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2 Orange County schools closed over asbestos concerns will reopen

2 Orange County schools closed over asbestos concerns will reopen

Hope View and Oak View elementary schools, two of the three Ocean View School District campuses that were closed last school year because of asbestos concerns, will welcome all their students back at the start of the new school year Sept. 9. However, Lake View Elementary will remain closed for the entire school year, the district says. Construction crews have been working since fall to remove small amounts of asbestos, a mineral fiber linked to disease, that were found at the three Huntington Beach schools during a modernization project at 11 district schools. Students from Hope View, Oak View and Lake View — more than 1,600 students in all — were bused to eight other schools...

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