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  • Joe Surf: 'The ride still continues' for Chuck Linnen

     Joe Surf: 'The ride still continues' for Chuck Linnen
    Legendary surfer Jack Haley taught him how to shoot the pier. In turn, he taught Corky Carroll to shoot the pier. You might call it surfing's version of "pay it forward," but for Huntington Beach's Chuck Linnen, it was simply a way of life. Linnen...
  • Joe Surf: A wake-up call in Peru

    Remember returning to school after the summer and having to write an essay, "How I spent my summer vacation"? Axel Eaton, about to enter his junior year at Newport Harbor High School, will have some pretty good material to go on — surely more than...
  • Heartfelt tribute lets McCartney's genius be

    As much as I adore The Beatles, the idea of going to a Paul McCartney tribute concert, even one with a symphony, didn't exactly fill me with excitement. After all, the gems of the John Lennon/McCartney catalog have been covered countless times and...
  • From bean fields to ballet: Segerstrom Center celebrates 25 years

    From bean fields to ballet: Segerstrom Center celebrates 25 years
    COSTA MESA — Bonnie Hall was there when the cultural ground in Orange County shifted to the rousing sounds of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. On opening night, Sept. 29, 1986, the soprano and other members of the Pacific Chorale sang the vocal climax...
  • In The Pipeline: Joining the 'Glee' club

    In The Pipeline: Joining the 'Glee' club
    Sitting at a local coffeehouse with Caden Michael Gray, it would be easy to think you're conversing with a seasoned showbiz veteran as opposed to an on-the-rise actor. Then again, both impressions may be accurate. After all, the recent Huntington...
  • Greer's OC: Zubies celebrates 20 years

    Zubies Dry Dock in Huntington Beach will celebrate its 20th anniversary Jan. 7 by rolling prices back to 1992. Celebrate and enjoy food and drink specials all day. Zubies is a great casual dining spot for seafood, steaks, ribs, chicken, pizza and oysters...
  • Segerstrom Center program promises eclectic variety

    Segerstrom Center program promises eclectic variety
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Jan. 13 will kick off its first-ever Off Center Festival, an eclectic nine-day program showcasing cutting-edge theater, music and dance, hip-hop, mash poetry and performance art. Aimed at drawing audiences that...
  • Joe Surf: Teen's wild surf ride not over

    Joe Surf: Teen's wild surf ride not over
    We interrupt this interview with Andrew Doheny… "Mom! I'm on the phone!" Doheny exclaimed. Doheny is a pro surfer, a world traveler and a sponsor's dream. But he's also just 18, so when he's not tearing it up in Indonesia, or Australia, or...
  • District to dedicate new campus

    District to dedicate new campus
    A dedication ceremony is scheduled Friday for the new Coast High School and Huntington Beach Adult School building. The building at 17231 Gothard St. is the new home of the two schools, which share the same space and administration, said Principal...
  • In the Pipeline: Ham radio to the rescue

    In the Pipeline: Ham radio to the rescue
    A recent headline on Reuters read: "Subculture of Americans prepares for civilization's collapse." The subsequent story documented a subculture of Americans who refer to themselves as "preppers." As the story stated, "Some are driven by a fear of imminent...
  • Historic H.B. Post Office could close

    Historic H.B. Post Office could close
    The U.S. Postal Service announced Friday that it is considering shutting down the historic post office in downtown Huntington Beach. Spokesman Richard Maher said the government has launched a study to determine whether it would be feasible to close the...
  • In The Pipeline: Facing surgery with heart

    Two weeks ago, during 5 p.m. Sunday mass at St. Bonaventure, a friend of our family, 16-year old Servite high-schooler Ryan Delcoure, was on the altar. He was receiving a special blessing because the next day, he was going to Children's Hospital Los...