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  • In the Pipeline: Western star in our midst

    In the Pipeline: Western star in our midst
    I received a note early this week from regular column reader Ron Terranova letting me know that he enjoyed the article about Jeff Lebow and the Harvest Club of Orange County. He also told me that since retiring he's been doing volunteer work,...
  • In the Pipeline: Nature abounds, share with those in need

    In the Pipeline: Nature abounds, share with those in need
    It all started about six years ago when Jeff Lebow was on a ladder in his backyard picking persimmons. After harvesting 400 to 500, the abundance struck him as almost comical. So he gathered his excess fruit and delivered it to St. Bonaventure...
  • Ill Repute gets to polish its image

    Ill Repute gets to polish its image
    Ill Repute's reputation has just gotten a boost. The Oxnard-based punk band, which has played on and off for three decades, earned a devoted following with hard-driving tunes like "Clean Cut American Kid." But to find literature about the band, a...
  • In the Pipeline: Guitarist finds recovery in rock

    In the Pipeline: Guitarist finds recovery in rock
    "Most addicts and alcoholics need that stuff to believe in themselves. That's why they call it 'liquid courage,' right? But what we are giving them is musical courage." Longtime Huntington Beach resident Wesley Geer knows what he's talking about on both...
  • In the Pipeline: Help for vets goes beyond sign

    In the Pipeline: Help for vets goes beyond sign
    Leave a little bit of extra time. That's the thing to remember when you stop by Johnny's Saloon on Beach Boulevard to talk to Johnny for a while. It's what I learned one recent night when I had a beer with the burly and bearded Johnny Kresimir in the...
  • In the Pipeline: A baseball league to remember

    In the Pipeline: A baseball league to remember
    Before heading off to Angel Stadium on Saturday to create new baseball memories, I spent the day enjoying baseball history thanks to a gathering of the Pacific Coast League Historical Society at Central Library in Huntington Beach. In the first half...
  • In the Pipeline: Barry Rillera is living rock history

    In the Pipeline: Barry Rillera is living rock history
    "Paul sat down next to me on the plane and asked me how I got that sound out of the guitar. I explained to him how I bent the strings when I played, which nobody was really doing back then, and he said he was anxious to go explain what I was talking about...
  • In the Pipeline: A surf legend in the pink

    The twinkle in his eyes seems to reflect the color pink that he made so popular. "My style on the board was influenced by Fred Astaire. And the color pink I adopted was influenced by David Bowie. I know that might sound a bit weird, but the whole...
  • In the Pipeline: Mom faces down despair after daughter's death

    In the Pipeline: Mom faces down despair after daughter's death
    "I think Kelly would have said, 'Leave it alone, Mom!'" Karen Morehouse is sitting at a counter in her kitchen talking about her daughter, 25-year-old Kelly Blue Morehouse, who was killed one year ago on Goldenwest Street when drunk driver, Tadashi...
  • In The Pipeline: The ghost of the Red Car trains

    In The Pipeline: The ghost of the Red Car trains
    I will never forget, several years ago, when a friend directed me down to the beach adjacent to about Ninth Street to discover a vital piece of Huntington Beach history. There, embedded in the ground, are remnants of the old train tracks that supported...
  • In the Pipeline: Red Cars become part of the ecosystem

    In the Pipeline: Red Cars become part of the ecosystem
    The author Michael Crichton said, "If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree." And so I think he would've been impressed by the many messages I received last week in reaction to my...
  • In The Pipeline: Banning fire rings is overreach

    In The Pipeline: Banning fire rings is overreach
    I did something this week I haven't done in ages. I signed a petition. For a variety of reasons, it's normally not something I do, but when I heard that there was a movement to remove all fire rings from Southern California beaches, I could not resist....