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  • Summer splashes down at community center

    Summer splashes down at community center
    Five-year-old Toby Averill knew what to say to every adult he met on Labor Day. "Thank you for working," he said. For Toby, the day is also synonymous with the Labor Day Pool Party at the Merage Jewish Community Center in Irvine. His family has been...
  • 'Austin Powers' actor suspected in cellmate's death

    An "Austin Powers" actor convicted of torturing a woman in Orange County is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central Valley prison, authorities said Tuesday. Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, allegedly killed his 50-year-old cellmate, who was found dead...
  • Shooting suspect's neighbors stunned

    Residents along the quiet Huntington Beach street where the suspected shooter in the Seal Beach rampage lived were in disbelief that their friendly and caring neighbor allegedly killed eight people. Scott Evans Dekraai allegedly walked into Salon...
  • Greer's OC: Gourmet burger joint opens

    The Umami wait is over. After much speculation as to where the first Umami Burger would open in Orange County, Umami opened at The CAMP in Costa Mesa. The hot Los Angeles-based gourmet burger concept will roll out two more locations in the coming...
  • Shooting suspect's neighbors stunned

    Residents along the quiet Huntington Beach street where the suspected shooter in the Seal Beach rampage lived were in disbelief that their friendly and caring neighbor allegedly killed eight people. Scott Evans Dekraai allegedly walked into Salon...
  • Greer's OC: Enjoy Bella Notte at Hilton

    Join the 22nd annual SPIN gala, Bella Notte, a gourmet food and wine event at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Waterfront Hotel & Resort in Huntington Beach, 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy. Two award-winning chefs, Executive Chef Jeff Littlefield of Shades...
  • Greer's OC: Wood Racquet Classic is hottest event of the summer

    The place to be this Labor Day weekend is at the 14th annual Costa Mesa Wood Racquet Classic to benefit the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. The fashionable and philanthropic event brings classic style to the forefront, with participants playing with wooden...
  • City Lights: One moonwalking step for a man

    City Lights: One moonwalking step for a man
    So now I have done the moonwalk. Or something close to it, at least. Tuesday night, I joined a class at the Dance Asylum studio in Costa Mesa in which two dozen or so students learned the zombie choreography from Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video. No,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Life in the slow lane

    Natural Perspectives: Life in the slow lane
    Vic and I had "slow food" this past week at two events. One was the annual Harvest Potluck by the Huntington Beach Community Garden. The other was the annual picnic in Bommer Canyon in Irvine put on by the Orange County chapter of Slow Food U.S.A. We...
  • Fireworks ballot measure fizzles

    A proposal to decide whether Huntington Beach voters should make so-called "safe and sane" fireworks legal beyond a two-year test run failed this week. The City Council did not get enough votes for a ballot measure that would let voters decide whether...
  • Lions Club shares fireworks revenue

    The Huntington Beach Lions Club donated the money it raised from selling fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday to nonprofits in the city. The club gave $5,000 each to the Huntington Beach Therapeutic Riding Center and Huntington Beach Boy Scout...
  • Shadia: Passover a common belief for both Muslims, Jews

    By now, you know that I'm a Muslim who mingles with Jews. But the other day, I took it a step further and attended a Passover Seder at my friend Jazy's home. Seder is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of Passover. Seder means order. The feast...