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					   November 15-30, 2009              714.465.9960           •                  VOL. 18 NO. 390

            THE LOCAL NEWS

Two Dreams
17 years before the Mast;                                                                         5 Years in Planning;
Their Dream Came True                                                                            OC Memorial Pavilion
The Dufour Family Story                                                                             The Memorial Family Story

                                                                                                                          range   Care Pavilion, the campus will grow

    magine, the ideal retirement!           fishing HB flats, a Sunday run to
                                                                                                                 O        Coast
                                                                                                                                  to over 350,000 square feet of

                                                                                         orial opened its new Patient Care             The 218 bed hospital employs
    Exotic places, exiting cocktails        the Queen Mary, a dash to Catalina,          Pavilion, a six-story, 162,500-          about 1,000 people and is a corner
    on a sandy beach, perhaps a             or trailing the boat for a fishing trip      square-foot outpatient medical           stone to community life in Fountain
cruise?                                     off San Diego, we were happy on              building recently. It will be the only   Valley        and      surrounding
     The Dufour dream included all          the water. When not on board the             facility of its kind in the area.        communities. Since opening its
of the above, and we wanted to do it        motor craft, we used the Proud                    As usual, success does not          doors to the community in 1996 as a
on our own boat. Challenge, the             Mary, our Martin 243 so we could             come without a major investment in       not-for-profit hospital, Orange
perfect boat didn't exist. Seventeen        perfect the art of sailing. When we          time, talent and treasure. The           Coast Memorial Medical Center has
years ago we could be found                 didn't sail on our own boats, we'd           visioning for this significant new       experienced a 245 percent increase
serving the Huntington Beach                crew on others' or charter                   investment began in 2005 with a          in overall patient volume. The
community at Marina Medical                 away…we were seriously hooked                comprehensive              community     highest area of growth, however,
Center in Huntington Harbour                on boating.                                  outreach that included community,        has been in outpatient services,
     JP spent his days stitching                 Retirement plans took shape,            government and medical profession        which is up 330 percent. The
wounds, curing coughs. I took care          December 2005 with one objective;            leaders. After two long years of         majority of this increase has
of administration                           provide health and nutrition                 discussion and planning the plans        occurred within the older adult
     Five kids at home, little time         services to island communities of            were approved by the City of             population.
for recreation. Our few hours off           the South Pacific. This would be as          Fountain Valley in 2007. Now, the             With the number of local area
were spent family-style on board            active a retirement providing                “Pavilion” is reality and will be a      seniors projected to increase by 22
our 21’ Chris Craft. Whether                needed health care to Islanders              tribute to proving area residents        percent over the next five years,
                                                              while enjoying a           with high quality health care.           Orange Coast has embarked on a
                                                               lifestyle      that            There were about 195,000            major expansion to address the
                                                               suited us. Plus,          square feet of medical facility at the   needs of this growing segment well
                                                               talk about giving         Orange Coast Memorial campus.            into the future.
                                                               our grandchildren         Wit the addition of the new Patient                     Continued on Page 28
                                                               (9 3/4 by now)
                                                               some fantastic               Welcome Main Street Wine Company: pg. 8
                                                               l e a r n i n g
                                                               experiences                     Jim Silva - Legislator of the Year: pg. 11
 PERMIT NO. 438                                                along the way,
                                            COPY               who would have                      Local Church Gives Money: pg. 13
  US POSTAGE                           COMPLIMENTARY           thought!
                                                                  Con’t. on Page 28
                                                                                                   Bethany Owen at Baci: pgs. 5 & 18
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Understand this...
                                                                                                                                By Chris MacDonald, a Columnist for The Local News

                                                                                                                                 A Visit With The Trout Man                                                                                                                    If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       hard labor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dave Garofalo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you get shot.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    If you cross the Saudi Arabian border illegally you will be jailed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   If you cross the Chinese border illegally you may never be heard

                                                            Papa Joe's Pizza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from again.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               If you cross the Venezuelan border illegally you will be branded a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   spy and your fate will be sealed.
                                                                       414 Pacific Coast Highway                                                                                                                                                                                    If you cross the Cuban border illegally you will be thrown into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                political prison to rot.
                                                                      Huntington Beach, Ca 92648                                                                                                                                                                              If you cross the U.S. Border illegally you get a job, a drivers license,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             social security card, welfare, food stamps, credit cards, subsidized
                                                               (Just North of the HB Pier, Next to Strand)                                                                                                                                                                   rent or a loan to buy a house, free education, free health care, a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      lobbyist in washington and in many instances you can vote.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                I Was     The Wisdom of My Great Grandpa
                                                                      • CATERING
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Talking to I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        can so vividly remember my old Italian great grandpa as he was dying and he calls for me to approach the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        bed. "Lissin'a me. I wanna for you to taka my chrome-plated 38-caliber revolver, so you will always
                                                                    Pizza - Subs - Burgers                                                                                                                                                                              remember me."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I smiled weakly and replied; "But grandpa, I really donna lika guns. Howzabout you leava me your
                                                                   Lasagna - Pasta - Salads

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                                                                                                                                   Joining State Dept. of Fish & Game Tech Dennis Bronson,
                                                                                                                                  second from left, are DF&G Senior Volunteers Jack Beckner,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              a Drunk !
                                                                                                                                                                                                              was shopping at the local supermarket where I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ROLEX watch instead?"?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gasping for air my old great grandpa answered with a snarl in his voice; "Shuddup ana lissin. Somma day,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    you gonna runna da business. You gonna have a beautiful wife, lotsa money, a biga home and maybe a couple

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                                                                                                                                               Larry Harding and Linda Gottlieb.
                                                                                                                                     ne of the things that         State Biologists determine how
                                                                                                                                                                                                          I   selected: A half-gallon of 2% milk, A carton of
                                                                                                                                                                                                              eggs, A quart of orange juice, A head of romaine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of bambinos."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          After a slight pause to catch his breath he continued; "Somma day, you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    gonna comma home and maybe finda you wife inna bed with another man.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          lettuce, A 2 lb. can of coffee, A 1 lb. package of                                Whadda you gonna do.... pointa to your watch and
                                                                                                                                     makes         living     in   many fish to supply, depending         bacon.As I was unloading my items on the                                                   say 'Times up?"
                                                                  •FREE DELIVERY ZONE:                                               California exciting is that   on a variety of factors, including     conveyor belt to check out, a drunk standing behind                                                 To this day I do not
                                                                   Newland to Golden West, PCH to Garfield                                                                                                me watched as I placed the items in front of the                                               know why everybody
                                                                                                                             you never know what you’ll see        size of lake, water temperature
                                                                      10 a.m. to 10 p.m. -7 days a week                                                                                                   cashier.                                                                                       called him Don and kissed
                                                                                                                             on the highway. Recently, I was       etc. He said the cost of the fish is         While the cashier was ringing up the purchases,                                          his ring...I called him
                                                                                                                             headed on a mission this morning      paid for with the revenue                               the drunk calmly stated,                                                      Great Grandpa and
                                                                                • Specials                                   when lo and behold, my dad and        generated from the sale of                                    "You must be single."                                                     kissed his cheek....
                                                                                                                             I spotted something we’d never        Fishing Licenses. Witnessing the                               I was a bit startled by this
                                                                       Monday & Wednesday Specials:                                                                                                                         proclamation, but I was intrigued
                                                              4 to 6:30 p.m. Generous portion of Pasta Marinara,             seen before–a big truck with          event were State Department of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        by the derelict's intuition, since I was
                                                             Dinner Salad (your choice of dressings), Garlic Bread,          “Mojave       River      Hatchery”    Fish & Game Senior Volunteers                                  indeed a single female. I
                                                                   Fountain Beverage: $6.95. Refills FREE!                   painted on its backside. “Lets        Linda Gottlieb, Jack Beckner and                             looked at the six items on the
                                                                                                                             follow that truck and see where       Larry Harding. “We also educate                                belt and saw nothing
                                                                                                                             it’s headed,” I said. It went to      the public about the requirement                              particularly unusual      about
                                                                                       •All Day:                             Huntington Park Lake, near            of having fishing licenses and we                            my selections that could have
                                                                       Every Day... 2 Large Slices of Pizza,                                                                                                                         tipped off the drunk to my
                                                                                                                             Edwards Hill in Huntington            monitor the lakes to assist the                                      marital status.
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                                                                                                                             Department of Fish & Game             Gottlieb said.                                                       the better of me, I said,
                                                                                   •Happy Hour:                              Technician Dennis Bronson (the             All these folks love fishing                     "Well, you know what, you're
                                                                        Monday - Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.                                                                                                 absolutely right. But how on earth did you know
                                                                                                                             name reminded me of the cult TV       and no sooner had the trout been
                                                                      2 half slices pepperoni/cheese pizza                   show “Then Came Bronson,”             released, up popped Gary                     The drunk replied, "Cause you're ugly."
                                                                         w/pint of domestic beer: $6.50                      which aired from 1969-70)             Wahlenmaier,        a    fisherman
                                                                      Plus: $2 domestic, $3 premium beers                    released about 400 trout. Bronson     wearing his license around his
                                                                                                                             said he left the state’s Mojave       neck. “I saw on their website that
                                                                       •Delivery Specials Every Day:                         River Hatchery in Victorville         Huntington would be stocked
                                                            12", 14" and 16" Pizzas, buy two Pizza's and save; 5, 10         with about 2,000 fish (around         today and I drove down from
                                                            & 25 piece Buffalo Wings (Mild, Hot & BBQ; Family Meal           500 pounds worth) this morning.       Lakewood to have fun fishing,”
                                                                      Packages priced right for the times!                        He relocated the 7 to 14-inch    said the affable sportsman, who
                                                                                                                             beautiful “rainbow wonders” in        had the lake to himself and hoped
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                                                                                                                             three other bodies of water at        to catch his 5 trout limit. “My
                                                                                                                             Greer & Carr Parks (HB) and           wife will cook ‘em for dinner,”
                                                                                                                             Eisenhower Park in Orange.            said the confident chap, who we

