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NOTABLES Body by veganism She's been determined to be one of the sexiest vegans and she just might be your neighbor. Marchesa Schroeder, 22, is a Huntington Beach resident and Orange Coast College student and she is one of 10 finalists to advance to...
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...
Tuesday evening, the concrete steps by the Huntington Beach Pier were filled with men in blue: police, firefighters and others in uniform. As Police Chief Ken Small was keen to point out, they were lucky men in blue. Each of them had lived another day to...
American Legion Post 133 celebrated Labor Day with its annual picnic at Lake Park in Huntington Beach. Veterans manned the grill and played host to local representatives from Girls State, a Legion-sponsored summer program that teaches high school students...
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Archie Gregory has spent four decades visiting schools, riding in parades and speaking at functions to deliver one basic message: that he is not a hero. Not now, not ever. In his mind, he wasn't a hero when the bombs first struck at Pearl Harbor on Dec....
Timmy Lopes started things for Edison on Tuesday, then polished things off. Lopes, a senior, opened the scoring and took to the mound in the late stages of Edison's CIF Southern Section Division 1 wild-card baseball game against Chaparral, and his book-...
So the kids want to hunt for eggs, eat ham and raise the roof this Easter, but you just want to sleep in. Relax. There are myriad opportunities for merriment this year, with no tree climbing or oven manhandling necessary. Enjoy your beauty rest, then...
State Sen. Tom Harman has named Dennis Bauer, an adjutant for Huntington Beach's American Legion post, as Veteran of the Year for the 35th Senate District. Bauer, an active member of Post 133 since 2000, was nominated by fellow legionnaires. He served...
Local legend Jack Hammett is probably best known for having been on the Costa Mesa City Council for two terms. During that eight-year period (starting in 1970), Hammett served for a time as the city's mayor. Hammett is also co-founder and — for 26...
THURSDAY Golf for Veterans The Mile Square Swingers Ladies Golf Club hosts its 30th Invitational Golf Tournament at Mile Square Golf Course, 10401 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley. This year's theme is "Swinging for the Red, White & Blue" and donations will...
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Ten years ago, then-President George W. Bush held up the badge of George Howard, a police officer who died at the World Trade Center, during a session of Congress. The badge, Bush said, was "a reminder of lives that ended, and a task that does not end."...
Flags blew at half-staff in a cold wind Sunday evening at Pier Plaza, while patriotic colors dominated the crowd and a pair of steel girders from the World Trade Center served as a graphic reminder of the events of a decade ago. On the 10th anniversary...
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