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  • Many happy returns

    Many happy returns
    Hayley Votolato's first trip to Vietnam was drawing to a close. She turned around for a final glimpse and there stood the children, tears coursing down their cheeks. Six years have passed, but it is this sight that comes to mind when the Texas...
  • Around Town: Golden West gets millions

    Golden West College has been awarded a Title III grant that will give the Huntington Beach campus more than $2.23 million over a five-year period. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant, known as Access 2 Success, according to a news release....
  • New mayor known for strong stands

    New mayor known for strong stands
    In Matthew Harper's nearly three years on the Huntington Beach City Council, he has built a reputation as conservative, pro-business and unfraid to put in his 2 cents. He always comes to the meetings prepared, whether he intends to speak for or...
  • Briefly in Education

    Students to host innovative-thinking event Fountain Valley students are putting on their second TEDx event at 7 p.m. Friday at The Center at Founder's Village. The event is based on the biannual Ted Conference, which invites the world's leading thinkers...
  • On Theater: After 90 years, 'Gatsby' still great

    On Theater: After 90 years, 'Gatsby' still great
    For a story that's been around for nearly 90 years, F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" has an impressive shelf life, spawning four movies, two television dramas and even an opera. Odd, considering it wasn't viewed as a success when it first came...
  • College president earns leadership award

    Golden West College President Wes Bryan will be receiving the Harry Buttimer Distinguished Administrator Award to recognize his leadership at the college. The Coast Community College District announced Feb. 19 that Bryan will be getting the Assn. of...
  • H.B., Newport mayors to face off in Assembly race

    Setting up a showdown with an official from neighboring Newport Beach, Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper announced Friday that he plans to run for state Assembly. Harper, a Republican, wants the seat Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) is...
  • Huntington Beach High schoolers declare colleges of choice in ceremony

    Huntington Beach High schoolers declare colleges of choice in ceremony
    Members of the Huntington Beach High School graduating class of 2014 took a step toward higher education by declaring in a ceremony which university they will be attending in the fall. The school on Thursday became the first in the district to host a...
  • Community Commentary: Test scores not the only decider

    The ongoing SAT cheating scandal, where 20 former high school students from a wealthy Long Island community allegedly accepted money to impersonate current high school students for the purposes of taking the test for them, has cast a bright spotlight on...
  • 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...
  • Calendar

    TILL OCT. 30 Oktoberfest Old World Village hosts its 34th annual Oktoberfest, featuring German music, food, dancing and more, at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Regular hours are 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and...
  • 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...