| May 16, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Huntington Beach artists can forget about entering their work in Laguna Beach's Festival of Arts open-air show, unless they can prove that they live in one of 34 ZIP codes outside of Surf City.
Under the Festival's present-day rules, Surf City and points...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Craving a fresh and delicious sandwich that's made surfers and locals happy for 40 years?
Make your way over to Jan's Health Bar in Huntington Beach. Founded by Jan Gaffney, one of the original surfer girls from the 1960s and a health food enthusiast...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Come June 15, after the last bell at Huntington Beach High School signals the end of the academic year, Bill Morehouse will leave his darkroom inside classroom I-8 and step into retirement.
"I actually built this darkroom almost all by myself," said...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:47 AM
The Photographic Society of Orange County has an exhibit of photos at the Huntington Beach Central Library that features some fine works of art. (Some of my photos are hanging there as well.) There will be a reception at the library gallery from 6:30 to...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Vic must have decided that he didn't have enough to do what with teaching birding and biology, working with the Amigos, and serving as vice president of Sea and Sage Audubon. He has become a volunteer with the National Forest Service for Cleveland...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:39 PM
The artist traced her giant baby doll concept back to when she cleared out her 10-year-old son's room of toys he no longer touched.
"I had just been stashing things in his room," Joyce Dallal said, describing the size of her now 13-year-old son's past...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:48 PM
While Vic was out on the ocean this past weekend, searching for pelagic birds on a trip with Sea and Sage Audubon, I went to photography boot camp.
Ralph Velasco, a noted local travel photographer, teaches this great refresher course periodically at...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Even though I wasn't born or raised here, there's a reason I feel at home in America.
America's principles align with Islam's teachings. In fact, America's principles are not just based on Judeo-Christian values, but Judeo-Christian-Islamic values. After...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:05 PM
A metal butterfly sculpture was stolen from the newly restored Gibbs Park on Saturday night, said Leslie Gilson, park restoration coordinator for the Huntington Beach Tree Society.
"We think someone used a metal-cutting tool, cut it and took it that...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:56 AM
The Huntington Beach Art Center will hold a reception Saturday for the show "Geometry and Friends" a contemporary exhibition with works by Antonio Beecroft, John Dembski, April Kawaoka, Daniel Man, James Melinat, Christine Nguyen, Pam Posey, Andre...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Some columns just seem to strike a chord.
I can tell right away as the emails start to come in when something has truly resonated. Leave it to Meadowlark Airport to unlock so many memories from those who took to the air there, and also those who enjoyed...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:59 PM
As a lawyer, Jennifer McGrath's world can be a little black and white.
The city attorney for Huntington Beach brings color into it with her photography, which is on display in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal at John Wayne Airport.