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  • 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...
  • In the Pipeline: Many hands make library officially historic

    In the Pipeline: Many hands make library officially historic
    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...
  • Library: Help save the aquarium

    The Huntington Beach Public Library needs help saving its aquarium. The Lend a Fin campaign was started to save a 100-gallon aquarium that costs about $1,250 a month to maintain. The library is auctioning off a hand-made fish quilt. Bids start at $100,...
  • Authors Fest transforms to four-day event

    The Huntington Beach Library will be holding its 25th Authors Festival, but this year's event will include the newly-created Surf City Kids Book Fest to keep the community's youth interested in reading. Authors Festival co-chairs Sue Welfringer and...
  • In the Pipeline: Fountain Valley's own 'War Horse'

    In the Pipeline: Fountain Valley's own 'War Horse'
    The horses arrived in Costa Mesa this week. As you may have heard, the Tony award-winning "War Horse," one of the most lauded stage productions in decades, is opening at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. And playing a key role in the World War I story...
  • Exploring the other Maverick

     Exploring the other Maverick
    Linda Alexander favors an underdog. The 56-year-old Maryland author's intent is to give a fair shake to those who haven't been a staple of the public eye. Hence, the late Jack Kelly, who died in 1992, served her well as the protagonist of her latest...
  • Nonprofit group told to relocate

    The Huntington Beach City Council gave the Beach Cities Interfaith Services organization a 60-day notice Tuesday night to leave its facility in the Main Street Library and relocate to a property off Gothard Street. The motion passed with a 5-1 vote,...
  • In the Pipeline: Kids quiz the author

    In the Pipeline: Kids quiz the author
    For me, the best part about being an author is the chance to go to schools and not so much talk to kids (though I love doing that), but hear their questions. As good or better than any interviewer that will sit down to talk with you, kids seem to cut...
  • Around Town: Wedding bells are gonna ring

    Around Town: Wedding bells are gonna ring
    Exciting news for Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper. He announced that on Valentine's Day he asked Elizabeth Byrne to marry him. Best news is, she said yes. The couple attended Huntington Beach High School together, but Harper said they didn't start dating...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Taste of H.B. will support Children's Library

    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...