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A snapshot of Huntington Beach 50 years ago today, Dec. 22, 1961, courtesy of the Huntington Beach News: There was a groundbreaking for the Nordlund Village Center on Beach Boulevard between Heil Avenue and Terry Drive. It was announced that soon...
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." So goes one of...
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Mark Twain "The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person." Andy Rooney I received a note from my friend Kathleen Olson last week. She works at...
The Huntington Beach Pier traveled back in time Saturday morning to Missouri of the mid-1800s, the Midwest that Mark Twain immortalized in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." About a dozen boys stood around in overalls, plaid shirts and straw hats...
It was May 10 and it was cold outside and I was inside, at a downtown bar/restaurant awaiting the arrival of the distinguished Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano, which latest book is titled "Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History." I...
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Partnership for cruise line The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), founded nearly 200 years ago to advance geographical science, is to...
Mark Twain once noted, "There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded." Some members of Penn State's board of trustees honestly believe that the...
As summer surges forward, there's plenty of time to catch a festive wave. For fun in the sun, consider the tall-ships gathering in Duluth, Minn., or the Ossipee Valley Fair west of Portland, Maine. For revels under the stars, look to the Candlelight...
You wouldn't expect a kid who grew up on the edge of Harbor Springs to become the adult who with his wife and two kids rode from coast to coast on a bicycle built for four. Who would you expect to do a thing like that? Looking back at his teen years,...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's newest congressman has been appointed to the U.S. House committees on natural resources and the judiciary. Republican Jason Smith, of Salem, won a special election June 4 in southeast Missouri's 8th Congressional...
Bernice "Bernie" Bender Bartholomew, 92, died May 31, 2013, at Emeritus Senior Living in Towson, Md. Born on Aug. 27, 1920, daughter of the late Effie Miller Bender and Mark Twain Bender, Bernice graduated from Salisbury High School in Salisbury. She...
The National Endowment for the Arts announced $1 million in grants for the Big Read projects taking place across the U.S. in 2013-14. The Big Read was launched in 2005 to help create one-city-one-book-style projects; for each title on its list, it...
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