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Colleges and Universities

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  • 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...
  • Pair perform well at State

    Brenton Visnoski of Edison and Alex Anunciation of Marina capped successful postseasons Saturday by medaling at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield. Visnoski earned a sixth-place standing at 145 pounds and Anunciation placed fifth at...
  • 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...
  • Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners

     Natural Perspectives: Community finally welcomes gardeners
    After two years of seemingly endless planning meetings, the Huntington Beach Community Garden is finally going into the ground. The new organic gardens will be at the end of Atlanta Avenue near Brookhurst Street, under the Southern California Edison...
  • Teaching by example

    Teaching by example
    Students and teachers from Ocean View School District are sharing a new teaching method with schools throughout the country. College View, Sun View and Westmont elementary schools, as well as a team of teachers from Mesa View and Vista View middle...
  • Coroner IDs teens found dead

    Two teenagers whose bodies were found Friday in a vacant Huntington Beach apartment have been identified by the coroner. Aaron Saenz, 15, of Westminster and Chelsea Taylor, 16, of Huntington Beach were found shortly after 10 a.m. Friday in a vacant...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...