| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:13 PM
They're holding the fourth annual Blessing of the Waves on Sunday at the Huntington Beach Pier, an event presented by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange but open to people of all faiths.
In other words, everyone's invited.
The day's events get started...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:00 PM
This week marks the midway point of the 2011 prep football regular season and because of a rare oddity in scheduling, five of the six local teams are off.
The lone local taking the field this week is Brethren Christian, which on Saturday travels north to...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:04 PM
The Edison High boys' water polo team opened play Monday at the Newport Rib Company Classic and won its first two games at Costa Mesa High.
The Chargers started the tournament with a 16-2 victory over Los Amigos and followed that win with a 14-2 rout...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:17 PM
It was sundown in a mostly deserted parking lot tucked off Westminster Boulevard. The skateboarders had stopped, as they do every Thursday, to listen to the man with the Bible.
A single lamppost shone over the makeshift skate park, where ramps and...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
The Saint Bonaventure Catholic School boys' flag football team from Huntington Beach capped off an undefeated season by beating St. Hedwig, 36–28, bringing its record to a memorable 16-0.
The team, composed of 15 sixth-graders, went 9-0 in...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Old World Village held the 11th annual International Celebration of Christmas and live Nativity play on Dec. 2.
The money raised from proceeds and donations will benefit World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization.
Bell choir "Beach City...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:50 AM
The 2012 prep football season, which began in August, came to an end on Dec. 15. Below are the names of local players who have been named to the All-Sunset, Golden West and Academy League teams.
2012 Sunset League Football Team
MVP: Derek Baljeu,...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:36 AM
I am sending a letter of response to the On Faith column published by Pastor Mark Wiley on Aug. 2 titled "Thoughts on God, the shooting and love." Thankfully, God in this case was in caps. There are many areas of disagreement, but as a reformed Christian,...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Elias Hakimian will do what it takes to benefit Huntington Beach's low-income Oak View neighborhood — even if the kids have really, really good aim.
Hakimian, the city pastor of Rock Harbor church, is among the local church leaders setting up a...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Father Christian Mondor has been named community grand marshal for this year's Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade, which means he won't be riding on his usual float with other religious leaders.
But he can still have the horse-drawn trolley —...
| 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...
| 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...