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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...
The Alzheimer's Family Services Center board member and volunteer Mary Lou Shattuck has been honored with the Orange County Community Foundation's Philanthropy Award. Along with the recognition, Shattuck received a $500 grant for the nonprofit...
Los Amigos High School's baseball team has received an outpouring of community support after all of the team's sports equipment was stolen from the school over the Labor Day weekend, school officials said. Someone entered the Fountain Valley campus...
Tags: Labor Day, Theft, Human Interest
The McKenna Claire Foundation has just taken another bold step toward fighting pediatric brain cancer, and now the words of Rex Hudler are stuck in my head again. Hudler, the former TV color commentator for the Angels, had a homespun phrase that he would...
Tags: Cancer, Chevron Corportion, Human Interest, Brain
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...
Tags: Flu, Cancer, Human Interest, Brain, Stanford University
Jabba the Hutt, the bloated, slimy gangster of the"Star Wars"universe, both made and ran into plenty of trouble on the desert planet of Tatooine, his home base for crime. But he might have found Huntington Beach even more treacherous. That's because,...
Jesus Lara came to study at the Homework Club after it literally answered his cry. The Huntington Beach resident found himself floundering in the third grade, and not just because of his difficulty grasping math and science. At home after school, he...
There's an old Paul Simon tune called "One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor." The title sentiment can be taken literally — the song, on the surface, is about squabbling apartment tenants — but it can also be taken to mean that what seems...
Marina High School has announced a series of fundraisers in the coming weeks for the family of Austin Brashears, the class of 2009 graduate who died Saturday in a crash in New Zealand. Principal Paul Morrow said the school has partnered with a pair of...
Surfline has planned a paddleout to honor its founder and one of the most influential surfers in the history of the sport, Sean Collins, at 11 a.m. Sunday on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. Collins, 59, passed away after suffering a heart...
My son and I had the pleasure several weeks ago, thanks to the generosity of my friend Mike Taylor from PBS SoCal, to play ball at Angel Stadium of Anaheim with the one-and-only former Angel (and baseball ambassador extraordinaire) Rex Hudler. With...
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