| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:12 PM
I had a very special Veterans Day last week, having had the privilege of spending the morning with Bud Guillot. He's another of the amazingly resolute service members we are honored to have living in Huntington Beach. And like all the others, his story is...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Velda King died peacefully at age 87 at the Solheim Lutheran Home in Eagle Rock, CA. She was born in Riceville, Iowa along with her twin sister Louida Rank who lives in Lincoln City, OR. She outlived her sister Bernita Howekamp, and older twins Paul...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Felicia Coen has been married to her husband, Alvin, for 53 years. Yet every day that passes, she feels like she's losing the love of her life.
Alvin Coen, a three-time mayor of Huntington Beach and a local lawyer, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Midway through the shoot of "The Toy Soldiers," Erik Peter Carlson set off on a quest for a location that would match the vision he'd crafted lovingly on his storyboard.
In layman's terms, that meant finding the right bathroom.
The director needed the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Bargain babes: Save up to 90% on new and gently used infant, toddler and children's clothing, gear, toys and more at the So Cal 4 Kids Consignment Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Sun and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:56 PM
About 20 classic cars and trucks lined the St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church parking lot in Huntington Beach on Saturday for the sixth annual Driving Toward a Cure fundraiser benefiting Alzheimer's disease research.
The thunderous noise of V8 engines...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Alzheimer's center honors distinguished friends
Alzheimer's Family Services Center will celebrate William R. Shankle and Junko Hara as the center's 2014 Distinguished Friend honorees during its 14th Gathering of Friends gala in May.
The married couple...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:49 PM
"She's a one-of-a-kind," Kate Hoffman, executive director at the Huntington Beach Art Center, tells me. "We had over 1,300 people here the other night, 543 pieces from 259 artists. And we have nobody else like her."
Hoffman is talking about Jane Yater....
| May 20, 2014
| 10:08 AM
I recently received my Mayo Clinic Health Letter and one of the main topics was dietary supplements.
All that I have read lately seems to suggest that these supplements are fairly useless and cannot substitute for a well-balanced, healthy diet. Whole...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The third annual Surf City Surf Dog competition weekend will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday with a Doggie Couture Fashion Show at the pet-friendly Shorebreak Hotel, 500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach.
From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, stop by the Hot...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:28 PM
'The Importance of Being Earnest'
Golden West College theater arts department presents Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in the Golden West College Mainstage Theater....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The Alzheimer's Family Services Center board member and volunteer Mary Lou Shattuck has been honored with the Orange County Community Foundation's Philanthropy Award.
Along with the recognition, Shattuck received a $500 grant for the nonprofit...