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  • Mailbag: Poseidon is no good for H.B.

    [The Huntington Beach] Poseidon Desalination plan is a boondoggle plan like every one they have proposed since Tampa Bay [in Florida]. They sold the idea of a desalination plant to the Huntington Beach City Council by promising it would never cost the...
  • 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...
  • 1 of 3 school bonds set to pass

    Only one of three school bond measures on this year's ballot that would raise property taxes for Huntington Beach residents is set to pass, with the Coast Community College District's Measure M holding 56.4% of the vote as of Tuesday afternoon. The other...
  • On Theater: 'God's Favorite,' but not this critic's

    One can just imagine Neil Simon, 30 years ago, mulling over possible themes for his next Broadway play, his eyes fixing on a Bible and saying to himself, "Hey, how about the Book of Job? That would be a real knee-slapper." Thus was begat "God's Favorite,...
  • 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...
  • 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...