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Holidays

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  • Mailbag: Pardon more than two turkeys

    While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us has that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey's life. And here are some good reasons: •You are what you eat....
  • 'It's a day of appreciations'

     'It's a day of appreciations'
    Frank Tahvildari has spent each Thanksgiving for the last 16 years serving dinner to others. And he's not bored yet. He's doing it again this year. The owner of Tumbleweeds Bar & Grill, 21094 S. Beach Blvd., and two other restaurants in Huntington...
  • Greer's OC: Tradition continues with CdM Christmas Walk

    A favorite holiday tradition, the 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk returns from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. It's the time when thousands gather to celebrate the festivities, which include specials at participating merchants, a dozen bands...
  • Greer's OC: Holiday bazaar happening at Paula Hanson

    Join our favorite eclectic fashion boutique, Paula Hanson in Newport Beach, for a holiday bazaar on Friday and Saturday. Paula Hanson is stocking up with refreshments and unique holiday gifts. These include Moroccan pouf bags and accessories by...
  • In The Pipeline: A home for the holidays

    Billy O'Connell knows how to get things done. Maybe it's the tough Irish accent, or the fact that for years he was an L.A. County sheriff. Whatever it is, when you talk to him, you understand he's a no-nonsense, take-charge sort of guy. So years ago, when...
  • Greer's OC: Some good breakfast on the go

    Need reasons to wake up early? Zimzala, a laid-back bar and eatery at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, just debuted a grab-and-go breakfast/coffee shop called Zim a Go Go. It is open from 6 to 11 a.m. and offers items like breakfast burritos,...
  • Chargers learn many lessons

    Chargers learn many lessons
    Edison girls' water polo coach Diggy Riley knew it'd be a tough week for the Chargers. Starting with a pair of nonleague games last weekend, Edison would face the Nos. 4-5-6 ranked teams in CIF Southern Section Division 1 over a five-day period. That...
  • Mailbag: Cogged stone site is a jewel

    Bolsa Chica is home to a 9,000-year-old archaeological cogged stone site. It was recognized by the Department of the Interior as eligible to be a National Historic Site. It is older than the pyramids and Stonehenge by thousands of years. This site was a...
  • In the Pipeline: Magic in the microfilm

    A snapshot of Huntington Beach 50 years ago today, Dec. 22, 1961, courtesy of the Huntington Beach News: There was a groundbreaking for the Nordlund Village Center on Beach Boulevard between Heil Avenue and Terry Drive. It was announced that soon...
  • Steady Barons on a roll

    The Fountain Valley boys' basketball team is streaking into the holiday weekend. The Barons picked up two victories earlier in the week, the most recent a 69-52 nonleague drubbing of host Yorba Linda. "We played a pretty strong defensive game,...
  • On Theater: 'Box' cast wide shadow at WCT

    The Westminster Community Theater marked its golden anniversary in 2011, and topping that playhouse's artistic achievements was a solid gold production of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "The Shadow Box." Directed by Lenore Stjerne,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Tracing branches on the family tree

    Our stockings aren't hung, our cards are not done, and we haven't done any baking. The calendar, dear, says Christmas is near, but progress we are not making. That original little ditty sums up the status of our Christmas preparations, or lack thereof....