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  • 'CPR' may get minor surgery

    A spokeswoman for the Department of Fish and Game said her group will likely amend a restoration plan for the Bolsa Chica mesa after a state commission's staff criticized the project. Karen Miner, a DFG land program supervisor, said her group plans to...
  • Mailbag: Mesa plan is community's gain

    In April 2002, Lou Murray wrote about the Bolsa Chica Land Trust's restoration work: "We applaud the ongoing removal of nonnative iceplant on the Bolsa Chica sand dunes and the planting of native plants on the mesa because it creates more natural...
  • Sounding Off: Both sides need to settle down over Bolsa Chica mesa

    I am responding to the various and sundry letters published by the Independent on the general subject of the work being done on the Bolsa Chica mesa, its possible (mis)management by Bolsa Chica Land Trust folk and commentary/reportage by Lou Murray on her...
  • Natural Perspectives: Spending time in desert area of California

    Vic led his Irvine Valley College Emeritus Program bird class for adults to the Mojave National Preserve this past weekend. I tagged along to take photos and provide a guest lecture on the natural history of the area. We stayed for three days at the...
  • Greer's OC: Holiday sale at art gallery

    Pierside Gallery is celebrating its new location at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach (near Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory) with a grand opening sale. Everything in the showroom is reduced through the holidays! It recently relocated from its longtime...
  • In The Pipeline: Marsh docent gives personal history tour

    In The Pipeline: Marsh docent gives personal history tour
    I ran into my friend Marinka Horack recently at the Bolsa Chica wetlands. She and her fantastic Miracles of the Marsh docent team from the Bolsa Chica Land Trust were taking yet another school group out to learn about nature. Marinka introduced me to an...
  • Sounding Off: Council majority sides with developer

    In a disappointing but not totally unexpected outcome, the Huntington Beach City Council voted 5 to 1 to change the land use designation on land on the Bolsa Chica Mesa from open space parkland, a designation that had been in place for 29 years, to...
  • O.V. reaches Western Regional

    O.V. reaches Western Regional
    San Bernardino, here they come. The Ocean View Little League Majors All-Star team earned a spot in the Western Regional tournament Monday night by routing El Segundo, 10-0, to win the Southern California State Championship series at Tijeras Creek Little...
  • They're going the distance

    They're going the distance
    The wide divide between Williamsport, Pa., and Huntington Beach, has closed significantly for the Ocean View Little League (12-year-old) All-Star team. That 2,289 mile gap has been reduced to a mere two steps. Ocean View went 3-1 in pool play at the...
  • In The Pipeline: Park was once a ranch house

    After last week's column on the historic site where the Western Trails Museum used to sit, I thought I'd follow up with one more piece of the past. The day Maria Hall-Brown and I visited the old site to tape a segment of PBS SoCal's "Forgotten OC"...
  • Mailbag: Solar panels pose safety threat

    The Huntington Beach City School District has voted to place solar panels in front of our school ("District stands by solar panel decision," Jan. 13). A few things should be pointed out: 1. Not one person is against solar panels. It's all about where...
  • Natural Perspectives: Getting to the bottom of drained wetland

    A new freshwater wetland formed at Bolsa Chica, but someone drained it. That's right, someone drained a wetland at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. Vic cautioned me to handle this issue with a cool and level head, but it chapped my hide to think that...