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  • 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...
  • A tasty tribute to veterans

    Many Americans on Sept. 11 paid tribute to the servicemen and women who have fought in the past decade's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This Sunday, the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will have passed, but U.S. troops will still...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: School bonds will affect residents' property taxes

    This November, we will be confronted with several local ballot measures that will determine how much we pay in property taxes. Prior to 2000, school districts needed two-thirds approval from the voters to pass local general obligation bond measures. Even...
  • Greer's OC: Coffee bar Theorem now open

    Once again, Jeff and Christa Duggan, the husband and wife team behind Portola Coffee Lab at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, are bringing Orange County a new coffee experience unlike anything we've had before: a dedicated slow bar to explore the wonders of...
  • This ought to be worth extra credit

    This ought to be worth extra credit
    When Bryan Tice isn't studying in school, he's studying Fountain Valley's culture and politics. Tice, 19, is running for City Council. He said that while he is young, he feels like his age shouldn't be a deciding factor for voters. In fact, he said he...
  • Two teachers among county's best

    Two Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley teachers were among five honored with the 2013 Orange County Teachers of the Year award during a celebration Oct. 19 at the Disneyland Hotel, according to the Orange County Department of Education. John H. Wood,...
  • Commentary: Districts need dollars to work

    School districts throughout the state of California continue to feel the impact of millions of dollars in funding cuts over the past five years, and additional cuts are expected for the next two years. Five years ago, when the first round of funding cuts...
  • 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...