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Huntington Beach police and fire departments rushed out to 17th Street next to Huntington Beach High School on Wednesday morning after receiving a call that two cars were involved in a traffic accident, where a driver was believed to be under the...
For 16-year-old Conner Reeves, March 2 was just another Saturday morning to go surfing — until he found himself saving a man's life. "My friend had a competition down at Golden West. I never surf there, so I just went with her just to surf there...
The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation into a string of 16 fatal overdoses tied to powerful narcotics prescribed by a prominent Orange County physician. Dr. Van Vu, a pain management specialist in Huntington Beach, was featured in...
Shelly Campbell claims she can't even draw a stick man, so making a life-like portrait of her son, Brian — his distinct strawberry-blond hair and pale skin — was quite the task for her and her family. While the picture didn't turn out...
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Orange County health officials closed 1,000 feet of coastline in Huntington State Beach on Sunday due to possible contamination. On its website, the Orange County Health Care Agency said the beach was closed near Magnolia Street in Huntington Beach...
AltaMed Health Services, a community health provider with a clinic in Huntington Beach, has gotten a $350,000 federal grant to provide HIV/AIDS services. The Ryan White Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will go toward...
If, as several experts anticipate, the Supreme Court strikes down some or all of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), California will find itself in the untenable position of having promised services it cannot possibly provide without...
Tags: Plan B (drug), Politics, Insurance, Health, U.S. Supreme Court
Marina High School has announced a series of fundraisers in the coming weeks for the family of Austin Brashears, the class of 2009 graduate who died Saturday in a crash in New Zealand. Principal Paul Morrow said the school has partnered with a pair of...
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I've been battling skin cancer for the past two months. More accurately, I've been battling my HMO to get my cancer removed. The good news is that surgery offered a complete cure for this type of cancer, and it is now gone. The bad news is that the...
A year ago, my editor at this paper was nice enough to let me write about the five-year anniversary of one of my four sons being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Writing about a devastating diagnosis was cathartic, and now I have a positive update....
Nick Marshall was thrilled to be part of the action June 7 at the Orange County All-Star Seniors baseball game at Glover Stadium in Anaheim. He also felt humbled to be a part of the spotlight Saturday when he made his final appearance as a high school...
Patricia Cosulich doesn't expect many people to actually shoot 1,000 free throws in four hours Friday at Huntington Beach High School. But even if they come up short, she hopes that number will stay with them. Patricia, co-president of the World...
Tags: High School Sports, Charity, Basketball, Social Issues, Sports
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