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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)
February 8, 2014 | By Jen Leo
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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.
May 24, 2011 | By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times/For the Booster Shots blog
The secret to a healthy, happy life may be found at an art gallery, movie theater or concert hall. (It might even be in church, a baseball stadium or gym.) At least if you live in Norway. A study of more than 50,000 Norwegian men and women found that those involved in cultural activities -- either “receptive” activities like attending a concert or a baseball game or “creative” ones like playing in a band or working out -- were more likely to be satisfied with their lives and to say they were in good health.
May 9, 1989
Robert E. Davenport has joined Grossmont Bank as vice president and manager of real estate activities.
May 26, 2003
Regarding "Scientists Have a Good Feeling About Exercise" (May 12), the writer talked about the benefits that exercise can have on helping people deal with depression. The most important thing is that the person doing these activities finds them to be enjoyable. The person should not be doing such activities out of obligation to the doctor who may be prescribing this method of treatment. James Miyasato Santa Barbara
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
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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