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This year's sixth annual Surf City Splash raised $100,000 for several charities, according to a news release from the Surf City Rotary Club of Huntington Beach. More than 230 guests attented the event at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, enjoying...
Tags: Culture, Elections, Polio, Alzheimer's Disease, Ceremonies
The Orange County Rescue Mission Chili Van Mobile Ministry has been in operation for almost five years, helping the homeless communities in Dana Point and Santa Ana. But Michael Murphy, a volunteer with the Tustin-based organization had a hard time...
Concern America is holding its 16th annual Walk Out of Poverty on Saturday in Fountain Valley. The five-mile walk-a-thon is designed to raise funds for projects in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia and Mozambique. Concern America trains...
They are feral — wild and possibly dangerous. But they are also scared, hungry and in danger. They get a little help from people who spend hours feeding the stray cats around the city and even trap many in a practice called catch, neuter and...
It seemed like business as usual around Downtown Huntington Beach on a foggy Saturday morning, as residents walked up and down Main Street for their morning walk and a cup of coffee. But little did the locals know that from the fog would emerge at least...
Beach and Edinger. Warner and Gothard. Heil and Bolsa Chica. At more and more intersections, I notice them, growing in numbers. Do you? They are the forgotten and the fringe. The homeless and the hustlers. Some beg for money. Some just wander aimlessly....
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Surfing can be more than catching a few waves with friends. For some, it's about empowerment and the feeling of being able to accomplish anything they put their minds to, said Paulette Wilhelmy, a spokeswoman for the upcoming Surf's Up for Down Syndrome...
Tags: Culture, Jered Weaver, Mark Trumbo, Ceremonies, Arts and Culture
The staff of Harbour View Elementary School in Huntington Beach was welcomed Tuesday morning with several bouquets of flowers and a note of thanks. The note read: "Many warm thoughts this holiday season and much gratitude for all that you do and...
Tags: Ocean View, Holidays, Human Interest
The Habit Burger Grill, an Irvine-based restaurant chain, opened its first location in Huntington Beach on Wednesday. But first, the restaurant held three fundraisers to benefit local charities and organizations, said Mike Mirkil, the growing chain's...
They were Katie Sparks and McKenna Wetzel, the I-Don't-Know-and-I-Don't-Care Girls. If the Eader Elementary School classmates got a question that they didn't have a passionate answer to, those were their typical replies. McKenna's mother, Kristine...
TILL JULY 22 'Spelling Bee' Comedy The Huntington Beach Playhouse presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," the Tony-winning musical by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, at 7111 Talbert Ave. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday...
Every so often, a local story turns into a national one — and then a local one again, as individual communities hold themselves up to the light and question whether a similar thing could happen to them. Such has been the case with the death of...
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