| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:42 PM
The article "Water official targeted" (March 29) centers not only on alleged improprieties by John Foley, the board chairman of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, but also upon the broad topic of conflict of interest.
Merle Moshiri of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:30 PM
How can one contemplate the slaying of eight people at a hair salon in Seal Beach and draw any meaning from such evil?
I certainly cannot. As a professor of comparative religion, I can only offer a modest reflection on an act of violence that snuffed out...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Tuesday evening, the concrete steps by the Huntington Beach Pier were filled with men in blue: police, firefighters and others in uniform.
As Police Chief Ken Small was keen to point out, they were lucky men in blue. Each of them had lived another day to...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:35 PM
He is the only incumbent running in a crowded field of 12 candidates on the Huntington Beach City Council ticket, and while he likes to please the Orange County GOP, Councilman Devin Dwyer says he votes for city first and party second.
"I like to...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Five candidates are vying for the newly redrawn 72nd Assembly District.
Though it's hard to call a frontrunner in the crowded local race, Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar is raking in high-profile Republican support.
Edgar, who was a registered Democrat...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A couple of days ago, I received a political flier from Troy Edgar, who is running for the state Assembly. On the back of the flyer were endorsements from Republicans.
The first name cited was that of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. In his 22-plus years in...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The cooking tips from Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz were terrific ("Cooking tips from Elle and Terry," All About Food, June 21). Who knew, even me as a registered dietitian, that bell peppers with three bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Former Mayor Jill Hardy led all candidates for Huntington Beach City Council as of Wednesday morning, with Jim Katapodis and former Mayor Dave Sullivan close behind and incumbent Devin Dwyer a distant fifth.
The results, which the Orange County Registrar...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:15 PM
If there's been an upset in this year's Huntington Beach City Council race, historically speaking, it's incumbent Devin Dwyer's fifth-place finish.
Dwyer, the city's mayor pro tem for the last year, held 10% of the vote as of Wednesday morning, placing...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The following column is very funny. At least, it better be. A prize-winning comedian helped me write it.
The other week, an email landed in my inbox declaring that Mark Schumacher, a high school teacher who lives in Trabuco Canyon, had trounced the...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Huntington Beach Councilman Matthew Harper, who has run a high-profile campaign for state Assembly since October, has dropped out of the race.In a Friday email to the Harper for Assembly mailing list, Harper said he had opted not to run for the newly...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) on Monday denounced a report by a political watchdog group that lists him among politicians who benefit personally from their offices or extend benefits to family members.
"Family Affair," the report by Citizens...