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  • Joe Surf: H.B.'s old surfer and the sea

    Joe Surf: H.B.'s old surfer and the sea
    Bob "Lefty" Phillips may or may not be the oldest surfer in Huntington Beach, but according to his granddaughter Ashlee Spuhler, the title is his. At least until someone proves otherwise. Phillips turned 83 this week, and also got out in the water on...
  • Words from a non-verbal mind

    Temple Grandin may be the featured author this year at HB Reads, but she's hardly a natural book writer. The professor and animal scientist made that clear Thursday morning, when she spoke to hundreds of students in Huntington Beach High School's gym....
  • Greer's OC: Laguna mansion to open for tours

    Starting on April 24 and running through May 20, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County will present its 20th Philharmonic House of Design in Laguna Beach. By touring a grand estate in Laguna, you'll directly affect the lives of children by helping to...
  • Taking aim at alcohol

    Taking aim at alcohol
    Huntington Beach's top newsmaker of 2011 wasn't a person or an organization, but rather a controlled substance. Throughout the year, the Independent's front page featured more drinks than a typical bachelor party. Statistics showed Huntington at the...
  • Greer's OC: Zubies celebrates 20 years

    Zubies Dry Dock in Huntington Beach will celebrate its 20th anniversary Jan. 7 by rolling prices back to 1992. Celebrate and enjoy food and drink specials all day. Zubies is a great casual dining spot for seafood, steaks, ribs, chicken, pizza and oysters...
  • City Lights: Meeting halfway on life's gridiron

    City Lights: Meeting halfway on life's gridiron
    Mark Magana never played football in high school. In fact, he didn't play sports at all as a child, except for a little T-ball and track and a few games of soccer. He got most of his exercise when he joined the Army right after high school. Derrick Woods...
  • In the Pipeline: Standing up for Down syndrome

    My son and I had the pleasure several weeks ago, thanks to the generosity of my friend Mike Taylor from PBS SoCal, to play ball at Angel Stadium of Anaheim with the one-and-only former Angel (and baseball ambassador extraordinaire) Rex Hudler. With...
  • Natural Perspectives: Resolve to help yourself, environment this year

    Vic already leads a perfect life, so he has no need for New Year's resolutions. I, on the other hand, live the life of a slovenly lay-about, so I have a great need to renew my resolution to be a better person at the beginning of each year. It is never...
  • Former H.B. officer files claim against city

    A former Huntington Beach police officer has filed a claim for more than half a million dollars against the city, saying officials terminated him wrongfully, released information about an internal investigation unlawfully and denied him a medical...
  • Bicyclist injured in collision with SUV

    A 76-year-old man sustained serious injuries after his bicycle collided with an SUV on the late morning of Jan. 12 in Huntington Beach. Police responded to the scene of the accident on Heil Avenue, west of Goldenwest Street, about 11:40 a.m. and found...
  • Woman who drowned in Huntington Harbour identified

    Authorities identified 40-year-old Sunset Beach resident Jennifer Heather as the woman who drowned after she apparently slipped off a dock and fell into Huntington Harbour. Huntington Beach police responded to a call at 3:13 p.m. Tuesday about the...
  • City Lights: Emerging on the page

    If you're within a decade of my age, you may forgive my ignorance when I say that I grew up associating autism with the movie "Rain Man." For those who, like me, saw the film during middle school and rarely mingled with special-education peers, Dustin...