                                                                                                                             (Officials said there are a couple    left just as Bronson took off,
                                                                                                                             dozen such lakes in the OC.)          heading down that long, no
                                                                                                                             Watching the fish shooting out of     longer lonesome, highway back
                                                                                                                             the truck reservoir, through a tube   to Victorville. (If you want to see
                                                                                                                             into Lake Huntington was a            when and where fish may be
                                                                                                                             fascinating thing to bestow.          stocked      near     you,     visit
                                                                                                                             Curious ducks, geese, a couple,       then
                                                                                                                             other people and some fellow          click    on      “Fish     Planting
                                                                                                                             fish took proper note of the big      Schedules.” Thanks to the proud
                                                                                                                             splashes.                             men and women of the
                                                                                                                                  Bronson said he stocks the       Department of Fish & Game.
                                                              • Dough and Sauces Made on site.                               lakes about every two weeks.          Happy Trails.)
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                                                                                                         learned from the past!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Paulo’s Ristorante
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                                                                                                        bservation: On the list of important            to watch happen Downtown? We have all this mixed                                                                                                                                                        Gourmet Dinner, Soup, Salad
                                                                                                        community issues, local water crisis,           development Downtown... not mixed-use, mixed                  15% off ENTIRE bill                                                                                            50% Off Entire Sunday       chocie of: Dover Soul, Veal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Luggatti's Italian Grill                                 FREE Fountain Drink                                 Brunch Bill (exp: 12/31/09) Scaloppine Marsala, Punpkin
                                                                                                        broken sidewalks, uprooted trees,               development; a single family home here, two, four-            210 5th Street, H.B.        15% off ENTIRE bill                                                               Shades Restaurant & Bar
                                                                                              runaway roots, economic and social blight,                plexes there, two single family homes nextt to an                                                                       Tommy Pastrami           FREE single scoop                                      Ravioli or Chicken Roolaine,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        714.536.8846                Ocean Sushi &                                                                Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort Dessert ($16.95 w/ HB Gold)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Talbert & Beach, H.B.      Znow's Ice Cream
                                                                                              economic stagnation, earthquake disaster                  apartment complex - then two single family homes.                                           Oyster Lounge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  714.848.4567                                     21100 Pac. Coast Hwy, H.B.        Paolo's Ristorante
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      16479 Bolsa Chica St, H.B.
                                                                                              preparedness, street crime, drug use, crack houses;       I don't get it! Just drive the numbered streets and try                                   6041 Bolsa Ave H.B.                                                                    714.965.1194
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           714.840.1319                                          7561 Center Ave # 37, H.B.
                                                                                              friends...Downtown HB ranks pretty low. Consider,         to find parking, try to embrace the ambiance...sorry                                                                                                                                                            714.373-5399
                                                                                              in the past ten years overall city economic growth        that was sarcastic...
                                                                                              measured in sales tax has grown 3 to 5%,                        The worst of the worst! After another three                                                                                                                              $3 Domestic pints
                                                                                              Conversely, Downtown HB has grown over 100%!              years of study and another million bucks, No                   50% off ENTIRE              Happy Hour Menu            20% off ENTIRE bill                                       $4 Import Pintas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chimayo at the Beach     Buy One - Get One FREE
                                                                                              Where’s the problem? Who’s the problem?                   Process Change... it still takes a CUP to build one          Global Tapas Menu           ($5) all day in Lounge                                                                  $3 Well Drinks                  The California
                                                                AWARD WINNING STAFF                                                                                                                                                                                         315 Pac. Coast Hwy H.B        Habana Cabana
                                                                                                   A year of community meetings called                  structure. Why not a blanket zoning change that                  Flight Bistro                   Zimzala                                                                   15% off your entire bill for       Hyatt Regency Hotel
                                                              REX GERLACH & JIM HORTON                                                                                                                                                                                           714.374.7273         18552 Beach Blvd. H.B.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8082 Adams Ave, H.B.        500 Pac. Coast Hwy, H.B.                                                               Breakfast & Lunch               & Spa Restaurant
                                                                                              Downtown Image Committee, a Downtown                      permits various uses without much of the red tape.                                                                                                 714.968.1133
                                                                       (EMERITUS)                                                                                                                                       714.374.8300                 714.960-5050                                                                    Gallagher's Pub & Grill             714.845.4636
                                                             INTERNET SERVICES - HB PI0       Specific Plan process that cost $750,000 coupled          Mixed-use still requires commercial on the first                                                                                                                            300 Pac. Coast Hwy, H.B.       20% Off your entire Food Bill
                                                              SALES: ACCOUNT MANAGER:         with a Parking Study for $300,000, a seven-hour           floor, etc. No shared parking plan to go                                                                                                                             714.536-2422                 (alcohol excluded)
                                                                    KEVIN GAROFALO            City Council Meeting with 40 public speakers and          along with the increases! Build more, build more,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          20% Off Food Bill
                                                             MARKETING COORDINATOR &          most, if not all of the citizen driven                    build more…but no plan how to build and park any                                                                                                    M-F 2-5 p.m.
                                                                     CITY EDITOR:             recommendation, ignored.                                  of it.                                                                                    15% off ENTIRE bill      $2 - $6 Food Menu Items    (excludes lunch specials)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Deville                                                                                                    15% off entire bill
                                                                                                   The big win for the Downtown residents came                Always some good in everything. For those                                         Baci Italian Restaurant         Beachfront 301              Sushi On Fire
                                                                      NANCY GRAY                                                                                                                                      424 Olive Ave, H.B.                                                                                              Capone's Cucina               20% off ENTIRE Food Bill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18748 Beach Blvd, H.B.         301 Main St. H.B.          301 Main St, H.B.
                                                                                              as Council Woman Cathy Green sealed the Triangle          who believe that higher density is the solution to the          714.374.4860                                                                                              19688 Beach Blvd #10, H.B.       Don José Mexican Restaurant
                                                            MARKETINGRAPHIC DESIGN: EDITOR:
                                                                      COORDINATOR & CITY      Park issues with a sledge hammer making a motion          Downtown, they've accomplished that. If you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     714.965.1194                714.374.3399               714.374.8885                714.593-2888                   9093 E. Adams, H.B.
                                                                    LORRAINE LARA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         714.962.7911
                                                             PHOTOGRAPHY & FREELANCE:         to retain the existing Library allowing a single          believe that developers need to build at least 4-         PARTICIPATING AUTOMOTIVE
                                                                  CHRIS MACDONALD             additional use -a maximum 99 seat community               stories to effect change, they accomplished their
                                                                    GRAPHIC DESIGN:           playhouse. Beware of the not-so-sleeping giant            goal. If you believe that building another 900,000
                                                                     LORRAINE LARA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15% OFF Parts & Service
                                                             WES BANNISTER, CINDY CROSS,      created as a result of this process that almost totally   square feet of office professional / commercial is                                                                                                                    $500 Off New Car
                                                            MOE KANOUDI, JORDAN KORBRITZ      ignored the local residents.                              part of the solution for Downtown -it's a win.             15% OFF Parts & Service                                                                                    18881 Beach Blvd, HB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     HB Chrysler Jeep
                                                                     & A. MURPHY                   Let's take the high road: Council approved           Increasing the maximum density from 30 to 50                  $300 Off New Car
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   16701 Beach Blvd, HB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 HB Dodge                                                                           Purchase ANY Hot or Cold
                                                                                              plans for Downtown to be more pedestrian-friendly         dwelling units per acre is a plus to some, and                DeLillo Chevrolet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       714.841.3999         16555 Beach Blvd, HB                                                                  Sandwhich, Regualr or Large
                                                                                              and help "streamline" getting around for our              perhaps a negative to others.                               18211 Beach Blvd, HB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                714.596.0230                                                                      and receive 2nd Sandwich of
                                                                                              thousands of tourists. New downtown will have                   If all of the above is about visioning...then                                                                                                                                                       equal Value FREE. Gold Card
                                                                                              more mixed-use buildings, wider sidewalks, and a          perhaps we should do some visioning on how to fix                                                                                                                                                            Users: Large 14" Pizza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $500 off any New Car                 w/Pepperoni $4.95 Reg. $8.95
                                                                                              revised parking shortage plan. Currently with about       what is broken and, of course, how we intend to pay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10% off parts and labor   $9.95 Oil Change/Cars                   One per customer, Tax not
                                                                                              760,000 square feet built out in e Downtown there         for it.                                                                                         $500 Off of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $300 discount on any                                                 included, p/u only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Any New Car                                                         $19.95 Oil Change/ trucks
                                                                                              exists an approximate 200 parking space shortage.               1. The Cultural Center is a good idea that                                                                                         new or pre-owned vehicle Does not include Synthetics                     Nonna Lucci’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       McKenna VW                 HB Mazda                                                                              19913 Beach Blvd
                                                                                              With no apparent plans to solve that issue, Council       needs to find a home! Some think we can put it on              Surf City Nissan                                                            Norm Reeves Honda                HB Ford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   18711 Beach Blvd, HB      16800 Beach Blvd, HB 19131 Beach Blvd, HB                                             (Behind Econo-Lube), H.B.
                                                                                              agreed to keep on the table the idea of removing all      the Downtown Post Office site. Unfortunately, for            17331 Beach Blvd, HB              866.925.0602                                                          18255 Beach Blvd, HB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 866.295.9926         800.306.6472                                                        714.536.1160
                                                                                              the Parking on Main Street in order to widen              now, the pending closure of the Post office at this              800.615.9640                                                                                            888.516.4195
                                                                                              sidewalks allowing restaurants and retailers to bring     location and its sale is off the table.                   ELECTRONIC / TV                                GIFTS & RETAIL                  MAIL / SHIPPING                          MEDICAL & FITNESS
                                                                                              their product out further to the street line.                   2. Funding for an already broken Downtown
                                                                                                   The Council did stipulate that if parking spaces     Sewer        System,        and current    inadequate                                                                                       AIM
                                                                                              were removed from Main Street they had to be              infrastructure requires as much sunlight, time,                                                                                          Mail Center 714.465.9960

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                                                                                              replaced with parking spaces within "walking"             energy, leadership as the million dollar fantasy plan                Save $500 on a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         commercial production                   10% 0ff all merchandise        Products (Does Not Include   hour Massage on initial visit 2 weeks of UNLIMITED Yoga
                                                                                              distance...definition not offered.          Based on      just adopted.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Time Warner Cable                       excluding sale items              Postage USPS)         Beach Chiropratic Sports Center   for new students for $30
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                                                                                                              glass      of
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              F. Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      pictured standing, far right, speaks
                                                                                                              place on Main street                                                                                                                                                    while colleagues Rep. Barbara
                                                                                                              where people can                                                                                                                                                        Lambert, D-Milford and Rep. Jack
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                                                                                                              talk and actually hear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      solitaire Monday night as the
                                                                    an has enjoyed wine for a long time.      one another. A place

