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  1. Huntington leans toward policy to make labor talks more publicRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Huntington Beach Independent

    City Council members directed staff at a study session Monday to bring forward a policy that would help shed light on the negotiation process with the city's eight employee groups, including police, firefighters and non-public safety personnel, and open the process to public review. The proposal would be discussed during a future council meeting.

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  2. Ex-dentist sentenced to 5 years for 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A former Newport Beach dentist was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for stealing more than $21,000 during a string of bank robberies along the Southern California coast, according to a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles. The FBI dubbed Damian Newhart, 41, the "rolled-sleeves bandit" because he usually wore a button-down shirt with rolled-up sleeves during the heists.

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  3. Virgen: Donahue & Robinson co-chairs for Special Olympics charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Huntington Beach Independent

    What do you think? Is Orange County an area dominated by USC fans? Or are there more UCLA fans than Trojans in the OC? Go to any Orange County bar during the fall for football or drive through most Orange County neighborhoods and you'll see plenty of cardinal and gold. But Terry Donahue, the former Bruins football coach who lives on Balboa Island, believes times are changing.

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  4. 7 civic group members honored for community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Willis Longyear, left, an honoree from Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary, shakes hands with Huntington Beach Independent Editor John Canalis during the Community and Service Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon at the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge. Seven area residents were rewarded for their community service during the second annual Community and Service Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon at the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge.

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  5. Your weekend: Launch summer with a big board, bigger burgers and lots of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Laguna Beach's eighth annual Fete de la Musique on Saturday will showcase singers, dancers and musicians performing at about 35 locations along Forest and Ocean avenues and Coast Highway from 1:30 to 4 p.m. There's also face painting and a children's parade at 12:30 p.m. ? Find out Saturday in Huntington Beach, as the city's visitors bureau tries to break two world records in one afternoon. It's at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza starting at 8:30 a.m. Also in Huntington Beach, Darrell "The Gambler" Sheets, star of A&E reality series "Storage Wars," will gavel the auction at Huntington Harbor Antiques and Art Mall .

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  6. Can 60 people ride the world's biggest surfboard? H.B. will find outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Huntington Beach Independent

    That will be the mind-set for Visit Huntington Beach, the city's visitors bureau, on Saturday as it tries to break two world records in one afternoon. With a Guinness World Record adjudicator set to attend, Visit Huntington Beach will set out to have a record 60 people riding the world's largest surfboard.

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  7. Around Town: Golf tournament Friday will benefit seniorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Huntington Beach Independent

    The Huntington Beach Council on Aging will present its 23rd annual On Course charity golf tournament on Friday at Meadowlark Golf Club in Huntington Beach. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a putting contest, followed by a barbecue lunch, then a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A buffet awards dinner at about 6 p.m. will include raffles, auctions and other activities.

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  8. Newport man dies after bike crash in Huntington BeachRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A Newport Beach man died Saturday of a head injury he suffered two days earlier while biking in a Huntington Beach residential tract, police said. Steven Edward McDonald, 54, fell in the 5100 block of Skylark Drive at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Huntington Beach police said.

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  9. Around Town: Ex-H.B. mayor to discuss desalination at Women's Democratic Club meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Debbie Cook, a former Huntington Beach mayor who is president of the Post Carbon Institute board, will speak on "Ocean Desalination: Oasis or Mirage?" at Tuesday's meeting of the Newport Beach Women's Democratic Club. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Five Crowns restaurant, 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. The public is invited.

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  10. O.C. district to work toward water-purchase deal with proposed desalination plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    The Orange County Water District approved a term sheet Thursday with Poseidon Water that the two agencies can use to negotiate the cost of water from Poseidon's proposed Huntington Beach ocean desalination plant if the district determines it would be worthwhile. After several hours of public comments, the district board of directors voted 7-3 during a special meeting to approve the document, .

