SPOTLIGHT ON: The Best Western Westminster Inn

As the leader in hospitality in Westminster, the Best Western Westminster Inn is planting many seeds for the growth of tourism in Westminster. As the Westminster Chamber of Commerce President, Best Western Westminster Inn Owner Syed Shah is dedicated to strengthening the local business community. “As a gatekeeper to the city, our hotel has the […]

Do You CrossFit?

New high-intensity exercise program explodes in the Huntington Beach market As recently as seven years ago, very few people Orange County area had ever heard of CrossFit. When CrossFitHB opened in 2005, it was the first CrossFit gym within a 70 mile radius. Michael Smith, who co-owns CrossFitHB with Theresa Schwartz, said people get “addicted” to […]

One Student, One Teacher

How Halstrom Academy designs academic paths for individual success When you stop and think about it, traditional schools are strangely amazing. Put hundreds, often thousands, of pre-teens or teens into a few square acres and a handful of buildings, with a 40:1 ratio of students to adults and only their also-developing peers to whom they might […]

The Lazy Dog Café

There was no better place to be on a warm summer day, sheltered by the shade of the terrace, reclining in a patio chair and enjoying the company of my dad and our Golden Retriever Bucky. No, we weren’t at the park or hanging out in the back yard; rather, we were out for lunch […]

Ms. Unfettered

She might look just like anyone else but make no mistake; Katy Fetters isn’t your average girl. Besides her beautiful blonde locks, athletic figure and knockout smile, Katy is a serious dose of courage and inspiration for many, many teens across the world. Katy’s the voice behind the very popular blog:, a site that […]

Anaheim Ducks “Learn To Play Program’’

Getting yourself or your child involved in sports is one of the best things you can do. It builds confidence and boosts happiness and health. One of the most popular and fun (not to mention amazing) of these sports is hockey. The Anaheim Ducks has affiliated with both adult and child learn-to-play-hockey programs, and are […]

‘Taste of Huntington Beach’ serves up 13th annual event for Children’s Library

On Sunday, April 28 from noon till 4pm, the Taste of Huntington Beach will mark its 13th annual food festival featuring over 50 eateries, 30 wineries and breweries, silent auction, live entertainment and more – all to raise funds for the Huntington Beach Children’s Library. This year’s event again will be held at the Huntington […]

Summer Fun!Golden West College Swim Lessons

Are you ready to shake those winter blues? Ready for backyard pool parties, fun in the sun, and beach days with your family? Before you pack up the pool noodles and sunscreen, plan to enroll your family in Golden West’s summer swim lessons. With lessons for all ages, all summer long, your family members will […]

Golden West College: Programs for All Ages and Interests

The Community Education and Activities Department of Golden West College is here to offer the community a wonderful variety of not-for-credit programs for the entire family. If you would like to travel or experience wonderful day trips but the thought of arranging all the details or going by yourself stops you before you begin, come […]

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retiring Older During the past year, one survey found 23% of women and 22% of men have changed the age at which they expect to retire. The vast majority said they plan to retire later. (Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2011.)For many people, retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here’s a quick […]