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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...
  • 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...
  • Thinking like a lawyer

    Here's a quiz: Say Oprah gives a free car to everyone in her audience, and later in the day, one of the lucky recipients rear-ends Oprah at an intersection. Is Oprah, who gave out the car, partly to blame for the accident? Here's another: Suppose a bully...
  • John Logan Dowden

    John Logan Dowden (December 25, 1933 - July 3, 2011     Obituary   John Logan Dowden passed to the larger LIFE on July 3, 2011 in Huntington Beach, California.  He is survived by son William Edward Dowden and daughter Deirdre Love Chapman as well as...
  • Locals prepare for one more battle

    The 2010 prep football season reaches closure Friday with the 52nd annual Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Game at Orange Coast College. Courtland Drummond (tight end) and Brandon Moss (offensive line), Zane Hudak (offensive line) of...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Create perfect smoky eyes

    Master the art of the smoky eye at a workshop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Marinello Schools of Beauty in Huntington Beach. At the one-day workshop, you'll receive the tools and tips you need to create the perfect smoky eye with a lecture,...
  • USC alumnus creates SCend Off

    Given the chance nearly a decade ago, Matthew Talley would have liked to attend a party similar to the one he's hosting this weekend. The Huntington Beach resident transferred to USC after his freshman year at Purdue. He had applied to his university...
  • Nonprofit helps students step up to their passions

    It was a warm and sunny Friday afternoon at the beach when 16-year-old Monica Candelario learned something new about herself. "I learned that I'm brave," she said. "I know when I put my mind into something, I can accomplish it." Although she was...
  • Fusion Academy helping provide educational tools for success

    Fusion Academy helping provide educational tools for success
    Six months ago, Ben Rohaly had a record-low grade-point-average. It was less than 2.0. Now, he's raised it to a 3.6 and believes he will be accepted into college. What made the difference for the Huntington Beach resident is the school he is now...
  • 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...