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  • Bohr grapples with bankruptcy, home foreclosure

    Huntington Beach City Councilman Keith Bohr appears to be mired in financial difficulties that include an attempted foreclosure on his house, a bankruptcy filed for a downtown-based company he co-owns, and a lawsuit by a lender asking him to pay millions....
  • 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...
  • City Lights: Seeing technology change, in 3D

    Someone asked me the other day about the first specific event in my life that I can recall. After pondering for a moment, I realized that it was going to see "Return of the Jedi" at the Brea Mall in the summer of 1983. Of course, I have vague...
  • 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...
  • Planning leader under investigation

    Planning leader under investigation
    The Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating the chairwoman of the Huntington Beach Planning Commission for voting on a donor's project. Barbara Delgleize accepted $520 from Irvine-based Sares-Regis Group for her unsuccessful 2010 City...
  • Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners

     Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners
    After two years of seemingly endless planning meetings, the Huntington Beach Community Garden is finally going into the ground. The new organic gardens will be at the end of Atlanta Avenue near Brookhurst Street, under the Southern California Edison...