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For Starters, CLAN Leave No Man Behind

LA HABRA, August 26, 2016—For starters, if this game were synonymous with an oldies tune, Santo And Johnny’s Sleepwalk would...

CLAN defeat Anaheim 2-0 in first-round CIF play.

Our Time

Forty-two seasons ago this week, the La Habra boys varsity baseball squad found themselves in the same spot the CLAN...

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Michael Ortega Booster Banner Project

La Habra High School class of 1975 and friends: Please support the Michael Ortega Memorial Banner Project on GoFundMe. Thank...

When adults beat-up on kids

Hey, Old Man! Your Words Matter

I walked along the concourse adjacent to the chain-link fence bordering the third-base side of the field, and as I...

Emmanuel: God with us.

To Fix Broken Things

When I was a child, the wonder of Christmas was palpable. I ticked off the days of December leading up...

No longer #Chasing7 but #LivingTheDream

No Longer #Chasing7 | Clan #LivingTheDream

CERRITOS, DECEMBER 4, 2015—If you saw it, you didn’t believe it. If you missed it, you wouldn’t believe it. So...

Highlanders arise from the fog

Barriere and Crue–On the Threshold of a Dream

LA HABRA, NOVEMBER 27, 2015—The last time the Highlanders hosted the CIF Southern Section Division Semi-Finals, El Toro sharp-shooter, Connor...

How in the Heck do I Write About This One?!

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015, Long Beach—So how do I write this story? . . . I went to a fight on...

La Habra vs Mission Viejo | 09-11-2015

Let’s Invite the Monster to Our House

LA HABRA, September 11, 2015—So, the Little CLAN Who Can continues to schedule-up like the proverbial short guy with a...

Remembering our Fathers | When Dad’s Gone

It was a hectic Tuesday morning. I was busy with travel arrangements for a conference in San Francisco when the...