| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:45 PM
It's comforting to think of "Oklahoma!" not as the scene of devastating tornadoes, but as a landmark musical comedy that retains a good share of its spunk and spirit on this, its 70th anniversary.
True, the corn still may be high as an elephant's eye...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Like any dance performance, Festival Ballet Theatre's production of "Don Quixote" puts its cast through many tempo changes. Its two leads, though, may be operating on a particularly difficult time scale when they join rehearsals Thursday.
Which is to...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
They all share a love of film making and for one night during the fourth annual Surf City Student Film Festival, Huntington Beach Union High School students can showcase their work for the masses.
There are around 20 7-minute films submitted by...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Some columns just seem to strike a chord.
I can tell right away as the emails start to come in when something has truly resonated. Leave it to Meadowlark Airport to unlock so many memories from those who took to the air there, and also those who enjoyed...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The fifth annual 3/1 Marine 5K Run/Walk will be held at 8 a.m. March 9 starting in the parking lot at Beach Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway.
The event helps the Third Battalion/First Marines Foundation pay for the programs, projects and activities...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:53 AM
To young girls, Andrea Licata seems straight out of a fairy tale.
Mesmerized by her glittering tiara, sash and diamond and gold necklace — perks of being Miss Fountain Valley — they stop her to ask, "Are you a real-life princess?"
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A trio of monkeys, one with a pierced lip, kicking up a storm.
Big-voiced Sour Kangaroo testing her moves.
Styrofoam-headgear-toting Whos gallivanting with instruments made from PVC pipe, toilet plungers and badminton birdies.
It's high school, so...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday.
Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Allynne Noelle was portraying a Turning Girl in "Symphony in 3 Movements" when she snapped her Lisfranc ligament.
With adrenaline coursing through her veins, the Huntington Beach-born ballerina didn't discover her injury until she fell out of bed the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:44 AM
The Fountain Valley Community Foundation is hosting the annual Anytime Fitness 5K Fun Run on Feb. 9.
Funds from the run benefit nonprofit groups around Fountain Valley.
The event will include a new optional 1 mile run. Participants who register online...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:23 PM
For some, the 17th annual Surf City Marathon is just another stop on their race tour. But for others, like Lina Fichera, it's something they've been waiting to cross off their bucket list.
Fichera, 49, survived coma and a prognosis of never being able...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:46 AM
It was a shared passion for dancing that brought Gregg Nevitt and his wife, Cami together.
"We met square dancing," Nevitt said. "At that point, I'd also been clogging for eight years. And so while we were dating, she started taking classes."