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  • This ought to be worth extra credit

    This ought to be worth extra credit
    When Bryan Tice isn't studying in school, he's studying Fountain Valley's culture and politics. Tice, 19, is running for City Council. He said that while he is young, he feels like his age shouldn't be a deciding factor for voters. In fact, he said he...
  • Two teachers among county's best

    Two Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley teachers were among five honored with the 2013 Orange County Teachers of the Year award during a celebration Oct. 19 at the Disneyland Hotel, according to the Orange County Department of Education. John H. Wood,...
  • Commentary: Districts need dollars to work

    School districts throughout the state of California continue to feel the impact of millions of dollars in funding cuts over the past five years, and additional cuts are expected for the next two years. Five years ago, when the first round of funding cuts...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Coffee bar Theorem now open

    Once again, Jeff and Christa Duggan, the husband and wife team behind Portola Coffee Lab at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, are bringing Orange County a new coffee experience unlike anything we've had before: a dedicated slow bar to explore the wonders of...
  • Greer's OC: Event proceeds go to Africa

    The highly anticipated third annual A Harvest of Hope garden event in Newport Beach returns Friday through Sunday in support of providing sustainability and well-being to local and global communities. Shop from one-of-a-kind home and garden items, attend...
  • Building valuable skills

    Students at Marina High School got a glimpse of the real world of construction. They built a house. More than two dozen industrial technology students spent almost two months planning, constructing and putting together the 16-by-16-foot studio...
  • Graduation Schedule

    The following are times and locations for high school graduations in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley. Brethren Christian High School 7:30 p.m. Friday Calvary Church, 1010 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana * Coast High School 3 p.m. June 15 Marina High...
  • Snyder shines in All-Star game

    The Orange County All-Star High School Seniors baseball game played Tuesday at Glover Stadium in Anaheim had a local flavor to it. And a pair of local outfielders had a big hand in the outcome of the 44th annual game, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of...
  • City Lights: Seeing beyond the visual

    One of my best-kept secrets is that I'm terribly nearsighted. I wear contacts most of the time, but my glasses are nearly a centimeter thick on the outer edges. In two ways, I'm lucky — first, that I live in a part of the world that easily...