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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Shop aimed at moms, daughters

    We've discovered a hidden Newport Beach gem, Naomy & Adrian, a fashion haven for handmade knits and hand-selected apparel, beautiful scarves, handbags and jewelry that you'd normally find in New York or a French boutique. Owner Naomy Kim, a longtime...
  • In the Pipeline: Ham radio to the rescue

    In the Pipeline: Ham radio to the rescue
    A recent headline on Reuters read: "Subculture of Americans prepares for civilization's collapse." The subsequent story documented a subculture of Americans who refer to themselves as "preppers." As the story stated, "Some are driven by a fear of imminent...
  • City Lights: Library found Nemo but needs help finding funding

    Last year — twice, actually — I cried during "Toy Story 3." Yes, I'm not too big a man to admit it. During that last scene, when Andy gingerly passes his childhood toys on to the girl, I pretty much lost it, even though I've stayed dry during...
  • Calendar

    FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY Surf with the Big Dogs The third annual Surf City Surf Dog event takes place in Huntington Beach, with opening ceremonies from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Shorebreak Hotel, 500 Pacific Coast Hwy. A Dog is Beachin' Fashion Show by Dog Is...