| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Far older than most of the regulars at his weekly South Bay swing-dancing class, the World War II veteran invariably shuffles in, sidles up to his instructor and unwittingly gives voice to a scientific truth: "I'm here for my anti-aging therapy and...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Frank Pooler, a longtime choral director at Cal State Long Beach who is credited with helping the 1970s pop group the Carpenters develop their signature sound, has died. He was 86.
Pooler died Jan. 19 in his Los Alamitos home after a short battle with...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
If she couldn't do anything to stop excessive teenage drinking, Micayla Vermeeren wanted to do something to prevent anyone else from getting hurt or dying in a related car accent . And in some cases, from dying.
Spurred by the death of Kelly Morehouse,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:16 PM
All that scholastic stress paying off
Chloe J. Lippold of Huntington Beach has been named a President's Scholar with the 2013 incoming freshman class at Cal State Long Beach. She will receive a full, four-year scholarship from the...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 11:09 PM
The Summer Olympics in London helped transfix the eyes of the sports world on representatives of Newport-Mesa.
No spotlight was as brilliant as that created when Misty May-Treanor and her partner met fellow Newport Harbor High alumnus April Ross and her...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Autospy results due back Tuesday could provide more clues into the slaying of a Cal State Fullerton coach and her fiance in Irvine.
The bodies of Monica Quan, 28, an assistant women's basketball coach at the school, and Keith Lawrence, 27, who worked as...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The Huntington Beach Union High School District presented its 28th annual Honor Band Concert on Feb. 7 in the auditorium at Huntington Beach High School.
Guest Conductor Larry G. Curtis, a distinguished educator and professional conductor with a 25-year...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:59 AM
This is in response to the Feb. 21 letter to the H.B. Independent ("Affordability is essential to higher education") in which two well-meaning Cal State Long Beach students suggest President Barack Obama intervene to lower college costs.
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:20 PM
There are the statistics, the persona, the heroics and the tenacity that all combine to define Mike Wilder's four-year UC Irvine men's basketball career.
But any discussion of the 6-foot-2 senior swing man, whose status as big man on campus is as...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:02 PM
The Webb Schools, a private high school in Claremont, is a magnet for college recruiters from around the country and the world. This fall, 113 Ivy League and other schools sent representatives to the campus — more than the 106 students in the senior...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Four days before her death, Monica Quan had news for her team. Quan, an assistant coach at Cal State Fullerton, held up her hand to show off an engagement ring. The players screamed and huddled around her for a closer look, head coach Marcia Foster...