Helping Kids Who Have to Swim Against the Tide

They live just a few miles from Huntington Beach’s iconic pier, but many children in the city’s low-income Oak View neighborhood have no experience in the ocean. A program, dubbed Reach Beyond the Beach, gives them a chance to learn the lessons of lifeguards.

This Week’s Civic Agenda

Huntington Beach elected officials look to hike their expense account limits while Fountain Valley considers pay hikes. Meanwhile, Santa Ana debates the future of park rangers.