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  • 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...
  • City Lights: Sailing through program to teach

    Robyn Monroe considers sailing a character-developing activity for kids, one that encourages teamwork, courage and responsibility. And she can provide at least two examples. The first is a boy, about 9 or 10, who attended the Huntington Beach Sailing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stuff yourself for scholars

    Everybody loves unlimited food and drinks, or at least that is the idea behind Golden West College's yearly fundraising event. The Huntington Beach community college is hosting Chefs for Scholarships, an all-you-can eat sample of Huntington Beach's...
  • Local students in line for National Merit Scholarships

    Students from local high schools are among thousands of semifinalists in the running for prestigious National Merit Scholarships. Out of 16,000 semifinalists, 143 students from Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach...
  • National Merit Scholars announced

    Students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among 1,600 National Merit Scholarship winners announced as part of the organization's third round of scholarships for the year. The awards, announced Monday, will provide...
  • More Merit Scholarship winners announced

    A dozen students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among nearly 2,500 National Merit Scholarship winners in the organization's second round of announcements for the year. The awards, announced Tuesday,...
  • CCCD to add 23 full timers

    In a move that optimistically signals the end of difficult budget years for higher education, Coast Community College District voted to add 23 new full-time faculty members to its colleges by the fall. Staff reports during last week's study session...
  • College district hires negotiator

    Coast Community College District trustees voted this week to hire a professional negotiator to take charge of ongoing contract discussions with the district's unions. After Deborah Hirsh, the district's current negotiator and vice chancellor of human...
  • Coast College District considers layoffs

    The Coast Community College District this week will consider laying off dozens of full-time employees as it pulls back from running a career center in Irvine. Some of those termination notices will probably be rescinded by May while others remain in...