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  • 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...
  • City Lights: Who is Rainn Wilson?

    "A horse walks into a bar, and the bartender says, 'Why the long face?'" Rainn Wilson was telling the audience his favorite joke Thursday at Barnes & Noble in Bella Terra. "The Office" actor had come to talk about his spiritual book, "SoulPancake: Chew...
  • Harper bows out of Assembly race [Updated]

    Huntington Beach Councilman Matthew Harper, who has run a high-profile campaign for state Assembly since October, has dropped out of the race.In a Friday email to the Harper for Assembly mailing list, Harper said he had opted not to run for the newly...
  • Harris' legacy goes beyond banners

    Jim Harris' reach goes well beyond the Seahawk uniform. Coach Harris mentored students who were never in his math classes and young coaches like me who never attended his school or played on his team. While Ocean View High School's gymnasium is lined...
  • City Lights: The circus act that is the election cycle

    This just in: The 2012 presidential race heated up last week, slightly, as a pair of new challengers threw their hats in the ring. Some may recognize former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who ran unsuccessfully last time. Texas Rep. Ron Paul, whose...
  • Mailbag: Health care reform will reduce costs

    Your recent article about forthcoming health-care insurance reform ("Clinic digs in heels for health reform," July 15) pointed out one area of reform not specifically discussed in the article: cost reduction. Under the new reform, over time, medical...
  • Mailbag: Adopting pets better than buying them

    Lynn McCluney ("Animals need our help," Sounding Off, July 29) is right on the mark, especially with her suggestion to adopt pets from various animal shelters instead of buying them from pet stores, and having mandatory neutering and spaying. The...
  • Coast district to add 15 to faculty

    After years of cost cutting and stagnant hiring, the Coast Community College District will hire 15 full-time faculty members in the next school year. Board trustees have discussed increasing full-time faculty since September, when they tasked Chancellor...
  • 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...
  • Critic questions AQMD board member's doctorates

    Critic questions AQMD board member's doctorates
    A critic of the region's air-quality agency is questioning the academic credentials of a board member empowered to vote on the fate of the fire rings in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. Clark E. Parker, who sits on the South Coast Air Quality...
  • Shadia: The wine cork is still in the bottle

    I'm a hypocrite. I'm a Muslim who drinks alcohol — except during the month of Ramadan, of course. There. I said it. I am a hypocrite. Alcohol is forbidden in Islam. There are those Muslims, however, including me, who argue that alcohol is not...
  • Q&A: Mikulak has sights set on Olympics

    Q&A: Mikulak has sights set on Olympics
    A year ago, Sam Mikulak was dealt a major setback in his quest to reach the London Olympics as a gymnast. He always had dreams of reaching the Olympics while growing up in Newport Beach and training at SCATS Gymnastics in Huntington Beach. But that...