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  • 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...
  • On Theater: 'Joseph' brings parody to Golden West

    Long before "Evita," "The Phantom of the Opera" and the musical version of "Sunset Boulevard," composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and his lyricist buddy Tim Rice teamed up on what they termed a "pop cantata" for a school choir that ran for all of 20 minutes....
  • Chargers coming together nicely

    Team work. It's what led the Edison boys' basketball team to the Irvine World News Gary Raya Classic title. In the tournament championship game Saturday at University High, Edison defeated Tesoro, 65-51. The Chargers outscored the Titans by 20 points...
  • 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: Don't 'Doubt' Golden West's production

    "Doubt," according to Tom Amen, who is directing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play opening at Golden West College on Feb. 25, is "a beautifully balanced drama that draws its power not from its clarity, but from its ambiguity." John Patrick Shanley, whose...
  • 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...
  • A sobering math lesson

    A sobering math lesson
    Jesus Lara came to study at the Homework Club after it literally answered his cry. The Huntington Beach resident found himself floundering in the third grade, and not just because of his difficulty grasping math and science. At home after school, he...
  • Commentary: Graduates are pride of college district

    As elected trustees, we spend much of our time focused on sound policy-making and ensuring that fiscally responsible practices continue at our three colleges. During this time of statewide fiscal uncertainty, this has been a daunting challenge. But...
  • On Theater: Golden West closing out legendary drama

    In the pantheon of great American playwrights, three names stand out: Eugene O'Neill, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams. And few would dispute the notion that, when assessing Williams' work, his masterpiece was "A Streetcar Named Desire," which won the...
  • Greer's OC: Tradition continues with CdM Christmas Walk

    A favorite holiday tradition, the 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk returns from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. It's the time when thousands gather to celebrate the festivities, which include specials at participating merchants, a dozen bands...
  • Community Commentary: Test scores not the only decider

    The ongoing SAT cheating scandal, where 20 former high school students from a wealthy Long Island community allegedly accepted money to impersonate current high school students for the purposes of taking the test for them, has cast a bright spotlight on...
  • Natural Perspectives: 'Rapped' up in new teaching endeavor

    Vic must have thought that I didn't have enough to do, what with teaching at the Orange County Conservation Corps, writing this column, and attempting to grow 350 pounds of food this year. He asked me to team-teach his bird and natural history courses...