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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • From the Boathouse: Remember the past and look to the future

    Ahoy! I want to wish everyone a very happy New Year, and it looks like 2013 will be a better year. As we leap into the New Year, take a look at our vital local marine businesses and think about all the local jobs that are created in and around Newport...
  • City Lights: A life's legacy outside of politics

    City Lights: A life's legacy outside of politics
    Saturday afternoon, I sat in a cramped, paper-laden office inside Don the Beachcomber — the kind of setting that evokes thoughts of long hours and minute detail — and listened to a man on a computer screen talk about leaving reality behind:...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Muppets for the mature crowd

    Muppets for the mature crowd
    Henson Alternative's off-Broadway comedy "Stuffed and Unstrung" isn't the kind of puppet show you might have grown up with. Part of the Jim Henson Co. — which brought children "Sesame Street" and "The Muppets" — "Stuffed and Unstrung" is a...
  • In The Pipeline: Starting the year with a splash

    You've seen the Polar Plunges before, right? You know, usually on New Year's Day, a group of people jump into icy ocean waters as a way of welcoming in the new year, thus attracting lots of media attention. The tradition goes back to 1903, when Bernarr...
  • 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,...