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  • Council seeks to ban polystyrene packaging

    The Huntington Beach City Council is looking to add polystyrene food containers to its banned items list.
  • Mailbag: Bag fee is another burden for consumers

    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. Yes, the bags "were never really free" but rather part of the costs "passed on to the...

    All About Food: Run a check on your chicken

    All About Food: Run a check on your chicken
    The latest edition of Food & Wine magazine declares that "fish is the new chicken." Good thing, because chicken, America's most popular protein, has come under scrutiny recently because of food safety infractions that have caused food-borne illnesses....

    Commentary: Polystyrene ban makes perfect sense

    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. Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation has been swirling around about polystyrene, sometimes referred to as...

    City enters agreement for skate park

    The Huntington Beach City Council voted unanimously Friday to enter into a lease agreement with Vans to develop, run and maintain a free, world-class skate park. VF Outdoor Inc., a subsidiary of Vans' parent VF Corp., will lease the 2.7 acres on Center...