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  • Company proposes removing oil tanks

    In southeastern Huntington Beach by Pacific Coast Highway, the AES power plant billows white smoke into the sky. A few block north, the Ascon Landfill Site continues its removal of toxic waste. Poseidon Resources awaits approval of its plan to install a...
  • Legislators try to revive old bills

    Local lawmakers used a brief legislative session this month to dust off old bills that never made it, and to push new proposals ahead of the new year. State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) reintroduced two measures that failed last year,...
  • Sunset group sues over annexation, taxes

    A Sunset Beach citizens group has filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach and a county commission, demanding that the city and county either negate the recent annexation of Sunset Beach or require a vote among the community's residents in favor of paying...
  • City: Park project has green light

    An appeals court's recent ruling has given Huntington Beach the ability to build a $22-million senior center in Huntington Central Park, City Atty. Jennifer McGrath said. The court on Monday upheld an Orange County Superior Court judge's ruling that...
  • Growing by a Sunset

    Surf City, here they come. Here comes expansion, as tiny Sunset Beach, one of the last unincorporated islands of Orange County, joins the 200,000-resident fold of Huntington Beach. Here comes the culture of one of the Southland's most offbeat...
  • Mayor could increase his stipend

    Editor's note: Clarification: Mayor Joe Carchio appointed himself to 20 nonpaying positions as liason and he doesn't attend every meeting. All city committees are required to have a council liason. Huntington Beach's mayor stands to expand his city...
  • Appeals Court Seeks Guidance in Gay Marriage Case

    Appeals Court Seeks Guidance in Gay Marriage Case
    A federal appeals court said Tuesday it cannot decide if California's gay marriage ban is constitutional until the state's highest court weighs in on whether Proposition 8's sponsors have the authority to defend the measure.       A three-judge panel of...
  • Liu and Gatto react to Brown's inauguration

    State lawmakers representing Glendale and Burbank said Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural speech on Jan. 4 set the tone for what will prove an austere year in the state capitol. State Sen. Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) said Brown is better able than his...
  • Oak Lawn clerk claims fraud in petition drive

    The signatures of hundreds of Oak Lawn residents were forged on petitions calling for a referendum to change structure of village government, city Clerk Jane Quinlan said in a letter to the village. In the letter dated Jan. 7, Quinlan said the...
  • Sunset annexation on hold

    Huntington Beach's annexation of Sunset Beach is on hold until the Orange County Superior Court makes a final hearing, the court decided Wednesday. Judge Frederick P. Horn set a hearing date for March 2 during proceedings for a lawsuit filed by the...
  • No action sparked by smoking report

    City Council members are less than impressed by a statewide American Lung Association effort to encourage La Cañada Flintridge and other cities to adopt stricter local tobacco-control ordinances. The organization's "State of Tobacco Control 2010"...