| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Bill Stewart and Wade Koniakowsky used chance to determine which of them would paint the front side of their board for the Surfboards on Parade exhibit in Huntington Beach.
Still, by the time the public sees the board, any notion of "front" and "back"...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Fourteen years ago, a group of movie lovers banded together to organize the first Newport Beach Film Festival. For the opening-night attraction at Fashion Island, they chose "Sunset Blvd.," the 1950 Billy Wilder drama whose most famous moment features a...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Designer deals: Repeat Boutique is hosting a warehouse blowout sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3001 Redhill Ave., Building 1, Suite 104, Costa Mesa. Enjoy major savings on the nonprofit resale boutique's already low prices. Information:...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:46 AM
I received a note early this week from regular column reader Ron Terranova letting me know that he enjoyed the article about Jeff Lebow and the Harvest Club of Orange County.
He also told me that since retiring he's been doing volunteer work,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:20 PM
When Judy Garland first slipped her feet into those ruby slippers 75 years ago, it's doubtful that she realized she was helping to create a modern classic that has continued to charm people of all ages ever since.
"The Wizard of Oz" has spawned numerous...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The cast of Edison High School's production of "Footloose" was hard at work on a recent Friday afternoon fine-tuning a beginning scene, and director Diane Christensen was just as busy correcting the actors along the way.
The group of about 40 students,...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Bethany Owen bills herself as "The Woman of 1001 Voices & Faces." OK, maybe 1,001 isn't quite true. But the Huntington Beach celebrity impersonator has dozens of personae tucked away in her wardrobe and makeup kit — and she'll summon plenty of...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:57 PM
If the lineup at the annual SoCal Film Festival in Huntington Beach has "beaten path" written all over it, then perhaps titles like "Kung Fu Chicken," "Naked Zombie Girl" and "Ninja Laundry" will suit your macabre tastes.
The festival at the...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Winners of the fourth annual Surf City Student Film Festival have been announced.
Cameron Lew from Huntington Beach High School and his film "Swung" won best overall, nabbing the most points for the night.
Ryan Talbot, also from Huntington, won second...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:57 AM
This column has moved but will not require a new name.
"City Lights" — I originally thought of that title as a play on the city editor position. Now, as I move into the features editor spot, I'm reminded of from where else the inspiration came....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The 2012-13 girls' basketball season got underway this week for several local teams, while several others, make their debuts next week.
The following is a capsule look for the local girls' teams:
Brethren Christian Warriors