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      House convened to vote on a new
                                                                    Many of his friends share the same        to shop for incredible                                                                                                                                                  budget. (AP)
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                                                            and try to “out do” one another by sharing        the world with paired                                                                                                                                                   front of these two... he's on
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                                                            part of the experience is sharing each other’s    breads, olive oils,                                                                                                                                                     Hennessy is checking out the
                                                                                                              and aged balsamic's,                                                                                                                                                    baseball scores.
                                                            company over a great bottle of wine.
                                                                                                              all of which will be                                                                                                                                                          What a shame...who is in
                                                                 Several years before Dan's retirement as a                                                                                                                                                                           charge... a lot of elected officials
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                                                                   Pass the Kool-aid Orwellian!                                                                                                                                                          Jim Silva -                                                                                           Local
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                                                                       hen I was in high school, we were tasked
                                                                       with reading George Orwell’s “1984.” It was,
                                                                       as our liberal, cooler-than-thou teacher
                                                                                                                      “elected officials,” who demand (instead of earning)
                                                                                                                      respect and manage to make small fortunes feeding at
                                                                                                                      the public trough.
                                                                                                                                                                                          There was a time, not all that
                                                                                                                                                                                    long ago, when words like mine
                                                                                                                                                                                    would have been viewed as typical                                           Legistlator of the Year                                                                                    Motorist
                                                            would have us believe, the utmost cautionary tale of            We speak of the McCarthy hearings, in which             American mindset.
                                                            what can go dreadfully wrong if we don’t question         members of the Hollywood community were pressured                   Today, I’d be ridiculed as a tea                                ecently, The California Association of Local     contributions and expenditures related to local boundary
                                                            authority, don’t maintain a fierce protection of
                                                            individuality, and don’t have a
                                                            healthy seed of distrust for the
                                                                                                                      to report assumed communists to the senate committee,
                                                                                                                                           but we barely yawned when the
                                                                                                                                           current administration asked us to
                                                                                                                                           send secret e-mails to inform on
                                                                                                                                                                                    bag nut job, right-wing extremist, maybe
                                                                                                                                                                                    even a potential militia member or terrorist. (And, not
                                                                                                                                                                                    that it’s anyone’s business, but I am a lifelong,
                                                                                                                                                                                    registered, voting Democrat. I just didn’t realize I had to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  R       Agency Formation Commissions (CALAFCO)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          named Assemblyman Jim Silva (R- Huntington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Beach) Legislator of the Year for his successful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           changes to be reportable as any other local initiative. His
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           follow up companion bills, AB 1998 in 2008 and AB 528
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of 2009 further implemented and clarified this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  work establishing financial disclosure reporting                 disclosure process.”
                                                                  The characters in Oceania,                                               those we believed were “spreading        do a certain lockstep to be in the party anymore).            requirements for campaigns associated with                              Chiat concluded, “CALAFCO applauds Mr.
                                                            watched always by Big Brother,                                                 lies” (i.e., not the party line) about         We do still have the recourse of voting out our         local boundary changes.                                            Silva’s efforts to bring sunshine to this process
                                                            were stripped of all freedoms; their                                           healthcare reform.                       representatives, but we don’t have the ability to vote out          “As a former county supervisor and                            and make it as streamlined as possible.”
                                                            every action and deed allowable                                                      We once held the life of an        all those who should be gone. Even if we vote them out,       LAFCO Member, I appreciate all that                                      The California Association of LAFCOs,
                                                            only in the grand scheme of                                                    individual, any individual, American     the damage they have done is usually nearly impossible        LAFCOs do to ensure that any changes in the                         or CALAFCO, was founded in 1971.
                                                            maintaining The Party. There were                                              citizen as the most precious of all we   to rectify.                                                   boundaries of special districts and municipal                      CALAFCO serves as an organization dedicated
                                                            no rich or poor – all wealth was                                               held dear. We now starve tens of               So, what do we do, now?                                 government are open, orderly and fair. It has been               to assisting member LAFCOs with educational
                                                            distributed equally, all basic needs                                           thousands of our own California                Maybe we’ll have to depend on the generation of         a privilege to have been a part of assisting                         and technical resources that otherwise would
                                                            provided by the government.                                                    farmers, drive their families into       20-somethings who will pay the biggest price for the          LAFCO in making these                                                             not be available.
                                                                  This, our teacher clearly and                                            poverty and make basic food more         policies in our state and nation.                             processes       even     more                                                               Assemblyman          Jim
                                                            undeniably implied, was the fate to                                            expensive for the middle class, in             Maybe we’ll find our spines and enact legislation       transparent and efficient,”                                                            Silva represents the 67th                ccording to the Associated Press a
                                                            be suffered by each of us if we gave
                                                            over to government intervention in
                                                            too many aspects of our lives.
                                                                  It was a good and potent
                                                            lesson; one that stuck with me
                                                                                                                                           favor of saving a smelt in Northern
                                                                                                                                                 We once rose up in outrage
                                                                                                                                           against unfair taxation. Now, we
                                                                                                                                           simply write the checks and let the
                                                                                                                                                                                    across the land that severely reduces the pay and perks
                                                                                                                                                                                    of public servants – and keeps them from living the high
                                                                                                                                                                                    life while we struggle beneath them.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Or maybe we should all just sit back and inhale the
                                                                                                                                                                                    words of O’Brian to Winston Smith: “You must love
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  said Silva.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Executive Director for

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CALAFCO, explained that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “Mr. Silva’s leadership has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Assembly District, which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         includes the communities of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Anaheim, Cypress, Garden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grove, Huntington Beach,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          La Palma, Los Alamitos,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A        man accused of being under the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  influence of prescription drugs and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         texting while driving has been convicted of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         gross vehicular manslaughter for killing a
                                                            throughout that semester and for                                               O’Brian’s in Sacramento and              Big Brother. It is not enough to obey him; you must           been instrumental in the passage of three financial      Rossmoor, Seal Beach, Stanton, Sunset Beach and
                                                            many years to come.                                                            Washington, D.C. right their wrongs      love him.”                                                                                                                                                                           bicyclist two years ago in Huntington Beach.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  disclosure bills important to LAFCOs and voters          Westminster. He previously served as an Orange County
                                                                  And, yet, I can’t help but                                               on our dime.                                   Pass the Kool-aid, please.                              statewide. Signed in 2007, AB 747 requires political     Supervisor, serving the 2nd District.                              Jeffrey Francis Woods, who had been
                                                            believe that my teacher is now drinking fully and               And, what about those times they stretch the truth                                                                                                                                                                                           out on bail, was taken into custody after the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   No foul play in Syracuse
                                                                                                                                                                                    The information contained in this column does not
                                                            heartily of the kool-aid that would have us all believe   or are just plain wrong?                                      necessarily reflect the opinion of The Local News.                                                                                                                                   guilty verdict was read in a Santa Ana
                                                            more government is better government.                           Well, let’s just say today’s politicians are held to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         courtroom Monday.
                                                                  Too much has changed in this country – and I’m      roughly the same standards as a TV weatherman who

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  University student's death
                                                            not just referring to the current administration.         gets the report wrong. No harm, no foul; On to the              Cindy Cross has been a columnist                                                                                                                                                        Family and friends of Danny Oates, the
                                                                  Where once we were a country of individuals         next misstep.                                                     or contributor for three other                                                                                                                                                   14-year-old boy who was killed as he rode
                                                            whose only limitations were those we placed on                  What happened to us?                                         newspapers and is an active                                                                                                                                                     his bike to school in August 2007, hugged
                                                            ourselves, we are now a country where those who think           How did we go from fearing “1984” to                     community volunteer. Her column                               By Charley Hannagan, The Post-Standard                  the medical examiner makes a determination as to              and consoled each other in court.
                                                            of a better mousetrap are penalized for their ambition    welcoming it with open arms?                                                                                                        yracuse police do not suspect foul play in the   the cause of her death, he said.
                                                            and expected to not only support a bloated government,
                                                            but all those individuals whose major contribution can
                                                            be summed up in the high pitched collective whine we
                                                            used as three year olds, “it’s not faaaaaaaaaaair!”
                                                                                                                            Are we so consumed with our quest for a utopian
                                                                                                                      society that we are willing to become slaves to the
                                                                                                                            Is an orderly society more important the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   S      death of a Syracuse University senior found
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          dead in her bed earlier today.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        There was no signs of criminal activity or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Crowley was from Fountain Valley, Calif., and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           was a senior at the Martin J. Whitman School of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Woods' defense attorney, Scott Well,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         had argued that his client had a seizure while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         driving his pickup truck. Well says he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         intends to appeal.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   trauma when police found Lisa Crowley, 21, of 560            Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor
                                                                  We once had a government that consisted of          freedoms of individuals?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Woods faces up to 10 years in prison
                                                            “public servants.” We now have a government of                  And, does government really know what’s best?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Clarendon St., said Sgt. Tom Connellan in an email.       notified students and faculty by email about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        It may take several days before                       Crowley’s death.                                           when sentenced on Dec. 11.
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                                                                                         Here’s what houses in Huntington Beach are going for 30. Highlighted are the lowest and highest sale prices, as
                                                                                         nowadays. These are closed sales for the week ending well as houses that sold for the most above and below
                                                            6751 Derby Circle            Oct. 30. These are closed sales for the week ending Oct. their original asking prices.

