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  • Conference highlights successful Iranian American women

    Conference highlights successful Iranian American women
    IRVINE — Traveling into space was always a dream for Anousheh Ansari, co-founder and chairwoman of the Internet company Prodea Systems. In 2006, she went to the International Space Station, making her the first woman to travel into space as a...
  • Coastline College up for $1M prize

    Coastline Community College was named one of the top 120 community colleges in the nation for its innovative strategies and high level of student success by a national organization dedicated to finding the best college practices and sharing them with...
  • On Theater: 'Joseph' brings parody to Golden West

    Long before "Evita," "The Phantom of the Opera" and the musical version of "Sunset Boulevard," composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and his lyricist buddy Tim Rice teamed up on what they termed a "pop cantata" for a school choir that ran for all of 20 minutes....
  • Coast college board voting Wednesday on parity pay

    The Coast Community College District may cut parity funds for part-time teachers this year to help overcome a $24-million budget shortfall. The Board of Trustees plans to vote Wednesday on whether to cut the funds, which are given to part-timers at...
  • District chancellor to retire in June

    Coast Community College District Chancellor Ding-Jo Currie has announced that she will retire at the end of the school year. Currie announced in a letter to faculty, staff and the Board of Trustees last week that she will retire June 30 to spend more time...
  • Three locals win CIF titles

    The CIF Southern Section Division 1 Swimming and Diving Championships wrapped up three days of competition Friday at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, where several local athletes won individual CIF titles. In the girls' team standings, Edison...
  • Coast college board voting on parity pay

    COSTA MESA — The Coast Community College District may eliminate supplemental pay that helped bring pay rates for part-time instructors to levels closer to their full-time counterparts. The reduction is so-called "parity pay" is aimed at helping the...
  • New Huntington Beach High Union superintendent named

    The Huntington Beach Union High School District has named Greg Plutko as its new superintendent. Plutko, the deputy superintendent of the Corona-Norco Unified School District, has taught, coached and served in almost every field within a school for...
  • College district hires new chancellor

    The Coast Community College District's Board of Trustees has named Andrew Jones as the district's new chancellor. Jones, who has served since 2005 as vice chancellor for educational affairs in the Dallas County Community College District, will replace...
  • Ilyas wins CIF crown

    Fountain Valley's Hassan Ilyas won the 1 boys' 300 hurdles Saturday at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Division 1 finals at Cerritos College in Norwalk. The senior won the event in a time of 38.33 seconds. Ilyas also competed in the triple jump...
  • Greer's OC: Special offer for fitness classes

    If working out in a traditional gym is not your thing, consider Hidden Talents, an acclaimed studio in Huntington Beach that offers atypical fitness classes like hip-hop, go-go, burlesque, pole, pole fitness, cardio stretch, lap dance, chair, floor, hoop,...
  • Mailbag: Children are the answer in immigration issue

    We all can agree that immigration reform is a very complicated issue. Assemblyman Jim Silva's recent column, ("Amnesty for illegal immigrants not the answer," Community Commentary, May 19) illustrates the complexity of immigration reform particularly for...