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  • Greer's OC: Wine Knot raises funds for sailing foundation

    Celebrate with your Valentine early this year with plenty of wine and decadent chocolate at the second annual Wine Knot tasting event from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 11 at Huntington Harbour Yacht Club in Huntington Beach. The popular event raises funds for the...
  • Community Commentary: Balancing the books for students

    Higher education is undergoing tremendous financial pressure due to the dismal state of California's budget. Colleges are being forced to increase tuition, and at the same time, they are offering decreased services. While tuition increases and fee hikes...
  • 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...
  • A foot in the college door

    Juan Valenzuela didn't have a mentor or parents with enough knowledge to answer questions about college, financial aid or his best options for a higher education after high school. Although the first-generation Mexican American student always planned...
  • Finding beauty in the 'Dust'

    Finding beauty in the 'Dust'
    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...
  • Seven challenging incumbents

    Editor's note: This changes the third paragraph to include Patrick Tucker's title. Ten candidates for the Fountain Valley City Council are going into the last three weeks of campaigning. Candidates are vying for three opens seats occupied by Mayor Pro...
  • Greer's OC: Girls can play ball

    Girls just wanting to have fun, while staying fit and learning the sport of volleyball, can join TCA Volleyball. Programs are offered for girls ages 10 to 18, and for all levels, from beginners who have never played to those training for a national...
  • In The Pipeline: Love of children behind McDonald's mural

    Do you know what inspired the mural? On the car radio in a parking lot off Edinger Avenue near Edwards Street, Rod Stewart is singing "Every Picture Tells a Story." So it seemed fitting to investigate the history of a mural I've seen many times in the...
  • Vikings look to bounce back

    Vikings look to bounce back
    It was only the beginning of the month of October and Halloween was still 30 days away, yet trickery took a foul turn on the Marina High football team last week in Aliso Viejo. Entrenched in a tight battle with host Aliso Niguel, the Vikings fell victim...
  • On Theater: Comedies all around

    Theatergoers in Huntington Beach may be forgiven if they're unsure which way to turn next weekend. All three local theater groups – the Huntington Beach Playhouse, Golden West College and the Academy for the Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High...
  • Natural Perspectives: Community helps out for garden

    Vic has been running summer birding workshops through Irvine Valley College and is preparing to leave on the big finale trip of the summer to the eastern Sierras. I'm going as an extra volunteer driver for one of the college vans on this four-day trip,...
  • On Theater: Golden West doesn't have to dress to impress

    Probably the toughest part of staging a farcical comedy such as Golden West College's "Don't Dress for Dinner," at least on opening night, is holding for laughs without disrupting the required frantic pace of the play. The laughs do come thick and fast...