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  • 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,...
  • Around Town: Volunteer honored for generosity with time

    The Alzheimer's Family Services Center board member and volunteer Mary Lou Shattuck has been honored with the Orange County Community Foundation's Philanthropy Award. Along with the recognition, Shattuck received a $500 grant for the nonprofit...
  • 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,...
  • Commentary: The best things in college aren't free

    After a trip to Sacramento to hear from our legislators on the state of California's fiscal health, it is clear that Sacramento is broken. The proposed state budget for next year will impose more deep cuts and mandate an increase in fees for our...
  • On Theater: A gleeful 'Servant' at GWC

    Golden West College's rollicking comedy "The Servant of Two Masters" is credited to playwright Carlo Goldoni and adapters-translators Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi, but director Tom Amen's name should be included among the other creative...
  • Pushing the boundaries

    Pushing the boundaries
    Professor Darrell Ebert was thrilled. "This is probably one of the highest-level shows that you could find in an educational gallery," he said. Now in his 43rd year at Golden West College, Ebert teaches sculpture, painting, two- and three-dimensional...
  • An investment in community

    An investment in community
    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...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Government is reason for high tuition, not solution

    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.  In the...
  • Edison wins tourney crown

    The Edison High boys' water polo team won a team championship and an all-you-can eat feast Saturday by winning the in the inaugural Newport Rib Co. Classic at Costa Mesa High's new pool. The Chargers defeated University, 11-5, in the semifinals and in...
  • Mailbag: Need to face future at Dwyer

    I just wanted to weigh in on the discussion about the proposed solar panels at Dwyer Middle School ("Parents protest solar panel site," Dec. 23). I am a Huntington Beach resident, too. I love historic buildings. Dwyer is no exception; it's fantastic. I...