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  • Natural Perspectives: Adventures, photo ops are close to home

    Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to me how we were able to pick up right where we left off like no time had passed at all.
  • Building valuable skills

    Students at Marina High School got a glimpse of the real world of construction. They built a house. More than two dozen industrial technology students spent almost two months planning, constructing and putting together the 16-by-16-foot studio...

    Garfield Avenue goes green

    Huntington Beach's streets may get quieter over the next few years, but it won't be for lack of cars or pedestrians. Six years ago, the city began a "green roads" program in which it repaves aging streets with a special concrete that combines asphalt...

    Natural Perspectives: Spending time in desert area of California

    Vic led his Irvine Valley College Emeritus Program bird class for adults to the Mojave National Preserve this past weekend. I tagged along to take photos and provide a guest lecture on the natural history of the area. We stayed for three days at the...

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Delicious Alessa offers new location, fare

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Delicious Alessa offers new location, fare
    The amazing Alessandro Pirozzi has opened a new trattoria in Laguna Beach, Alessa, in the old Pomodoro space. You may have had the pleasure of dining in his Cucina Alessa in Newport or Huntington, but Laguna's version is unique. Although there are many...