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Holidays

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  • Natural Perspectives: A wet and wild weekend adventure

    Vic and I hope that your newspaper arrived dry this morning after six days of that darned pineapple express. We feel like we've been living under a big fire hose. Six solid days of rain belong in Seattle, not here in sunny Southern California. We're sure...
  • Chargers coming together nicely

    Team work. It's what led the Edison boys' basketball team to the Irvine World News Gary Raya Classic title. In the tournament championship game Saturday at University High, Edison defeated Tesoro, 65-51. The Chargers outscored the Titans by 20 points...
  • Edison shows why it's No. 1

    The Edison boys' soccer team, ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, increased its winning streak to start the season to seven by scoring a 3-0 nonleague victory at Capistrano Valley last Friday. Mitchell Alvarez and Jacob Rushing scored and...
  • Public facilities closing for the holidays

    City Hall and other facilities will be shutting down for the holidays to save money. City Hall will be closed Friday to Jan. 2, along with the Edison and Murdy community centers, City Gym, the Michael E. Rodgers Seniors' Center, the Art Center and all...
  • Greer's OC: Save big on surf brands

    Huntington Surf & Sport is slashing prices the day after Christmas. The doors open Sunday at 8 a.m. at all four Huntington Beach locations. Almost everything in the store (excluding surfboards and wetsuits) are reduced 20% to 50% Sunday through Tuesday....
  • Greer's OC: Happy hour all over the county

    Happy Hour Week in Orange County continues through Saturday. Restaurants, bars, pubs and breweries throughout Orange County are mixing and pouring their best drinks and offering tasty appetizers. Some restaurants are following themes, including a "haunted...
  • As easy as pie

    As easy as pie
    The image of the Mona Lisa, a wolf and a sinister skeleton's face were illuminated from within the thick-skinned pumpkins they were carved on, drawing in passersby. A crowd started to form around the small booth as Gene Granata, a master carver, began...
  • Service not to be forgotten

    There is a 94-line statement about Memorial Day outside Huntington Beach City Hall that says more than any editorial the Independent could ever write. That is the city's war memorial, which displays the names of 94 Huntington Beach residents who died...
  • A day to remember

    A day to remember
    Greg Gilboe and his students don't have to attend school Monday. But they're not taking it as a day off. Gilboe, the band director at Huntington Beach High School, plans to bring his 75-member ensemble to the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Pier Plaza....
  • Natural Perspectives: Make it bloom this Memorial Day

    Natural Perspectives: Make it bloom this Memorial Day
    This coming Memorial Day weekend is a three-day holiday. What this often means for most of the country is that it's time to dust off the barbecue and get ready for summer cookouts. Since we have that beach party thing going on all year in our wonderful...
  • City Lights: Amid sharks, plastic

    At least one Huntington Beach resident didn't have a relaxing Memorial Day weekend. But he wouldn't have had it any other way. A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about Tom Jones, an athlete who planned to paddle from Florida to New York to raise...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Visit Santa Julius' workshop

    Freebie of the Week: It's the second annual Julius Holiday Tour from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday — stop by Paul Frank South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa, to enjoy milk, cookies and candy canes while taking a photo with Santa Julius the monkey, Paul...