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  • Council changes treasurer's duties

    The Huntington Beach City Council has changed the role of the city treasurer to save an estimated $100,000 annually, although the outgoing treasurer has voiced issues with the plan. The council voted unanimously Monday to change the city treasurer's...
  • Parents protest solar panel location

    A group of parents at Dwyer Middle School has started a petition drive against the district's plan to install solar paneling in front of the school, claiming the project would impede the view of the campus and deprive the community of field space. The...
  • High school leader to retire

    The Huntington Beach Union High School District's superintendent is set to retire at the end of the month. Supt. Van W. Riley is retiring after more than seven years from the district, which oversees six high schools, an independent study program, and...
  • Growing by a Sunset

    Surf City, here they come. Here comes expansion, as tiny Sunset Beach, one of the last unincorporated islands of Orange County, joins the 200,000-resident fold of Huntington Beach. Here comes the culture of one of the Southland's most offbeat...
  • Mayor could increase his stipend

    Editor's note: Clarification: Mayor Joe Carchio appointed himself to 20 nonpaying positions as liason and he doesn't attend every meeting. All city committees are required to have a council liason. Huntington Beach's mayor stands to expand his city...
  • City Lights: The 2010 oddball awards

    This is our great high-minded issue of the year. The last week of December, the Independent ranks the top 10 stories of the past 12 months and pays tribute to the major figures in the community who passed away. The year-end retrospective can be joyful...
  • Looking ahead to 2011

    Life in Huntington Beach is never dull, and anything can become an issue with the city's flock of community activists, vocal neighbors and concerned parents. This year promises to stay just as interesting. Here is a list of items sure to keep making...
  • Mailbag: In praise of panels at Dwyer

    It is unfortunate that the parents of Dwyer Middle School feel that their need for community action would be manifested in preventing solar panel placements in areas that aren't pleasing ("Parents protest solar panel site," Dec. 23). I can only wonder...
  • Notable passings of 2010

    The following notable people from the Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley community passed away this year. Juergen W. Bless Bishop Juergen W. Bless did the first blessing at St. Thaddeus Jude Old Catholic Church in Old World Village and served...
  • T-Mobile appealing tower decision

    T-Mobile is asking a federal court to grant it the right to start building two cell towers disguised as palm trees in two city parks, one of which would stand next to an elementary school. T-Mobile West Corp. filed an appeal Dec. 13 to override a U.S....
  • From student to family to community

    From student to family to community
    Students in Huntington Beach High School's new environmental sustainability class aren't just learning how to live green, but are making it a reality at their school. The Environmental Awareness and Responsibility class, which started in the fall out...
  • The complete player

    The complete player
    For Dylan Garrity, his game has always centered around a pass-first mentality. That's a major part of a work ethic the Edison High senior has brought to the basketball court, where he has carved out a highly successful prep career. And the 6-foot-1...