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  • Pushing the boundaries

    Pushing the boundaries
    Professor Darrell Ebert was thrilled. "This is probably one of the highest-level shows that you could find in an educational gallery," he said. Now in his 43rd year at Golden West College, Ebert teaches sculpture, painting, two- and three-dimensional...
  • An investment in community

    An investment in community
    Philanthropy — and its positive impact on business — was the focus of this year's Coastline Community College Foundation luncheon, where innovators shared the art of making money while serving a greater good. Wing Lam, co-founder and...
  • Fusion Academy helping provide educational tools for success

    Fusion Academy helping provide educational tools for success
    Six months ago, Ben Rohaly had a record-low grade-point-average. It was less than 2.0. Now, he's raised it to a 3.6 and believes he will be accepted into college. What made the difference for the Huntington Beach resident is the school he is now...
  • Community Commentary: Don't overlook smaller, out-of-state colleges

    Here we are — the three of us, our little but precious family, quietly cruising at 35,000 feet comfortably and rapidly heading toward the next chapter of our daughter's life: her first day at college. I'm happy because I've lived long enough to...
  • A tasty tribute to veterans

    Many Americans on Sept. 11 paid tribute to the servicemen and women who have fought in the past decade's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This Sunday, the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will have passed, but U.S. troops will still...
  • Coast college board voting Wednesday on parity pay

    The Coast Community College District may cut parity funds for part-time teachers this year to help overcome a $24-million budget shortfall. The Board of Trustees plans to vote Wednesday on whether to cut the funds, which are given to part-timers at...
  • Three locals win CIF titles

    The CIF Southern Section Division 1 Swimming and Diving Championships wrapped up three days of competition Friday at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, where several local athletes won individual CIF titles. In the girls' team standings, Edison...
  • Coast college board voting on parity pay

    COSTA MESA — The Coast Community College District may eliminate supplemental pay that helped bring pay rates for part-time instructors to levels closer to their full-time counterparts. The reduction is so-called "parity pay" is aimed at helping the...
  • New Huntington Beach High Union superintendent named

    The Huntington Beach Union High School District has named Greg Plutko as its new superintendent. Plutko, the deputy superintendent of the Corona-Norco Unified School District, has taught, coached and served in almost every field within a school for...
  • College district hires new chancellor

    The Coast Community College District's Board of Trustees has named Andrew Jones as the district's new chancellor. Jones, who has served since 2005 as vice chancellor for educational affairs in the Dallas County Community College District, will replace...
  • Ilyas wins CIF crown

    Fountain Valley's Hassan Ilyas won the 1 boys' 300 hurdles Saturday at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Division 1 finals at Cerritos College in Norwalk. The senior won the event in a time of 38.33 seconds. Ilyas also competed in the triple jump...
  • Mailbag: Children are the answer in immigration issue

    We all can agree that immigration reform is a very complicated issue. Assemblyman Jim Silva's recent column, ("Amnesty for illegal immigrants not the answer," Community Commentary, May 19) illustrates the complexity of immigration reform particularly for...