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Holidays

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  • Annual Halloween event continues in new spot

    Annual Halloween event continues in new spot
    It had been floating around in Tony Nobles' mind that maybe he shouldn't put on his legendary Halloween extravaganza this year. It would be too soon after his home in Fountain Valley was destroyed by fire in January. But organizing the free event for 15...
  • Drug-tainted Halloween candy may have sickened kids, police say

    At least two children in Southern California have reportedly fallen ill after possibly eating Halloween candy tainted with drugs, authorities said. On Sunday, police in Huntington Beach investigated an incident where a child reportedly began showing...
  • Possible tainted candy sends child to hospital

    Huntington Beach police are reminding parents to check their children's Halloween candy after a child was found to have ingested methamphetamine. According to authorities, a child was taken to an Orange County hospital Sunday afternoon after appearing to...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Halloween patrol reveals calm night

    Reporter's Notebook: Halloween patrol reveals calm night
    As Huntington Beach police Sgt. Kent Ferrin made his laps around the city's downtown area, costumed patrons commented on his standard black uniform. "Hey, that's a really convincing cop costume," and "I've seen better cop costumes tonight" or some...
  • Shoe boxes of holiday joy wanted

    Operation Christmas Child will be collecting shoe boxes filled with gifts at Calvary Chapel in Huntington Beach for donation to needy kids around the world. The shoe boxes will be delivered by "bus, train, boats, bikes and even elephants" to youngsters...
  • On Theater: 'Christmas' evokes cozy memories

    On Theater: 'Christmas' evokes cozy memories
    Back in 1951, Gene Kelly and director Vincente Minnelli put together a movie composed entirely of George Gershwin music. The result, "An American in Paris," won the Oscar for Best Picture of that year. Three years later, Hollywood took another shot at...
  • Retail Therapy: Building up to Black Friday

    Discover reading: The Barnes & Noble bookseller at Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave., No. 110, Huntington Beach, is hosting a Discovery Friday event Nov. 22 featuring a full day of activities for the entire family, along with giveaways and book signings....
  • The fun doesn't end on the Fourth

    The fun doesn't end on the Fourth
    The morning after the Fourth of July is a time for people to get rest from the celebrations and libations enjoyed the night before. In the Huntington Beach Pier Plaza parking lot Friday morning, however, there was no rest for the dozens of vendors...
  • City moves to protect senior mobile home parks

    Huntington Beach residents living in senior mobile home parks and fearing their conversion to parks with no age limits may get some protection from the city. Council members voted 5-1 on Monday, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper dissenting and...
  • New rules for alcohol venues

    Stricter laws for certain Huntington Beach bars and restaurants in the downtown area are on their way. In a 6-1 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper dissenting, the City Council voted to change city changed the regulations on downtown...
  • 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...