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  • Joe Surf: H.B.'s old surfer and the sea

    Joe Surf: H.B.'s old surfer and the sea
    Bob "Lefty" Phillips may or may not be the oldest surfer in Huntington Beach, but according to his granddaughter Ashlee Spuhler, the title is his. At least until someone proves otherwise. Phillips turned 83 this week, and also got out in the water on...
  • Community Commentary: Childhood obesity tipping the scale

    It's no secret that childhood obesity is a major problem in the United States. In fact, over the past 30 years, childhood obesity rates have tripled. Given the advancements in science and medicine during that same time frame, not to mention improvements...
  • Greer's OC: Finding a cure to Type 1 diabetes

    Chances are you know someone who has diabetes or your life is affected by it. Thankfully, researchers and scientists are dedicating their lives to finding a cure. From 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3, join award-winning documentary filmmakers Lisa Hepner and Guy...
  • Greer's OC: Enjoy Bella Notte at Hilton

    Join the 22nd annual SPIN gala, Bella Notte, a gourmet food and wine event at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Waterfront Hotel & Resort in Huntington Beach, 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy. Two award-winning chefs, Executive Chef Jeff Littlefield of Shades...
  • Greer's OC: Take a different kind of vacation

    Take time off for yourself at a three-day wellness and fitness retreat starting Friday through Sunday with Body Design's all inclusive Fitness Vacation at its Newport Beach studio. The getaway is offered once a month (next one is Sept. 21 to 23, and then...
  • Taking it to the Street

    Taking it to the Street
    When Nicole Burmaster enrolled in a self-defense class earlier this year, the first thing the instructors taught her had nothing to do with punching a bag or aiming a karate chop. Rather, they taught her how to walk. The staff at the Fitness Compound, a...
  • 'Octopus' remembered for his generosity

    'Octopus' remembered for his generosity
    Eric Norris' martial arts clothes were draped over a table laden with his belts and medals Friday afternoon at Mile Square Regional Park. The rest of the table featured other mementos of his 30 years: a motorcycle jacket and helmet, an acoustic guitar,...
  • Greer's OC: Open surf season

    Tuesday marked the beginning of an incredible free concert series at the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, but BMX, fashion, skating and, of course, surf events will continue from morning until night. The venue opens at 7 a.m. or earlier for the...
  • Steinberg: Ugly truth about football

    I love the game of football. It is America's passion for a reason. Athletes learn invaluable life lessons from their participation in football at whatever level they participate. The ability to stay self-disciplined, put hard work ahead of immediate...
  • Steinberg: Plenty to do nearby

    There may be a more gorgeous, beautiful combination of water, views and city than our little glistening isle, but for during a recent afternoon, Newport Beach is heaven. Newport might contain, as does Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach, as...
  • Steinberg: Injuries galore in NFL

    Every year at this time the casualty reports from NFL training camps are filled with carnage. So far, Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta, Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, Jets defensive back Aaron Berry, Dolphins wide receiver Armon Binns and Broncos...
  • Ernie Schneider dies at 66; chief administrative officer of O.C. when it declared bankruptcy

    Ernie Schneider dies at 66; chief administrative officer of O.C. when it declared bankruptcy
    Ernie Schneider, the chief administrative officer of Orange County when it declared bankruptcy in 1994 because of its disastrous investment practices, died Saturday at his home in San Juan Capistrano. He was 66. His death, related to liver and kidney...