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  11. Seal Beach's 100 years trace evolution from wild to mildRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    To some, Seal Beach is Mayberry by the sea. It isn't hustle and bustle like Huntington Beach, nor is it full of high-end homes and shops like Newport Beach.

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  12. Huntington finalizes repeal of city's plastic bag banRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    In about four weeks, shoppers in Huntington Beach will again be able to choose plastic bags and not have to pay 10 cents if they use paper. The City Council voted 6-1 on Monday, with Mayor Jill Hardy dissenting, to finalize its repeal of the city's ban on plastic bags as well as the 10-cent paper bag fee.

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  13. Huntington moves ahead on repeal of plastic bag banRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Huntington Beach is on track to become one of the first cities in California to repeal a ban on single-use plastic bags. City Council members voted 6-1 on Monday to approve an ordinance that would allow supermarkets and retail stores to pack items in plastic bags.

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  14. 2 arrested after high-speed police chase in Newport, H.B.Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A driver was arrested after being pursued at high speeds Sunday by Newport Beach police while his passengers yelled at him to stop, authorities said. Officers said they saw a gray Chevrolet sedan with its headlights off speeding along West Coast Highway near 63rd Street in Newport Beach around 11 p.m. When the driver pulled over near the border of Newport Beach and Huntington Beach, an officer noticed the car's engine was running even though no key was in the ignition, according to Newport Beach police spokeswoman Jennifer Manzella.

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  15. 90 mph chase through Newport, Costa Mesa ends in H.B. man's arrestRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A driver whom police suspect was on drugs was arrested after a chase through Newport Beach and Costa Mesa that reached 90 mph early Tuesday, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine whether Luis Alfonso Rivera, 21, of Huntington Beach is linked to a robbery on the Balboa Peninsula minutes before the pursuit began.

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  16. Busy weekend for beach rescues at Newport, HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Newport Beach lifeguards over the weekend rescued a record number of beachgoers for this time of year, and Huntington Beach Marine Safety officers had their busiest weekend since last summer as warm water and big surf drew crowds to the coast. Lifeguards pulled struggling swimmers from the water 185 times as more than 150,000 people flocked to Newport Beach Saturday and Sunday, according to lifeguard Battalion Chief Mike Halphide.

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  17. F.V. nursing facility sued over death of former patientRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    A lawsuit against a Fountain Valley nursing facility claims that a former patient was injured and died because of insufficient care at the facility. Attorney Stephen Garcia of Long Beach law firm Garcia, Artigliere & Medby alleges in a suit filed March 19 in Orange County Superior Court that Arlayne Hoover died of injuries suffered at ManorCare Health Services at 11680 Warner Ave. The complaint alleges elder abuse, negligence, negligent hiring and supervision, fraud and wrongful death.

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  18. Assemblyman Harper's bills target state plastic bag ban, paper bag fee for repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    As crowds of residents and tourists spent their morning on the warm sands of Huntington Beach, state Assemblyman Matthew Harper said Friday that he has introduced two bills aimed at repealing the state's ban on single-use plastic bags. During a news conference at Pier Plaza downtown, Harper announced Assembly Bill 190, which would rescind the prohibition on plastic bags, and AB 191, which would remove the mandate that grocers charge customers 10 cents for a paper bag.

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  19. Hail covers H.B. sand; voluntary evacuations in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Hail fell along some Orange County beaches Monday, and warnings about lightning strikes prompted voluntary evacuations near the water in Newport Beach. Small hail fell an inch deep in Huntington Beach, according to the National Weather Service .

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  20. Around Town: Free parking for downtown customers this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Huntington Beach Independent

    Caleb Oden of Huntington Beach, right, joins Ed Linck of Newport Beach, Mariana Loya of Newport Beach and Danielle Fowler of Irvine, from left, in wearing traditional kimonos for brides and grooms at the Japanese Kimono Festival & Benefit Fund Drive on Sunday at Irvine Valley College. Proceeds from the event will benefit victims of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

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