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  • In the Pipeline: 'Ghost bikes' mark earthly tragedies

    In the Pipeline: 'Ghost bikes' mark earthly tragedies
    It started in 2003, in St. Louis, after a man named Patrick Van Der Tuin saw a bicyclist fatally struck by a car. At the accident site, Van Der Tuin placed a bicycle painted white and a hand-painted sign that read "Cyclist Struck Here." The tribute...
  • In the Pipeline: A taste of boba done right

    I think the Taste of Huntington Beach is my favorite event of the year and not just because of how full I am at the end of the day. Since 2002, the Taste has raised more than $400,000 for the Huntington Beach Children's Library. As co-organizer Gail...
  • In the Pipeline: Centered on the creative mind

    In the Pipeline: Centered on the creative mind
    "She's a one-of-a-kind," Kate Hoffman, executive director at the Huntington Beach Art Center, tells me. "We had over 1,300 people here the other night, 543 pieces from 259 artists. And we have nobody else like her." Hoffman is talking about Jane Yater....
  • In the Pipeline: K-9 unit deserves your help

    In the Pipeline: K-9 unit deserves your help
    At the going rate, 27 kilos of cocaine will fetch $1.3 million on the street. But the cost of finding such a cache? The price of a dog's chew toy. After all, that's all Bohdy ever wants in return for uncovering dope, chasing down bad guys or...
  • In the Pipeline: Students caught up in spirit of Dwyer school

    In the Pipeline: Students caught up in spirit of Dwyer school
    Does Ethel Dwyer haunt the Huntington Beach middle school that bears her name? I don't know. But for decades rumors have persisted that the former student, librarian and vice principal at Dwyer Middle School still makes her presence known,...
  • In the Pipeline: Saving Wintersburg, a page at a time

    In the Pipeline: Saving Wintersburg, a page at a time
    "I'm an accidental historic preservationist," Mary Urashima, a government and public affairs consultant, says with a laugh. That may be the case, but she is also a published author and passionate advocate for the subject of her first book, "Historic...
  • In the Pipeline: New entertainment complex brings in new cuisine

    In the Pipeline: New entertainment complex brings in new cuisine
    "Italian enchiladas, orange chicken mole and a homemade, savory corn bread waffle topped with a grilled steak chili cheddar cheese and topped with a fried egg." Executive chef Paul Setola, 28, is running down a few of the new items that he has created...
  • 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: 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...
  • In the Pipeline: Wyland takes on Surfboards on Parade

    In the Pipeline: Wyland takes on Surfboards on Parade
    When the famed marine-life artist Wyland unveils a new piece near the pier on Jan.14, he will be just across from the Golden Bear, where he painted a mural more than 30 years ago — before he was known for his building-size whales. Wyland will be...
  • 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: Distracted driving leaves map of broken lives

    In the Pipeline: Distracted driving leaves map of broken lives
    The other day I was driving down Talbert Avenue. When I reached Newland Street, I saw the shrine. Poinsettias had been placed where a huge portion of the fence had been ripped out. That's where, on Dec. 14, a car driven by a 77-year-old man collided...