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  • Natural Perspectives: Touring the Pacific Marine Mammal Center

    Natural Perspectives: Touring the Pacific Marine Mammal Center
    The experts tell us that the ocean is now in a La Niña condition. So instead of being warm, like last winter during the El Niño, the ocean has cooled below normal. That's the explanation that we're getting for this summer of no summer. A La Niña condition...
  • Natural Perspectives: Survey turns into a sea lion rescue

    Last Thursday morning, I led a crew of 12 newly hired corps members from the Orange County Conservation Corps on a wildlife survey of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. The corps members use checklists and photo identification sheets to identify a number...
  • Calendar

    FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY Surf with the Big Dogs The third annual Surf City Surf Dog event takes place in Huntington Beach, with opening ceremonies from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Shorebreak Hotel, 500 Pacific Coast Hwy. A Dog is Beachin' Fashion Show by Dog Is...
  • Newport OKs contract for Huntington's animal shelter

    Stray pets from Newport Beach will soon be found in Huntington Beach, now that the Newport Beach City Council approved a contract for a new animal shelter Tuesday. The Orange County Humane Society, a privately run facility on Newland Street, was approved...
  • Mailbag: Concerns about H.B.'s animal shelter

    Newport Beach Animal Control has contracted with the Orange County Humane Society shelter on Newland Street in Huntington Beach ("Newport OKs contract to use shelter," April 28). With an already overcrowded shelter with Costa Mesa's and Westminster's...
  • Mailbag: H.B. shelter is a humane facility

    The Orange County Humane Society would like to address some of the concerns raised by Lynn Beasley in the Independent ("Concerns about H.B.'s animal shelter," May 12). The OCHS remains a pro-humane shelter, only euthanizing animals if they are...
  • Community Commentary: Misinformation about animal shelter

    You published a letter from Lynn Beasley who writes as if only she knows the facts about the Orange County Humane Society on Newland Street in Huntington Beach ("Concerns about H.B.'s animal shelter," May 12). Let me be very clear, I do not have any ax to...
  • Natural Perspectives: Adventures, photo ops are close to home

    Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to...
  • City Lights: Training a Weiner winner

    One of the proudest moments of my life was the day I helped lift the starting gate at a dachshund race at Old World Village. If you've been to one, you know how they work: Two or more wiener dogs at a time fidget behind a small gate, which one person...
  • Police Files

    Area 1 Sims Lane: A loud party was reported in the 16600 block at 12:04 a.m. Saturday. The caller reported it is a continual problem. Area 2 Bellfield Lane: Suspicious persons were reported in the 5900 block at 11:15 p.m. Monday. The caller reported...
  • Mailbag: Block already approved for senior center

    Dave Sullivan's letter "Candidates not being totally honest on senior center" (Mailbag, Oct. 14) is full of misinformation. One example: "The city cannot afford to buy land for a senior center. If the city does not use a mere five voter-approved acres...
  • In The Pipeline: More than monkeying around on stage

    In The Pipeline: More than monkeying around on stage
    It's a role sure to make other singer-dancers green with envy, that of Chistery, the head flying monkey in the musical smash hit "Wicked." But for a young performer who lived in Huntington Beach, it's all part of a soaring career that also included a...