Helping Children of the Homeless

By Joanne Coontz Over 25 years ago, members of Orange Rotary recognized a need for children of the homeless, who were being educated at Project Hope School, co-sponsored by the Orange County Department of Education and various non-profit organizations. Rotarians wanted to provide an opportunity for the children to purchase gifts for their family members […]

Finding Your Life’s Work

It’s not every day that you meet a young woman as remarkable as Evans Tran. Evans is a physician assistant working in a busy urology practice. This article is not just about her skill and the caring and compassionate manner with which she treats patients, but a story of her incredible determination to rise above […]

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 […]

Golden West College Honors Students and Thanks Donors

Golden West College held its annual Scholarships and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. This year, 152 scholarships were awarded to 283 students at the ceremony. Since 1986, Golden West College students have received over six million dollars in scholarships. One of the highlights of the event was watching 25 student veterans receive the […]

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 […]