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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...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts, Assault, Crimes, Afghanistan
I made a goof in my last column about the Bolsa Chica Land Trust's plan for the mesa. The error is mine, not Vic's. I said the Land Trust was going to excavate no deeper than 8 feet to bury its 2,825-gallon water tanks in the ground. Actually, the tanks...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Elections, Mountains, Biology, Wetlands
Earlier this year, when we saw the plans for the restoration of the lower bench of the Bolsa Chica Mesa, we were thrilled. After all that has been achieved at Bolsa Chica, "CPR (Community Promoted Restoration) for the Mesa" is the next step in...
Elva Treviño Hart is coming to Huntington Beach next year, not just as an author, but as an ambassador. The former migrant worker's 1999 autobiography, "Barefoot Heart," tells the story of her journey from the beet fields to a career as an affluent...
Tags: Children, Schools, Education, High Schools, Crimes
"That's the most beautiful thing — that flag," Helen Harris whispered to me in her thick, Greek accent, as the Boy Scouts hoisted Old Glory last week, on a warm, blustery Veterans Day. During World War II, Harris had been the official translator...
Dec. 28 marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Jimmy Sullivan, aka "The Rev," drummer for the Huntington Beach-based band Avenged Sevenfold. According to reports, he died from an accidental overdose of strong prescription painkillers, and so, even...
Tags: Netherlands, Central Park, Music, Family, Music Theater
An Alaskan sex offender is being held in custody for $1-million bail after pleading not guilty to assaulting two women in Huntington Beach and pushing a pregnant woman into the street. Las Vegas resident Kenneth Anthony Huskey, 25, pleaded not guilty...
It took Michael Place four years to finish one at Ocean View High School. The Alaska native had a rough time before enrolling at Ocean View, losing both of his parents and bouncing from one family member's home to another. During his first three years of...
The experts tell us that the ocean is now in a La Niña condition. So instead of being warm, like last winter during the El Niño, the ocean has cooled below normal. That's the explanation that we're getting for this summer of no summer. A La Niña condition...
Whitewashing: glossing over or covering up vices, crimes, scandals or to exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data. Greenwashing: the practice of companies disingenuously spinning their products and...
Living in a grass-and-dung hut with no electricity is how Caitlin Robinson pictured her Peace Corps experience in her mind. Replace the hut with an apartment, candles with electricity and throw in running water and the Internet for good measure, and...
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