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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • In the Pipeline: Magic in the microfilm

    A snapshot of Huntington Beach 50 years ago today, Dec. 22, 1961, courtesy of the Huntington Beach News: There was a groundbreaking for the Nordlund Village Center on Beach Boulevard between Heil Avenue and Terry Drive. It was announced that soon...
  • Calendar

    TILL FRIDAY Cruise of Lights The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee presents the 49th annual Cruise of Lights, a 45-minute narrated boat tour through the harbor with lighted boats, decks, docks and homes. Cruises depart every day at 5:30, 6:30,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Tracing branches on the family tree

    Our stockings aren't hung, our cards are not done, and we haven't done any baking. The calendar, dear, says Christmas is near, but progress we are not making. That original little ditty sums up the status of our Christmas preparations, or lack thereof....
  • Shadia: Muslims view Christmas with more reverence than you may think

    I had only been in the United States for about three months when I experienced Christmas for the first time. It made me long for the excitement of the holidays when they came around back home in Egypt — Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan,...
  • 'Austin Powers' actor suspected in cellmate's death

    An "Austin Powers" actor convicted of torturing a woman in Orange County is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central Valley prison, authorities said Tuesday. Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, allegedly killed his 50-year-old cellmate, who was found dead...
  • Greer's OC: Christmas comes to the fairgrounds

    The Christmas Co., a longtime annual tradition for many Orange County shoppers, returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa from Thursday through Sunday. It's a four-day shopping extravaganza with more than 100 unique vendors to shop from, as well...
  • Donate snacks, stockings to troops

    Help send troops a bit of holiday cheer by donating items for Christmas stockings. John R. Peterson Elementary School, Huntington Beach Cub Scout Pack 290 and the YMCA are partnering with a military-outreach nonprofit to assemble stockings full of treats...
  • Clothes for Christmas

    The difference between the haves and the have-nots can sometimes be determined by where you live or the car you drive, but at Huntington Beach high schools, it can also be seen by what you wear on your back. Students come back from winter break wearing...
  • Trend Watch: Home-style cooking gets new spot in H.B.

    We got a tip from a reader that Kathy May's Restaurant has moved and opened up as Kathy May's Lakeview Café at 6622 Lakeview Drive in Huntington Beach. The home-style restaurant, previously on Goldenwest Street, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner at...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Merry Christmas to the flowers, trees and birds

    The Coastal Gardener: Merry Christmas to the flowers, trees and birds
    Chances are, as you read this, your living room is strewn with wrapping paper and holiday greeting cards. Gadgets are being plugged in, instruction sheets are being deciphered and calories are being consumed. The daily paper is soon to be dissected, a...
  • Shadia: A time of faith and festivity too

    Do you know how Christmas is supposed to be about faith? That's what Ramadan is supposed to be about too — God. But like Christmastime, Ramadan, for some, becomes a time for lavish dinner parties and uncontrollable spending. For producers and...
  • Trend Watch: Get your juice on

    Trend Watch: Get your juice on
    I'm a big fan of juicing, so I recently checked out Ritual Juice Box at The Camp, which opened a couple of weeks ago. Ritual Juice Box originated as an online juicing cleanse business, Ritual Wellness, started by Lori C. Kenyon and Marra O. St. Clair....