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  • HB Reads invites book suggestions

    HB Reads invites book suggestions
    This may be the year when Huntington Beach votes on what HB Reads. The organizers of the annual program, which encourages students and others to read a book with a diversity theme, have opened up the 2014 selection for public input. Between now and July...
  • Council reverses December votes

    The Huntington Beach City Council reversed two December votes at its meeting Tuesday. The council voted 6-0, with Jill Hardy absent, to reverse the Dec. 3 and 17 votes to review Pacific Mobile Home Park's previously approved conversion application and...
  • Mailbag: Independent needs more Huntington Beach

    What has happened to the "Huntington Beach" in the Huntington Beach Independent? You eliminate a popular column (Natural Perspectives) written by Huntington Beach residents, on matters that concern many Huntington Beach residents, and what do we get...
  • Council approves homes on former school sites

    The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday approved the plans of an Orange County firm to demolish and rezone two former school sites in order to construct homes at each site. Tri Pointe Homes will build 130 houses at 20 combined acres of space at the...
  • Top 10 news stories for 2012

    Top 10 news stories for 2012
    There's never a shortage of important stories in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, so choosing 10 is just skimming the top. These 10 most compelling stories are given in order of chronology. There are sad stories that end well and horrible stories...
  • Mailbag: Changes not good for Suburbia Park

    I would like to make some corrections/additions to the letter titled, "LeBard changes will benefit community" in the Nov. 6 Forum section of the HB Independent. Most of the surrounding community does not consider this project to be beneficial. This is...
  • Mailbag: Park location was chosen with seniors in mind

    As a member of the board of directors for the Huntington Beach Council on Aging, I carefully read the letter to the editor from Shelly Stone ("Park is no place for the elderly," Mailbag, March 21) and was pleased that she expressed her worries about...
  • New council members ushered in

    The changing of the guard included some familiar faces along with one new member at Monday's Huntington Beach City Council meeting. Mayor Don Hansen, Mayor Pro Tem Devin Dwyer and Councilman Keith Bohr saw their terms come to an end. Dwyer lost his...
  • Investing in local politics

    Investing in local politics
    Duy Nguyen considers himself a black sheep. The Fountain Valley City Council candidate's only political experience is from studying it in school. He said that while he lacks a political history, his life as a working man should be considered because...
  • Pushing his experience

    Pushing his experience
    Bruce Brandt spends a lot of time around horses. And like some iconic horsemen — say, Clint Eastwood as the Man With No Name — he's on the quiet side. The three-time Huntington Beach City Council candidate, who has volunteered for more than a...
  • Tucker runs on private-sector smarts

    Tucker runs on private-sector smarts
    If Patrick Tucker gets elected to the Fountain Valley City Council this year, he'll have an anonymous janitor somewhere to thank. The vice president of operations for Allen Tire Co., who started his career at a tire store in Florida, decided to...
  • Candidate is all about the numbers

    Candidate is all about the numbers
    While many of the candidates for the Huntington Beach City Council speak of reforming pension, Erik Peterson says he's studied the issue inside and out and knows how to fix it. "I've been studying it for four years," said the planning commissioner, one...