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Labor Day Fundraiser for Northwood High and Eli Home

There’s a charity fundraiser this weekend for one of my two favorite charities — the Northwood High Drama Department.  And over the last few years, I’ve been able to drag along another favorite charity — The Eli Home. The NHS drama group is selling brand new discounted mattresses this weekend at Northwood High in Irvine. …

Vigil for Ashton Sweet tonight in Irvine

It’s been a year since Northwood teenager Ashton Sweet was killed by a drunk driver at the corner of Culver Drive and Irvine Blvd.  There will be a candlelight vigil tonight at 8PM at the corner where a tree was planted in her memory. What makes her death painful not just to her family and…

Let’s Go to the Videotape

This isn’t an easy post to write and I’ve been thinking about it all weekend. On warm Friday nights in my neighborhood, we pull out some lawn chairs and pour a cold beer or a glass of wine and talk about what’s going on in the neighborhood.  The topic turned to last Thursday’s varsity water…