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  • Retail Therapy: A merger by Design

    Better than Pinterest: Interior decorator Thomas Lavin and the Blake House showroom at the Laguna Design Center have merged to become Thomas Lavin at Blake House. The new combined space, open to the public, was launched with a party hosted by Elle Décor...
  • Ex-library clerk could get jury trial

    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...
  • Retail Therapy: Dinner for a good cause

    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...
  • Library displays historic pictures to remind people of bygone era

    Library displays historic pictures to remind people of bygone era
    Gone are the days when Huntington Beach residents could walk past the metal arches that once connected the four corners of Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway or sit in a Red Car trolley waiting as a cow strolled across the tracks. But those moments...
  • Retail Therapy: Books for those in need

    Story time: Westminster Mall will host a family-friendly Book Blast from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in its center court area. Kids will enjoy readings, giveaways and story-inspired activities. Families are invited to bring a new or gently used book to be...
  • In the Pipeline: Norma Gibbs has been a jewel for H.B.

    In the Pipeline: Norma Gibbs has been a jewel for H.B.
    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...
  • Library to host annual authors festival

    Library to host annual authors festival
    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...
  • Retail Therapy: On its day, Bruxie thinks of others

    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...
  • In the Pipeline: AQMD makes another run at fire rings

    In the Pipeline: AQMD makes another run at fire rings
    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...
  • Library's roots in the city run deep

    Library's roots in the city run deep
    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...
  • Toys find a little nighttime mischief at Huntington Beach Library

    Toys find a little nighttime mischief at Huntington Beach Library
    The Tabby Theater at the Huntington Beach Public Library echoed with children's laughter as they watched a slide show about their toys' adventures the night before. Thirty-seven toys participated in the third annual Great Stuffed Animal Sleepover,...
  • Friends of the Libraries: For a library lover, this tops Christmas

    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...