| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:00 PM
"My dad looked over the fitness chapter because, you know, he knows a lot about that stuff."
That line drew some laughs from the full house upstairs at Barnes & Noble last week, and why not? After all, it was spoken by Katherine Schwarzenegger,...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 5:35 PM
Come check out the new fitness craze that is Kaia F.I.T.! You can take a free Kaia F.I.T. demo class in Huntington Beach at 6 p.m. Monday. (Best to arrive by 5:45 p.m. so the class can start on time.) The class meets at the greenbelt at Ninth Street and...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 5:41 PM
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,...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 10:53 AM
Apparently we have a city councilman in Huntington Beach who is unfamiliar with the United States Constitution, much less the concept of "innocent until proven guilty." Councilman Devin Dwyer likes the idea of publicly "shaming" those who drive drunk,...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 3:51 PM
I've gotten used to the concept of art as therapy. I have friends who have led poetry workshops in homeless and battered women's shelters, and I once attended a reading in England by a woman who had been abused as a child and passed out poetry pamphlets...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:26 PM
If you're looking for a holiday present sure to be appreciated, give the gift of Hyatt with a gift card from Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. The luxurious destination resort offers three restaurants, including the award-winning, AAA Four...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:34 AM
A reader tipped me off to CloudMover Day Spa in Huntington Beach, which recently moved from Old World Village to Five Points Plaza.
Last month, CloudMover Day Spa was named No. 1 Day Spa on the Orange County Hot List, a website that lets people vote...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:57 AM
There's nothing like a good butt-kicking, and I had my own on a recent Friday morning, thanks to the newly opened Orange Theory Fitness in Newport Beach.
The hour-long class was a mix of rowing, treadmill, floor exercises, lunges, arm and core work, all...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:28 PM
"Bring back that loving feeling," so the song says, and with Valentine's Day here, there are plenty of ways to do that. Here are just a few ideas.
The Californian at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa has a special menu for the big night...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Louisiana swelters in the summer. August is the most intense month, with enervating heat and humidity.
Athletes treat admonitions to hydrate well the way we all viewed our mothers' stern warning to stay out of the water for an hour after eating —...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Locals will have another place to shop for retro and vintage-inspired clothes when Unique Vintage opens in downtown Huntington Beach.
Unique Vintage is hosting a grand opening party starting at noon March 9 at its shop, 155 Fifth St., next to Forever...