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NEWS
September 8, 1998
Edison Last appearance: 1995. Record: 22-16-1 in 20 appearances. Highlights: Four-time champion put on one of the most dominating title-game performances in history by defeating Redlands, 55-0, for 1979 Big Five Conference championship. Esperanza Last appearance: 1997 (ninth year in a row). Record: 33-19-1 in 22 appearances. Highlights: Has missed playoffs only once since 1975, winning three championships and finishing as runner-up four times.
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NEWS
August 25, 1998 | SCOTT MARTELLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eight white students were granted transfers Monday from Huntington Beach's Ocean View High School, but the mother of one of them said she still plans to challenge what she sees as a race-based school district policy. The eight were among 32 white students who had been denied transfers to other schools under a Huntington Beach Union High School District policy designed to regulate the ethnic balance of students in the district's eight high schools.
SPORTS
July 1, 1998
Looking for something to do Independence Day before lighting the barbecue grills and bottle rockets? There are several runs scheduled in Orange County for Saturday morning. They include: * The 94th annual Huntington Beach run. There will be a 5K run for adults and 1-mile and half-mile races for children. All races will start and finish at Huntington Beach High School. Huntington Beach residents' 5K run/walk begins at 7:30 a.m.; open 5K run/walk starts at 8:10 a.m.; children's 1-mile run at 9 a.
SPORTS
June 23, 1998
Micah Byrne, a sophomore at Huntington Beach High, won his his fourth consecutive National Scholastic Surfing Assn. Interscholastic title Monday during the championships held south of Huntington Beach Pier. Byrne, who has won five NSSA national titles in various age-group competitions, helped Huntington Beach win its 17th high school title since 1978. San Clemente finished second and Edison was sixth.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1998 | LISA RICHARDSON
Ending a five-year hiatus, the Multicultural Arts Council of Orange County today revives the Kaleidoscope Festival. The festival caps nearly two weeks of concerts and activities marking the debut of Pier Plaza, an open-air venue on the north side of Huntington Beach Pier. Sixteen cultural pavilions, the main feature of the event, will display costumes, instruments, artifacts and ceremonial objects from a variety of cultures.
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March 21, 1998 | JULIO V. CANO
Alumni swimmers who used the Huntington Beach High School pool from 1954 to 1991 are being invited back as part of a campaign to raise $400,000 to reopen the aging facility. The 64-year-old pool has been closed since 1991 because of budget cuts. The school's aquatic teams have been forced to use other pools for practice and competitions. The "Take the Plunge" campaign started in December and has raised $25,000. Organizers hope to reach about 400 alumni swimmers with this latest effort.
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January 6, 1998 | NICK ANDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Pete Wilson's proposal to lengthen the public school year would add eight days to the typical high school student's calendar in Huntington Beach but none at all for students in Garden Grove or Laguna Beach. What accounts for the gap? In a phrase, staff development. Under California law, schools may take up to eight days out of the 180-day school year for teacher training. For teachers, those are work days. For students, they're days off.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1998 | STEVE CHAWKINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a slice of Ventura County's future, look to Huntington Beach and listen above the clacking of the skateboards to a shirtless, whippet-thin high school senior with nipple rings and a puka shell necklace: "Big air! They're all going for big air, big grind, big slash," said Jesse Brunell, watching a young man in drooping camouflage pants execute a midair pirouette. "It's a way of life for just about everyone here. We're into what I call expressive adrenaline."
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