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  • Commentary: Government is reason for high tuition, not solution

    This is in response to the Feb. 21 letter to the H.B. Independent ("Affordability is essential to higher education") in which two well-meaning Cal State Long Beach students suggest President Barack Obama intervene to lower college costs.  In the...
  • A day of surf and snow

    A day of surf and snow
    Plenty of Californians take pride in knowing they can surf in the morning and enjoy winter sports in the mountains in the afternoon, but it's a privilege not often taken advantage of. For three years, Red Bull has sponsored an event called the...
  • Around Town: Volunteer honored for generosity with time

    The Alzheimer's Family Services Center board member and volunteer Mary Lou Shattuck has been honored with the Orange County Community Foundation's Philanthropy Award. Along with the recognition, Shattuck received a $500 grant for the nonprofit...
  • Retail Therapy: On its day, Bruxie thinks of others

    Dining with a difference: Gourmet waffle restaurant Bruxie will celebrate its third anniversary with a charity fundraiser Friday; 10% of proceeds will benefit the Independence Fund, which provides all-terrain wheelchairs to injured veterans. Area...
  • On Theater: Eclectic season at Golden West

    Golden West College's 2013-14 theater season offers something for every taste, from the chilling promise of a totalitarian future to what has been hailed as the funniest farce ever written. The chiller leads off the GWC parade. It's "1984" — a...
  • Auditions being held for 'White Christmas'

    The Golden West College theater arts department is holding auditions for roles in the Irving Berlin musical "White Christmas" at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 and 11. Callbacks will be held Sept. 12 by appointment only. All roles are open. The director is also...
  • Golden West reinforcing its security

    Golden West College will be looking to add surveillance systems and improve lighting on campus to beef up safety for its students and staff. Coast Community College District board members unanimously voted Wednesday night to approve a contract with...
  • Retail Therapy: Dinner for a good cause

    Scholarship smorgasbord: Local chefs and restaurants have joined with Golden West College for this year's Chefs for Scholarships event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the college's student center. All attendees receive unlimited tastes from nearly 30 vendors...
  • Around Town: Baron's Ball names chairwoman

    Around Town: Baron's Ball names chairwoman
    Notables Huntington Beach resident Margo Ferris has been named chairwoman for the annual OC Baron's Ball benefiting the American Cancer Society, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Several Huntington Beach residents have been named event...
  • Finding beauty in the 'Dust'

    Finding beauty in the 'Dust'
    Death is an element of life that isn't perceived as beautiful by most, but Jessica Treskes tried to look past the loss of life and expose its beauty with her upcoming art show at Biola University. From April 22 to 26, the Biola Art Gallery will showcase...
  • On Theater: A 'Blonde' moment worth having

    On Theater: A 'Blonde' moment worth having
    Of all the stage musicals based on hit movies over the years ("Applause," "Promises, Promises," etc.), few have hit the ground running with the wit, verve and sheer entertainment value of "Legally Blonde," now in its second and final weekend at Golden...
  • Around Town: Tourney raises $40,000 for seniors

    Around Town: Tourney raises $40,000 for seniors
    FUNDRAISERS The Huntington Beach Council on Aging raised more than $40,000 during the 21st annual On Course golf tournament. First Bank and Capital Source Bank were title sponsors for the event, held in Huntington Beach. A silent auction and raffle...