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  • 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...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: The Barry Rillera Group performs classic rock tunes the second Friday of each month at Harvey's, 6060 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show goes from 9 p.m. to midnight. For more information, call (714) 842-5111....
  • A party for the pooches

    A party for the pooches
    The Huntington Beach Youth Shelter will honor some of the most valuable social workers in town Sunday at its annual "Light a Light of Love" celebration. Their human owners are invited, too. The shelter, which offers temporary housing to runaway and...
  • Mailbag: Oil tanks out, but what goes in?

    The planned demolition of the oil storage tanks on Magnolia Street is good news ("Company proposes removing oil tanks," Dec. 9). However, I hope that such action does not presage an application for the construction of an LNG complex at that location. I am...
  • Commentary: Thanks to an animal advocate

    Commentary: Thanks to an animal advocate
    On March 25, about 30 volunteers and staff from Huntington Beach's Orange County Humane Society — along with animal control officers from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa — gathered to pay tribute to Barbara Fischer, an extraordinarily dedicated...
  • Natural Perspectives: Priority should be preventing extinction

    An article in Physorg.com this week reported that a team of scientists from Japan and Russia believe that they may be able to produce a living woolly mammoth within the next five years by a cloning process. Key to their research will be finding an...
  • In The Pipeline: A home for the holidays

    Billy O'Connell knows how to get things done. Maybe it's the tough Irish accent, or the fact that for years he was an L.A. County sheriff. Whatever it is, when you talk to him, you understand he's a no-nonsense, take-charge sort of guy. So years ago, when...
  • Pet of The Week

    Barney is a gentle 10-year-old shepherd mix, who came to the shelter as a stray last month. He is well-behaved and enjoys his walks; he is good with people and other dogs, as long as they are not hyperactive or aggressive. This friendly guy somehow...
  • 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...
  • Greer's OC: Create perfect smoky eyes

    Master the art of the smoky eye at a workshop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Marinello Schools of Beauty in Huntington Beach. At the one-day workshop, you'll receive the tools and tips you need to create the perfect smoky eye with a lecture,...