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New Year's Day

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  • A concert for a friend

     A concert for a friend
    "I love you, and don't worry," she texted. "I love you too," he replied. Riding home on a Triumph Bonneville T100 about four hours later, Christian DaSilva was involved in a collision with a Lexus sedan. He did not survive. Those were the last words...
  • Laughter's up in Surf City

    Laughter's up in Surf City
    The first joke Jeff Capri played on his future partner was a practical one. In the 1980s, when Bob Perkell was producing comedy shows in Southern California, he got a phone call raving about Capri. The voice on the phone, which claimed to be that of...
  • Local organ donors to be honored on float

    Local organ donors to be honored on float
    Shelly Campbell claims she can't even draw a stick man, so making a life-like portrait of her son, Brian — his distinct strawberry-blond hair and pale skin — was quite the task for her and her family. While the picture didn't turn out...
  • Tiki taken seriously

    Tiki taken seriously
    If the rain persists next week in Huntington Beach, Randy Wong has a simple response: Bring it on. The Hawaii native will visit Surf City the last three days of 2010 as bassist and musical director of the Waitiki 7, an eclectic band that combines jazz,...
  • In The Pipeline: Fruitful centuries

    "Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Mark Twain "The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person." Andy Rooney I received a note from my friend Kathleen Olson last week. She works at...
  • Businesses offering family-friendly activities

    As winter break comes to a close, now is the time to pack in as much fun as possible before it's back to school. Here is a list of places to go before school starts back up: Thursday Grab scarves and sweaters to ice skate only a hop, skip and jump away...
  • Greer's OC: Start the year off right

    Still looking for ideas on where to ring in 2011? Here are some great local spots celebrating New Year's Eve. * Sol Cocina Celebrate New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in true Baja style at Sol Cocina without leaving Orange County. On Friday, dine on...
  • City Lights: Plastics don't belong in our oceans

    There's a clever and little-seen comedy called "Twenty Bucks" that follows the path of a $20 bill as it passes from one person to another — a newlywed, a gangster, a struggling author and so on. The idea of the film is that the same object, in...
  • Man suspected of New Year's Eve arson

    The Huntington Beach SWAT team Wednesday morning helped arrest a Santa Ana man and serve a search warrant for his home after he allegedly torched a car last month. Huntington Beach Police Department detectives and the SWAT team arrested Thuan Minh Lam,...
  • Calendar

    TILL SUNDAY Holiday Ice Rink The Strand hosts its annual Holiday Ice Rink at 155 Fifth St., Huntington Beach. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Skate rental is $7 for adults,...
  • Greer's OC: Zubies celebrates 20 years

    Zubies Dry Dock in Huntington Beach will celebrate its 20th anniversary Jan. 7 by rolling prices back to 1992. Celebrate and enjoy food and drink specials all day. Zubies is a great casual dining spot for seafood, steaks, ribs, chicken, pizza and oysters...
  • City Lights: Movie experience still worthwhile

    On New Year's Day, my wife and I saw Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" at the Cinemark at Bella Terra. For those who haven't seen it yet, it's about a young orphan who lives in a train station in Paris and finds escape through the silent movies that play at the...