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  • Beloved coach a 'true gem'

    Herb Rosenthal, a beloved former assistant coach at Ocean View High, died from heart failure Sept. 28 at his home in Temecula. Rosenthal, 73, impacted many high school students in the Huntington Beach area and served at Ocean View High for nearly 20...
  • Briefly In Sports

    Paddle out for Chuck Allen is Sunday A beach memorial and paddle out will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier for National Scholastic Surfing Assn. (NSSA) co-founder and United States Amateur Snowboarding Assn. (USASA)...
  • Nothing but S.K.A.T.E.

    Nothing but S.K.A.T.E.
    Growing up in Huntington Beach, Val Bertignoli played S.K.A.T.E. almost every day with friends. This weekend, he'll be at the center of a tournament again — only this time, he's looking to show off his business savvy rather than his skateboarding...
  • On Theater: Don't 'Doubt' Golden West's production

    "Doubt," according to Tom Amen, who is directing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play opening at Golden West College on Feb. 25, is "a beautifully balanced drama that draws its power not from its clarity, but from its ambiguity." John Patrick Shanley, whose...
  • Greer's OC: Digg on these weekly specials

    The new Asian fusion dining spot, Digg's Restaurant & Bar in Huntington Beach, just started offering a weekend brunch, along with weekly specials including Local Love Mondays, where Huntington Beach residents receive 20% off and Ladies Night Wednesdays,...
  • Old friends, new champs

    The first big surfing event of the new decade was held for two consecutive days, Friday and Saturday, on the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier. A solid swell was delivered, as promised, for the Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge. The historic event,...
  • Greer's OC: Free shows with local music

    Local music fans will love that the OC music scene is in the spotlight in a big way now through March 5. Musicians will be performing each Tuesday night at free shows throughout OC for the 10th anniversary OC Music Awards Showcase Series. The next...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On Theater: Westminster theater gives out annual Abbey Awards

    What the Tonys are to Broadway, the Abbey Awards are to the Westminster Community Theater, which recently wrapped up its 50th anniversary season by honoring two shows that are older than the playhouse itself. Sunday night, WCT handed out its annual...