                                                               Address                       Bed      Bath             SqFt               Sold Price     SP/SqFt       SP/LP          *SP/OLP**
                                                            19392 Jerrilyn Ln                3        2/1              1,538              $550,000       $357.61       95.65%         95.65%
                                                            20231 Deervale Ln                4        2/2              1,741              $699,000       $401.49       100.00%        96.41%
                                                            8451 Grace Cir                   5        3/1              2,230              $845,000       $378.92       100.00%        101.20%
                                                            22032 Rockport Ln                4        3/2              2,120              $875,000       $412.74       97.77%         97.77%

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                                                            7912 Beachcomber Dr              3        3/2              1,700              $545,000       $320.59       99.11%         99.11%

                                                            17472 Lucero Ln                  4        2/2              1,909              $559,000       $292.82       100.00%        101.82%
                                                            17712 Wrightwood Ln              4        2/2              1,806              $580,000       $321.15       98.31%         92.80%
                                                            1006 Lake St                     3        2/2              1,688              $722,000       $427.73       100.00%        97.98%
                                                            508 18th St                      4        3/22             180                $760,000       $348.62       97.45%         97.45%
                                                            511 10th St                      3        4/3              2,764              $1,025,000     $370.84       93.61%         89.52%
                                                            18691 Ambrose Ln                 5        3/2              3,000              $1,150,000     $383.33       95.83%         95.83%
                                                            6442 Garland Cir                 4        4/3              2,850              $1,330,000     $466.67       97.44%         84.18%                     uperior Quality Merit Award recognizes 75              world of Value-Based Purchasing, so each of these             Local Church hands out Money!
                                                            6751 Derby Cir
                                                            8371 Arnett Dr
                                                                                                                                                                                                           S     hospitals nationwide Data Advantage, LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 announced today 75 hospitals receiving a Best
                                                                                                                                                                                                           in Value: Superior Quality Merit Award from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        hospitals is off to a good start."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The quality category is analyzed using data from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)         W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hen the Pastors of Robinwood Church passed the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                basket recently -it started full of $10 bills and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                church-goers were asked to take one. At least the first
                                                            17182 Kampen Ln                  3        2/1              1,145              $499,000       $435.81       100.00%        100.00%              2009-2010 Hospital Value Index, the first and only           Core Measures, AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators, CMS           100 people received $10 each as long as they agreed to spend the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           national study on U.S. hospitals and the value of            30-day mortality scores and CMS reported hospital            money locally. Perhaps the City could do the same thing...what
                                                            8231 Michael Dr                  2        1/1              1,000              $327,000       $327.00       100.62%        100.62%
                                                                                                                                                                                                           care they provide.                                           readmission rates. In order to receive the award,            the heck, perhaps the President and Congress should follow suit.
                                                            15451 Duke Cir                   4        2/1              1,183              $473,500       $400.25       96.65%         96.65%                                                                                        hospitals were first considered as Best in             This was the church's own economic stimulus plan...their
                                                            6192 Briarcliff Dr
                                                            7662 Anita Ln
                                                                                                                                                                                                           HB Hospital - Top 75, Nationally                                          Value, or in the top 25 percent of all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hospitals in the study. The top 10 percent of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     way, their time, their place. The first 100 people who showed up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     for services at the church off Bolsa Chica Street were given $10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The 2009-2010 Hospital Value Index is an               this group were then ranked in the quality category in       each to spend at a business in the community. The idea was
                                                            16621 Simmone Ln                 3        2/1              1,257              $550,000       $437.55       98.23%         92.44%               independent analysis of each hospital`s performance          order to receive the Superior Quality Merit Award.           simple... help support local businesses.
                                                            6841 Sylvia Dr                   4        2/1              1,600              $582,500       $364.06       98.90%         97.08%               in the categories of: quality, affordability & efficiency          "The Hospital Value Index study found that all               Through the generosity (passion) of an anonymous $1,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                           and patient satisfaction. Out of the more than 4,500         hospitals recognized as Best in Value improved their         donation – the test of faith was a big hit. Apparently, eating out
                                                            6171 Medford Drive               5        2/1              1,700              $625,000       $367.65       97.81%         97.81%               hospitals that were analyzed, 75 received the Superior       quality scores by an average of 8.14% since March            was the favored use for the stimulus effort. Church spokesmen
                                                            6832 Halifax Dr                  4        3/2              1,961              $639,000       $325.85       98.31%         88.75%               Quality Merit Award for achieving high marks in the          2009, while those that were not recognized as Best in        indicated they might try this once a month.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           quality category.                                            Value saw a drop in quality by 1.1% during the same                Dave Housholder is Robinwood's main Bible
                                                            15282 Victoria Ln                4        3/3              2,700              $770,000       $285.19       92.88%         92.88%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 "This group of hospitals has a proven ability to       term," said John Morrow, a founder of the Hospital           Teacher/Preacher on Sunday mornings. He prefers text preaching
                                                            4221 N Humboldt Dr               4        4/3              2,763              $830,000       $300.40       92.32%         92.32%               deliver high quality care, a key element in providing        Value Index study.                                           (going verse by verse through a book of the Bible) to theme
                                                            Avg                                                        2,017              $730,240       $364.38       98.21%         95.90%               overall value to their communities," said Hal                      "Quality continues to improve in high value            preaching (picking a topic and finding Bible verses). His first two
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Andrews, CEO of Data Advantage. "Our study                   hospitals, and these Merit Award recipients are being        books at Robinwood have been Galatians and Luke (ongoing).
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Brent Special             $17.00           A hardy offering of meatball,                   Catering Menu (Please Call)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              “A Slice of New York”                           Artichoke, mushrooms, basil with               sausage, & pepperoni                          Full Tray: Garlic Knots          $20.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              garlic oil sauce (white pizza)                 Pika Pie                    $17.00            1/2 Tray: Garlic Knots           $12.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                in Surf City USA                                        House Specialties                    Covered w/ Canadian Bacon &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Full Tray: Hot/BBQ Wings         $55.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Manhattan                  $16.00          Pineapples
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • The Best thin pizza slice in H.B.                                                                           House Salad                      1/2 Tray: Hot/BBQ Wings          $30.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sprinkled w/ savory pesto &
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Our Special Recipe comes straight               topped w/ fresh marinated roasted              Garden fresh House Salad $3.00                Full Tray: Salad                 $30.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                              from New York!                                  red peppers                                    Baby mix greens, vine ripe                    1/2 Tray: Salad                  $15.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • We make our dough with bottled water.           Puttanesca                     $17.00          tomatoes, sweet red onions,                   12 Homemade Cookies              $5.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • We sell Pizza-By-The-Slice.                     Featuring plump artichoke hearts,              kalamata olives topped                        12 Homemade Brownies             $12.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Delivery within 5 miles.                        sliced black olives dressed                    w/mozzarella cheese & your choice                             Drinks
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Open Daily from 11 a.m. til’ we                 w/pecorino romano, mozzarella,                 of dressing                                   16oz Soda                        $1.50
                                                                                                                                                                                                              run out of dough.                               fresh basil,& special garlic oil sauce.        Calzone                     $7.95             32oz Soda                        $2.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Spinach Pomodora               $17.00          Add’l Calzone Filling       $0.50             Can Soda                         $0.75
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Crust                         A spectacular blend of fresh                            Surf City Specials                   2 Liter Coke & Pepsi/Diet        $2.50
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Our secret is in the dough. Our time             spinach leaves,cherry tomatoes,                Any 2 slices & 16oz soda OR                   Lg Water                         $2.25
                                                                                                                                                                                                             honored recipe for our famous thin               pecorino romano, mozzarella, fresh             any 1 slice w/ Garden Salad &                 Sm Water                         $1.25

                                                                                                                                                                                                             crust Neopolitan has been perfected              basil w/our special garlic oil sauce.          16oz soda                  $5.50              Monster                          $2.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        over the years.                       Paul’s Special                 $16.00          6 Garlic Knots             $1.50              Red Bull                         $2.50
                                                                       Lunch: 11:30 - 2 pm (M - F)                                                                                                                          The Sauce                         Special garlic oil sauce, fresh                     Hot Wings / BBQ Wings                    Rock Star                        $2.00
                                                                        Dinner from 5:00pm Daily                                                                                                              Our sauce is light, yet spicy-sweet             chopped basil, parmesan,                       6 Wings                     $3.75             Green Tea                        $1.50
                                                                                                                                                                                                              with just the right herbs and spices.           mozzarella, topped w/ fresh sliced             12 Wings                    $7.00             Propel Water                     $1.50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Toppings                         tomatoes (white pizza)                         18 Wings                    $11.00            Gatorade                         $1.50
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Every day we start with the freshest &            Cheese                         $14.25          Additional Toppings         $1.50             Apple Juice                      $0.75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                finest vegetables and meats. No               Our famous cheese pizza; A true                Pepperoni, Sausage, Meatball,                                Desserts
                                                                                                                                                                                                            preservatives. No additives.....just fresh,       New York’s Selection                           Canadian Bacon, Mushroom, Green               “Ice Cream”     Price Varies
                                                                    16041 Bolsa Chica Road at Edinger                                                                                                         natural foods, bursting with flavor.            Pepperoni                      $15.75          Pepper, Roasted Red Pepper, Pesto,            “Homemade Cookies”     $0.75
                                                                            Huntington Beach                                                                                                                                 ~~~~                             Our next favorite pizza!!!                     Black Olives, Onions, Jalapenos,              “Homemade Brownies”    $1.00
                                                                                 714.846.2694                                                                                                               We only have one size pie - 18” “Don’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                            even think about asking for pineapple                        101 Main Street, Suite 112, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
                                                                                                                                                                                                              or chicken, cause’ that ain’t pizza”
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                                                               Monday - Thursday
                                                              5:00 - 10:00pm
                                                             Friday & Saturday
                                                            5:00pm - 11:00pm
                                                            Sunday - Closed                                                                                                    anci      Williams,       the the course of a year.

