| 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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:38 PM
A church in Huntington Beach and others in Newport Beach on Sunday will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with public musical performances in memory of the victims.
At 6 p.m. Sunday, the Music Guild at St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Zeleznikar, Richard J. Passed away Thursday September 7, 2011. Survived by wife Nancy J Zeleznikar, sons Alan and Paul Zeleznikar (Keiko Fujinuma) and granddaughter Aya Joseé Zeleznikar. Memorial service to be held at St Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church,...
| 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 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
One hundred thirty-five kids, at least as many volunteers, parents, workers — they all needed to be wrangled into some sort of order. So Nouha Hreish, who with her late husband Albert has run Noal Jewelry Designs for 30 years on Edinger Avenue,...
| 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...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:46 PM
The old church building looks forlorn at Warner Avenue and Nichols Street, its windows boarded up and the sign that juts over the sidewalk mostly smashed.
From a distance, the structure doesn't give many indications of the role it once played in Orange...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:30 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Nadia Hassan was the only woman at her table who covered her hair with a scarf Monday during an interfaith luncheon at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic church.
When it was her turn to speak on behalf of the women at her table,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Religion News Service reporter Fredrick Nzwili writes about how Nelson Mandela was influenced by his Methodist faith:
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president who died Thursday (Dec. 5), had a deep connection with religious institutions....