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  • F.V. man elected president of state Republican group

    Fountain Valley resident and accountant John W. Briscoe, 63, has replaced Celeste Greig as president of the California Republican Assembly. Greig was ousted in a 84-78 vote during the group's convention April 28. The assembly is a volunteer group that...
  • H.B. leaders consider political moves

    Two Huntington Beach councilmen are looking to take on bigger roles in Orange County. Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper is considering running for the 74th Assembly District, while Councilman Joe Carchio is contemplating throwing his name into the Orange...
  • Briefs: Duo earns wild-card spot for event

    Quinn McCrystal and Billy Hopkins, both of Huntington Beach, have earned a wild-card spot into the O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational which will run between Nov. 6-10 at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz. McCrystal, 23, and Hopkins, 21, were among six...
  • Mailbag: Vote for fireworks, lose my vote

    I kept track two years ago of which City Council members were foolish enough to vote for reinstatement of fireworks in Huntington Beach, and voted against those who ran again. I will do the same this time too. If their homes were set afire by fireworks...
  • New rules for alcohol venues

    Stricter laws for certain Huntington Beach bars and restaurants in the downtown area are on their way. In a 6-1 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper dissenting, the City Council voted to change city changed the regulations on downtown...
  • 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...