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  • In the Pipeline: Many hands make library officially historic

    In the Pipeline: Many hands make library officially historic
    Think of it as "The little library that could." That is, thanks to the help of some very dedicated people. If you haven't heard, the National Park Service recently listed the Huntington Beach Public Library on Triangle Park on the National Register of Historic Places. And that is a very big deal.
  • Mailbag: Bee boxes are 'lawsuit waiting to happen'

    I reside in Landmark, which is a Huntington Beach condominium community for seniors. The Woodshop Club in our community has made wooden boxes in which to raise bees and places those boxes on top of sheds located in our RV parking lot. The sheds are for...

    Council seeks to ban polystyrene packaging

    The Huntington Beach City Council is looking to add polystyrene food containers to its banned items list. Council members voted 5 to 2, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper and Councilman Joe Carchio dissenting, to advise staff to write up two ordinances...

    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....