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Holidays

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  • 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...
  • Staging the meaning of Christmas

    Staging the meaning of Christmas
    December may have only been two days old, but the nearly 300 people who filled ShoreLife Church's sanctuary Sunday evening were reminded why the church celebrates the Christmas season. The message wasn't delivered by the pastor but by 34 children,...
  • Around Town: Volunteer honored for generosity with time

    The Alzheimer's Family Services Center board member and volunteer Mary Lou Shattuck has been honored with the Orange County Community Foundation's Philanthropy Award. Along with the recognition, Shattuck received a $500 grant for the nonprofit...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Thanks for sharing Christmas caring

    I wanted to write to thank fellow Huntington Beach residents who generously gave of their time and means to help impact thousands of hurting kids this Christmas. Together we were able to pack over 5,600 shoe boxes — filled with toys, school...
  • Mailbag: Plenty of good with legalized fireworks

    In reading your article in the Independent today, you seem to illustrate the negatives of the fireworks program.  It was set as a two-year trial period; in the first year, 10 local nonprofits benefited from more than $400,000 in revenue for four days...
  • Boys' Basketball Roundup: League play takes off

    Boys' Basketball Roundup: League play takes off
    To win the 2013 Academy League boys' basketball championship, teams will have to do one thing: knock off Brethren Christian from its perch. Oxford Academy of Cypress took that first shot of dropping BC from that position, but the host Warriors showed...
  • Boys' Basketball Roundup: Warriors earn title in Palm Springs

    Boys' Basketball Roundup: Warriors earn title in Palm Springs
    Brethren Christian turned up for the start of the upcoming Academy League boys' basketball season by winning a championship during holiday tournament play. The Warriors were in Palm Springs last week for the MaxPreps Holiday Classic. They won all four...
  • Holidays made for busy businesses

    Holidays made for busy businesses
    Huntington Beach businesses got some cheer with their holiday season as they saw more foot traffic than usual during the last few months of 2012, according to local retailers. Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce President Jerry Wheeler was happy to...
  • 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,...
  • Around Town: Thank you for caring for our youth

    Around Town: Thank you for caring for our youth
    The staff of Harbour View Elementary School in Huntington Beach was welcomed Tuesday morning with several bouquets of flowers and a note of thanks. The note read: "Many warm thoughts this holiday season and much gratitude for all that you do and...
  • Boys' Basketball Roundup: Take it to the hoop

    Boys' Basketball Roundup: Take it to the hoop
    Marina, Huntington Beach and Los Alamitos carried the torch for the Sunset League on opening day of the two-day Sunset League vs. Pacific Coast League Challenge on Tuesday, and only one of those teams, Huntington, claimed victory. The Oilers capped...