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Aimee Cebulski recalled chatting with Simona, a sommelier in Brescia, Italy, a stone's throw from a church. The topic at hand? Why it is such a big deal to be a 40-year-old unmarried woman without children. "[We were] wondering if it was a sin or...
A trip to Hawaii resulted in another tournament championship for the Huntington Beach High boys' volleyball team. A year ago, the Oilers captured the title of the Kamehameha Cup. During spring break last week, the Oilers returned to the tournament,...
Tags: Baseball, Students, Teaching and Learning, Travel, Sports
Nearly 100 people gathered at the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier on Saturday morning for one purpose — to fly kites. Some traveled as far as San Diego, Washington, Pennsylvania and Canada. A few even flew out from Germany and Tasmania....
A few people and many open hearts have made a big difference for one orphanage in Mexico. For the past 12 years, Jack and Vicki Dishon and Humberto and Emma Macias from Huntington Beach's Seaside Community Church have organized a monthly trip to Tijuana...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Mexico, Homes, Rentals, Rooms and Sublets
When the name New Zealand is muttered into the air, thoughts of vast mountain ranges, open valleys, and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy pop into peoples' heads. Though they weren't on a quest to Mordor, a group of 28 Huntington Beach junior lifeguards...
The lead in the Sunset League girls' soccer race belongs to one team this week. A week ago, Edison and Los Alamitos shared the league's top spot. After results from games played Jan. 17 and Monday, that lead now belongs only to Los Al. The Chargers (4-0-...
Tags: Soccer, Water Polo, Polo, Travel, Sports
To win the 2013 Academy League boys' basketball championship, teams will have to do one thing: knock off Brethren Christian from its perch. Oxford Academy of Cypress took that first shot of dropping BC from that position, but the host Warriors showed...
Tags: Flu, Holidays, Students, Teaching and Learning, Sports
Huntington Beach is offering holiday shoppers two hours of free parking at the Main Promenade Parking Structure until Jan. 1. The City Council passed the matter unanimously, 7-0, as part of the consent calendar at the Nov. 19 meeting. The city projects...
Tags: Travel, Beach Vacations
Soon after the tragic events of 9/11, artist Gary Simpson was inspired to create a large conceptual piece combining cement with soil from every member state of the United Nations. He called the project "Common Ground 191." He relied on volunteers and...
Six local boys' prep basketball teams are in final preparations for the start of the 2012-13 season which begins next week for several teams. Below is a capsule look at the teams. * Brethren Christian Warriors League: Academy Head coach: Jon...
The world around us is constantly changing, more so now than ever before in recorded history. Humans are dramatically affecting the natural world. Between global warming and the exploding growth of the human population, which results in the need to...
Vic and I went to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico with our son Scott and his family over the Labor Day weekend. Our three granddaughters and baby Mike constitute an active brood, and Scott and Nicole needed our help baby-wrangling. We stayed at the Hilton Los...
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