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Foes of Arctic oil drilling protest at Fountain Valley Shell station

Foes of Arctic oil drilling protest at Fountain Valley Shell station

A small group of protesters rallied in front of a Shell gas station in Fountain Valley on Wednesday to express their disapproval of the corporation's oil drilling plans for the Arctic Ocean off Alaska.

 

National Dog Day

When I chose to feature Foster Snell's image today, I didn't realize it would coincide with #NationalDogDay on Aug. 26, a day designated to celebrate canines and pet adoption.

 

Youngsters with spinal cord injuries get a day on the waves

The Life Rolls On Foundation brought its series of surfing events for young people with spinal cord injuries to Huntington Beach on Saturday.

H.B. rejects 3 pot dispensaries' appeals for licenses

Huntington Beach planning commissioners have denied appeals by three marijuana dispensaries seeking approval to operate in the city.

 

Jury: H.B. police violated man's rights with warrantless search of his home after a noise complaint

An Orange County Superior Court jury has ruled that two Huntington Beach police officers wrongfully entered a resident's apartment without a warrant during an investigation of a noise complaint two years ago.

 

Outbreak of common illnesses close shelter's cat ward

An outbreak of common feline illnesses at the Orange County Humane Society in Huntington Beach has temporarily closed the cat ward, a representative and a police official confirmed Monday.

Education

2 H.B. schools to reopen to all students after asbestos closure, but a third will stay shut

2 H.B. schools to reopen to all students after asbestos closure, but a third will stay shut

Hope View and Oak View elementary schools, two of the three Ocean View School District campuses that were closed last school year because of...

Woman takes on the teaching of black history

Woman takes on the teaching of black history

When Barbara Junious learned that black history was not being taught in California schools, she took up the slack, first by educating her...

New Ocean View schools leaders have their work cut out for them

Ocean View School District's two new top officials started their jobs Monday with a lot on their plates.

Children continue learning at camp at the library

As host of Oak View Library's first STEM camp, Hannah Leou didn't want the students to learn from textbooks.

Ocean View district names superintendent and deputy

Ocean View district names superintendent and deputy

The Ocean View School District has a new superintendent and deputy superintendent after a months-long search.

Buyers, sellers welcome return of fireworks booths to Huntington Beach

Buyers, sellers welcome return of fireworks booths to Huntington Beach

A steady stream of people flocked to 15 fireworks stands scattered throughout Huntington Beach on Wednesday, the first of four days that...

Politics

Huntington Beach picks potential home developer for Rodgers senior center site

Huntington Beach picks potential home developer for Rodgers senior center site

Huntington Beach has entered negotiations with Shea Homes to possibly redevelop the Michael E. Rodgers Seniors' Center site.

Huntington moves toward more openness in city labor talks

Huntington Beach has taken its first step toward adopting rules meant to increase transparency in public employee labor negotiations.

Affordable-housing nonprofit sues H.B. over changes in Beach-Edinger plan

An Irvine-based affordable-housing advocacy group has sued Huntington Beach, alleging that the city's housing plan no longer complies with...

Higher spending and revenue expected for new Huntington Beach budget

Huntington Beach officials expect an increase in the city's general fund in the coming fiscal year, but increasing pension costs continue to...

H.B. looks to extend nonprofit's lease for youth shelter

Huntington Beach council members directed city staff Monday to negotiate a lease extension with Community Service Programs through June...

Historic Wintersburg site reverts to residential zoning, settling legal matter

Historic Wintersburg site reverts to residential zoning, settling legal matter

Following a court order issued in June, the Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday night to rezone the Historic Wintersburg site to...

Public Safety

F.V. man arrested in phone threat at state employment office

A Fountain Valley man was arrested this week in connection with a threatening voice-mail message left at the state Employment Development...

Man found dead in H.B. surf likely drowned, police say

A man whose body was found Sunday morning at Huntington City Beach is believed to have drowned, officials said.

Armed intruders leave H.B. home empty-handed

Huntington Beach police are looking for three people who tried to rob five residents in their home at gunpoint Tuesday.

Burglars use stolen car to smash into H.B. store; 4 arrested after police chase

Four people were arrested Sunday after thieves used a stolen car to smash through the front of a Huntington Beach cellphone store and...

H.B. man, 18, arrested with gun in backyard near shooting scene, police say

An 18-year-old Huntington Beach resident was arrested early Monday after police found him with a gun near a shooting scene, authorities...

Woman suspected of DUI in injury crash in Fountain Valley

A woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a three-vehicle crash injured another driver in Fountain Valley on...

Business & Real Estate

When dogs needed help, their owner cooked up a solution

When dogs needed help, their owner cooked up a solution

When Michael LaRiche's chocolate cocker spaniel, Alex, developed skin problems a few years ago, he knew he had to do something.

No tasting room? No problem: Riip Beer Co. delivers to your home

No tasting room? No problem: Riip Beer Co. delivers to your home

People of a certain age may remember when the local milkman delivered right to customers' doorsteps.

Fan-favorite Naugles to reopen in Fountain Valley on Saturday for weekends only

Fan-favorite Naugles to reopen in Fountain Valley on Saturday for weekends only

After shutting down this week because demand from customers was overwhelming its ability to serve them, Naugles will reopen its new location...

Report: Beach and seafloor subsurface intakes won't work for H.B. desalination plant

A study published Monday regarding the controversial proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach determined that one type of...

Oak View community worker leaving H.B. to help in Detroit

Oak View community worker leaving H.B. to help in Detroit

A longtime member of a neighborhood nonprofit in Huntington Beach is returning home to Michigan this month after volunteering and working...

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