| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:27 PM
I will never forget, several years ago, when a friend directed me down to the beach adjacent to about Ninth Street to discover a vital piece of Huntington Beach history. There, embedded in the ground, are remnants of the old train tracks that supported...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Kelly Morehouse had aspirations to become a teacher, like her parents.
She earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Cal State Long Beach in May and started talking with Circle View first-grade teacher Heather Pouelsen. She was...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
The third annual Hoops of Hope Shoot-a-thon is Thursday at the Huntington Beach High gymnasium.
The free-throw shooting event includes live music, food and a silent auction and raffle and runs from 3 to 7 p.m. All proceeds will help support the...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Still feeling the effects of the nerve damage suffered when her arm broke in half while she was serving in Afghanistan, Marine Sgt. Lorie Yrigoyen stood on the podium on the first day of the Warrior Games, gold medal in hand.
The following Thursday,...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Huntington Beach Youth Character Awards will honor youths whose achievements demonstrate a commitment to qualities associated with good character.
The ceremony, sponsored by the local Children's Needs Task Force and the city, will be at 10 a.m....
| May 8, 2013
| 9:24 AM
A big congratulations has to go out to Betty Nguyen for the unbelievable scholarship she earned. Nguyen is the first Marina High School student to win the Gates Millennium Scholarship, according to a news release.
The award is given to 1,000 students...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Marina High School in Huntington Beach played host to the Huntington Beach Union High School District Drumline and Winter Guard Showcase on April 29.
For the past few years, the district's music programs have presented an end-of-season showcase for...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Christina Marquette, a 2011 graduate of Edison High who is a freshman at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, has been Newcomer of the Year in women's basketball for the North Coast Athletic Conference and was also named second-team All-NCAC.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The calendar says this weekend is the last weekend of the summer. The first day of fall is Sept. 22, which also happens to be my 50th birthday.
Anyway … what better way to spend the last weekend of the summer hanging out at the beach doing...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Once again, Jeff and Christa Duggan, the husband and wife team behind Portola Coffee Lab at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, are bringing Orange County a new coffee experience unlike anything we've had before: a dedicated slow bar to explore the wonders of...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:26 PM
A few years back, the Los Angeles Times wrote a moving story about the death of Britain's last-surviving army veteran of World War I. No, that's not a typo. The man's name was Harry Patch, and he passed away at the age of 111, breaking his country's...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:50 PM
With the Olympics starting this coming week, I wanted to point out that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the worst day in Olympic history.
In 1972, at the Munich games, eight Palestinian terrorists killed two Israeli athletes and took nine...