| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Two weeks ago I wrote about the mural that once covered a large liquor store wall facing the McDonald's near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Edwards Street. It depicted all of the most iconic McDonald's characters.
I wrote about how the McDonald'...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The Huntington Beach Art Center Foundation is hosting its annual salon-style non juried art show made up of public submissions. The exhibit will run Jan. 18 to Feb. 23 and will feature nearly 200 artists and 400 works in a variety of media.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:57 PM
He labels himself as "Venetophile," or someone obsessed with everything dealing with Venice.
No, not the city in California, but the water-locked city in Italy.
When Tim Reinard, owner of Sunset Gondola in Huntington Beach, was 11 years old, he...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The new Asian fusion dining spot, Digg's Restaurant & Bar in Huntington Beach, just started offering a weekend brunch, along with weekly specials including Local Love Mondays, where Huntington Beach residents receive 20% off and Ladies Night Wednesdays,...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 6:08 PM
Just as she has done for the last 50 years, Jean Hylton, 85, on Monday walked into the small, buttercup-yellow, one-story building on Pacific Coast Highway between 10th and 11th streets.
The building wasn't always yellow — it recently underwent...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:01 PM
When I was growing up, scavenger hunts usually entailed frantically rushing from neighbor to neighbor asking for obscure items like colored Q-tips and, as a pre-teen, embarrassing feminine products, but apparently that is a thing of the past....
| Nov 24, 2010
| 10:52 AM
Pierside Gallery is celebrating its new location at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach (near Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory) with a grand opening sale.
Everything in the showroom is reduced through the holidays! It recently relocated from its longtime...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 3:51 PM
I've gotten used to the concept of art as therapy. I have friends who have led poetry workshops in homeless and battered women's shelters, and I once attended a reading in England by a woman who had been abused as a child and passed out poetry pamphlets...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:04 PM
Laura Berry recalls the big ceremony in January 1969, when the new official flag of Orange County was officially adopted — a flag that she designed.
"They called me the Betsy Ross of Orange County," she said.
It was all part of a countywide high...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:52 PM
In the past three years, HB Reads has taken participants' minds around the world — to Afghanistan, Alaska and Sudan — but this year, it also will give them another language to express their thoughts.
To mirror the subject matter in...