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  • Marina High alumnus killed in Afghanistan

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The L.A. Times recently published this profile about Marina High School graduate Kyle R. Warren, who died serving in Afghanistan this summer. * Kyle R. Warren was hard to miss, whether tearing down a rugby field or running toward a...
  • On Theater: 'Othello' tops list at GWC

    Editor's note: This is the second of two columns reviewing theater in Huntington Beach during 2010. "Few Shakespearean plays entice their audiences with the sinister appeal of 'Othello,' and Golden West College illuminates this all-too-human tragedy in a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Community Commentary: Don't overlook smaller, out-of-state colleges

    Here we are — the three of us, our little but precious family, quietly cruising at 35,000 feet comfortably and rapidly heading toward the next chapter of our daughter's life: her first day at college. I'm happy because I've lived long enough to...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Special offer for fitness classes

    If working out in a traditional gym is not your thing, consider Hidden Talents, an acclaimed studio in Huntington Beach that offers atypical fitness classes like hip-hop, go-go, burlesque, pole, pole fitness, cardio stretch, lap dance, chair, floor, hoop,...
  • On Theater: Intimate play takes over at Golden West for Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and one theater company is planning to celebrate it by exchanging "Love Letters." That would be Golden West College, where A.R. Gurney's two-character play of that title — meant to be read rather than...