| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Eight students from the Oak View neighborhood-based El Viento program graduated Friday at the Golden West College Student Center after receiving years of ocean-based enrichment during the summer and general academic support throughout the year.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:52 PM
[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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:59 AM
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.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 1:57 PM
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...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:38 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A young Huntington Beach author has just published his first book.
It's a history book that manages to uncover many unique and interesting facts of which most people may be unaware.
When the author moved to Huntington Beach at around 5 years old, he...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 2:45 PM
Do you love witnessing a live culinary competition and being a judge too? Join Orange County Sunday Night Chef Fight at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Standards of Excellence showroom in Huntington Beach. At the event, they'll be crowning a new "Champion Chef of...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 3:58 PM
Penelope Koulos is dancing one of the three hardest roles in "The Nutcracker Ballet" this month. But when she takes the stage Sunday, she can rest assured that at least one third of the audience loves her unconditionally.
Penelope, a junior at Wilson...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Hana Smith, according to one of her minders, will be Huntington Beach's equivalent of a Disney princess for the next year.
Her platform, though, has little to do with fairy tales.
Smith, who was crowned as the new Miss Huntington Beach on Saturday,...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Orange Coast College's culinary arts students, including two from Huntington Beach, have won a state food championship for the ninth year, which advances them to a regional competition in April.
The students won the California State Hot Food Team...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Vinita Voogd was shopping one day at Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts when a rack full of merchandise caught her eye. She promptly, in turn, caught the eye of the cashier, who watched her piling gaskets onto the counter and figured that Voogd owned a dozen or...