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As a lawyer, Jennifer McGrath's world can be a little black and white. The city attorney for Huntington Beach brings color into it with her photography, which is on display in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal at John Wayne Airport. McGrath's photographs...
I'd like to use my space this week to talk about "Lincoln." No, not the Steven Spielberg blockbuster that may be front-and-center at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies, and not Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln," now on our television screens. This one is...
In September of 1976 my mother was in the hospital for a mastectomy. Her long bout with cancer had methodically progressed so that surgery was the only answer. I cannot recall a time when I saw my mother so tired, afraid and depressed. It is at these...
Tags: Mastectomy, Hospitals and Clinics
She does not look like a sex slave. Pretty, with coffee-colored skin, looking perhaps 17 years old, she could be a cheerleader, or volleyball player, or a dancer — anything but what is seems she is. But we found her photo online, someone in our...
The place to be this Labor Day weekend is at the 14th annual Costa Mesa Wood Racquet Classic to benefit the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. The fashionable and philanthropic event brings classic style to the forefront, with participants playing with wooden...
The 74th Assembly District candidates raked each other over the coals during the "Feet to the Fire" panel Thursday night. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, and Newport Beach businessman and Democrat Bob...
Surely you've seen those blond kids riding them down along the strand in Huntington. Kind of like a surfboard, but not a surfboard. Kind of like a skateboard, but not a skateboard. Maybe "skurfboard" would have been appropriate, but not as far as Pete...
Tags: Matthew McConaughey, Surfing
Zubies Dry Dock in Huntington Beach will celebrate its 20th anniversary Jan. 7 by rolling prices back to 1992. Celebrate and enjoy food and drink specials all day. Zubies is a great casual dining spot for seafood, steaks, ribs, chicken, pizza and oysters...
A helicopter made an emergency landing in the parking lot of Huntington State Beach on Monday morning after the pilot noticed smoke coming out of its electrical equipment. No one was hurt in the landing, authorities said. The Huntington Beach Fire...
The International Princess Project headquarters near John Wayne Airport stocks thousands of pairs of brilliantly-colored, batik-style drawstring pants known as PUNJAMMIES. This trademarked line of textile wear with an Indian twist targets Western women...
Do you love witnessing a live culinary competition and being a judge too? Join Orange County Sunday Night Chef Fight at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Standards of Excellence showroom in Huntington Beach. At the event, they'll be crowning a new "Champion Chef of...
If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
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