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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Save big on surf brands

    Huntington Surf & Sport is slashing prices the day after Christmas. The doors open Sunday at 8 a.m. at all four Huntington Beach locations. Almost everything in the store (excluding surfboards and wetsuits) are reduced 20% to 50% Sunday through Tuesday....
  • Greer's OC: Digg on these weekly specials

    The new Asian fusion dining spot, Digg's Restaurant & Bar in Huntington Beach, just started offering a weekend brunch, along with weekly specials including Local Love Mondays, where Huntington Beach residents receive 20% off and Ladies Night Wednesdays,...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Food trucks compete for ultimate glory

    David and Goliath. Spartans and Persians. North vs. South. Good vs. evil. Epic battles have always given us hope, inspired our actions and captured our imaginations. This Saturday, a battle of epic proportions will take place, and although it might not...
  • Natural Perspectives: iCan't get enough of birding apps on iPad

    I bought myself an iPad 2 about three weeks ago and became instantly addicted. I should point out that Vic and I are long-time PC people, not Apple people. Well, we used to be anyway. Vic switched his desktop computer from a PC to Mac this year, so he'...
  • City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens

    City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens
    Christopher Hitchens would have been a darn good high school teacher. That was one of my first memories after hearing that the prolific author and columnist had died Thursday at the age of 62. A leftist for years, then an adamant supporter of the War...