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  • Natural Perspectives: Goliath makes a showing in fair competition

    Natural Perspectives: Goliath makes a showing in fair competition
    The Orange County Fair is drawing to a close, and the last vegetable competition is over in the Farm and Garden category. Last year, I entered the competition for the largest sunflower head. Twice. Neither of my sunflowers was big enough to win a ribbon. This year, I entered the largest beet category.
  • Ride 'em, cowboy

    Ride 'em, cowboy
    Editor's note: This corrects the cost of attending the Family Fun Fair. When the contestants hit the course at the Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center this weekend, there won't be any grapevines dangling from trees, rivers or fallen logs. But to...

    Biking up the 'big hill'

    Biking up the 'big hill'
    ThereseAnn Siegle turned 50 last week, and her daughter will turn 10 in the coming days. They're hoping to celebrate their birthdays by raising $30,000 –- although it's not for either of them. Siegle's daughter, Natalia, suffers from Trisomy 13, a...

    Fountain Valley hosts a bonanza of barbecue

    Fountain Valley hosts a bonanza of barbecue
    One hundred dollars may sound like a hefty charge for a meal, even if it's all you can eat. But for two all-you-can-eat pigouts, it may sound like a bargain. At least, that's the hope of the producers of the Orange County BBQ Bonanza. The weekend...

    Councilwoman appeals commission's approval on tank removal

    Huntington Beach City Councilwoman Connie Boardman has appealed the Planning Commission's decision to allow a property owner to remove three oil tanks from the city's southeastern area while leaving adjacent piping in place. The commission voted last...