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  • 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...
  • Briefs: Shoot-A-thon next week at HBHS

    The third annual Hoops of Hope Shoot-a-thon is May 30 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...
  • Around Town: Christmas around the world

    Old World Village held the 11th annual International Celebration of Christmas and live Nativity play on Dec. 2. The money raised from proceeds and donations will benefit World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization. Bell choir "Beach City...
  • Area youth collect money, food for famine relief

    Area youth collect money, food for famine relief
    Twenty local youths participated in World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine April 26-27, fasting throughout the period and collecting money to feed starving children. One highlight of the event was a protest against world hunger Friday night in Old Pasadena....
  • Fast is part of teens' fundraiser

    Twenty-two La Caņada Flintridge teens plan to fast, living on only water and juice for 30 hours this weekend. The fast is part of a World Vision project to promote awareness about poverty-stricken nations. Members of La Caņada United Methodist Church&...
  • How to Help the Victims of Hurricane Sandy

    How to Help the Victims of Hurricane Sandy
    Many of those lucky enough to emerge from Sandy's devastation unscathed are wondering how they can help those struggling to recover. Here are some important links and information: Friday Nov. 9th: The Hackensack NJ Police PBA will be running a one day...
  • It's A Gray Area: We should be skeptical of our government

    People in our country mostly seem to possess an innate faith in government. Probably that has evolved because, while our governments generally are unnecessarily expensive, wasteful and intrusive, they have not been overtly corrupt like so many others...