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  • City Lights: Peace might have a chance

    So "2001: A Space Odyssey" got it wrong. That was one of my impressions from talking with Fran Faraz, the Golden West College professor who co-organized the fifth annual Peace Conference to be held Friday on campus. I called Faraz, who coordinates the...
  • Greer's OC: Best places for grilled cheese

    It's National Grilled Cheese Month, and you celebrate everyday by trying some of the best in grilled cheese creations at some of my fave spots. At Zinc Café & Market in Laguna Beach and Corona del Mar, I can't get enough of the gruyere cheese grilled...
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    Your Weekend FRIDAY: Local band Velicious performs at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show starts at 9:30 p.m. and cover is $5 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.gallagherspub.com....
  • Another year of feats

    Another year of feats
    Another prep sports year has come and gone. As has been the case in years past, several local teams and athletes reached the pinnacle of their respective sports. Below is a listing of some of the top prep highlights reported to the Independent in the...
  • The College Conversation: Parents: it's OK to let them go

    Editor's note: Lisa McLaughlin's colleague Ellen Gaddie is mother of a University of Oregon freshman and wrote this week's College Conversation. Sunday marked the date when students in the class of 2011 must officially commit to the university of their...
  • 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...
  • John Logan Dowden

    John Logan Dowden (December 25, 1933 - July 3, 2011     Obituary   John Logan Dowden passed to the larger LIFE on July 3, 2011 in Huntington Beach, California.  He is survived by son William Edward Dowden and daughter Deirdre Love Chapman as well as...
  • Locals prepare for one more battle

    The 2010 prep football season reaches closure Friday with the 52nd annual Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Game at Orange Coast College. Courtland Drummond (tight end) and Brandon Moss (offensive line), Zane Hudak (offensive line) of...
  • Longtime TV station packing its bags

    Longtime TV station packing its bags
    In the coming months, KOCE-TV will move to Costa Mesa, change its name and become the new full-service PBS station for most of Southern California. And that means finding a new home for the cat. The station, which has operated at Golden West College...
  • Community Commentary: UCs need to accept more in-state students

    The University of California and California State University systems are a source of pride for Californians. They are the best public higher education systems in the world and, even with recent tuition hikes, remain one of the best education bargains...
  • On Theater: 'Doubt' draws out rich performances

    Conflict in dramatic literature usually involves a "right" and a "wrong" with the script usually tilted toward the "good guys." In his acclaimed drama, playwright John Patrick Shanley leaves ample room for "Doubt." In this finely crafted and deeply...
  • Helping Huntington have fun

    When it's time to retire, it's time to retire. For Huntington Beach's Community Service Director Jim Engle, that time was last year. The Fountain Valley resident did retire, but he never ended up leaving. Instead, he stayed on part time to get the...