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World Vision

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  • Santa to touch down early in H.B.

    With a multicultural celebration at Old World Village and Santa Claus sightings expected throughout the city, the holiday season is coming to life in Huntington Beach. In a celebration of holiday diversity, the Old World shopping, dining and...
  • A gift that will keep on giving

    Each year during the period of conspicuous consumption known as Christmas shopping, I try to think of a gift that will not be returned, exchanged or forgotten before next Christmas. One year it was a goat for a poor African farmer through World Vision....
  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La CaƱada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • I'll pay extra for the backpack that won't sing

    Parenting can be an assault on the senses, from the effluvia of the diaper pail to the torture of bare feet on a rug strewn with Legos. But nothing tortures a parent suffer more than the musical assault of the Childhood Industrial Complex. When I was a...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 22, 2013

     
    Torrential rains brought Manila, the Philippine capital, to a standstill Monday, submerging areas in waist-deep water and making streets impassable to vehicles. Officials reported more than a million people and at least five provinces were affected by the...
  • From Zambia To North Stonington: A Dog Bred To Hunt Lions Settles In

    From Zambia To North Stonington: A Dog Bred To Hunt Lions Settles In
    Spring weather had yet to arrive on the April night when Sabrina and Paul Buehler hosted an outdoor party at their rural North Stonington home to honor Connecticut-African friendships. The wind blew hard on the hilltop, and everyone was cold, especially...
  • Exodus leader admits 'same-sex attraction,' urges talks with gays

    Exodus leader admits 'same-sex attraction,' urges talks with gays
    The leader of Exodus International, an anti-gay ministry that's changing course to work with LGBT communities, acknowledged that he feels "same-sex attraction" and intends to open talks with those "who suffered unimaginable pain." Alan Chambers,...
  • Briefs: Shoot-a-thon Thursday at HBHS

    The third annual Hoops of Hope Shoot-a-thon is Thursday at the Huntington Beach High gymnasium. The free-throw shooting event includes live music, food and a silent auction and raffle and runs from 3 to 7 p.m. All proceeds will help support the...
  • Thursday's 12/20 local schedule (updated Thurs. AM with ODU women's basketball)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball Virginia Wesleyan at Wesley, 4 Fisher (of Boston) at Apprentice, 5 Northern Kentucky at Hampton, 7 Women’s basketball Toledo Invitational first round (in Ohio): Prairie View A&M vs. Hampton, 4:30 Evansville at Toledo,...
  • Wednesday's local college basketball roundup: ODU women go to 7-1 by winning at UNLV

    The Old Dominion women's superlative start continued Wednesday night as they beat UNLV 85-67 in the first round of the six-team World Vision Classic in Las Vegas. Jackie Cook scored 23 points in 29 minutes to lead ODU (7-1), while Shae Kelley had 14...
  • Thursday's college women's basketball roundup: No. 22 Texas A&M withstands ODU comeback

    Despite their eye-opening comeback in the second half, the Old Dominion women were dogged by Kelsey Bone. Bone, a junior center, scored a career-high 33 points as she shot 15-for-18 from the floor to guide No. 22 Texas A&M past ODU 78-55 on the second...
  • Friday's local women's college basketball roundup: ODU eases past Alabama A&M, moves to 8-2

    Old Dominion (8-2) completed a 2-1 stay at the World Vision Classic in Las Vegas with a 75-46 romp Friday past Alabama A&M (1-8). Jackie Cook, who needed a hospital visit Thursday night to receive intravenous fluids, bounced back with 25 points in 20...