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  • In the Pipeline: In the end, the right side won

    In the Pipeline: In the end, the right side won
    Several months ago, Air Quality Management District Chairman William Burke proclaimed that he was "100% positive" he would be able to ban all fire rings in Southern California. Clearly, he underestimated the power of a little place called Huntington...
  • H.B. man gets prison for trying to rig college election

    SAN DIEGO — A 22-year-old man from Huntington Beach was sentenced Monday to a year in federal prison for stealing the identities and computer passwords of more than 700 students so he could rig an election and become student body president at Cal...
  • Mailbag: Councilman out of step when it comes to caring for people, animals, environment

    Huntington Beach Councilman Matt Harper is from a time gone by. That was a time when we didn't think about what we were doing to the oceans and ocean life but only of our own convenience. Now we have a plastic bag ban. That was a time when pet shops had...
  • Mailbag: Residents right on liquor licenses

    The juxtaposition of your March 10 article on Councilman Keith Bohr's hijacking of a recent council meeting ("Bomburger cancels alcohol license request") in order to criticize the Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Assn. and their work to limit...
  • Sounding Off: Here are the missing Dwyer solar facts

    Huntington Beach City School District board member Celia Jaffe's letter to the Independent titled "More information about Dwyer's solar arrays" (Community Commentary, Feb. 10) failed to include some very important facts the community should know about the...
  • Planning Commission votes to allow oil storage tanks' removal

    The Huntington Beach Planning Commission voted Tuesday to uphold the city's decision to allow a property owner to remove three oil tanks, but the head of a local nonprofit said his group plans to appeal. Commissioner Mark Bixby appealed the January...
  • Council moves funds to protect them

    The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday transferred the assets and property under its redevelopment agency to the city's name to prepay the debt owed to the city in case the state eliminates the redevelopment agency. Gov. Jerry Brown proposed...
  • Mailbag: Time for cooperation on council

    Perhaps, with $600,000 spent cumulatively on recent Huntington Beach elections, resulting in some 2 million pieces of campaign mail distributed in favor of or opposition to candidates or issues, the messages, rather than the messengers, might have...
  • Time out for lovely trees

    Time out for lovely trees
    The poet Joyce Kilmer, in 1913, wrote the oft-quoted lines, "I think that I shall never see / A poem lovely as a tree." The Huntington Beach Tree Society, though, is encouraging people to come as close as they can on Arbor Day. The nonprofit society...
  • Greer's OC: Get used gear at REI

    Don't miss the REI members-only Used Gear Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach. REI will allow members to purchase used and returned gear at substantial discounts. REI is known for the best deals on top-quality...
  • Women's chorus lives on with 'Requiem'

     Women's chorus lives on with 'Requiem'
    If a few more men had shown up in Mary Langsdorf's living room 14 years ago, the Orange County Women's Chorus might never have existed. Langsdorf, the founding president of the Newport Beach-based chorus, sang with her church choir in the 1990s until its...
  • City Lights: Off the beaten path takes on a new beat

    I don't usually take sides as a reporter. During City Council election time, I avoid endorsing candidates; if a dispute arises in town over organized religion, I keep my spiritual views private. But if it comes to supporting Old World Village, the most...