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  • HBWPC 18-and-under team falls in semifinals

     HBWPC 18-and-under team falls in semifinals
    Huntington Beach Water Polo Club sent its 18-and-under girls' team to UC Davis for the California Cup State Championship Tournament held over Memorial Day weekend. Huntington Beach faced an early challenge as their first game pitted the team against...
  • Economics that makes cents

    Taking free financial help when dealing with money problems may seem like a no-brainer, but Huntington Beach resident Bob Wobbrock knows it isn't always that easy. People don't want to change, he said, but Wobbrock thinks he has found a way to make...
  • Briefly In Sports

    Three local teams hold CIF rankings For the second straight week, the Edison baseball team and Edison and Marina softball teams held down their respective CIF Southern Section rankings. Edison again heads the Division 1 baseball poll. The Chargers are...
  • Showing 'spirit of philanthropy'

    Keanu Chan got $50 from the Huntington Beach Masonic Lodge for his philanthropic spirit and his willingness to give and help others. Then he turned around and gave it back for a good cause. Keanu received the lodge's annual award given to eighth-...
  • Female World War II pilot 'will be sorely missed'

    Female World War II pilot 'will be sorely missed'
    Violet "Vi" Cowden, a Huntington Beach resident who served with the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II and recently became the subject of an award-winning documentary, died Sunday at 94. Cowden died at 8:34 p.m. at Hoag Hospital in...
  • Police: Husband killed wife, daughter, himself

    The family of two victims of an apparent murder-suicide have set has scheduled a memorial to celebrate their lives. The memorial for Theresa Yancey, 46, and her daughter Madison, 8, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Beachpoint Church, 17415 Magnolia St., in...
  • B-I-N-G-O for charity

    B-I-N-G-O for charity
    Diane Waitman may not get rich playing bingo. But she hopes to at least get younger. The Mission Viejo resident ventures to the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge at 11 a.m. every Wednesday to try her luck with the numbers game, as she has for nearly 20 years....
  • City Lights: Vi's memories won't be lost

    Monday afternoon, I sat in a living room a block from the Huntington Beach shore, surrounded by the effects of the life of Vi Cowden. I may be one of the last people to see them all under one roof. Kim Ruiz, Cowden's only child, invited me to visit...
  • City Lights: The 2010 oddball awards

    This is our great high-minded issue of the year. The last week of December, the Independent ranks the top 10 stories of the past 12 months and pays tribute to the major figures in the community who passed away. The year-end retrospective can be joyful...
  • Music is in his blood

    Music is in his blood
    Alex Stephens was born to make music, and his living room can attest to that. There is a small bust of Beethoven, his grandfather's saxophone and his guitar in one corner of his living room. His first clarinet and his grandfather's violin hang on the...
  • Huntington soon to swell with surfing

    Huntington soon to swell with surfing
    The glow of the spotlight bathed two local favorites in a warm embrace a year ago. Whose turn will it be to shine center stage this time? The answer begins to reveal itself Saturday, the day the U.S. Open of Surfing gets underway at the Huntington...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing Events Schedule

    Today 7 a.m.: Venue opens 8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Festival Village open 8-11:27 a.m.: Men's Surf (round 4, heats 1-8) 8 a.m.-Noon: Open Skate (Public Park) 8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Nike, Inc. Retail Store open 10-11:30 a.m.: Surfers' Hall of Fame ceremony...