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More than 100 new names were added to Huntington Beach's list of historically significant sites, including several Wintersburg farm properties, according to a study session Monday. There are about 200 sites across Huntington Beach now on the list,...
Our wonderful Chief of Police Ken Small has announced his retirement ("Police chief to retire, May 16"). It is a sad day for Huntington, as Ken truly cared about the safety of our residents and would often go beyond the call of duty, always answering...
The Huntington Beach City Council decided Monday not to send a group letter to the state Coastal Commission opposing a proposed desalination plant for fear they may be sued. Councilman Jim Katapodis' substitute motion to allow individual council...
I have been a citizen of Orange County for 37 years and have frequently enjoyed the beach and the fire rings. Never have I heard of a problem until this year. It appears that the rich of Newport Beach have convinced themselves that they are being...
He didn't expect to be staring at his computer screen for hours on end, but Brian Pavloff caught himself doing just that. Pavloff, president of Variable Speed Solutions in Huntington Beach, had just finished working on a web camera project for the Bolsa...
Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach. Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...
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...
Huntington Beach High School's Sustainability Club is exactly what its name suggests. It's self sufficient after just three years of being in existence, not relying on the Huntington Beach Union High School District for any funding. "The...
The Bolsa Chica Conservancy's mission is to teach and inspire people from Huntington Beach, along with the rest of Southern California, to care for the environment, specifically wetlands and other coastal resources. The 22-year-old, Huntington Beach-...
For about 12 years now, Louann and I have been writing columns for these pages. We regret that this is our last. Presumably, the Independent will be going in a new direction. Unfortunately, the folks there have decided that we — and many other...
The world around us is constantly changing, more so now than ever before in recorded history. Humans are dramatically affecting the natural world. Between global warming and the exploding growth of the human population, which results in the need to...
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