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  • Businesses offering family-friendly activities

    As winter break comes to a close, now is the time to pack in as much fun as possible before it's back to school. Here is a list of places to go before school starts back up: Thursday Grab scarves and sweaters to ice skate only a hop, skip and jump away...
  • Natural Perspectives: Planting the seeds of 2011

    Natural Perspectives: Planting the seeds of 2011
    January spells excitement for home gardeners because that's when the new seed catalogs arrive. Vic shows no interest in them, but I study each catalog with care, planning out my year's garden in advance. Each seed company offers at least a few seed...
  • Greer's OC: Wines, food at yacht club

    The Wine Knot is a celebration of great wines and good eats happening from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 29 at Huntington Harbour Yacht Club in Huntington Beach. Participating wineries and wine boutiques include the Other Guys (Sebastiani Family Wines, Sonoma Valley),...
  • 'Heart' makes HB Reads bigger

     'Heart' makes HB Reads bigger
    In the past three years, HB Reads has taken participants' minds around the world — to Afghanistan, Alaska and Sudan — but this year, it also will give them another language to express their thoughts. To mirror the subject matter in...
  • Support (and empathy) for the kids

    Support (and empathy) for the kids
    Even now, Jennifer Friend wonders if her former classmates from sixth and seventh grades bought the stories she would spin. Growing up, she masked her family's financial instability and episodic homelessness by claiming that her phone wasn't working...
  • On the town for the holidays

    South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa will present its annual production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" until Dec. 26. Jerry Path's adaptation of one man's redemption and new lease on life stars Hal Landon Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge for the 34th...
  • Bill calls for stronger parental consent

    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) has introduced a bill that he says would strengthen laws that require parents' written consent before a school can let students out early for confidential medical procedures or to teach them about sex, gender and...
  • Shadia: Dishing over questions of faith

    One of the reasons I enjoy a happy and fulfilling life is because of the people in it. They are a people who fear God, lead by example and strive, in their own way, for a better world. And last week, I was reminded once more how lucky I am when a few of...
  • Shadia: Let's not empower extremists

    When I heard about the shooting of 14-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai by a coward, who must think he's a real man to shoot a teenage girl while on a school bus simply because she wants an education, I felt sick. I might sound like a broken record...
  • The Crowd: Wallets open for people in need

     The Crowd: Wallets open for people in need
    Organizers called the event "A Red Carpet Moment." The evening of gourmet food and wine benefiting Serving People in Need (SPIN) unfolded Saturday at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach. The spectacular benefit, produced by the board...
  • 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....
  • Flocking to food trucks

    Flocking to food trucks
    COSTA MESA — Park it, serve from it, and they'll come. On Thursday afternoon at the Orange County Fairgrounds, discerning foodies and casual eaters checked out Food Truck Fare Thursdays, a new gathering aimed at channeling Orange County...