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  • County alerts public after rabid bat found in H.B.

    A live bat with rabies was found at a Big Lots parking lot in Huntington Beach on Sunday, and health officials are looking for anyone who may have been infected.
  • Huntington Beach High ends measles-related ban on unvaccinated students

    Huntington Beach High ends measles-related ban on unvaccinated students
    The Huntington Beach Union High School District lifted a ban on students lacking measles vaccinations, allowing about two dozen teenagers without proof of immunization to return to Huntington Beach High School last week. Orange County health officials...

    Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

    Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29
    Students at Huntington Beach High School who have not been vaccinated for measles are being kept out of school until Jan. 29 after a student tested positive for the contagious virus, the Orange County Health Care Agency said Monday. The male student...

    Editorial: Parents, vaccinate your kids

    Guess what's back? Measles. Really. This shouldn't be. The dangerous trend of not vaccinating children is leading to an uptick in a highly preventable disease that was all but eradicated in Southern California. Children are needlessly suffering from...

    Relay for Life takes defiant stand against cancer

    After losing her mother to colon cancer about four years ago, Golboo Davari needed to do something thing to help her cope with the loss and find a way to help others with the disease. Rather than simply donate money to the American Cancer Society, she...