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Holidays

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  • Donate snacks, stockings to troops

    Help send troops a bit of holiday cheer by donating items for Christmas stockings. John R. Peterson Elementary School, Huntington Beach Cub Scout Pack 290 and the YMCA are partnering with a military-outreach nonprofit to assemble stockings full of treats...
  • Clothes for Christmas

    The difference between the haves and the have-nots can sometimes be determined by where you live or the car you drive, but at Huntington Beach high schools, it can also be seen by what you wear on your back. Students come back from winter break wearing...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: "Two Feet, Two Wheels, Two Pedals to Freedom," a show of bicycle-related art by Donnell Brown, Max Sigwart, Demetrius Stelly, Scott Valenzuela and others, runs 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at OMC...
  • Walk, run, ride for water

    Walk, run, ride for water
    There won't be any turkeys in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving in Huntington Beach. But as far as organizer Harvey Saarloos is concerned, thanks will be in order — and not just for the holiday meal ahead. The Seal Beach resident is a member of...
  • 'Thank them really a lot'

     'Thank them really a lot'
    Kneeling at a small U-shaped table, Christopher de Lis was silent as he clutched an orange Sharpie and carefully wrote "thank you" on the front of a blank card. Students around him were chatting and working on various projects, but his concentration...
  • Greer's OC: Holiday sale at art gallery

    Pierside Gallery is celebrating its new location at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach (near Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory) with a grand opening sale. Everything in the showroom is reduced through the holidays! It recently relocated from its longtime...
  • DUI suspects don't deserve shaming

    Apparently we have a city councilman in Huntington Beach who is unfamiliar with the United States Constitution, much less the concept of "innocent until proven guilty." Councilman Devin Dwyer likes the idea of publicly "shaming" those who drive drunk,...
  • City Lights: Physical therapy gets hot

    City Lights: Physical therapy gets hot
    I've gotten used to the concept of art as therapy. I have friends who have led poetry workshops in homeless and battered women's shelters, and I once attended a reading in England by a woman who had been abused as a child and passed out poetry pamphlets...
  • B-I-N-G-O for charity

    B-I-N-G-O for charity
    Diane Waitman may not get rich playing bingo. But she hopes to at least get younger. The Mission Viejo resident ventures to the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge at 11 a.m. every Wednesday to try her luck with the numbers game, as she has for nearly 20 years....
  • A party for the pooches

    A party for the pooches
    The Huntington Beach Youth Shelter will honor some of the most valuable social workers in town Sunday at its annual "Light a Light of Love" celebration. Their human owners are invited, too. The shelter, which offers temporary housing to runaway and...
  • Forgoing name brands for charity

    A group of Huntington Beach teenage girls learned to appreciate the generic brands as they stretched their dollars for the less fortunate. Pacific Coast, the Huntington Beach chapter of the National Charity League, practiced spending within a budget...
  • Natural Perspectives: Protecting California's sea otters

    Vic and I spent the Thanksgiving holidays in Monterey with our son Scott, his wife, Nicole, and their three little daughters, Allison, Lauren and Megan. I missed cooking our holiday dinner, but Thanksgiving is really more about family than food. We...