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More than 100 new names were added to Huntington Beach's list of historically significant sites, including several Wintersburg farm properties, according to a study session Monday. There are about 200 sites across Huntington Beach now on the list,...
It's finally feeling like fall, which means time to wear cozy sweaters for cooler weather. At two amazing boutiques in Newport Beach — Sienna Brown Fashion at Corona del Mar Plaza and its sister store Coastal Cool at Crystal Cove Promenade —...
There's a new bug in town, and it's a bad one. The Bagrada bug, a.k.a. harlequin or painted bug, is an alien invasive insect that is spreading like wildfire throughout Southern California. It's a rather pretty creature with a black, shield-shaped body...
Tags: Pakistan, Mustard, Southeast Asia, Kale
Vic and I had "slow food" this past week at two events. One was the annual Harvest Potluck by the Huntington Beach Community Garden. The other was the annual picnic in Bommer Canyon in Irvine put on by the Orange County chapter of Slow Food U.S.A. We...
Tags: Halloween, Holidays, Environmental Issues, Healthy Diet, Oysters
While Vic was out on the ocean this past weekend, searching for pelagic birds on a trip with Sea and Sage Audubon, I went to photography boot camp. Ralph Velasco, a noted local travel photographer, teaches this great refresher course periodically at...
Back-to-school shopping is already starting at Huntington Surf and Sport. All four HSS stores will open Friday at 8 a.m. and the sale will continue through Sunday. A sidewalk sale will take place outside and prices in entire store will be reduced 20%...
Thursday is Groundhog Day. According to legend, if a groundhog comes out of hibernation and sees its shadow on this day, we will have six more weeks of winter. We sure could use more winter. Since California, like most of the United States, hasn't had...
Food, family, friends, and giving thanks for our many blessings. That's what today is all about. Rather than focus on football and Black Friday shopping, Vic and I would rather focus on the food. Slow food, local food, good food. "Slow food" is a recent...
I have a confession to make. I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much. I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
Tags: Heroin, North Carolina, Native Americans, Human Interest, Texas
Wherever Vic and I travel, we study the area, searching for environmental stories. Our recent trip to Tennessee yielded a number of interesting tales about eastern forests. First, we learned that the magnificent forest that we saw in Great Smoky...
This coming Memorial Day weekend is a three-day holiday. What this often means for most of the country is that it's time to dust off the barbecue and get ready for summer cookouts. Since we have that beach party thing going on all year in our wonderful...
I enjoy county fairs. I probably haven't missed one in 30 years. It's cheap entertainment, but it's the down-to-earth style and community spirit of a county fair that appeals to me the most. There was a time when county fairs were exclusively a place...
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