| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Jabba the Hutt, the bloated, slimy gangster of the"Star Wars"universe, both made and ran into plenty of trouble on the desert planet of Tatooine, his home base for crime. But he might have found Huntington Beach even more treacherous.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:42 PM
When the Orange County Women's Chorus commissioned Kirke Mechem to compose a piece to celebrate their 15th anniversary, he gave them "We Can Sing That" — a song about how the choir can perform any kind of music effortlessly.
If Mechem had titled...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The Festival Ballet Theatre will bring a timeless love story to life during its spring production of"Sleeping Beauty,"which is set to grace the Irvine Barclay Theatre on March 24 and 25.
In true corps de ballet fashion, guest American Ballet Theatre...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Lloyd Glick has played the trumpet for almost 80 years.
Forty of those have been with the Huntington Beach Concert Band, where he is the oldest player and the only remaining pioneer member.
"I just love playing the trumpet and enjoy the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:16 PM
All that scholastic stress paying off
Chloe J. Lippold of Huntington Beach has been named a President's Scholar with the 2013 incoming freshman class at Cal State Long Beach. She will receive a full, four-year scholarship from the...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:01 AM
I love talking to former Major League ballplayer and Angels' broadcaster Rex Hudler. "The Wonder Dog" as he is known, just always exudes so much enthusiasm and feel-good energy. He's energetic, spiritual, and seems to spend every waking moment trying to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Surfing can be more than catching a few waves with friends.
For some, it's about empowerment and the feeling of being able to accomplish anything they put their minds to, said Paulette Wilhelmy, a spokeswoman for the upcoming Surf's Up for Down Syndrome...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Grant Sevdayan founded the Huntington Beach Symphony to fill a vacuum in the local musical landscape.
Although the city offered a vibrant rock scene, Sevdayan also knew of formally trained classical musicians who were forced to stay home or drive 15...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This year's sixth annual Surf City Splash raised $100,000 for several charities, according to a news release from the Surf City Rotary Club of Huntington Beach.
More than 230 guests attented the event at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, enjoying...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Richard Robitaille feels gratified when the twins race to him, waving greetings.
They're not his children; they're not even related. They are 5-year-old boys who he has nurtured for more than a year with his wife Patricia.
Although this responsibility...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Huntington Beach Youth Character Awards will honor youths whose achievements demonstrate a commitment to qualities associated with good character.
The ceremony, sponsored by the local Children's Needs Task Force and the city, will be at 10 a.m....
| May 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Summer is in the air and for many Huntington Beach locals that means one thing, The Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
Anticipation is palpable for the brand new sponsors and the community can't wait to see what they're bringing. One thing for certain, the...