Students returned to an Orange County school for the first time in months after asbestos was discovered in classrooms last fall.
Affected schools in Ocean View School District have been shut down for the last seven days after an asbestos fiber was found in a wipe test at Hope View Elementary.
Frustrated Oak View Elementary students and parents in Huntington Beach marched in front of the Ocean View School District office Monday morning, hoping someone would explain when the children will return to class.
Three elementary schools in Huntington Beach have been shut down due to concerns of asbestos, leaving hundreds of parents to figure out where their children will be going to class in the weeks ahead.
“You guys are putting a child in danger,” said one parent.
At least one Huntington Beach school will remain closed indefinitely, and two more through the end of the week, after classrooms tested positive for asbestos.
Eleven Huntington Beach schools will remain closed for at least another week after an expert confirmed Tuesday a classroom tested positive for asbestos.
An Orange County school district will test every room in its 11 schools for asbestos after questions were raised about whether students were exposed to carcinogenic dust during construction projects earlier this school year.
Several parents in Huntington Beach kept their children out of class Friday over concerns of asbestos contamination.
School officials in Huntington Beach have halted an asbestos abatement project after hearing complaints from parents and a vocal school board member.
An elementary school in Brea remained closed Monday after officials were concerned about asbestos exposure from damage caused by Friday’s 5.1-magnitude earthquake.
Residents in Glendora have hardly moved on from the damage left to their properties and surrounding land by the Colby Fire in January — now they face a new threat.
A demolition crew arrived Wednesday to survey the damage after a massive fire at a historic two-story church in South Los Angeles gutted the building and injured two firefighters.
A developer has been sentenced to four years in prison for violating asbestos handling laws during the renovation of an apartment complex in the San Fernando Valley.