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Holidays

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  • B-I-N-G-O for charity

    B-I-N-G-O for charity
    Diane Waitman may not get rich playing bingo. But she hopes to at least get younger. The Mission Viejo resident ventures to the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge at 11 a.m. every Wednesday to try her luck with the numbers game, as she has for nearly 20 years....
  • A party for the pooches

    A party for the pooches
    The Huntington Beach Youth Shelter will honor some of the most valuable social workers in town Sunday at its annual "Light a Light of Love" celebration. Their human owners are invited, too. The shelter, which offers temporary housing to runaway and...
  • Forgoing name brands for charity

    A group of Huntington Beach teenage girls learned to appreciate the generic brands as they stretched their dollars for the less fortunate. Pacific Coast, the Huntington Beach chapter of the National Charity League, practiced spending within a budget...
  • Natural Perspectives: Protecting California's sea otters

    Vic and I spent the Thanksgiving holidays in Monterey with our son Scott, his wife, Nicole, and their three little daughters, Allison, Lauren and Megan. I missed cooking our holiday dinner, but Thanksgiving is really more about family than food. We...
  • Greer's OC: Hyatt stay for the holidays

    If you're looking for a holiday present sure to be appreciated, give the gift of Hyatt with a gift card from Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. The luxurious destination resort offers three restaurants, including the award-winning, AAA Four...
  • A holiday thanks to Mickey Rooney

    Dear Mr. Rooney, I have been a fan of your films for 50 years, from "Andy Hardy" and "Young Tom Edison" to "The Human Comedy" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." I believe that I have seen and own most of them, but I have always wanted to interest my...
  • Police Files

    Area 1 Birdie Lane: A loud party was reported in the 16400 block at 10:46 p.m. Saturday. The caller said the party was getting louder as the night went on. Edinger Avenue: Petty theft was reported in the 5900 block at 11:40 p.m. Saturday. The caller...
  • Natural Perspectives: Time to recycle, reduce, reuse

    While Lou is busy with Christmas preparations, I decided to take a crack at writing this week's column. The Christmas holidays are a good time to think about trash. That sounds odd until you think about the amount of trash that this holiday generates....
  • Greer's OC: Discover healthy holiday desserts

    Join the new Whole Foods Market at Bella Terra on Thursday for a holiday dessert makeover from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Healthy eating specialist Adriana Lopez will be preparing delicious and healthy holiday desserts without added oils or sweeteners: lemon squares,...
  • City Lights: Girls and boys always love their toys

    "It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!" So exclaims Dr. Seuss' Grinch when he discovers that his attempt to stifle Christmas, by stealing all the presents from under the trees of Whoville, has come up...
  • Chargers edge Oilers in final

    In the first week of the 2010-11 boys' basketball season, Edison High has already taken on two Sunset League foes. Too bad for the Chargers that neither game will count in the upcoming race for the league championship. Edison opened up play Dec. 6...
  • Singing for their special person

    Parents gathered in their scarves and umbrellas under a canopy to escape the rain to watch Robert Gisler Elementary School's orchestra. With cameras, cell phones and video cameras trained on the two dozen students playing violins and acoustic guitars &#...