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ORANGE — Craig Pazanti cradled the championship plaque securely under his left arm while he wiped his brow with his right hand late Saturday at center court at Santiago Canyon College. "I've been telling the kids all year, that I thought they were...
The author Michael Crichton said, "If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree." And so I think he would've been impressed by the many messages I received last week in reaction to my...
A serial killer already sentenced to death for five Southern California murders -- including the slaying of a 12-year-old Huntington Beach girl -- pleaded guilty Friday in a New York City courtroom to a pair of 1970s-era killings in that state. Rodney...
Tags: Murder, Punishment, Trials, New York City, Criminals
Ahoy! Hurricane Sandy, aka Frankenstorm, brought a storm surge Monday that broke the high-water record at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. The late-season hurricane slammed the Eastern Seaboard and hit land on the Jersey Shore. Once the hurricane is over...
If there was any doubt Orange County had the best young surfers in the nation, doubt no more. The National Scholastic Surfing Assn. Championships were held last weekend at Salt Creek and O.C. schools dominated. San Clemente won the boys' high school...
HUNTINGTON BEACH — A showdown for first place in the Sunset League ended rather quickly on Tuesday. The sun was still out by the time the Newport Harbor High boys' volleyball team left the Huntington Beach gym. The Sailors went home no longer...
Tags: Volleyball, ESPN (tv network)
Celebrate with your Valentine early this year with plenty of wine and decadent chocolate at the second annual Wine Knot tasting event from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 11 at Huntington Harbour Yacht Club in Huntington Beach. The popular event raises funds for the...
Aimee Borgmeyer wore a giant suit made of plastic bags that covered her short frame to Monday's Huntington Beach City Council meeting. "It's kind of itchy, and it's kind of bothering me," she said. But the 13-year-old had a point to make: to show the...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Human Interest
Growing up in New York, I watched the twin towers of the World Trade Center going up in the early 1970s. I recall how, at times, one of the buildings was rising a few floors faster than the other. But once it was all said and done, there they were —...
All I could hear was the sound of perpetually falling water. I stood recently in the shadow of the Freedom Tower under construction, and faced one of the two parapets with names of the dead etched in bronze. Not even the rattle of jackhammers in the...
In a nondescript warehouse tucked in off Edinger Avenue near Gothard Street, there exists a mind-boggling, jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring collection. An emporium crammed with so many fascinating artifacts and dusty, musty, one-of-a-kind pieces of history...
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