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  • Court rules state law overrides O.C. restrictions on sex offenders

    A panel of California appeals court judges found Friday that state law trumps Orange County's regulations on sex offenders that ban them from parks and beaches.
  • Council: No ban on Styrofoam

    Council: No ban on Styrofoam
    The Huntington Beach City Council will not ban polystyrene food packaging from the city. The proposal, first raised in October, failed Tuesday on a 4-3 vote. Mayor Pro Tem Joe Shaw and Councilwomen Connie Boardman and Jill Hardy voted for the ban....

    City seeks more input on polystyrene

    Talks over whether to ban polystyrene food containers and other products in Huntington Beach will wait until the new year. The City Council voted 5 to 2 on Monday to table discussions on banning products commonly known by the brand name Styrofoam...

    Plan pushes for cycling-friendly city

    Huntington Beach has adopted its first Bicycle Master Plan to assist the city in creating a better cycling infrastructure. The City Council on Monday largely expressed support for the plan, but it narrowly passed on a 4-3 vote after Councilman Jim...

    Matthew Harper named new H.B. mayor

    Matthew Harper named new H.B. mayor
    With a nomination from a former mayor and a second by a rookie council member, the votes were cast and a new Huntington Beach mayor was named. The City Council voted unanimously Monday, with Councilman Joe Carchio absent, to name Matthew Harper the 59th...