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On an early Wednesday morning, Signal Snowboards employee Stephen Rezendes applies a coat of epoxy resin to the board he's building, getting a head start for the company's 2013-14 season. Gliding the scraper from nose to tail, Rezendes efficiently...
A group of Huntington Beach residents protested at Mesa Water District's meeting Tuesday night, trying to stop the district from working with Poseidon Resources. To Mesa Water District President James Fisler's surprise, about 10 people were in...
Negotiations between Poseidon Resources and various city and water agencies are underway in hopes to determine potential bidders of desalinated water. Poseidon Resources, which have had talks with the city of Huntington Beach about building a...
Ten years ago, the future of Shipley Nature Center was threatened due to difficult economic times in the city of Huntington Beach. Faced with closure, a group of dedicated volunteers stepped forward to make sure that the gates of Shipley would remain open...
Tags: Invasive Species
Take time off for yourself at a three-day wellness and fitness retreat starting Friday through Sunday with Body Design's all inclusive Fitness Vacation at its Newport Beach studio. The getaway is offered once a month (next one is Sept. 21 to 23, and then...
I would make a bad Amish person because I like electricity. So does Vic. We like it so much that we want to make sure that we keep receiving it, but we wonder where electrical power is going to come from in the future. As the population grows and we...
A state commission has reiterated its concern that the site for Poseidon Resources' proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant may contain wetlands. The California Coastal Commission, in a March 20 letter to Poseidon, requested a number of documents it...
An official with the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board said he knew of no plans to have the board rescind its vote on Poseidon Resources' permit to build a desalination plant, despite rumblings in the community that one member's participation...
Tags: Politics, Water, Conservation, Elections, Environmental Issues
Cameron Lew wants people to give back when they shop. So the 15-year-old made a short documentary, "Factory in a Box," based on the nonprofit Faces Behind the Label. The Huntington Beach-based organization gives people living in rural China the chance to...
Britain's Guardian newspaper reported recently that the construction of many new fossil fuel-burning power plants may prevent the world from keeping global temperature increases at a safe level. A manageable temperature rise is thought by many scientists...
I received an interesting e-mail last week: "With all of the nuclear plant concerns in Japan due to the earthquake/tsunami, it might be timely to do a column on Bolsa Island. Most residents of H.B. and very few politicians realize how close we came to...
Tags: California, Nuclear Power, Human Interest, Politics, Japan
The Bolsa Chica Land Trust has unveiled an ambitious plan for the restoration of the lower bench of the Bolsa Chica mesa, one that officials hope could work as a model for natural habitat restoration statewide. The Trust entered into an agreement in...
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