                                                            "Sushi Happy Hour"
                                                                                                                                                                      N        Children’s, Media and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     She established our Friends of
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Services the Children’s Library
                                                                                                                                                                      Coordinator at the Huntington Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                                               group, which help
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                                                            Mon - Fri, 5pm - 7
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Children’s collections at the Library
                                                                                                                                                                      Public Library is October’s Mayor ’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                               She was instrumental in raising
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    port for the expansion of the
                                                                                                                                                                            Nanci has made a difference in sup
                                                             Sushi & Rolls                                                                                                                                     Children’s Wing of the Library in
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                                                                                                                                                                      the lives of children and families in                                                        HOME OF
                                                              • $4 Lg Hot Sake's                                                                                      our fair city. She has been working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             “Barbecue is our specialty”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      She has planned and organized
                                                               • $2 Draft Beer                                                                                        for the Library since 1976,    and she

                                                                                                                                                                      has done so much for the Library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                33 summer reading programs, all                                                                CORPORATE EVENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                increasingly popular, breaking all                                                                 WEDDINGS
                                                                                                                                                                       that it is hard to do justice to her                                              r
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                                                                                                                                                                       librarian, performing innumerable
                                                                  Available                                                                                             story times, puppet shows and othe
                                                                                                                                                                                                            r players that started the Taste
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                                                                    Upon                                                                                                                                         Huntington Beach fundraiser, one of                                                              Billys Cell 714-801-9151
                                                                                                                                                                        children’s programs. She was an                                                   .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the most popular events in the City
                                                                     Request                                                                                            early local TV staron the Channel 3                                         t our                                                          (Best way to get me)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 And the Taste helps suppor
                                                                                                                                                                        “Book Nook” program. She has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Children’s Department.
                                                                                                                                                                        worked over the years to create and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nanci received her award at the                                         
                                                                                      Call us for reservations at 714-845                                                expand the kind of programming
                                                                                                                         -8444 or just stop by!                                                                   October 19th City Council meeting
                                                                                                                                                                         that creates young readers and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and is shown above with her family,
                                                                                       21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Hun
                                                                                                                             tington Beach                               fosters early literacy, and we now
                                                                                                                                                                         offer over 1,100 of these programs in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the mayor and fellow staff members
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        yracuse, N.Y. - Senior outside hitter Elizabeth                    he Library has         who manages the library’s

                                                                                                                                                                                     ummer is past and Surf
                                                                                                                                                                                     City is settling down to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Saturday, Dec. 19. Old Saint
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nick’s busy schedule will only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               he City of Huntington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Beach is now taking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Blvd. The price is $110 per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ticket and may be purchased
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 S      Cheek (Huntington Beach, Calif./Rosary) led three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        players with double-digit kills as the Le Moyne             T      become a real
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           source            of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  afterschool      homework
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  program on Mondays and

                                                                            Oops - She Wants $450,000
                                                                                                                                                                                     enjoy the holiday season!     allow him to make the visits                registration for the         on-line or at City Hall - 5th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        121st Rose Parade. This year,       Floor Community Services             College volleyball team defeated Stonehill, 3-1, in the            homework help for our         Wednesdays from 3:30-
                                                                                                                                                                              Just because it’s winter                               between 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in addition to walk-in              Department. The busses will          regular season finale for both teams on Sunday afternoon           younger patrons with the      5:00 PM in the Maddy
                                                                                                                                                                              does not mean that                                       p.m. and
                                                                AIMEE LYNN FLETCHER of the Orange                  responsible for the accident. The city cannot fix a                                                                                  reservations we will be             leave at 6:45 a.m. and are           at Ted Grant Court.                                                addition of our live online   Room.           Forcreative

                                                                                                                                                                              the fun is over in                                       9     p.m.
                                                                County Register says Elizabeth Medina tripped      problem unless officials know it exists, among other                                                                                 accepting registration online!      scheduled to return at                     Cheek finished the match with 14 kills and 15 digs           tutoring service called       children           between
                                                                on a pipe and injured her leg and is now suing     arguments.                                                                                                                           Simply go to www.surfcity-          approximately 3:00 p.m.              for her seventh double-double of the season and her third          “HelpNow!” powered by         preschool and 8th grade,
                                                                                                                                                                              Beach!                                                     Wednesdays
                                                            the city of Huntington Beach, claims city workers            "(Medina) failed to exercise ordinary care in a                                                                       /sands/, enter the link            Bus Parking is located         straight. Fabian posted 10 kills and 11 digs, while Prentice       Brainfuse. The service is     we are hosting a writing
                                                                                                                                                                                    As little                                         t h r o u g h
                                                            were negligent for not fixing the problem, as stated   manner expected of a reasonably prudent person,"                                                                                     and follow the directions!          at 2180 E. Walnut Street, so         totaled 10 and 13 digs to join Cheek in double-figures.            available for grades 3-12     and illustrating contest
                                                                                                                                                                              ones         look                                      Fridays, and
                                                            in her legal claims.                                   the city's response says. "(The city) did not have                                                                                   Tickets include transportation      be prepared to walk up to ?          Senior libero Lindsey Gleason (Hamburg, N.Y./Frontier)             between the hours of 1:00     called “An Amazing
                                                                                                                                                                              forward to all of                                      noon to 9 p.m.
                                                                  She says she was sitting at a picnic table in    actual or constructive notice of any defective or                                                                                    to and from the event so you        mile. All registrants under          registered a team-high 17 digs in her final career home            & 10:00 PM Monday             Beach Discovery”.
                                                                                                                                                                              the       holiday                                     on     Saturdays
                                                            March 2008 in Huntington Central Park. Then,           dangerous condition existing for a sufficient time                                                                                   don’t need to worry about           17 years old must be                 match. Classmate Kaylin Brainerd (Liverpool,                       through      Sunday      in         Entries are due to the
                                                                                                                                                                              excitement, city                                    and Sundays.
                                                            when she went to get up, says she tripped on an        prior to the alleged injury … to have taken measures                                                                                 finding a parking place.            accompanied by an adult.             N.Y./Liverpool) dished out a match-high 46 assists on the          subjects like math and        children’s desk in the
                                                                                                                                                                              officials have                                          A fee of $40 is
                                                            exposed pipe, tearing ligaments in her left leg and    to protect against the condition."                                                                                                         We     have     limited       Call Community Services at           afternoon, while adding three kills. Brainerd, Cheek and           English. In addition, we      library by 4:00 PM on
                                                                                                                                                                              once           again                          charged for each 15-
                                                            experiencing a bony contusion, the documents claim.          The case is set for a mandatory settlement hearing                                                                             reserved bleacher seats             (714) 536-5486 for more              Gleason were honored prior to the match for their                  have a new homework           Saturday, December 12,
                                                                                                                                                                              extended a special invitation for    minute visit. It is recommended
                                                                  City's response Medina could be held equally     in May and a jury trial is tentatively set for June 28.                                                                              located at 2000 E. Colorado         information.                         commitment to the program.                                         coordinator, Zain Shirazi,    2009.
                                                                                                                                                                              Santa Claus to visit the city as     that there are no more than five
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Local Church Directory
                                                                           Surf City Hostel Drops Price
                                                                                                                                                                              our special guest. As he has done    children per 15-minute visit and
                                                                                                                                                                              in the past,                         extended visits can be arranged
                                                                                                                                                                                    Santa has agreed to visit      for larger holiday gatherings.                                                                  • Family Owned and Operated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Servicing all Cemeteries         Dennis James Gallagher

                                                                                                     t began at $1,400,000. Then $1,200,000; currently a foreclosed
                                                                                                     property that for many years was a successful surf hostel in
                                                                                                     downtown Huntington Beach — originally, an early 1900s hotel
                                                                                                  – has had its price cut again. Can you believe this huge building, 3
                                                                                                                                                                              children in their homes to share
                                                                                                                                                                              his special Season’s Greetings,
                                                                                                                                                                              give candy canes, and make
                                                                                                                                                                              memorable moments. “I love to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The helpful elves at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CommunitySurf City,” Santa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   said. Community Services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Department also have tips to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           H  FUNERALS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Providing Quality Care and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Before Need Arrangements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Simple Cremation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Toll Free: (888) 848-2828 • Local: (714) 842-2400
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           17712 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FDR 970
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Linda Joy Gallagher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     FDR 1066
                                                                                                  blocks from the ocean is down to $1 million.                                make the pre-Christmas Eve tour      help make your time with Santa                Service Without the High Cost           
                                                                                                       Located at 421 8th St. was the Colonial Inn Hostel, which              to      Community        Services    memorable for everyone.                                                                                                                                                                                 THE PLACE TO WATCH SUN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Board Member California Hospice Foundation
                                                                                                  once attracted visitors from around the globe.                              Department gladly schedules the            For more information or to                                                                                                                                                                         & MON NIGHT FOOTBALL
                                                                                                       When it was sold in 2006, the director of an alcohol and drug          visits for Santa in Surf City. The   schedule a visit, contact the         Faith                  Church                                 Street Address          City    Telephone      Website
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Anglican               All Saints Church                         18082 Bushard St           F.V.      (714) 963-3801   www.Allsaintsanglican.Com                    • $2.00 Domestic Drafts
                                                                                                  rehabilitation foundation planned to use it as an addiction and mental      home visits will begin on            Community                Services
                                                                                                                                                                              Saturday, Dec. 5 and end             Department at (714) 536-5486.         Apostolic              Apostolic Church                          8221 Newman Ave            H.B.      (714) 843-6191   -                                                 • Drink Specials
                                                                                                  health treatment center for boys. That never happened, and the
                                                                                                  property was in repossession this summer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Assemblies Of God      Fountain Spring Church                    6462 Industry Way Ste B    Westmn.   (714) 934-8581   www.Fountainspring.Org                    • Free Food (Pizza and Subs)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Assemblies Of God      His Place Christain Fellowship            7751 Glencoe Ave           H.B.      (714) 375-5886   www.Hisplace.Com/Hpcf/                          • Free Prize Raffles
                                                                                                                                                                                  Big OC surf shop comes to PCH
                                                                                                       Take a just might be the right place for you.                                                                                           Assemblies Of God      Cornerstone Christian Fellowship          17575 Euclid St            F.V.      (714) 962-5412   www.Cornerstonefv.Com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Baptist                Calvary Baptist Church                    8281 Garfield Ave          H.B.      (714) 962-6860   www.Cbchb.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Open @ 10:00am Sunday

                                                                                Holiday Lights Exchange                                                                           ack’s Surfboards, a five-store chain based in Huntington Beach,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Baptist                Central Baptist Church                    7661 Warner Ave            H.B.      (714) 848-5511   www.Cbc-Hb.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           November Line Up

