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Holidays

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Top Holidays Articles

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  • 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: Boat parades sooner than you think

    Ahoy! Next week is Thanksgiving, which seems to come faster and faster every year. A lot of people are excited to go shopping the day after the feast, and some will bring out the holiday decorations for their homes. But let's not forget the decorations...
  • 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...
  • Girls' Basketball Roundup: Barons press forward

    Senior forward Marisa Teng scored 16 points Tuesday for Fountain Valley, but the Barons were edged by host El Toro, 55-51, in nonleague girls' basketball action. Teng connected on five three-pointers for the Barons, who took a one-point lead (42-41) into...
  • High School Roundup: Marina tourney coming

    Eighteen CIF Southern Section boys' soccer teams will be in Huntington Beach next week to compete at the 26th annual Marina Holiday Classic. Host Marina, Huntington Beach, Ocean View and Fountain Valley, are the local schools entered in the tournament....
  • Greer's OC: Holidays are hitting Roger's Gardens

    Get a jump-start on the holidays by stopping by the incomparable Roger's Gardens' holiday boutiques, celebrating the magic of Christmas. The team at Roger's Gardens searched throughout the world to bring the most enchanting ornaments representing diverse...
  • Fountain Valley Christmas display sparks controversy

    An enormously bright Christmas display at a house in Fountain Valley is attracting crowds from far and wide, as well as controversy among neighbors, according to KTLA. Jan Stewart covered her home with 65,558 Christmas lights and synced them all to...