| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:58 PM
With all the surf culture icons gathered by the Huntington Beach Pier on Sunday morning, it may take the creator of the universe to steal the show.
Of course, that's the intention.
At the fifth annual Blessing of the Waves, an interfaith service...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Orange County Rescue Mission Chili Van Mobile Ministry has been in operation for almost five years, helping the homeless communities in Dana Point and Santa Ana. But Michael Murphy, a volunteer with the Tustin-based organization had a hard time...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:38 PM
When he was 3, Addison Love was voted the "Beatles Fan of the New Millennium" at Beatlefest by playing a toy guitar and singing "A Hard Day's Night" with his father.
Now 16, Addison is getting a chance to take his fandom to the next level — playing...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:43 AM
The annual Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sports Complex at Huntington Beach Central Park, 18002 Goldenwest St.
The free event is sponsored by the city of Huntington Beach Community Services...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:02 PM
As a member of the board of directors for the Huntington Beach Council on Aging, I carefully read the letter to the editor from Shelly Stone ("Park is no place for the elderly," Mailbag, March 21) and was pleased that she expressed her worries about...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 3:59 PM
The poet Joyce Kilmer, in 1913, wrote the oft-quoted lines, "I think that I shall never see / A poem lovely as a tree."
The Huntington Beach Tree Society, though, is encouraging people to come as close as they can on Arbor Day.
The nonprofit society...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 5:16 PM
If a few more men had shown up in Mary Langsdorf's living room 14 years ago, the Orange County Women's Chorus might never have existed.
Langsdorf, the founding president of the Newport Beach-based chorus, sang with her church choir in the 1990s until its...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 3:58 PM
Penelope Koulos is dancing one of the three hardest roles in "The Nutcracker Ballet" this month. But when she takes the stage Sunday, she can rest assured that at least one third of the audience loves her unconditionally.
Penelope, a junior at Wilson...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 1:34 PM
FRIDAY: Surf rock band the Breakaways perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bella Terra Mall as part of the Summer Concert Series. The show is free.
SATURDAY: Michael & The Lonesome Playboys, a country-rock band fronted by singer-songwriter Michael...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 3:10 PM
When the Rev. Christian Mondor began surfing, he was more of a menace to the waves than a blessing of them.
The vicar emeritus at Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church in Huntington Beach first hit the waves in the late 1930s. At the time, he lacked a...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 3:44 PM
They have to wear a suit and tie practically everyday and are only permitted to use the phone to call their parents, but even then only on Christmas and Mother's Day.
Interaction between sexes is limited, so dating is out and even flirting isn't...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Show me a beach with a wave, and I'll show you a surf school. But not all surf schools are alike.
Most of them will teach you about paddling out, getting into a lineup, wave judgment, surf etiquette, etc., but Laguna Beach has a surf school that's...