                                                                    s a result of the City of Huntington Beach’s
                                                                    energy efficiency partnership with Southern
                                                                    California Edison, the City has provided
                                                                                                                         Bring your old high energy using strings of
                                                                                                                   holiday lights to Surf City nights on November 3rd
                                                                                                                   and 10th for a free energy efficient upgrade. All
                                                                                                                                                                              J   plans to open a 6,700 square-foot surf shop in Hermosa Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                  about the beginning of the New Year. Some Hermosa based
                                                                                                                                                                              locals say the move could help make Hermosa a surf-shopping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hillcrest Missionary Baptist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                H.B. Baptist Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Seabreeze Community Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shorelife Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8221 Newman Ave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8121 Ellis Ave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          19891 Beach Blvd Ste 139
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4952 Warner Ave Ste 320
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 841-1003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 842-0975
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 969-7622
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 799-5433
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11/5 - 8pm . . . . . . Jam Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11/6 - 9pm . . .Mumbo Jumbo
                                                                                                                                                                              destination, others urged customers to avoid the out-of-towner.            Baptist                Warner Baptist Church                     7360 Warner Ave            H.B.      (714) 847-7050   www.Warnerbc.Com                          11/7 - 9pm . . . . .Warner Drive
                                                            250 packages of advanced energy efficient holiday      you have to do is to bring your old lights and                   Ron Abdel, who has co-owned Jack’s since 1972, said he will          Baptist                Coastal Community Fellowship              10460 Slater Ave           F.V.      (714) 963-9708   www.Coastalcommunityfellowship.Com        11/12 - 8pm . . . . . .Jam Night
                                                            lights. The City’s Environmental Board will be         provide your contact information, to qualify for this      offer brands that are not now found in Hermosa, when he moves into         Baptist                Beachpoint Church                         17415 Magnolia St          F.V.      (714) 847-3573   www.Firsthbfv.Com
                                                            staffing a booth at Surf City nights in early          free exchange program.                                     the old Petcare building on Pacific Coast Highway, across the street       Baptist                First Chinese Baptist                     16835 Brookhurst St        F.V.      (714) 964-6899   www.Fcbcfv.Org                            11/13 - 9pm . . . .Soul Purpose
                                                            November to exchange your old inefficient holiday            Come early- quantities are limited. For more                                                                                    Baptist                Huntington Valley Baptist                 9779 Starfish Ave          F.V.      (714) 968-2248   www.Huntingtonvalleybaptistchurch.Com     11/14 - 9pm . . . . . . .Da Kooks
                                                                                                                                                                              from the Hermosa Pavilion mall.
                                                            lights for the newest in energy saving                 information, visit /residents/                                                                                    Baptist-Southern       Shoreline Baptist Church                  10350 Ellis Ave            F.V.      (714) 968-4222   www.Shorelinebaptist.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                    He said: “Our stores are completely different from other             Baptist-Southern       Turning Point Christian                   PO Box 8367                F.V.      (714) 757-8723   www.Tpcf.Org                              11/19 - 8pm . . . . . .Jam Night
                                                            technology.                                            green_city.                                                shops,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Calvary Chapels        Calvary Chapel H.B.                       7800 Edinger Ave           H.B.      (714) 891-9495   www.Cchb.Org                              11/20 - 9pm . . . . .Soul Shock
                                                                                 HE B                                                                                                                                                                    Calvary Chapels        Calvary Chapel Beachside                  19400 Beach Blvd Ste 26    H.B.      (714) 465-3000   www.Calvarybeachside.Com

                                                                SOUT      H OF T                                                                                 H            CARE                                                                       Catholic Roman         St. Bonaventure Church                    16400 Springdale St        H.B.      (714) 846-3359   www.Stbonaventure.Org                     11/21 - 9pm Robby Armstrong
                                                                                                                                                           HEALT                                                                                         Catholic Roman         St. Mary's By The Sea                     321 10th St                H.B.      (714) 536-6913   -                                         11/25 - 9pm . . . . . . . . . . .TBA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Catholic Roman         St. Vincent De Paul                       8345 Talbert Ave           H.B.      (714) 842-3000   www.Svdphb.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Catholic Roman         Saints Simon & Jude                       20444 Magnolia St          H.B.      (714) 962-3333   www.Ssj.Org                               11/27 - 9pm . . . . .Kenny Hale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Catholic Roman         Holy Spirit Catholic Church               17270 Ward St              F.V.      (714) 963-1811   www.Hsccfv.Com                            11/28 - 9pm . . . . .Sound Cake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Christian              First Christian Church                    1207 Main St               H.B.      (714) 536-2589   www.Fcchb.Com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Christian              Stonebridge Christian Church              5555 McFadden Ave          H.B.      (714) 897-3583   www.Stonebridgecc.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Christian Science      First Church of Christ, Scientist         810 Olive Ave.             H.B.      (714) 536-9707   -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Church Of Christ       Church Of Christ                          301 Huntington St          H.B.      (714) 536-7212   www.Hbchurchofchrist.Com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Church Of God          Living Waters Of Christian Fellowship     9801 Talbert Ave           F.V.      (714) 963-8131   Http://www.Lwcf-Cog.Org/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    1st Ward Huntington Beach                 8702 Atlanta Ave           H.B.      (714) 960-6886   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    2nd Ward Huntington Beach                 5402 Heil Ave              H.B.      (714) 960-6886   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    3rd Ward Huntington Beach                 19191 17th St              H.B.      (714) 846-9247   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    4th Ward Huntington Beach                 8702 Atlanta Ave           H.B.      (714) 960-3335   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    5th Ward Huntington Beach                 6531 McFadden Ave          H.B.      (714) 891-4568   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Adult 714.465.9960

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Local News, November 15-30, 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    6th Ward Huntington Beach                 5402 Heil Ave              H.B.      (714) 840-5989   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    7th Ward Huntington Beach                 19191 17th St              H.B.      (714) 842-7200   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    8th Ward Huntington Beach                 8702 Atlanta Ave           H.B.      (714) 969-2452   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    9th Ward Huntington Beach                 5402 Heil Ave              H.B.      (714) 840-8366   www.Lds.Org                                   Huntington Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LDS                    1st Ward Fountain Valley                  17500 Bushard St           F.V.      (714) 962-4962   www.Lds.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2nd Ward Fountain Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Empty Cross Of Salvation Samoan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          17500 Bushard St
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          17791 Newland St
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 847-2765
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 848-0162
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Adult School
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Evangelical Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                St. Wilfrid's Episcopal Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Evangelical Free Church Of HB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          18631 Chapel Ln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1912 Florida St
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 962-7512
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 536-1439
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.Efchb.Org                                     Program for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Family Bible           Robinwood Church                          5172 McFadden Ave          H.B.      (714) 421-8130
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Foursquare Gospel      Hope Chapel HB                            715 Lake St                H.B.      (714) 536-1614   www.Hopechapelhb.Org                              Older Adults
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Foursquare Gospel      Coastland Foursquare Church               19891 Beach Blvd Fl 2      H.B.      (714) 969-1190   www.Coastland.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Foursquare Gospel      Ohana Fellowship                          PO Box 5125                H.B.      (714) 378-3950   www.Ohanachristianfellowship.Com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jewish Synagogue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Harbour Community Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Congregation B'nai Tzedek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8200 Ellis Ave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9669 Talbert Ave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 536-5019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 963-4611
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             FREE to Seniors 55+
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lutheran               Faith Lutheran Church                     8200 Ellis Ave             H.B.      (714) 962-5571   www.Faithhb.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Offering low-
The Local News, November 15-30, 2009

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lutheran               Grace Luthern Church                      6931 Edinger Ave           H.B.      (714) 897-0361   www.Gracehb.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lutheran               Lutheran Church Of Resurrection           9812 Hamilton Ave          H.B.      (714) 962-5005   www.Resurrectionlutheran.Net
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lutheran               Redeemer Lutheran Church                  16351 Springdale St        H.B.      (714) 846-6330   www.Redeemer-Lutheran.Net
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cost Medical

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lutheran               King Of Glory Lutheran Church             10280 Slater Ave           F.V.      (714) 963-5649   www.Kogchurch.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Nazarene               Huntington Beach Community Church         8101 Slater Ave            H.B.      (714) 847-3050   www.Hbcc.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Beach Cities Community Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Community Bible Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9872 Hamilton Ave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          401 6th St
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 698-0668
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 536-4255
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Non-Denominational     Coastview Christian Fellowship            5102 Argosy Ave            H.B.      (714) 895-7979   www.Coastview.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Non-Denominational     God's House                               1905 Main St               H.B.      (714) 596-7700   www.Godshousehb.Com                           Classes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Non-Denominational     Hope Chapel Orange Coast                  16843 Pine Cir             F.V.      (714) 378-0733   www.Hopeoc.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Non-Denominational     Pacific Coast Community Church            17581 Newland St           H.B.      (714) 847-5070   -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Non-Denominational     Pierpoint Community Church                1706 Orange Ave            H.B.      (714) 843-9665   www.Pierpointchurch.Com                     Front & Back Office
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Non-Denominational     Seaside Community Church                  9300 Indianapolis Ave      H.B.      (714) 968-9884   www.Seasidehb.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Non-Denominational     Pacific Christian Fellowship              8091 22nd St               Westmn.   (714) 751-5514   -                                                  Just Call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Orthodox Jewish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Congregational Adat Israel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Christ Presbyterian Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5052 Warner Ave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          20112 Magnolia St
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 846-2285
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 968-4940   www.Cpchb.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (714) 847-2873
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Presbyterian           St. Peter's By The Sea                    16871 Bolsa Chica St       H.B.      (714) 846-6641   www.Stpeters.Presbychurch.Org               for more information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Religious Science      Church Of Religious Science               7641 Talbert Ave           H.B.      (714) 596-0900   www.Hbcrschurch.Org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         United Methodist       Community United Methodist Church         6652 Heil Ave              H.B.      (714) 842-4461   www.Cumchb.Org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         United Methodist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         United Methodist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                First United Methodist Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fountain Valley United Methodist Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2721 Delaware St
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          18225 Bushard St
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 536-3537
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (714) 962-2593
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wes on Water

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Environmental                                                                                                                                                                       social issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Area State Senator Harman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hails California Water Deal
                                                                                                            ear EarthTalk: Why is the plankton in   caused increase in CO2 pollution is altering the pH (acidity) levels in the oceans. This

