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  • In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot

    In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot
    If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
  • 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...
  • On Theater: 'Doubt' draws out rich performances

    Conflict in dramatic literature usually involves a "right" and a "wrong" with the script usually tilted toward the "good guys." In his acclaimed drama, playwright John Patrick Shanley leaves ample room for "Doubt." In this finely crafted and deeply...
  • Census: More Asians, Latinos living in area

    Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley recorded a boost in their Asian and Latino populations over the last decade, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures. Those increases were the most notable for both cities, which saw their white populations drop...
  • Natural Perspectives: Birding in Big Bear more fun than a barrel of monkeyflowers

    Natural Perspectives: Birding in Big Bear more fun than a barrel of monkeyflowers
    Vic led a birding trip to Big Bear Lake recently for his senior citizen class in bird watching. I was more than happy to go with him because I love the San Bernardino Mountains. We drove up State Route 38 on a beautiful Friday morning, meeting the...
  • State tests show students' skills in English-language arts category

    Huntington Beach Union High School District students' exit exams show they are more skilled than their counterparts throughout the county and the state on average, and that 75% of those tested received a proficient or above score in the English-language...
  • Natural Perspectives: Much ado about pumpkins

    Pumpkin season is here. Despite threats of a pumpkin shortage due to flooding in the Midwest, the local grocery stores stock a bounty of pumpkins. Many people use them for entryway decorations for Halloween, either whole or with faces carved into them....
  • 'We did our part'

    'We did our part'
    Masao Masuda keeps a notebook in his dining room drawer containing a photo of the last time he saw his brother Kazuo. The picture, which Masao took in 1941, shows Kazuo and their brother Takashi, along with several sisters and a niece, at the Santa Fe...
  • In The Pipeline: 'Jesus Lives,' and so may church

    "Jesus Lives" reads the rainbow-themed mural painted on the side of the old church building at Warner Avenue and Nichols Lane. Inside, another painting: On a large wall of the church, "I Love Taylor Walsh" has been spray-painted in day-glo pink by some...
  • School district employee's lawsuit seeks $1.5 million

    An Ocean View School District employee has filed a lawsuit against the superintendent and board of trustees claiming they pressured her to resign and harassed her because of her age and sexual orientation. Holly Marvin, 49, a communications supervisor...
  • Former police dispatcher claims harassment [Corrected]

    A former Fountain Valley police dispatcher has filed an Orange County Superior Court lawsuit against the city alleging sexual harassment by a now-retired sergeant. The employee alleges that the sergeant touched her inappropriately, showed up at her...
  • Showing 'the face of Islam'

     Showing 'the face of Islam'
    Before the Huntington Beach City Council meets every other week, someone walks up to the podium to lead a prayer after the flag salute. Prayers in public meetings often end with a phrase like "in Jesus' name," which reflects the country's dominant...