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Monica Geub wiped tears away from her face as she scrolled through iPhone photos of her family-owned bar of 35 years, the Rathskeller pub in Old World Village. The underground pub is closing its doors Sunday after the building's new owners, Orange...
Nearly 100 people gathered at the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier on Saturday morning for one purpose — to fly kites. Some traveled as far as San Diego, Washington, Pennsylvania and Canada. A few even flew out from Germany and Tasmania....
If you asked our nation's youth about the meaning of "the call of duty," they would probably answer something about a video game or a blockbuster movie. Our veterans will assign a completely different meaning to the words "call of duty." To them, it means...
Two matches in and the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team is looking good in London. The U.S., which won the gold medal four years ago in Beijing, began its quest for a repeat Sunday by sweeping Serbia. The U.S. followed a similar path Tuesday when it...
Tags: Olympic Games, Summer Olympics
The quest for a repeat gold medal came to a halt Wednesday for the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team. Defending champion Team USA was eliminated from medal contention by Italy, which scored a 28-26, 25-20, 25-20 quarterfinal round victory at Earls Court...
Tags: Awards and Prizes, Russia, Brazil, Tunisia, Italy
In the shadow of Bella Terra, a photographic exhibition is underway that chronicles a lesser-known French chapter in the history of the counterculture Beat movement. Through April 21, the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art in Huntington Beach's Old World...
When Bo Jackson starred in multiple sports two decades ago, Nike ran a famous commercial in which fellow athletes touted his eclectic knowledge — "Bo knows baseball," "Bo knows football" and so on. If Old World Village ever runs an ad campaign...
Tags: Festive Events, Arts, Fine Arts, Bo Jackson, Arts and Culture
"That's the most beautiful thing — that flag," Helen Harris whispered to me in her thick, Greek accent, as the Boy Scouts hoisted Old Glory last week, on a warm, blustery Veterans Day. During World War II, Harris had been the official translator...
Editor's note: This corrects the names in the captions. Old World Restaurant is celebrating two milestones this weekend — the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest and the 29th anniversary of the Chicken Dance. Two hundred years ago, the world-famous...
Since Vic and I acquired our three hens, our composting operation has changed. More of our kitchen scraps go the chickens, who love vegetable and fruit peelings, than go into the composter. Instead of vegetable peels, we now put straw bedding and...
When Ernst Wille was alive, his former student, Rolf Goellnitz, bought several of his paintings — partly because he admired the German artist's work, partly because he wanted to help Wille fund his latest artistic endeavors. Now, the owner of...
Psychiatrist Daniel Offer ignored conventional wisdom and prevailing theories in conducting research that provided new insights into adolescent development and how adults remember the past. "He always said, 'You've got to get the data,'" said his wife,...
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