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Disasters and Accidents

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  • In The Pipeline: Texting vs. drinking: Aren't they the same?

    Huntington Beach, back in the news again. From the Los Angeles Times: "Huntington Beach is considering a new tactic in its crusade against drunk driving: public shaming on Facebook. Councilman Devin Dwyer asked police Monday during a City Council meeting...
  • City Lights: Physical therapy gets hot

    City Lights: Physical therapy gets hot
    I've gotten used to the concept of art as therapy. I have friends who have led poetry workshops in homeless and battered women's shelters, and I once attended a reading in England by a woman who had been abused as a child and passed out poetry pamphlets...
  • A party for the pooches

    A party for the pooches
    The Huntington Beach Youth Shelter will honor some of the most valuable social workers in town Sunday at its annual "Light a Light of Love" celebration. Their human owners are invited, too. The shelter, which offers temporary housing to runaway and...
  • City Lights: Emotionally tied to kindness

    City Lights: Emotionally tied to kindness
    Two major leaguers were playing catch in the courtyard of the Huntington Beach Youth Shelter on Thursday, and a teenage girl stole the show. About 5 feet tall, she didn't tower above the men on the other side of the grass, but as she delivered...
  • Teens educated about suicide prevention

    He sang softly, but his rich, country-style voice filled the gymnasium, putting an eerie halt to all other sounds as his sorrow-made music washed over the audience. About 700 high school students went silent as Dennis Lockwood sat in a folding chair...
  • City Lights: Girls and boys always love their toys

    "It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!" So exclaims Dr. Seuss' Grinch when he discovers that his attempt to stifle Christmas, by stealing all the presents from under the trees of Whoville, has come up...
  • Natural Perspectives: A wet and wild weekend adventure

    Vic and I hope that your newspaper arrived dry this morning after six days of that darned pineapple express. We feel like we've been living under a big fire hose. Six solid days of rain belong in Seattle, not here in sunny Southern California. We're sure...
  • Making his first the biggest

    Paul Morrow, principal at Marina High School, had never left the United States. That all changed last week when Morrow, 57, left to climb Mt. Everest. This journey will mark the end of reading about the world and the beginning of seeing it, he said....
  • Little League: Twins start out strong, finish with 5-0 shutout

    The Twins scored four runs in the bottom of the first and used that strong start to score an eventual, 5-0 shutout win over the Giants in Fountain Valley Little League Minor A Division action. Nathan Young brought in the first run on a single, Riley...
  • Resident files claim for totaled 911 Carrera Cabriolet

    A Huntington Beach public works employee driving a city truck injured a resident and totaled his Porsche last month after running a red light, according to a legal claim filed against the city. The employee, who was driving a city-owned 2005 Chevrolet...
  • Man dies in mobile-home fire

    Huntington Beach firefighters and police are investigating the cause of a mobile home fire and the death of an elderly man whose body was found inside the home that was engulfed with flames shortly before midnight April 21. The Orange County coroner's...
  • Higher bail, new arrest warrant issued for Long Beach fire captain

    The Orange County district attorney has issued an arrest warrant for a Long Beach Fire Department captain and Huntington Beach resident who has been charged with injuring a bicyclist in a hit-and-run while under the influence. John David Hines, 38, is...