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  • Ocean View delays asbestos removal at closed school

    Ocean View delays asbestos removal at closed school
    Uncertainty remains about when hundreds of students can return to their regular classrooms after trustees of the Ocean View School District agreed Thursday to delay work needed to reopen one of three campuses closed after asbestos was discovered.
  • Ocean View facing $7.8 million budget hole over asbestos, construction

    The Ocean View School District, rocked by an asbestos cleanup that has closed schools and displaced students, now faces a budget shortfall of an estimated $7.8 million. "You went from being a stable district to a district that's facing insolvency,"...

    Around Town: Hazardous-waste collection Saturday

    Orange County Waste & Recycling invites the public to commemorate America Recycles Day on Saturday by taking household hazardous waste to a free collection center in Huntington Beach from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Household hazardous waste includes common...

    Commentary: Ocean View School District coming together after asbestos scare

    This has certainly been a challenging time for the students, parents, teachers and staff of the Ocean View School District. When trace levels of asbestos were detected in some classrooms, out of an abundance of caution the difficult decision was made...

    8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay open

    8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay open
    Eight Ocean View School District campuses will remain open after recent testing found no unsafe levels of asbestos in classrooms, the district says. The Huntington Beach district had vowed to test all 11 schools where construction recently took place in...