                                                                                                 D          the oceans dying? And what does this
                                                                                                            mean for the health of the oceans and
                                                                                             marine life? - Marilynn
                                                                                                                                                    change in chemistry is expected to have adverse effects on the entire ecosystem.
                                                                                                                                                    More acidic ocean water inhibits the ability of shell-forming marine organisms—
                                                                                                                                                                                                         from plankton to mollusks to                                                                                          conveyance,      infrastructure and        the bond proposal.
                                                                                        Block, Portland, OR                                                                                               corals—to        form     properly.                                                                                  environment.     It was truly a                 Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has said
                                                                  As the lowest link on the marine food chain,                                                                                            Smaller and less healthy                                                                                                                                                                   he will sign the water bills.
                                                            plankton—that tiny aquatic plant, animal and bacterial                                                                                        populations of plankton would                                                BY CHRIS RIZO           compromise."                                                                          He called the bill package
                                                            matter floating throughout the world’s oceans—is a                                                                                            be bad news for all the other                                                       sweeping
                                                            vital building block for life on Earth. Besides serving as
                                                            a primary food source for many fish and whales,
                                                            plankton plays a crucial role in mitigating global
                                                                                                                                                                                                          creatures above it on the ocean’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                          food chain.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Higher water temperatures,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A       bipartisan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              d e a l
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 California lawmakers made Wednesday on water policy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The bond funds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               would, among other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               things, provide $3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               billion for new water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     "one of the greatest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     accomplishments" of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Legislature, which is led
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     by Democrats.
                                                            warming.                                                                                                                                      also attributable to our fossil fuel   drew praise from state Sen. Tom Harman, the                   storage and $2 billion                                                                       "I'm so excited that
                                                                  Indeed, the ocean is the world’s largest “carbon                                                                                        addiction, can also have a             Republican running for attorney general.                      for           ecosystem                                                               finally my vision is one
                                                            sink”: As much as one-third of man-made CO2                                                                                                   devastating effect on plankton. A             The five-bill package approved Wednesday               restoration     in     the                                                            step closer to becoming a
                                                            emissions are stored in the oceans and therefore do not                                                                                       recent report in the Journal of the    morning includes a bevy of policy changes, including a        Sacramento-San                                                                        reality, which is to fix our
                                                            contribute to global warming. This is because its plant                                                                                       Marine Biological Association          goal of 20 percent reduction in water use in urban areas      Joaquin River Delta,                                                                  water       infrastructure,"
                                                            component, phytoplankton (its animal component is                                                                                             of the United Kingdom noted            over the next decade, and an $11.1 billion bond               which provides about                                                                  Schwarzenegger said.
                                                            called zooplankton), pulls massive amounts of carbon                                                                                          that, in the Adriatic Sea cooler       measure that must be approved in a statewide election         two-thirds of the state                                                               "This is the best
                                                            dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere as it                                                                                                     winter conditions—which are            next year.                                                    with drinking water.                                                                  investment in the future
                                                            photosynthesizes.                                                                                                                             less frequent in a warmer                     "This is a first step to bringing a reliable clean           Bond funds would                                                                of California anyone
                                                                  But various environmental factors are taking their                                                                                      world—are needed for plankton          source of water to the industries - such as agriculture       also be used to bankroll                                                              can make."
                                                            toll on plankton the world over. The U.S. National
                                                            Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)                                Ocean Biology                                                    production        and      nutrient
                                                                                                                                                                                                        availability. Furthermore, warmer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and high tech - that California's economy is dependent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on for jobs," Harman, R-Huntington Beach, said of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               groundwater cleanup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and                                                                   The information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      contained in this column
                                                            reported recently that marine phytoplankton is declining across the oceans. Even        sea temperatures can cause “blooms” of other sea life (such as happens with algae),          bills. "I didn't love everything in the package but that is   projects, particularly in                                                                 does not necessarily
                                                            Canadian cod fishermen are noticing that the plankton-feeding fish they catch are       resulting in oxygen starvation in the water, a condition that is devastating to plankton     the nature of a compromise."                                  Southern California.                                                                   reflect the opinion of The
                                                            often nearly starving as a result of lack of this crucial food source.                  and other marine creatures and organisms.                                                           Wednesday's historic vote capped months of             The legislation also                                                                          Local News.
                                                                  A 2007 study published in the scientific journal Nature found that human-               In other situations, blooms of phytoplankton themselves—the tiny plants can            often-tense negotiations over how to best increase            would boost penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                             gorge on the nutrients from the                                                                                                                                                             Wes Banister is a former
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 California's water supply while protecting the                for     illegal     water
                                                                                                                                                                                                             run-off from farms and lawns                                                                                                                                                                HB Mayor, Director and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 environment.                                                  diversion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             on land—can lead to oxygen                                                                                                                                                                  past president Orange
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Officials, including Harman, said the legislation            The bond amount
                                                                                                                                                                                                             starvation in the water. “The                                                                                                                                                               County Water District,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 seeks to address one of California's most vexing and          swelled as proposals
                                                                                                                                                                                                             decomposition       of     these                                                                                                                                                            Former         Chairman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 complex issues.                                               were included in the            Tom Harman (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             multitudes of phytoplankton                                                                                                                                                                 Metropolitan       Water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        "California now has almost 40 million residents,       plan to attract support
                                                                                                                                                                                                             removes        oxygen       from                                                                                                                                                           District    of   Southern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 yet the last time the state took a serious look at            from across the state.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             seawater, creating oxygen-                                                                                                                                   California, President of the Joint Powers Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 California's water needs was in the 1960s when there                "I believe this measure has been so bulked up with
                                                                                                                                                                                                             poor ‘dead zones’ where fish                                                                                                                                 Authority, Member Board of Governors California FAIR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 were only about 25 percent of the people," Harman             pork it's going to sink," state Assemblyman Chuck
                                                                                                                                                                                                             cannot live,” reports Carly                                                                                                                                  Plan, a terrible golfer, classic fisherman and profound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 added. "What we passed today addresses storage,               DeVore, R-Irvine, said, urging his colleagues to reject
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Buchwald, a researcher at                                                                                                                                    American. Email:
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Woods Hole Oceanographic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             AUG          H
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Satellite imagery shows         P LAY...L
                                                                                                                                                                                                             that these “dead zones” are
                                                                                                                                                                                                             expanding. Some scientists are
                                                                                                                                                                                                             advocating                 “iron
                                                                                                                                                                                                             fertilization”—the spreading
                                                                                                                                                                                                             of large amounts of iron across
                                                                                                                                                                                                             the world’s seas—to spur
                                                                                                                                                                                                             plankton growth. But others
                                                                                                                                                                                                             worry that such tinkering with
                                                                                                                                                                                                             complex ecosystems could
                                                                                                                                                                                                             have potentially harmful
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                                                                  How Bad is the                                                      Geography Facts:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Baci . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .965.1194   Ruby Palace . . . . . . . . . . .848.6088      Mr. Keg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .847.0799
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Beachfront 301 . . . . . . . . .374.3399           Shades (formerly                               Orange Coast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Palm Court) . . . . . . . . . . .845.8444      Memorial Hospital .1-800-Memorial

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Billy's Naked
                                                                                                                                                            the flow of all rivers in the United         Canada has more lakes than                ChickenCatering . . . . . . . .801.9151            Tommy Pastrami . . . . . . .848.4567           Yogaworks . . . . . . . . . . . .960.9740
                                                                                                                                                            States ..                              the rest of the world combined.                 Bravo Avo . . . . . . . . . . . . .840.7585        Zimzala at the
                                                            The economy is so bad... That I got a pre-                                                                  Antarctica                 Canada is an Indian word meaning                Brewbakers . . . . . . . . . . .596.5506           Shorebreak Hotel . . . . . . .960.5050                     Automotive
                                                            declined credit card in the mail.                                                                     Antarctica is the only land      'Big Village'.                                  Café Gazelle . . . . . . . . . .846.2694                                                          Auto Club of California . . .596.5778
                                                                                                                                                            on our planet that is not owned by                    Chicago                          Chimayo at the Beach . . .374.7273                                  Retail                        Chrysler / Jeep . . . . . . . . .841.3999
                                                            The economy is so bad... I ordered a burger                                                     any country.                                 Next to Warsaw, Chicago has
                                                            at McDonalds and the kid behind the counter                                                                                                                                            Crabby's Boat House . . . .969.3772                Boomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . .842.1111    Delillo Chevrolet . . . . . . . .847.6087
                                                                                                                                                                  Ninety percent of the            the largest Polish population in the
                                                            asked, "Can you afford fries with that?"                                                                                                                                               Crivello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .593.9099     California Greetings . . . . .960.1688         HB Dodge . . . . . . . . . . . . .847.5515
                                                                                                                                                            world's ice covers Antarctica .        world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Don Jose' Mexican Grill . .962.7911                Four Winds Hair                                Honda Superstore . . . . . .963.1959
                                                            The economy is so bad... If the bank                                                            This ice also represents seventy                      Detroit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Don Ramon's . . . . . . . . . .847-4767            Professionals . . . . . . . . . .846.0679      Huntington Beach Ford . .842.6611
                                                            returns your check marked "Insufficient Funds,"                                                 percent of all the fresh water in            Woodward Avenue in Detroit,
                                                                                                                                                            the world. As strange as it sounds,    Michigan, carries the designation               El Ranchito . . . . . . . . . . . .960.9696        Four Winds Hair                                Huntington Beach
                                                            you call them and ask if they meant you or them..                                                                                                                                      Flight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .374.6088   Professionals . . . . . . . . . .846.0679      Mazda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .848.7739
                                                                                                                                                            however,         Antarctica       is
                                                            The economy is so bad... Hot Wheels and                                                         essentially a desert. The average                                                      Gallaghers Pub & Grill . . .536.2422               Heritage Memorial                              K-Brothers Auto Center . .847.8033
                                                            Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM.                                                     yearly total precipitation is about                                                    Habana Cabana . . . . . . . .968.1133              Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . .842.2400   K-Brothers Smog
                                                            The economy is so bad... Parents in                                 Alaska                   two inches Although covered with                                                          Hurricanes . . . . . . . . . . . .374.0500         Independence Bank . . . . .500.3421            & More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .847.8033
                                                            Beverly Hills fired their nannies and learned their        More than half of the coastline   ice (all but 0.4% of it, ice.),                                                           LaRocco's Pizzeria . . . . . .374.2555             Party City . . . . . . . . . . . . .375.5383   McKenna Volkswagon . . .842.2000
                                                            children's names.                                     of the entire United States is in      Antarctica is the driest place on the                                                     Luggatti's . . . . . . . . . . . . .536.8846       Seashore Pest Control . . .842.8003            Mitsubishi . . . . . . . . . . . . .755.9773
                                                                                                                  Alaska                                 planet, with an absolute humidity                                                         Mangia Mangia . . . . . . . . .841.8887                                                           Norm Reeves Honda . . . .842.5431
                                                            The economy is so bad... A truckload of                            Amazon                                                                                                                                                                                                                Surf City Nissan of HB . . .842.6666
                                                                                                                                                         lower than the Gobi desert.                                                               Nonna Lucci's . . . . . . . . . .536.1160               Medical / Spa /
                                                            Americans was caught sneaking into Mexico .                The     Amazon       rainforest                   Brazil                                                                    Ocean's Sushi &                                                                                   Toyota of HB . . . . . . . . . . .847.8555
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Personal Services
                                                            The economy is so bad... Dick Cheney took             produces more than 20% the world's           Brazil got its name from the                                                        Oyster Lounge . . . . . . . . .901.5055            HB Hospital . . . . . . . . . . .842.1473
                                                            his stockbroker hunting.                              oxygen supply.                         nut, not the other way around.                                                            Pappa Joe's . . . . . . . . . . .969.2533                                                                       Pet Care
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Beach Chiropractic . . . . . .965.9577
                                                            The economy is so bad... Motel Six won't                   The Amazon River pushes so                       Canada                                                                     Perqs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .960.9996                                                     Dirty Dog Wash . . . . . . . .960.7002
                                                                                                                  much water into the Atlantic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Beauty Supply Zone . . . . .840.0159
                                                                                                                                                                                                   M-1, so named because it was the                Rocky Mountain
                                                            leave the light on anymore.
                                                                                                                  Ocean that, more than one                                                        first paved road anywhere.
                                                            The economy is so bad... The Mafia is                 hundred miles at sea off the                                                               Damascus, Syria
                                                            laying off judges.                                    mouth of the river, one can dip                                                         Damascus,     Syria,  was
                                                            And finally... Congress says they are looking         fresh water out of the ocean.                                                    flourishing a couple of thousand
                                                            into this Bernard Madoff scandal. Oh Great!!          The volume of water in the                                                       years before Rome was founded in
                                                            The guy who made $50 Billion disappear is being       Amazon river is greater than the                                                 753 BC, making it the oldest
                                                            investigated by the people who made $1.5              next eight largest rivers in the                                                 continuously inhabited city in
                                                            Trillion disappear!                                   world combined and three times                                                   existence.

