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ENTERTAINMENT
July 15, 2010
FAMILY "The Greatest Show on Surf" kicks off its 34th year with an exciting array of sand and sea related activities for the entire family at the San Clemente Ocean Festival. Highlights include Waterman & Waterwoman competitions, surf contests, fishing derbies, an ocean art show, children's activities and the ever-popular Rubber Duck Race for the event's finale. San Clemente Pier, 611 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente. 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sat., 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sun. Free. (949)
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TRAVEL
February 8, 2014 | By Jen Leo
Name: Trekkel.com This website service is a city primer and itinerary planning tool that considers the way you like to travel. What it does: Pick a city, and then adjust the slider bar to measure your interest in 12 travel topics such as Iconic Landmarks, Killer Views, Nature's Wonders and Shopping's My Game. Trekkel returns its top picks. Then toggle between pics for what to do, where to sleep, eat, shop - or all of the above. You can filter by dates, budget, ratings and more.
NEWS
December 16, 1994 | SABRINA FRIEDMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Sabrina Friedman is a junior at Canyon High School in Anaheim.
Do you ever get so bored during winter break that you actually find yourself wishing you were back in school? Do you succumb, year after year, to the winter blues? Here's a sampling of things to do and places to go that can help make the holiday break merrier and get you into the spirit of the season. Ice-Skating Ice-skating is a true winter activity. There are several ice-skating arenas in the area. Public sessions run about $8 with skate rentals, but prices vary.
BUSINESS
May 9, 1989
Robert E. Davenport has joined Grossmont Bank as vice president and manager of real estate activities.
SCIENCE
November 26, 2013 | By Emily Alpert Reyes
Elderly people say they feel much less tired than teenagers and younger adults, according to a surprising new study that tracked how nearly 13,000 Americans rated their exhaustion. The results counter earlier studies and defy stereotypes of older people as weak and tired, said Laura Kudrna, a researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science. What's even more surprising, she said, is that the unexpected results can't be explained away by elderly people sleeping longer or doing fewer activities they find tiring.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 15, 2011
EVENTS Get the drop on the fall season at the Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch, an annual old-fashioned family shindig. Activities include train rides, a giant hay maze, a spooky Halloween bounce house, face painting, carnival games and, of course, a pumpkin patch stocked with thousands of future jack-o'-lanterns. Irvine Park Railroad, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange. Begins Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. through Oct. 31. Admission free, activity tickets $4, parking $5 weekends, $3 weekdays.
NEWS
June 21, 2005
Regarding "An Outside Chance for Schoolkids" [June 7]: In 50 cities, Sierra Club Inner City Outings volunteers take youngsters hiking, camping and river rafting and engage them in conservation activities. Hooray for research that shows these activities build confidence and promote understanding of the environment. Shirley Weisman Los Angeles
OPINION
September 1, 1991
News that the activities of the Russian Communist Party have been suspended is heartening. I would like to hope that, inspired by this superb example, we might suspend the activities of the Democratic and Republican parties. ROBERT B. HOLDEN, Manhattan Beach
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