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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Homeless man arrested for alleged sex with minor

    Homeless man arrested for alleged sex with minor
    A Huntington Beach homeless man was arrested on suspicion of having unlawful sex with a minor around 7 a.m. Friday. Huntington Beach Police Department patrol officers found Christopher Lee Miller, 28, sleeping under a comforter with a 15-year-old girl...
  • In the Pipeline: 'A lovely venue in a lovely town'

    In the Pipeline: 'A lovely venue in a lovely town'
    The Golden Bear closed down in January 1986, though to hang around people who frequented the place, you might swear the dark, cozy, intimate musical venue once located near PCH and Main is still there. People speak of it in such loving and present terms,...
  • Mailbag: Measure Z not worth the losses

    By now, many people have seen the orange posters around town that say "No on Z." But what exactly is Measure Z? Measure Z proposes the elimination of a property tax that helps to fund the pensions of public employees. Unfortunately for the city and...
  • In The Pipeline: Hungry in Huntington

    In The Pipeline: Hungry in Huntington
    It's back this Sunday — Huntington Beach's own gastronomic event for the ages, the Taste of Huntington Beach. OK, so maybe I get extra excited as I'm returning as a judge, but even if I wasn't, I'd still be there to support this exceptional cause...
  • Mailbag: Doing the math on LeBard

    Along with school boards urging approval of new funds through Proposition 38, you'd think they would be frugal with the funds they already have — but not the Huntington Beach City School District board. For the last 18 months, they have expended...
  • A sobering math lesson

    A sobering math lesson
    Jesus Lara came to study at the Homework Club after it literally answered his cry. The Huntington Beach resident found himself floundering in the third grade, and not just because of his difficulty grasping math and science. At home after school, he...
  • Natural Perspectives: Photography exhibit filled with eye-catching shots

    Natural Perspectives: Photography exhibit filled with eye-catching shots
    The Photographic Society of Orange County has an exhibit of photos at the Huntington Beach Central Library that features some fine works of art. (Some of my photos are hanging there as well.) There will be a reception at the library gallery from 6:30 to...
  • City Lights: A blessing comes to Oak View library

    There's an old Paul Simon tune called "One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor." The title sentiment can be taken literally — the song, on the surface, is about squabbling apartment tenants — but it can also be taken to mean that what seems...