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Awards and Prizes

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  • On Theater: Westminster theater gives out annual Abbey Awards

    What the Tonys are to Broadway, the Abbey Awards are to the Westminster Community Theater, which recently wrapped up its 50th anniversary season by honoring two shows that are older than the playhouse itself. Sunday night, WCT handed out its annual...
  • Former Charger honored after strong first collegiate season

    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. Marquette...
  • Parole denied for dealer, killer

    The parole hearing of a drug dealer convicted of stabbing to death a 27-year-old tennis player over $20 worth of drugs was denied Tuesday after Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas opposed it. Ehriberto Arcelara, 47, was sentenced to 16...
  • Getting better with age

    Getting better with age
    Art Hernandez is ready to hold court. It's something he's become accustomed to. The long-time Huntington Beach resident has several national senior tennis titles to his credit — seven to be exact — and on Friday begins defense of a...
  • Into the O.C.

    One of the most reclusive legends in modern American history will make a rare appearance in Costa Mesa on Oct. 29. Prolific Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will speak with American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers head Michael...
  • 'We did our part'

    'We did our part'
    Masao Masuda keeps a notebook in his dining room drawer containing a photo of the last time he saw his brother Kazuo. The picture, which Masao took in 1941, shows Kazuo and their brother Takashi, along with several sisters and a niece, at the Santa Fe...
  • On Theater: Show at Playhouse is a real 'Firecracker'

    On Theater: Show at Playhouse is a real 'Firecracker'
    Thirty years ago, young playwright Beth Henley won the Pulitzer Prize for her second play, "Crimes of the Heart." She followed it with another of her trademark farcical comedies set in the deep South, "The Miss Firecracker Contest." The characters in...
  • Community Commentary: Don't overlook smaller, out-of-state colleges

    Here we are — the three of us, our little but precious family, quietly cruising at 35,000 feet comfortably and rapidly heading toward the next chapter of our daughter's life: her first day at college. I'm happy because I've lived long enough to...
  • A tasty tribute to veterans

    Many Americans on Sept. 11 paid tribute to the servicemen and women who have fought in the past decade's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This Sunday, the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will have passed, but U.S. troops will still...
  • Greer's OC: Surfing goes to the dogs

    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...
  • Miss Fountain Valley pageant on its way back

    Miss Fountain Valley pageant on its way back
    Here she is, Miss Fountain Valley. The Miss Fountain Valley Scholarship Pageant, which had a false start two years ago, now has a new leader seeking to bring it back. If things go as planned — and according to those in charge, they are — the...
  • On Theater: 'Box' cast wide shadow at WCT

    The Westminster Community Theater marked its golden anniversary in 2011, and topping that playhouse's artistic achievements was a solid gold production of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "The Shadow Box." Directed by Lenore Stjerne,...