to the most. We knew that in the eighth week of the...

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Election 2014

Huntington council candidates to appear at forum Thursday

The League of Women Voters of Huntington Beach and the American Assn. of University Women of Westminster/Fountain Valley/Huntington Beach...

Candidate O'Connell hopes 'diverse support' lifts him to H.B. council after two losses

Candidate O'Connell hopes 'diverse support' lifts him to H.B. council after two losses

William "Billy" O'Connell thinks his third run for the Huntington Beach City Council will be the charm.

Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth

Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth

It all started with a flier that landed on the doorstep of his Huntington Beach home in 2001.

Council candidate Peterson rocks a financial perspective

Council candidate Peterson rocks a financial perspective

Huntington Beach City Council candidate Erik Peterson, a punk rocker back in his teenage days, still enjoys a TSOL concert every now and...

Public Safety

Candidates for H.B. council, city attorney stake out positions at final forum

More than 100 people gathered at the Huntington Beach Central Library on Thursday evening to hear candidates for City Council and city...

Permit parking OK'd for downtown Huntington neighborhood

Permit parking OK'd for downtown Huntington neighborhood

After about three hours of public comments, the Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday night to create a parking district in a...

Reporter's Notebook: Police use of force requires quick choice among many options

Fifth in a series. Whether talking about the Rodney King beating, the Kelly Thomas beating or the Michael Brown shooting,...

Man arrested after shot fired, 7-hour standoff with police

Man arrested after shot fired, 7-hour standoff with police

Huntington Beach police apprehended a barricaded suspect Monday night after a more than seven-hour standoff at an apartment.

Man sought in Huntington Beach bank robbery

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man suspected of robbing the U.S. Bank branch near Garfield Avenue and Magnolia Street.

Protesters want end to Seal Beach coyote trap, kill policy

Protesters want end to Seal Beach coyote trap, kill policy

A protest against the Seal Beach City Council's recent decision to allow the trapping and killing of coyotes drew about 20 people to the...

Politics

Huntington to explore ways to slow housing projects along Beach, Edinger corridor

In response to residents' concerns about rapid development growth, the Huntington Beach City Council voted to look into possible revisions...

Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease

Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease

Felicia Coen has been married to her husband, Alvin, for 53 years. Yet every day that passes, she feels like she's losing the love of her...

Schools trustee sues H.B. over campaign sign restriction

Schools trustee sues H.B. over campaign sign restriction

Ocean View School District Trustee John Briscoe has sued the city of Huntington Beach, claiming its ordinance regarding campaign signs is...

Huntington council hopefuls debate pensions, housing, bans

Pension costs, housing density and the city's plastic bag ban were among the topics discussed during a Huntington Beach City Council...

'Professional peacemaker' Polsky eyes H.B. council

'Professional peacemaker' Polsky eyes H.B. council

Alexander Polsky believes recycling is a good thing — except when it comes to Huntington Beach's civic leaders.

Huntington studies alcohol, business regulations

The Huntington Beach City Council received updates this week on key issues related to the downtown area to get a better sense of how to make...

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Riders buck up as bulls hit the beach in Huntington

Riders buck up as bulls hit the beach in Huntington

Nearly 5,000 people flocked to Huntington City Beach on Saturday to see top bull riders take on some of the orneriest bulls during Surf...

Retail Therapy: Check your health at Hoag

Healthy dose of wisdom: Hoag Health Center - Huntington Beach, 19582 Beach Blvd., will hold a free Health and Wellness Fair...

Your Saturday in H.B.: Bull-riding contest at the beach

Huntington Beach is home to many surfing and volleyball tournaments, but for one day this weekend, it will host a bull-riding competition.

Retail Therapy: Cut down on water consumption

Drought intolerant: The Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave., will partner with NBC4's Crystal Egger,...

Hair salon will color you pink for breast cancer awareness

Most people can't think of anything positive about breast cancer. But when it happened to Cherie Odell about 21 years ago, it turned out...

Retail Therapy: It's Mother's day again

Fresh and fun: Join more than 2,000 locals in celebrating the 36th anniversary of Mother's Market and Kitchen from 10 a.m....

Education

Students from schools shut by asbestos could start new classes Thursday

Students from schools shut by asbestos could start new classes Thursday

Ocean View School District students at three schools closed because of asbestos concerns will resume classes at temporary locations inside...

Ocean View district, parents seek other schools for kids displaced by asbestos

Ocean View district, parents seek other schools for kids displaced by asbestos

Huntington Beach parent Lily Coffin thought her young son would complete his education in the Ocean View School District.

Students from asbestos-shuttered schools will bus to other campuses

Students from asbestos-shuttered schools will bus to other campuses

Students from three Huntington Beach elementary campuses who have been unable to attend school for days because of the risk of exposure to...

Widespread asbestos closes H.B.'s Lake View Elementary School indefinitely

Widespread asbestos closes H.B.'s Lake View Elementary School indefinitely

Lake View Elementary School in Huntington Beach will be closed indefinitely until asbestos can be completely removed from the campus,...

Students displaced by asbestos might not be in new classrooms by Wednesday

Students displaced by asbestos might not be in new classrooms by Wednesday

Hundreds of Huntington Beach students may not be returning to classes Wednesday, as the Ocean View School District had initially planned.

3 Ocean View schools shut for rest of week after cancer-causing asbestos found

3 Ocean View schools shut for rest of week after cancer-causing asbestos found

Ocean View School District trustees voted to keep two elementary schools closed and shutter a third through the end of this week after...

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