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When the name New Zealand is muttered into the air, thoughts of vast mountain ranges, open valleys, and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy pop into peoples' heads. Though they weren't on a quest to Mordor, a group of 28 Huntington Beach junior lifeguards...
The parents of Austin Brashears, the Huntington Beach resident who died this month in a New Zealand road accident, have returned home with his remains, a friend of the family said. Debbie Kagawa, the longtime boss of Brashears' mother and one of the...
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When Austin Brashears was ready to take off for New Zealand, his mother's boss lent him a small item for his travels: a backpack. The Huntington Beach resident had arranged a semester abroad, and he didn't intend to spend all his time outside class...
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Australia and New Zealand again dominated this year's Governor's Cup invitee list for international teams, as the Selection Committee for the 47th Annual Governor's Cup International Junior Match Race Championship has completed work on selection of the 12...
With Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" opening just before summer, there's no better time to celebrate the spirit of the Roaring 20's. From speakeasies to grande dame hotels, the members and editors of VirtualTourist.com have chosen the "Top 5 Places to...
Fishermen selling their own catch at Southern California farmers markets are vanishing. An attractive alternative is Community Seafood, a "community-supported fishery" that started selling last Sunday at the Santa Monica Main Street farmers market....
Tags: Seafood, Fishing, Bars and Clubs, Pears, Lifestyle and Leisure
Folk often tell me, at this time of year, that they're taking a trip to Napa Valley to "really learn about wine." That's like saying that someone needs to go to Rome to really learn how to be Catholic, or to St. Andrews to get the game of golf. People!...
You may think your kid is a princess, but in New Zealand, you can’t name her that. Not officially, anyway. "Princess" is on a lengthy list of names banned in the last six months by the New Zealand government, which requires parents to register the...
Autoblog.comFiled under: Motorsports, Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Mazda, Specialty, Racing For the first time ever, the Crown Range, New Zealand's highest paved road, was closed off for the drifting pleasure of one man. That man is Mad Mike Whiddett, and the...
Cruise! A Guide to Ships and Trips From SutroMedia by Anne Chalfant $3.99 for iOS and Android What it is: a comprehensive guide for everyone from the Baby Cruiser to an Old Salt. Helpful filters sort cruises based on price, pampering, and travel-...
The new 2013-14 season of Dance at the Music Center will feature works by choreographers Matthew Bourne, Ethan Stiefel and Alexei Ratmansky. The season, which the Music Center announced this week, will also include return appearances by Ballet Preljocaj...
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