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A big congratulations has to go out to Betty Nguyen for the unbelievable scholarship she earned. Nguyen is the first Marina High School student to win the Gates Millennium Scholarship, according to a news release. The award is given to 1,000 students...
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first manned mission of Skylab, the first U.S. orbital space station. Skylab 2, as it was called, set off to repair the space station, and was led by Cmdr. Peter Conrad. As you probably remember, Conrad was...
In its ongoing effort to improve the world around us, the Soroptimists of Huntington Beach will hold a wine tasting and fundraiser to benefit the Huntington Beach Project Self-Sufficiency Foundation on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., with flights of...
If you've been doing a little shopping at South Coast Plaza and noticed the children's arts and crafts and live performances near the carousel, that's because it's September. And thanks to Sandy Segerstrom Daniels, the founder and executive director of...
As a serial entrepreneur who has created hundreds and hundreds of jobs over my career, I'm going to share with you a fact that might prove a bit shocking to some. Entrepreneurs don't start companies to create jobs. Rather, they start companies to make...
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) on Monday denounced a report by a political watchdog group that lists him among politicians who benefit personally from their offices or extend benefits to family members. "Family Affair," the report by Citizens...
Last week, I judged a competition where entrants had to have a grabbing lead, a dynamic storytelling style and a wealth of information condensed into a finite number of words. I'm talking, of course, about Poetry Out Loud. For the second straight year,...
Mallory Hytrek said America's youth must be heard on the international stage. The 18-year-old Huntington Beach resident, who moved to Washington, D.C., three months ago to attend The George Washington University, is part of the United States Youth...
Growing up in New York, I watched the twin towers of the World Trade Center going up in the early 1970s. I recall how, at times, one of the buildings was rising a few floors faster than the other. But once it was all said and done, there they were —...
Ten years ago, then-President George W. Bush held up the badge of George Howard, a police officer who died at the World Trade Center, during a session of Congress. The badge, Bush said, was "a reminder of lives that ended, and a task that does not end."...
Mesa View Middle School is one of four schools nationwide whose students received recognition for innovative math and science projects. Four seventh-graders created a bike that beeps until the rider puts on a helmet. The Surf City Smartbikes was their...
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Masao Masuda keeps a notebook in his dining room drawer containing a photo of the last time he saw his brother Kazuo. The picture, which Masao took in 1941, shows Kazuo and their brother Takashi, along with several sisters and a niece, at the Santa Fe...
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