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  • In the Pipeline: A modest part of baseball history

    "Oh, I almost forgot — we flew up to Sacramento to meet Gov. Brown, too." So chuckled Ocean View Little League manager Jeff Pratto to me recently as we spoke about the head-spinning series of events that have rolled out in the wake of his team's...
  • Natural Perspectives: A photographic tour of Surf City's varied scene

    Natural Perspectives: A photographic tour of Surf City's varied scene
    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...
  • In The Pipeline: Two trees grow in Huntington

    In The Pipeline: Two trees grow in Huntington
    There are many palm trees in Huntington Beach, but few as meaningful as the pair of graceful and slender Mexican fan palms that scrape the sky just several blocks from the ocean on Eighth Street. Like the house they sway in front of, they date back to the...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A Restaurant that's like time machine travel

     The Gossiping Gourmet: A Restaurant that's like time machine travel
    Stepping into A Restaurant is like stepping into a time machine and finding oneself back in a 1940s steakhouse with dim lighting, nail-studded, dark red leather booths, wood paneling, a roaring fireplace and a buzzing bar. When oil was discovered in...
  • From North Korea to Main Street

    From North Korea to Main Street
    Soon after the tragic events of 9/11, artist Gary Simpson was inspired to create a large conceptual piece combining cement with soil from every member state of the United Nations. He called the project "Common Ground 191." He relied on volunteers and...
  • City Lights: The Poet Laureate of reader comments

    Last week, Times Community News got a surprise visit from a poet. No, Rita Dove or Mark Strand didn't stop by the newsroom. But our story on DrunkRescue, a new Huntington Beach business that offers rides home for out-on-the-town drunks, got an online...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: This food not for the faint of heart

    The Gossiping Gourmet: This food not for the faint of heart
    We've all had the experience of walking into a Chinese restaurant and being handed a menu that looks exactly like the menu in every other Chinese restaurant we've been to: egg rolls, wonton soup, kung pao chicken, moo shu pork, sweet and sour shrimp,...
  • Sounding Off: Gulf oil spill reminds us to protect our own wetlands

    The tragedy that struck the coastal wetlands of the Gulf Coast raises the question: Could a similar catastrophe occur to our own wetlands like Bolsa Chica, which is still an active oil field? Over the years, a few oil spills have occurred in the wetland...
  • State cleaning landfill lagoons

    Residents near the Ascon Landfill Site should expect increases in traffic, noise and possibly unpleasant smells as officials begin removing pollutants from the site Monday. The state Department of Toxic Substances Control is overseeing the cleanup and...
  • KOCE announces move to Costa Mesa

    COSTA MESA — KOCE-TV, the Orange County's PBS station that has operated for nearly four decades at Golden West College, will move its facilities to Costa Mesa in the coming months, President and Chief Executive Mel Rogers announced Wednesday. The...
  • Conservancy takes aim at Banning Ranch

    Conservancy takes aim at Banning Ranch
    More than 125 residents and community activists gathered in Costa Mesa to discuss Banning Ranch, a proposed development in West Newport that opponents argue will burden humans and wildlife. The Thursday night meeting at the Neighborhood Community Center...
  • From the Boathouse: Houseboat now a true home

    Ahoy! Good news for permanently affixed floating homes. The Supreme Court issued a decision Jan. 15, in a 7-2 vote, that a floating home is not a boat, hence is not a vessel. U.S. Code defines the word "vessel" as including all means of water...