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  • F.V. hospital fined for patient safety violation

    The California Department of Public Health fined Fountain Valley Regional Hospital $75,000 on Friday for failing to follow policies to ensure patient safety.
  • Mailbag: Letter on fire rings misstated facts about Newport

    In the Jan. 16 Huntington Beach Independent, Assembly candidate Emanuel Patrascu writes that it was Keith Curry and his fellow members on the Newport Beach City Council who brought the fire rings issue to the Air Quality Management District. This is...

    Mailbag: Teen driver volunteers do good job saving lives

    Re: "On a mission to fight drunk driving," Huntington Beach Independent, June 13. Micayla Vermeeren is taking steps to make a positive change. I believe her idea will help save lives because young people will be more inclined to call a peer than a...

    Taking it to the Street

    Taking it to the Street
    When Nicole Burmaster enrolled in a self-defense class earlier this year, the first thing the instructors taught her had nothing to do with punching a bag or aiming a karate chop. Rather, they taught her how to walk. The staff at the Fitness Compound, a...

    Relay for Life set for Saturday, Sunday

    More than 600 people are expected to gather this weekend at Huntington Central Park for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. About 44 teams, made up of cancer survivors, family members and friends from Huntington Beach and throughout the county,...