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Holidays

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  • 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....
  • 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: Build that yoga wardrobe

    Strike a pose: Yoga and activewear apparel designer Solow will hold an event hosted by yogi Angela Leigh of Equinox gym from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Irvine Spectrum Center's Nordstrom store. Attendees will enjoy cold-pressed juices and other...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On Theater: Eclectic season at Golden West

    Golden West College's 2013-14 theater season offers something for every taste, from the chilling promise of a totalitarian future to what has been hailed as the funniest farce ever written. The chiller leads off the GWC parade. It's "1984" — a...
  • Retail Therapy: Think big on Labor Day

    Big buys: Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to shop for major purchases like home and patio furniture, appliances and new cars. For appliances, consider the Sears Outlet at 500 W. Warner Ave., Santa Ana, which features deep discounts on scratch-and-...
  • Mailbag: Change on H.B. council? Prove it

    Regarding "Change coming to city council?" Nov. 15: What new era? The Huntington Beach term-limits policies must be revisited. The current system is similar to Russia's, where Putin was able to run for a new term after being out of office a few years. We...
  • From The Boathouse: Advice about holiday lights

    Ahoy! This week is Thanksgiving then the notorious Black Friday sales, and all I can think about are the upcoming boat parades in Orange County's three harbors, which I mentioned in last week's column. What really excites me are the creative styles,...