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  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims

    As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts. A 5K Charity Walk was held...
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises

    Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises
    Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, as relief workers struggled to reach victims of a super typhoon that killed an estimated 10,000 people in the central Philippines. As President Benigno Aquino deployed...
  • 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,...