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Think of it as "The little library that could." That is, thanks to the help of some very dedicated people. If you haven't heard, the National Park Service recently listed the Huntington Beach Public Library on Triangle Park on the National Register of...
A homeowners association president has urged his neighbors to attend a Wednesday night informational meeting about a property that the Huntington Beach City School District seeks to demolish and renovate into a park and residential development. Steven...
For some, living near the beach in Orange County is a priceless luxury. But actually going to the beach — by car, anyway — is about to get a little pricier. The California Dept. of Parks and Recreation announced this month that annual...
An article in Physorg.com this week reported that a team of scientists from Japan and Russia believe that they may be able to produce a living woolly mammoth within the next five years by a cloning process. Key to their research will be finding an...
Tags: Wildlife, Mexico, State Parks, Animals, Tourism and Leisure
An emotionally charged Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to ban all registered sex offenders from entering city parks, a move that went against the city attorney and police chief's recommendations and made the city's law even more stringent...
Wherever Vic and I travel, we study the area, searching for environmental stories. Our recent trip to Tennessee yielded a number of interesting tales about eastern forests. First, we learned that the magnificent forest that we saw in Great Smoky...
The Huntington Beach Community Services Commission voted unanimously May 11 to give a city park an official name. Although it has long been known as Triangle Park, the city had to go through the process of naming it after the property, which surrounds...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Travel
Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to...
For many years, as it grew from one theme park to four, Walt Disney World adhered to a simple principle: Each of those parks, no matter how disparate the attendance, was worthy of the same ticket price. No longer. When Disney raised ticket prices this...
Despite the drought that plagued Southern California last winter, river rafters can still get their paddles wet: Parts of Northern California and other Western states got the rain and snow that missed SoCal. California's Kings, Kern, Kaweah, Merced...
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has made a welcome announcement that it will invest $2 million to improve the connection between the Great Allegheny Passage and Point State Park in Pittsburgh. The connector trail will bring the...
State Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, commended a recent vote by the state Senate approving funding for projects for the Salton Sea and the Tijuana River Valley in a budget package released Friday by the legislature’s budget subcommittees, a press...
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