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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...

School district hopes to return Oak View students to closed campus this month

Administrators in the Ocean View School District unveiled a plan Thursday night to return most Oak View Elementary School students to the...

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...

Open house will welcome new F.V. schools chief

Open house will welcome new F.V. schools chief

The public is invited to an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22 to welcome Mark Johnson, the new superintendent of the Fountain Valley...

Asbestos-plagued Ocean View accused of 'witch hunt'

The Ocean View School District board of trustees declined to disclose what went on during a closed meeting held Monday to discuss the...

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...

Coastline Community College in F.V. ranks high in enrollment growth

Coastline Community College of Fountain Valley ranked third in the nation in enrollment growth in its category between 2012 and 2013,...

Fountain Valley School District dedicates headquarters to departing superintendent

Fountain Valley School District dedicates headquarters to departing superintendent

The Fountain Valley School District dedicated its headquarters at 10055 Slater Ave. to Supt. Marc Ecker in a ceremony Thursday. Ecker will...

H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

During the U.S. Open of Surfing this year, the Huntington Beach Police Department took a different approach to letting residents and...

Ocean View facing $7.8 million budget hole over asbestos, construction

The Ocean View School District, rocked by an asbestos cleanup that has closed schools and displaced students, now faces a budget shortfall...

H.B. district school getting bullet-resistant protection for windows, doors

A Fountain Valley high school will be getting additional equipment to help protect students and staff in case of a shooting like those...

Friends, lend them your ears; they come to perform 'Caesar' — sort of

A beloved icon who seems too high to fall. Intrigue that grows in the shadows. Grudges nursed, confidences betrayed, and then a stunning...

Volunteers give Huntington first-graders gift of reading

Volunteers give Huntington first-graders gift of reading

First-graders at Sun View Elementary School in Huntington Beach were treated to a reading of Cheri Meiners' book "Reach Out and Give" by...

Visiting athletes help Huntington Beach High combat bullying

Visiting athletes help Huntington Beach High combat bullying

As Huntington Beach High School students cheered him on Thursday, BMX rider Mykel Larrin performed inverted flips and other tricks on a...

Feds investigating gender-bias complaint at Edison High

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating allegations of gender discrimination against female athletes in the Huntington Beach Union...

School of Rock readies young musicians for the stage

School of Rock readies young musicians for the stage

There are performing arts schools for children who want to pursue a career in theater. There are club sports for those who want to improve...

Huntington Beach High stepping up fundraising game for athletic hall of fame

Huntington Beach High stepping up fundraising game for athletic hall of fame

Huntington Beach High School is the alma mater of scores of notable athletes. Former Angels catcher Hank Conger, famed NFL tight end Tony...

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