| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Next year will mark a major centennial in Huntington Beach — 100 years since George Freeth visited the pier for a surfing demonstration and helped brand the city as a beach-culture mecca.
Count on plenty of 1910s reflections in the coming months....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:57 PM
When the famed marine-life artist Wyland unveils a new piece near the pier on Jan.14, he will be just across from the Golden Bear, where he painted a mural more than 30 years ago — before he was known for his building-size whales.
Wyland will be...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:41 PM
When George Freeth arrived in Huntington Beach a century ago, it wasn't Surf City yet.
Not even close.
On June 20, 1914, Freeth attended the dedication of the Huntington Beach Pier and gave a demonstration of a sport that few, if any, of those present...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:32 PM
It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on.
But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Drive and dine: The Habit, an Irvine-based burger chain, will open its first drive-through location next week at 2200 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, in a former Burger King location in front of the Jo-Ann Fabric superstore. All proceeds raised Sunday and...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Anniversary bargain: All Wahoo's Fish Taco locations will offer the Citrus Slaw Taco for just 25 cents Wednesday, as part of the company's year-long 25th anniversary celebration. The new taco is filled with your choice of carnitas, fish, chicken breast or...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The Cole Porter musical "Anything Goes" may become an octogenarian next year, but it can kick up its heels with the best of them, as is currently being evidenced at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
This vintage piece of artistic fluff, bolstered by...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Edison High School presented a showcase of its performing arts programs at the historic Huntington Beach High School Auditorium on Friday.
Taking the stage that evening were the Edison High School Jazz Ensemble, the Advanced Choir, Percussion Ensemble...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Cameron Lew is truly one of the cool kids of the social media age.
The 17-year-old Huntington Beach High School junior has been shooting and editing videos for his YouTube channel since eighth grade. However, Cameron's filming career started as early as...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Death is an element of life that isn't perceived as beautiful by most, but Jessica Treskes tried to look past the loss of life and expose its beauty with her upcoming art show at Biola University.
From April 22 to 26, the Biola Art Gallery will showcase...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Warm wishes: Calypso St. Barth South Coast Plaza will collect gently used men's, women's and children's sweaters this weekend to donate to Covenant House and will give customers a 20% discount on sweaters in exchange. The promotion will be valid from 10...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:21 AM
How strange to be sitting at lunch at the site of the old Meadowlark Airport with the man whose name will be forever intertwined with it.
For years I've read about Yukio "Dick" Nerio, who purchased the airport in 1947. But it was his son Art Nerio...