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  • Humanitarian's speech inspires students to help

    When Courtney Liss heard a humanitarian with first-hand experience of the Rwandan genocide was visiting her school to speak to students, she planned on going, but knew the subject would be depressing. By the end of it, the 16-year-old left feeling a...
  • Greer's OC: Get a cut, help Japan

    In response to the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan, Marinello Schools of Beauty is holding a Japan Relief Cut-A-Thon in Huntington Beach through Saturday. The school will offer $5 haircuts; all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for...
  • Sounding Off: There are benefits to Sunset Beach annexation

    Recent comments in the Independent by Jack Markovitz of the Citizen's Assn. of Sunset Beach give the impression that most of the residents of Sunset Beach are opposed to being annexed by Huntington Beach ("Sunset annexation hearing postponed," March 3)....
  • Poseidon, agencies waiting on San Diego agreement

    Negotiations to buy water from a planned desalination plant in Huntington Beach have stopped while Poseidon Resources waits to resolve a similar situation in San Diego County. The Orange County meetings have been on hold since December while the city...
  • Judge promises rule in Sunset annexation

    The fate of Huntington Beach's annexation of Sunset Beach is in the hands of a judge after attorneys for the city, a county commission and a residents' group squared off in court Thursday. Orange County Superior Court Judge Frederick P. Horn promised...
  • Attorney: We will reject Huntington's offer

    An attorney for a Sunset Beach residents' group said he plans to reject Huntington Beach's offer to annex the beachside community and hold an election on taxes next year. Under the proposal, the Citizen's Assn. of Sunset Beach would dismiss its...
  • H.B. Art Center asks for budget support

    Supporters of the Huntington Beach Art Center have launched a grass-roots campaign to encourage city leaders to spare the arts as they look to cut $3.5 million from their budget for the next fiscal year. Kate Hoffman, the center's executive director, and...
  • City School District names new trustee

    The Huntington Beach City School District has named Shari Kowalke, a parent at two district schools, as its new trustee. The board chose Kowalke on Tuesday over three other finalists to replace Shirley Carey, a longtime trustee who died March 22....
  • Commission approves annexation application

    Huntington Beach was given the official green light Wednesday morning to absorb the small community of Sunset Beach. The Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, unanimously approved Huntington's annexation application of the 106-year-...
  • Council inducts new members

    The applause felt nearly endless Monday night as Huntington Beach changed its guard and voted Councilman Joe Carchio in as mayor. Community members showed up to say thanks to outgoing members with flowers, gifts and hugs, and to welcome the incoming...
  • New members sworn in to Fountain Valley City Council

    New members sworn in to Fountain Valley City Council
    The Fountain Valley City Council swore in two new councilmen Tuesday night and welcomed back a 20-year incumbent as the city changed guards. Councilman John Collins and newly elected Mark McCurdy and Michael Vo, the city's first Vietnamese American...
  • Mailbag: Hansen's act wasn't fooling anyone at meeting

    While the transition from "old" City Council to "new" City Council went smoothly at the meeting Monday evening, it was nevertheless disconcerting to see Councilman Don Hansen shamelessly throw his political weight around in ducking his rotation turn for...