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  • Time out for lovely trees

    Time out for lovely trees
    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...
  • Women's chorus lives on with 'Requiem'

     Women's chorus lives on with 'Requiem'
    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...
  • Joe Surf: Faith finds a place in surfing

    Joe Surf: Faith finds a place in surfing
    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...
  • Opa! for this plum fairy

    Opa! for this plum fairy
    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...
  • Notable passings of 2010

    The following notable people from the Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley community passed away this year. Juergen W. Bless Bishop Juergen W. Bless did the first blessing at St. Thaddeus Jude Old Catholic Church in Old World Village and served...
  • Backpacks and bread-breaking

    One of the few saving graces of going back to school for some kids is getting brand-new supplies, so one local organization helped low-income parents send their children back to school right. Project Self Sufficiency hosted a back to school event...
  • 74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

    74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum
    Working well in Sacramento and sending money back to Orange County were among the ideas marking the 2014 election season's first Feet to the Fire forum Thursday night. The roughly hourlong debate in the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center featured...
  • Shadia: Thoughts on 'All-American Muslim'

    When I first read about a reality TV show featuring the everyday lives and struggles of Muslim Americans, I immediately added it to my short list. But my reaction to the first episode of "All-American Muslim" on TLC was mixed. I liked some elements,...
  • Lacing up for Walk out of Poverty

    Parisa Esfahani's heart swells every time she learns of Orange County residents participating in community programs focused on alleviating poverty. A three-time participant in Concern America's Walk out of Poverty, Parisa, 18, of Costa Mesa, recalls her...
  • Shadia: A play on perceptions

    Surprise, surprise. I took a Jew to a mosque and no one got hurt. My friend Meesh and I attended the celebration of the King Fahad-Templ Emanuel Fellowship in Los Angeles, where a group of Jews and Muslims partnered up for a few months and shared...
  • From a jail cell to a church

    From a jail cell to a church
    Christian Hosoi had it all. Long before he was legally old enough to drink, the skateboarder nicknamed "Christ" was a stud on the pro circuit who was touted as an emerging rival to the legendary Tony Hawk. Hosoi's fame brought him a lot of money, parties...
  • Men's Basketball: UC Irvine signs 7-foot-5 Ndiaye

    Men's Basketball: UC Irvine signs 7-foot-5 Ndiaye
    Less than 24 hours after arguably his most agonizing loss at UC Irvine, Anteaters men's basketball coach Russell Turner was uplifted Wednesday when Mamadou Ndiaye, a 7-foot-5 senior center at Brethren Christian High in Huntington Beach, signed a...