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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Supporting the troops on campus

    Coastline Community College is expanding its services to student veterans and active duty members by opening a resource center exclusive to them. The new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is expected to open Friday at the college's Fountain Valley campus,...
  • 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...
  • Coast college board voting Wednesday on parity pay

    The Coast Community College District may cut parity funds for part-time teachers this year to help overcome a $24-million budget shortfall. The Board of Trustees plans to vote Wednesday on whether to cut the funds, which are given to part-timers at...