| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Every great community needs a great library. More than any other institution, the public library connects us with our past, enriches our present and prepares us for a better tomorrow.
Our Costa Mesa libraries serve people of all ages, interests and...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Think of it as "The little library that could." That is, thanks to the help of some very dedicated people. If you haven't heard, the National Park Service recently listed the Huntington Beach Public Library on Triangle Park on the National Register of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Scholarship smorgasbord: Local chefs and restaurants have joined with Golden West College for this year's Chefs for Scholarships event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the college's student center. All attendees receive unlimited tastes from nearly 30 vendors...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The 13th annual Taste of Huntington Beach is expected to bring together 50 eateries and 30 wineries and breweries and feature a silent auction and live entertainment. Proceeds will benefit the Huntington Beach Children's Library.
This year the culinary...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:21 PM
A wrongful-termination claim filed by a former Huntington Beach city employee who is deaf could go to a jury trial early next year.
The former library clerk contends that the city failed to provide her with a qualified sign-language interpreter before...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Ron Inchausti knows art when he sees it.
In this case, the art was an authentic BMW 3.0 CSL and Inchausti, the BMW judge at the Huntington Beach Concours d' Elegance, was inspecting every inch from used parts and their installation to the type of...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The Huntington Beach Central Library's stage has had its hands full this year: serving theater, serving God and serving efficiency.
Since last summer, Mariners Church has hosted its Sunday services in the library theater at 7111 Talbert Ave., having...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Norma Gibbs' soft laughter blends peacefully with the wind chimes outside her airy and cozy Huntington Harbour home, which is all decorated for Christmas, complete with fresh-baked cookies and tea on the table.
She is recounting a moment from 1970, just...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:58 AM
The Friends of the Children's Library Author's Festival will return for its 26th year Jan. 28 with nearly two dozen authors slated to make presentations at local schools.
The 23 participating authors will be spread among 14 public and private schools...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Dining with a difference: Gourmet waffle restaurant Bruxie will celebrate its third anniversary with a charity fundraiser Friday; 10% of proceeds will benefit the Independence Fund, which provides all-terrain wheelchairs to injured veterans. Area...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:31 PM
I jotted something down last summer at the South Coast Air Quality Management District hearing held in Newport Beach when the fire pit issue was raging.
It was something that agency Executive Officer Barry Wallerstein said: "We do feel that the future...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Huntington Beach's Main Street Library has undergone repairs and updates over its 62 years of existence, but aside from the subtle alterations, the 9,000-square-foot structure has remained substantially the same.
The library was recently added to the...