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  • A party for the pooches

    A party for the pooches
    The Huntington Beach Youth Shelter will honor some of the most valuable social workers in town Sunday at its annual "Light a Light of Love" celebration. Their human owners are invited, too. The shelter, which offers temporary housing to runaway and...
  • City Lights: Some toys have a real story

    Oh, those traumatic memories of "Toy Story 3." For some reason, I've kept encountering playthings during my last couple of weeks covering Huntington Beach. First, there was the Course of the Force, a "Star Wars"-themed charity relay in which participants...
  • Pet of The Week

    Perkins is an amiable 2-year-old Labrador Retriever/Staffordshire Terrier mix, who has been described by volunteers as "the perfect dog" and "one of the best pitties we have ever had!" He is friendly with people and likes other dogs as well. Healthy,...
  • Council approves pet sales ordinance

    The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to prohibit the sale of dogs and cats unless they're obtained from shelters, a humane society or a rescue organization, a move that seemed to please all parties involved. The council voted 4 to 3 in favor of...
  • Commentary: Thanks to an animal advocate

    Commentary: Thanks to an animal advocate
    On March 25, about 30 volunteers and staff from Huntington Beach's Orange County Humane Society — along with animal control officers from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa — gathered to pay tribute to Barbara Fischer, an extraordinarily dedicated...
  • Greer's OC: Christmas comes to the fairgrounds

    The Christmas Co., a longtime annual tradition for many Orange County shoppers, returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa from Thursday through Sunday. It's a four-day shopping extravaganza with more than 100 unique vendors to shop from, as well...
  • Natural Perspectives: Priority should be preventing extinction

    An article in Physorg.com this week reported that a team of scientists from Japan and Russia believe that they may be able to produce a living woolly mammoth within the next five years by a cloning process. Key to their research will be finding an...
  • In The Pipeline: A home for the holidays

    Billy O'Connell knows how to get things done. Maybe it's the tough Irish accent, or the fact that for years he was an L.A. County sheriff. Whatever it is, when you talk to him, you understand he's a no-nonsense, take-charge sort of guy. So years ago, when...
  • Greer's OC: Create perfect smoky eyes

    Master the art of the smoky eye at a workshop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Marinello Schools of Beauty in Huntington Beach. At the one-day workshop, you'll receive the tools and tips you need to create the perfect smoky eye with a lecture,...
  • Bird population declines

    The height of summer beach season at Bolsa Chica State Beach is also the height of nesting season at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. As you're probably aware, California least terns and Western snowy plovers like to nest on sandy beaches. But during the...
  • Bring back Rockin' Fig

    As the horrific environmental disaster in the Gulf continues to destroy the precious wildlife and threaten the livelihood of generations of seafood fisherman, it is impossible not to empathize with the longtime residents. The fallout will ultimately...
  • Sounding Off: Animals need help from us

    Huntington Beach contracts with OC Animal Care in the city of Orange, serving 17 cities and unincorporated areas (more than 2.1 million people). I believe it is more than a $600,000 yearly fee. Every coastal city from Seal Beach down through San Clemente...