As the Huntington Beach Independent has reported, the Orange County Board of Supervisors agreed last week to hire 15 retired sheriff's deputies to process an increase in applications for concealed-weapons permits. The board did this in response to a U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that...
Thank you, 2005 Huntington Beach City Council, for the recreational vehicle parking compromise.
The Surf City USA Marathon attracted 21,000 runners to Huntington Beach on Sunday.
I had three separate experiences recently that reinforced just how bad things are for business owners in California.
A disheartening blow was delivered by four Huntington Beach councilmen who voted against the polystyrene ban on Jan. 21.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently declared a drought state of emergency. His proclamation gives state water officials more flexibility to manage the supply throughout California under drought conditions.
As the debate over the proposed ban on single-use polystyrene food ware and beverage containers heats up in Huntington Beach, it's time for facts.
In the Jan. 16 Huntington Beach Independent, Assembly candidate Emanuel Patrascu writes that it was Keith Curry and his fellow members on the Newport Beach City Council who brought the fire...
Inadvertently, writer Linda Newton ("Stop fighting the plastic bag ban," Huntington Beach Independent, Jan. 9) makes one of the bag-ban opponents' many valid points.
I am writing in response to Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry's letter regarding local control of beach fire rings ["Commentary: Each city should make its own fire ring decision," Jan. 11].
Many issues face us in coastal Orange County.
We cannot allow people who have no concern for the environment reverse the progress that Surf City has made with its bag ban.
Re: "Effort to repeal bag ban begins," Independent, Dec. 26.
Happy birthday, California Homemade Food Act.
A recent Huntington Beach Independent article ("LeBard homes project revisited," Dec. 12) about the City Council study session Dec. 9 gave the misleading implication that $1.1 million would be...
If you dispose of your clothes after wearing them once and you throw out your plate at the end of each meal, then our city's new rules regarding shopping bags might seem unnecessarily burdensome. However, if you use your apparel and plates many times, then your shopping bags should be reusable too.
As cities in Orange County and across California discuss banning styrofoam, the debate on each side of the argument is starting to emerge.
Caring for the environment that our grandchildren will inherit is rational and progressive. ("What will they try to ban next?" Oct 31).
It's official: the Huntington Beach City Council has run amok. ("Council seeks to ban polystyrene packaging," HB Independent, Oct. 24.)