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Oak View Elementary reopens to some students after asbestos closure

Oak View Elementary reopens to some students after asbestos closure

Clusters of colorful balloons greeted fifth-grader Arleth Romero as she held her mom's hand on the way to class Tuesday morning at Oak View Elementary School in Huntington Beach.

 

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.

 

Firefighter from H.B. helps revive man on flight

A Huntington Beach man is one of two Orange County firefighters credited with saving a man's life Friday morning after they revived him midair on a flight from John Wayne Airport to Houston.

Bigger cities' votes counted in Costa Mesa's loss of OCTA board seat

In a last-minute switch-up, Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Jim Katapodis upset Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer's brief tenure on the Orange County Transportation Authority's board.

 

Budding scientists get a lesson outdoors

Michael Henien crushed a pea-sized berry between his fingers and took a sniff.

 

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 constituents what state laws they would like him to try to create, modify or remove.

Education

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Politics

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.

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...

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...

New H.B. mayor lives her dream — again

New H.B. mayor lives her dream — again

Jill Hardy knew at a young age that she wanted to be a mayor. But not just for any city. She wanted to be mayor of Huntington Beach, where...

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...

Huntington Beach's top stories of 2014: asbestos, coyotes and changes at City Hall

Huntington Beach's top stories of 2014: asbestos, coyotes and changes at City Hall

From the Ocean View School District's asbestos problems to the groundbreaking of a long-awaited senior center, the past year has been a busy...

Public Safety

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...

Have you seen this house burglar who struggled with resident?

Have you seen this house burglar who struggled with resident?

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who burglarized a home in December and was confronted by a resident.

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.

Fireworks sticks in van cause bomb scare in Huntington Beach

Fireworks sticks in van cause bomb scare in Huntington Beach

An intersection in Huntington Beach was closed for about two hours Monday while police investigated a van containing what looked like a...

Business & Real Estate

Retail Therapy: Summertime treats in January

Free fro: Expect long lines at Yogurtland locations from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, as fans gather for the annual Frozen Yogurt...

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,...

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,...

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.

Obituaries

Velda Louise King
April 11, 1927 - November 21, 2014

Velda King died peacefully at age 87 at the Solheim Lutheran Home in Eagle Rock, CA. She was born in Riceville, Iowa along with her twin...

John Leo Greifendorff
November 25, 1946 - August 18, 2014

John was born in Seattle, WA & raised by Catholic Germans. He graduated from Seattle Prep, attended Gonzaga & Washington U., earning BAs...

Edna May Andre
June 3, 1922 - August 8, 2014

Edna May (Cummins) Andre, June 3rd 1922. She went to heaven on August 8th, 2014.

Janet Kittredge Shaw
July 11, 1920 - June 15, 2014

    Janet Shaw passed away peacefully on June 15 at home in Newport Beach surrounded by her family. Originally from Royal...

Nancy Estrin
December 3, 1930 - April 16, 2014

Born in New York City to Russian immigrants Sylvia and Paul Pollack (both deceased). Nancy had one brother Martin Pollack, who is also...

Dave Phillips May 30, 1935 - February 1, 2014

HB native, Dave Phillips, son of Eddie and Opal Phillips was a graduate of HBHS, Dave married Dorothy Hobbs and had two daughters, Pamela...

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