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                                                                                                   are against the
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Cuzzi isn’t alone among MLB umpires. But
                                                                                                                                                                                    instant replay won’t address that problem. MLB needs
                                                                                                   expansion        of                                                                           to rid the game of incompetent umpires.
                                                                  By Jordan Kobritz                instant replay in                                                                               Replace them from the group of
                                                                                                   baseball.                                                                                       excellent umpires who get to Triple-A
                                                            Allowing replays on so-called boundary calls is                                                                                        and are released or quit because there
                                                            enough for me.                                                                                                                         isn’t room for them at the Major League
                                                                   But some people believe we should station an                                                                                    level. Players are replaced when a
                                                            umpire in the press box and allow him to review calls                                                                                  better player comes along. Why not
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                                                                                                                                                 The Chairman of the Board of       • Nurse practitioners on staff to
                                                                                                                                            Orange Coast Memorial is Bob            support the cardiovascular service
                                                                                                                                            Schack, Board Members:           Eve    line.
                                                            for the perfect boat; a sailboat or a   confusion and mystery, we realized      Thompson, Hugh Moran, Haydee V.         • A hybrid interventional suite, the
                                                            trawler Monohull or multihull? In       what happened. Two of the three         Tillotson, Bill Barnes, Julio Ibarra,   first of its kind in Orange County,
                                                            2000, we met Malcolm Tennant.           partners who took our contract          M.D., Diane Truong, Gale Schluter,      which combines a catheterization lab
                                                            Malcolm,        a     world-renown      bailed out, the third partner left      Barbara Enlow, Larry Lambert, Art       for diagnostic and interventional
                                                            catamaran designer; his Blade           with the responsibilities and no        Aviles,     Barry Arbuckle, Ph.D.       procedures with a full, open-heart
                                                            Runner design "Afterburner" and         financial backing. We did the only      (President      and       CEO      of   surgical suite with a dedicated
                                                            his Great Barrier Reef sailing cats     thing we could… sucked it up,           MemorialCare Health System)             surgical team *
                                                            are still winning records. We           rolled up our sleeves, build the boat         Enhancing Services: The           * Hybrid suite will be located in the
                                                            commissioned Malcolm to design a        ourselves. To do it legally, we sped    MemorialCare Cancer Institute at        main hospital.
                                                            motor catamaran with a 3,500 NM         through immigration authorities,              Orange Coast Memorial               MemorialCare Imaging Center
                                                            range, a true “Passagemaker for         business license, employer license,     • State-of-the-art facilities for the   • High-speed, 64-slice spiral CT
                                                            two people.” By Christmas 2001,         boat building permit. I was             research, prevention, diagnosis and     scanner for three-dimensional
                                                            Malcolm had finalized the plans for     standing in a whirlwind of              treatment of cancer under the           imaging with minimized patient
                                                            the DOMINO, and we were off to          administrative red tape, JP spent his   medical leadership of renowned          radiation exposure
                                                            New Zealand to check things out,        days learning about lamination, his     oncologists and specialists             • PET/CT scanner for the early
                                                            met Anthony Stanton (who still          nights studying everything else:        • Infusion therapy                      diagnosis and precise treatment of
                                                            runs Malcolm Tennant Design).           fuel systems, electrical, propulsion,   • The American Cancer Society           cancer, heart disease and brain
                                                                  We were still five years from     electronics.                            Information Center                      disorders
                                                            retirement, but knew that finding a          We were kids again - like the      • A wig bank and breast cancer          • Advanced MRI, including wide
                                                            boat builder and building the boat      good old times, like medical school     patient prosthesis center               bore and breast MRI
                                                            would take time. We searched for a      and residency: no sleep, high           • No-cost prevention and screening      • Molecular imaging using nuclear
                                                            builder we could afford: Australia,     mental gear, easier since we had no     programs open to the community          medicine
                                                            New Zealand, South Africa,              toddlers around.          We were       • Meeting space for support groups      • Ultrasound
                                                            Canada and the US were out of our       immersed in boat building. For the      and patient education                   • Same Day Appointments
                                                            range. Taiwan and China were a          last three years, we've lived at the      Orange County CyberKnife and          • One Hour Report Turn Around
                                                            possibility, the language a barrier.    yard,     a     small      apartment        Radiation Oncology Center           Time
                                                            Brazil, Argentina and Chile had         overlooking the Rio Paraguay, with      • The most advanced robotic               The Center for Surgical Care at
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                                                            construction we met a builder from      window, the Rio Paraguay 500            oncology specialists                    featuring advanced, minimally
                                                            Paraguay        (What?       Where?     yards away. I can see the yellow        • The only hospital-based Accuray       invasive surgical capabilities for
                                                            Paraguay, did you say?). He             Caterpillar grader tracing a path       CyberKnife in Orange County, a          orthopedics, general surgery and
                                                            said’.wanted to build our dream         between the hangar and the river.       non-invasive frameless stereotactic     other specialties
                                                            boat. This was his first boat; he had   In a few days, or a few weeks, we       radiosurgery system that enables        • Three gastroenterology procedure
                                                            been building airplanes for 25          are giving Lady Domino her first        pinpoint surgery anywhere in the        suites
                                                            years. There is little difference       bath. She was christened a few          body                                    MemorialCare Center for Obesity
                                                            between boats and planes; both          days ago, 17 years to the day after     • RapidArc linear accelerator, the      • A multidisciplinary weight-loss
                                                            include fiberglass and mechanics.       the moment JP asked if I would live     latest technology providing image-      surgery program designed for people
                                                            Price good, contract was signed,        on a boat with him. And who could       guided,         intensity-modulated     who are 100 pounds or more
                                                            and construction began.                 say no to a 20 meter motor              radiation therapy that delivers         overweight featuring gastric bypass
                                                                  Construction of the DOMINO        catamaran with a 3,500 NM range,        precise treatments with shorter         procedures and the Lap Band System
                                                            began in Asuncion, June 2005. Still     supposed to cruise at 15 knots and a    exposure times                          • In addition to offering surgical
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                                                            working in Huntington Beach, the        top speed of 24 knots?                  •     High-Dose      Rate     (HDR)     services, the center features program
                                                            builder sent us pictures regularly:          Will Domino make it to the         brachytherapy, an innovative form of    psychologists, nutrition counselors,

                                                            wooden forms to shape the hulls,        water? Will she float correctly?        internal radiotherapy                   weekly support groups and patient
                                                            containers of foam, fiber and resin     Will the John Deere 300 HP fire              MemorialCare Heart and             education
                                                            off loaded, hulls formed and            up?     So     many     unanswered                Vascular Institute                  In addition, the Pavilion will
                                                            laminated, the wingdeck, all 3 parts    questions! That's why we have           • The spacious non-invasive             also feature an outpatient
                                                            glued together and laminated. The       "mañana" We will know tomorrow.         cardiology department will provide      pharmacy, outpatient laboratory
                                                            first year was A+ perfect. In June           You can read the full              cardiac stress testing with a           and new facilities for physical
                                                            of 2006, the photos stopped             DOMINO Catamaran story on our           designated state of the art nuclear     rehabilitation and respiratory
                                                            coming, fearing the worse... we         blog at: http://dominocatamaran.        medicine camera                         therapy.
                                                            sold the house, kissed the kids and and see our projects       • Digital electronic imaging and              This expansion demonstrates
                                                            grandkids goodbye, grabbed 2            at and          reporting          system         for   Orange Coast's commitment to
                                                            suitcases and moved to Asuncion,        contact Anthony Stanton for plan        echocardiograms                         the community's health and will
                                                            Paraguay (yes, Paraguay.)               details     at    tony@      tennant    • In-patient and out-patient cardiac    exemplify the best in modern,
                                                                  After three months of utter                            rehab program with a state of the art   best practice health care for
28                                                                                                                                          gym for patients and employees          years to come.                                                                                          29
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