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Huntington Beach Happenings

by: Chris MacDonald
Posted: March 25, 2019


HUNTINGTON BEACH...Congratulations to Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach Member Pete Jantz on his 65 Years of being in Kiwanis and having perfect attendance.

Huntington Beach Public Works Director Travis Hopkins Executive Assistant Kirsty Bacon Said: Fixit Clinic Fix your broken stuff - Saturday, April 6 at 9:30am - 12:30pm at The Senior Center in Central Park - 18041 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA. This is a free family-friendly event (Children age 6 and up are welcome when accompanied by responsible adult) Bring: 1- your broken or non-working electronics, small appliances, toys, bikes, clothing, etc 2- accessories, parts, and tools you already own that might be helpful 3- any knowledge or advance research you've done on the issue 4- boxes, bags and/or small containers to organize (and carry) parts Questions? Contact

From Huntington Beach City Councilman Patrick Brenden, the following recap of the Council Meeting held on March 18th:

City Manager Fred Wilson announced that the 3rd Annual HB Citizens’ Academy will take place from March 1 through July 22. Details are available on the City’s website.

City Attorney Gates reported on five lawsuits the City has filed against illegal Residential Sober Living businesses. Most have ceased operations. Council amended the previously approved Park Playground Equipment Replacement Priority List, adding Tarbox Park in the amount of $91,000. Council voted to authorize the execution of a contract with Erickson-Hall Construction Co. for Program Management Services for modernization of the Police Department headquarters building.

Council approved recommendations from the City Counci Intergovernmental Relations Committee as follows:

(1) Support AB136 regarding Alcohol and Drug programs,

(2) Support AB 510 regarding Local Govt. Records, (3) Support AB 1190 regarding unmanned aircraft, (4) Oppose unless amended AB 377 regarding Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations, and (5) authorize Mayor to send letter of support to the CPUC in support of So Cal Gas Company’s request to allow customers to purchase renewable natural gas for their homes. Council Members Delgleize and Brenden were absent from the meeting due to participation in meetings with legislators in Sacramento, advocating on behalf of HB residents.

Also from Councilman Brenden, a reminder that the next meeting of the Jet Noise Commission will be March 25th at 5:30pm in the Maddy Room at the Central Library.

Huntington Beach Starbucks Manager Kathleen McCollum Said: The newest Starbucks Location at Warner Dale Square at Warner & Springdale is scheduled to open on Thursday May 2nd, 2019.

Seal Beach City Clerk Gloria Harper Said: The Seal Beach City Council meets The 2nd & 4th Monday. The next meeting is 3/25. The 3/11 City Council and 3/13 Strategic Planning Workshop videos are online at: .

Lake Elsinore Mayor Steve Manos Said: Watch The Super Bloom 2019 Press Conference. Click on this link: This gives Instructions to people wanting to come experience The Super Bloom there. You might ask why I'm mentioning this. Because it has been the talk of the area to many people that I know even from here.

Use and save money where you shop Locally. You can save money from Balboa BBQ, The Cake Box Pastries, Crunch HB Gym, Shoe Repair, Mumbi's Designs, Action Carpet Care, Sentry Pest Management and The Surf City Store.

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