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  • Community Commentary: Test scores not the only decider

    The ongoing SAT cheating scandal, where 20 former high school students from a wealthy Long Island community allegedly accepted money to impersonate current high school students for the purposes of taking the test for them, has cast a bright spotlight on...
  • Nonprofit helps students step up to their passions

    It was a warm and sunny Friday afternoon at the beach when 16-year-old Monica Candelario learned something new about herself. "I learned that I'm brave," she said. "I know when I put my mind into something, I can accomplish it." Although she was...
  • 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...
  • A sobering math lesson

    A sobering math lesson
    Jesus Lara came to study at the Homework Club after it literally answered his cry. The Huntington Beach resident found himself floundering in the third grade, and not just because of his difficulty grasping math and science. At home after school, he...
  • Commentary: Graduates are pride of college district

    As elected trustees, we spend much of our time focused on sound policy-making and ensuring that fiscally responsible practices continue at our three colleges. During this time of statewide fiscal uncertainty, this has been a daunting challenge. But...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • A memory on the rocks

    A memory on the rocks
    The small, plastic train, poking out between the rocks, looked like any toy lost on the beach. It measured a few inches long, small enough to tumble out of a pocket or purse, with four thin wheels and rear-end contours hinting at where other cars should...
  • Supporting the troops on campus

    Coastline Community College is expanding its services to student veterans and active duty members by opening a resource center exclusive to them. The new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is expected to open Friday at the college's Fountain Valley campus,...