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  • Mesa View students win national innovative competition

    Mesa View students win national innovative competition
    Mesa View Middle School is one of four schools nationwide whose students received recognition for innovative math and science projects. Four seventh-graders created a bike that beeps until the rider puts on a helmet. The Surf City Smartbikes was their...
  • In The Pipeline: Museum gets down to the bones

    In The Pipeline: Museum gets down to the bones
    In this column this summer, I've wanted to occasionally focus on a few things slightly outside of Huntington Beach. As a travel writer, I enjoy sharing interesting places, especially for families, and this week provided something special. By now, you may...
  • Natural Perspectives: Land Trust finally calls public meeting

    The Bolsa Chica Land Trust and California Department of Fish and Game are finally holding a public meeting where they will present their plan for the Bolsa Chica mesa. The meeting is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Huntington Beach Central Library. As we're...
  • Natural Perspectives: Mr. and Mrs. Wren find home in backyard

    The big excitement in our yard is that a pair of house wrens has set up house in our bluebird nest box. Vic and I got the nest box from Friends of Shipley Nature Center last year, but I put it up too late in the season to attract any bluebirds. A male...
  • Natural Perspectives: Curious corp members marvel at wildlife

    Today is the autumnal equinox, the time of year when the sun is halfway between the summer and winter solstices. As we head into autumn, the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is showing clear signs that summer is over. I was there last Thursday with yet...
  • Experimenting with interest

    When 5-year-old Travis McDonald stood up, his chin barely made it over the black countertops of the chemistry lab, and he had to reach his arms all the way up to work on a science experiment. Travis chewed gum as he mixed glue with borax, covering his...
  • Building DNA an artsy way

    Building DNA an artsy way
    Students grabbed wire and filled clear-plastic Petri dishes with tiny blue, white, red, yellow, green and pink beads. Settling in at one of six brown lunch tables, science teacher Gloria Treece began explaining to the almost entirely female audience how...
  • Greer's OC: Sample drinks for a cause

    Join Second Chance Pet Adoptions of Huntington Beach for a wine and beer tasting fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Brix Wine Bar in Sunset Beach. The party includes wine and beer tastings, plus snacks. A tax-deductible donation costs $35 per person,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Getting to the bottom of drained wetland

    A new freshwater wetland formed at Bolsa Chica, but someone drained it. That's right, someone drained a wetland at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. Vic cautioned me to handle this issue with a cool and level head, but it chapped my hide to think that...
  • Natural Perspectives: More like a 'heart attack for the mesa'

    The Bolsa Chica Land Trust has prepared a restoration plan for a 118-acre portion of the Bolsa Chica mesa, most of which is currently fenced. The area includes Warner Pond and the former Bolsa Chica Gun Club site, both of which are environmentally...
  • The heart of the matter is learning

    Oak View Elementary School students learned a thing or two about hearts, just in time for Valentine's Day. They sliced and diced sheep hearts Thursday as part of an after-school academic program. "We're going to dissect sheep hearts so we can learn...
  • Natural Perspectives: Mea culpa for last column

    Natural Perspectives: Mea culpa for last column
    I made a goof in my last column about the Bolsa Chica Land Trust's plan for the mesa. The error is mine, not Vic's. I said the Land Trust was going to excavate no deeper than 8 feet to bury its 2,825-gallon water tanks in the ground. Actually, the tanks...