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The Huntington Beach City Council decided Monday not to send a group letter to the state Coastal Commission opposing a proposed desalination plant for fear they may be sued. Councilman Jim Katapodis' substitute motion to allow individual council...
I could not let the misinformation in Tim Geddes' letter to the editor relating to the new senior center go uncorrected (Mailbag, March 14). As background information, I am a member of the Huntington Beach Council on Aging's (HBCOA) board of directors. I...
The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation into a string of 16 fatal overdoses tied to powerful narcotics prescribed by a prominent Orange County physician. Dr. Van Vu, a pain management specialist in Huntington Beach, was featured in...
For Stephanie Brandt, the open space located at the old Lamb School site was a place where she and others in the neighborhood could get to know one another. But despite an ongoing battle with Tri Pointe Homes, an Irvine-based company that plans to...
The Huntington Beach City Council voted 5-1, with Jill Hardy absent Tuesday, to amend its sex offender ordinance to allow the police chief to sign a waiver for some. The city adopted a law in December 2011, modeled after a county law passed in April...
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Poseidon Desalination Project We will keep a close watch on Poseidon's plans and update the community on its permit request from the California Coastal Commission and any movement made toward the desalinization project. -------------------- FOR THE...
There's never a shortage of important stories in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, so choosing 10 is just skimming the top. These 10 most compelling stories are given in order of chronology. There are sad stories that end well and horrible stories...
A longtime activist for the rights of disabled people has sued Fred's Mexican Café and the Pierside Pavilion complex in Huntington Beach for alleged failures to comply with state and federal disability laws and with the state's civil rights law and health...
A Huntington Beach resident has filed a conflict of interest complaint with the state against Councilman Keith Bohr for allegedly voting on a project of which Bohr's company authored the building plans. Resident Jeff Smith, who opposed the Pierside...
The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday opted not to outsource the city attorney's office. An independent attorney hired as a consultant told the council that if the city attorney were to sue the city for attempting to outsource her office, she would...
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The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to look into outsourcing the city's legal services. Supporters called the proposal a potential cost-saving measure while critics argued that it would lead to financial and legal woes. The council voted 5 to...
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Nine cities, including Huntington Beach, filed a lawsuit this week to force the state to make good on millions of dollars for local officials to pay down debt and other obligations left over by the dissolution of local redevelopment agencies. The...
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