Yes, Virginia, Santa Can Change a Twenty JIM WASHBURN, Jim Washburn is a free-lance writer who contributes regularly to the Times Orange County Edition. T. Jefferson Parker's column resumes in this spot in two weeks. and
Swell Gift Ideas for Wave Riders RICK FIGNETTI and DAVID REYES, Rockin' Fig is Rick Fignetti, a Huntington Beach surfer/shop owner. Times staff writer David Reyes has reported on U.S. surf teams competing in Bali and Brazil. and
Have Yourself a Tasty Christmas BENJAMIN EPSTEIN, Benjamin Epstein is a free-lance writer who regularly contributes to the Times Orange County edition. Information for this column can be faxed to (714) 966-7790. Or phone (714) 966-7700.
Holidays : Culture Cooking ERIC V. COPAGE, Copage is the author of "Black Pearls: Daily Meditations for African Americans" (Morrow). He has produced a CD anthology called "Kwanzaa Music: A Celebration of Black Cultures in Song" (Rounder Records). and