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  • Council amends sex offender law

    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...
  • Stories to keep an eye on for 2013 [corrected]

    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...
  • Top 10 news stories for 2012

    Top 10 news stories for 2012
    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...
  • City seeks payment cap in girl's death

    An insurance company representing Huntington Beach is asking to cap the city's liability to $26,100 in the death of an 11-year-old Junior Lifeguard, city officials said. Navigator's Insurance filed a petition Friday to limit the city's liability to $26,...
  • Attorney: We will reject Huntington's offer

    An attorney for a Sunset Beach residents' group said he plans to reject Huntington Beach's offer to annex the beachside community and hold an election on taxes next year. Under the proposal, the Citizen's Assn. of Sunset Beach would dismiss its...
  • Proposed tax elicits lawsuit threat

    A group of Sunset Beach residents is threatening to sue if Huntington Beach levies a utility tax without giving residents a chance to vote on it, according to a letter sent to county officials. The Citizen's Assn. of Sunset Beach, which sent the...
  • Sunset group sues over annexation, taxes

    A Sunset Beach citizens group has filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach and a county commission, demanding that the city and county either negate the recent annexation of Sunset Beach or require a vote among the community's residents in favor of paying...
  • Utility tax goes to the voters

    Huntington Beach will soon have a choice to update and lower a long-standing utility tax, but officials warn not passing the new measure will take away nearly $6 million annually in revenue that would normally go to public services. The City Council...
  • City harassed me about trees, man says

    A Huntington Beach man is suing the city for allegedly harassing him about palm trees in his front yard and forcing him to remove them. Charles Atchisson filed a lawsuit June 12 against the city for being a nuisance and intentionally causing emotional...
  • Land Trust sues over Ridge

    A local environmental organization filed a lawsuit today to stop a housing development on a portion of a former archeological site near the Bolsa Chica Wetlands and to order the city to properly analyze its impacts on the area. The Bolsa Chica Land Trust...
  • City responds to downtown plan lawsuit

    The Huntington Beach's city attorney's office has responded to a lawsuit challenging the city's plans to attract more business and tourism to its downtown. The legal team said the residents group Huntington Beach Neighbors has no evidence that the...
  • Pro volleyball player suing city

    Olivia Waldowski, a professional volleyball player, filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach and the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour after getting injured while competing during an event in June in the city. Waldowski was injured by a piece of lumber...