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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prized cars draw in the gawkers

    Prized cars draw in the gawkers
    Ron Inchausti knows art when he sees it. In this case, the art was an authentic BMW 3.0 CSL and Inchausti, the BMW judge at the Huntington Beach Concours d' Elegance, was inspecting every inch from used parts and their installation to the type of...
  • Library theater serves up a mixed package

    Library theater serves up a mixed package
    The Huntington Beach Central Library's stage has had its hands full this year: serving theater, serving God and serving efficiency. Since last summer, Mariners Church has hosted its Sunday services in the library theater at 7111 Talbert Ave., having...
  • 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 communal love of fine music

    One note at a time, the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra has picked up tempo in its three years of existence. The HBSO took root in Surf City's rich communal soil in February 2009 with a modest goal of performing two concerts that initial year....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011: Remembering famed author's visit to O.C.

    Editor's note: Michael Miller wrote this article on author and columnist Christopher Hitchens when he visited Newport Beach in 2005. Hitchens died Thursday at age 62. This time last year, Christopher Hitchens was in Kabul, Afghanistan, checking up on the...