Across the Area

Westminster extends its closures

CITY of Westminster Civic Center (OC Tribune photo).

Westminster is extending its “limited access” to city facilities, park amenities and services until further notice.

The city is responding to President Donald Trump’s order to extend social distancing through April 30.

Also, the city is extending its suspension of penalties and interests for late payments of utilities and parking violations as well as business license fees incurred beginning March 16. No street sweeping citations will be issued.

City buildings and facilities will be closed to the public but will continue to be staffed during business hours. City Hall is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on alternate Fridays until 4:30 p.m. Call (714) 898-3311.

HB parking lot becomes landing strip

Any port in a storm, any flat place to land.

A single engine airplane landed in a state beach parking lot in Huntington Beach Monday afternoon around 5 p.m. between Newland Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway.

The pilot was uninjured and the reason for the unusual touchdown was not immediately available.

A SINGLE-ENGINE airplane landed in a beach parking lot in Huntington Beach on Tuesday evening (HBFD photo).

Train mishap closes Beach Boulevard

Beach Boulevard in Stanton was closed in both directions Tuesday morning between Katella Avenue and Cerritos Avenue due to what the Orange County Sheriff’s Department refers to as “incident involving a pedestrian and a train.”

Motorists were advised to use alternate routes.



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