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  • In The Pipeline: Olympian has love for environment, fitness

    Her eyes twinkle in the morning sun, and her smile beams. Looking out across the water while standing on the boardwalk at the Bolsa Chica wetlands, she glances up as a large pelican swoops by, just several feet over our heads. She laughs like a girl...
  • On Theater: Westminster prepares for 51st season

    Having reached the milestone of its 50th season, the Westminster Community Theater is making plans for its 51st, which will get underway next month. Things will get started on a prestigious note with a play that won the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony...
  • Four HBWPC teams medal during weekend

    Huntington Beach Water Polo Club had four girls' teams medal during tournament action last weekend, led by a first-place finish by the 18-and-under "B" team in the Inland Empire Challenge held in Murrieta. Huntington Beach defeated Empire Water Polo Club...
  • On Theater: 'Shadow Box' is a strong, compelling drama at WCT

    Rarely in community theater do a superb play, a skilled director and a powerful cast combine to produce such a memorable evening as those involved in "The Shadow Box" are offering at the Westminster Community Theatre. Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize-...
  • Joe Surf: H.B. local is underdog at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Joe Surf: H.B. local is underdog at U.S. Open of Surfing
    Kelly Slater hasn't done it. Neither has Rob Machado, Sunny Garcia nor Tom Curren. Not when it was called the OP Pro, or more recently, the U.S. Open of Surfing. In fact, nobody on the men's side has ever won the U.S. Open of Surfing three...
  • Going for the three-peat

    Going for the three-peat
    Going with the flow. That's the way Brett Simpson is approaching this year's U.S. Open of Surfing. Simpson has been at the top of his game at his home break the last two years, winning the coveted Men's title consecutively. The 26-year-old Huntington...
  • Surf City toes the mark

    Sunday's forecast calls for a series of substantial waves to surge down Pacific Coast Highway near the Huntington Beach Pier. The first swell is expected to hit the fabled coastline at 6:30 a.m. and successive swells are to follow over the next hour...
  • Youmans: Dancer from Fountain Valley living a dream

    Since its founding in 1940, the esteemed American Ballet Theatre has appeared in a total of 132 cities, 42 countries and all 50 states. And throughout its 72-year history, the New York-based company has commissioned works by all of the great...
  • City Lights: Oscar picks not incredibly close

    Well, we all got blindsided by Meryl Streep. That was my one consolation as my dream of being Orange County's greatest Oscar handicapper crumbled steadily throughout the 84th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. Earlier this year, I challenged Independent...
  • Garrity has successful first season

    Dylan Garrity, who graduated in June from Edison High and now is at Sacramento State, has been named the Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year in men's basketball. Garrity was ranked sixth nationally with 6.9 assists per game. Garrity started 27 of the...
  • Miss F.V. pageant back after 21-year absence

    In the course of representing her hometown, the next Miss Fountain Valley may get her hands dirty. Or at least her shoes. That's what Keeli Scott Lisack, the executive director of the city's first scholarship pageant in 21 years, remembers about her...
  • Univision's 'Premios Juventud' is most-tweeted about TV program

    Univision's 'Premios Juventud' is most-tweeted about TV program
    Univision's "Premios Juventud" youth awards show -- featuring an opening performance by Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull that concluded with an unexpected dip in an on-stage swimming pool -- was the most buzzed about show on television last week, according to...