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November 7, 1998 |
Police are searching for whoever set fires Thursday inside a Huntington Beach High School girls restroom while classes were in session. The incident left three maintenance workers injured and caused about $2,000 in damage. The school employees, Brad Ennis, 42; Chris Metro, 30; both of Huntington Beach, and Frank Vasquez, 58, of Westminster, were taken to Pacifica Hospital, treated for smoke inhalation and released Thursday, police said. Huntington Beach Det.
September 18, 1998 |
When Dawn Mirone's government class at Laguna Beach High School begins verbal reports this morning, the talk of politics and partisanship will include a few familiar names: Bill, Monica, Linda and Ken. Since school started last week, the sex scandal involving President Clinton has been the social studies teacher's hook to excite students about the Constitution, political parties, congressional committees and impeachment proceedings. Never before have the headlines so livened up her lesson plans.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 1998 |
An ambitious campaign to put the water back in Huntington Beach High School's swimming pool moved forward this month with a $100,000 state grant. Assemblyman Scott Baugh, who helped launch the $600,000-drive last December, told the high school's foundation the grant was approved as part of the state budget last month, according to Tom Shaw, the foundation's vice president.
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.
August 25, 1998 |
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.
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.
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 |
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.