| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:35 AM
I wrote about a mural in this column two years ago. It covered a large liquor store wall facing the McDonald's near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Edwards Street, and it depicted all the most iconic McDonald's characters, from Ronald to Grimace to...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Two of my greatest passions had a nasty scuffle recently in Huntington Beach. Animal rights won on the street, while artist rights scored a knockout in the media.
At times like these, it smarts to be in the middle.
For those who missed Chris Epting's...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Last week, Vic and I wrote about my recent visit to Yellowstone National Park. The reason I was in that area was to attend a wildlife photography workshop in Grand Teton National Park. The workshop was sponsored by a photography group called the...
| 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.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Dave Reynolds gave his new exhibit at the International Surfing Museum the title "Minimal Surf."
An alternate name for it, which admittedly sounds like a spice or a cologne, could be "Essence of Surfer."
Reynolds, the museum's exhibits director,...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Sorry for going all "artsy" on you, but when you really think about it, surfers are artists. You could say the board is their paintbrush, and the wave is their canvas.
For Drew Brophy, the whole surfer-artist thing is more literal than figurative.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:39 PM
FRIDAY: Hyatt Regency Resort in Huntington Beach hosts Sunset Splash Concert Series, featuring music from K-Earth 1010. The free show is from 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, call (800) 233-1234.
SATURDAY: Paul Taylor performs at 7 p.m....
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Join Pups N Pinot, a wine connoisseurs', foodies' and pet lovers' ideal afternoon event at the historic Newland House from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday in Huntington Beach. The wine and foods celebration is raising funds for A Leg Up Rescue that's saving lives of...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:53 PM
The boy who never grew up is more than 100 years old, but new fans are now discovering him in Costa Mesa.
One of the most technologically advanced pieces of theater in history has arrived at the Orange County Performing Arts Center — seats,...