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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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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. 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.

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...

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.

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...

Edison High student creates track and field meet for special-needs schoolmates

Edison High student creates track and field meet for special-needs schoolmates

Edison High School junior Shane Yoshiyama is in the middle of studying and taking Advanced Placement tests, competing in track meets and...

H.B. City School District teachers rally for higher pay, lower class sizes

H.B. City School District teachers rally for higher pay, lower class sizes

The intersection of Adams Avenue and Brookhurst Street was noisier than usual during rush-hour traffic Tuesday evening as demonstrators...

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.

Plan for homes on former school site would preserve Little League fields

Plans to build single-family homes on the former LeBard Elementary School site while keeping its baseball fields will soon be reviewed by...

H.B. High seniors celebrate their commitment to college

H.B. High seniors celebrate their commitment to college

Balloons and cookies made for a festive atmosphere as nearly 500 seniors of Huntington Beach High School entered the campus gym to find...

Golden West College cuts ribbon on entrepreneur center

It took only minutes for budding entrepreneurs to start networking with business owners during a ribbon cutting at Golden West College on...

H.B. barber offers price cut to encourage testicular exams

H.B. barber offers price cut to encourage testicular exams

It seems like every weekend there's a charity event raising awareness of issues such as Alzheimer's disease, autism and various types of...

Golden West to host peace conference

At Golden West College, once again, it's time to give peace a chance.

Around Town: Head shaving to aid cancer research

Around Town: Head shaving to aid cancer research

Guests at Hennessey's Tavern in Seal Beach can get their heads shaved to help raise funds for research of childhood cancer during a St....

New Little League builds from merger of 2 others

As a batter hit a line drive to left field, cheers erupted from the bleachers of a baseball diamond at Marina Park in Huntington Beach on a...

She hopes to outrun cancer

She hopes to outrun cancer

A Laguna Beach resident is looking to run from Huntington Beach to Arizona to raise awareness of pediatric cancer.

Contract for asbestos work at Oak View Elementary delayed over cost concern

The Ocean View School District will pay a contractor for asbestos abatement and other work at two campuses, but removal of asbestos at...

Ocean View schools chief leaving for Oregon job

Ocean View schools chief leaving for Oregon job

The Ocean View School District in Huntington Beach, already contending with a multimillion-dollar budget hole linked to an asbestos scare,...

Ocean View facing $15.8-million budget hole

The Ocean View School District faces a projected $15.8-million budget shortfall through the 2016-17 school year, and trustees learned at a...

Ocean View superintendent eyeing Oregon job

The cash-strapped Ocean View School District, still grappling with an asbestos scare that closed three schools, now faces the possible...

Hebrew Academy's exhibit explores Egypt

The Hebrew Academy's new Museum of Art and Culture in Huntington Beach is hosting tours for student groups and visitors this week of its...

Golden West College, H.B. group brew education center for entrepreneurs

Golden West College, H.B. group brew education center for entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs would get a boost for their business aspirations if Golden West College and the Oak View Renewal Partnership have...

3 closed campuses unlikely to fully reopen this school year, Ocean View told

The main buildings at three Huntington Beach schools closed because of asbestos concerns are unlikely to reopen this school year, the...

Some Hope View Elementary students return to school closed by asbestos fears

Some Hope View Elementary students return to school closed by asbestos fears

Four months after Hope View Elementary School was closed because of worries about asbestos, more than one-third of its students returned...

Huntington High students donate 874 pairs of jeans to homeless

Huntington High students donate 874 pairs of jeans to homeless

Hundreds of used jeans that once were sprawled in teacher Gina Broesamle's classroom at Huntington Beach High School were placed in boxes...

County told to investigate school district complaints about Rainbow waste facility

The Orange County Health Care Agency must reopen its review of a Huntington Beach waste management facility's five-year permit because of...

Crisis response dog knows her role: Roll over and play calm

Crisis response dog knows her role: Roll over and play calm

Draped over the top of a reporter's shoe inside a gazebo near the Huntington Beach Central Library, the golden retriever stretched out...

Edison High student in post-crash coma gets community's support

Edison High student in post-crash coma gets community's support

The Edison High School community is stepping up to help a student fight for his life after an accident.

Bond measure might be the answer for cash-strapped Ocean View schools

Trustees of the Ocean View School District decided Tuesday to take preliminary steps toward issuing a school bond measure in 2016.

Nonprofits' fireworks sales are one step closer after initial City Council OK

Nonprofits' fireworks sales are one step closer after initial City Council OK

The Huntington Beach City Council took its first step Monday toward allowing local nonprofit groups to sell state-approved fireworks for the...

Selling property, construction report on Ocean View school board's agenda Tuesday

Trustees of the Ocean View School District on Tuesday will consider issuing a bond and selling property in the Huntington Beach-based...

Rainbow trash company's odors near school: Ruling due Wednesday

The hearing officer in the Ocean View School District's appeal of the renewal of Rainbow Environmental Services' operation permit has...

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...

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?

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

Official handling Ocean View schools' asbestos cleanup put on leave

Official handling Ocean View schools' asbestos cleanup put on leave

The Ocean View School District, reeling after three schools were temporarily closed over asbestos concerns, took steps Tuesday night to...

Lockdown lifted at H.B.'s Edison High after bomb threat; students back in class

Lockdown lifted at H.B.'s Edison High after bomb threat; students back in class

Edison High School in Huntington Beach was placed on lockdown for about three hours as explosives-sniffing dogs helped investigate an...

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