| 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 14, 2011
| 11:23 PM
Flags blew at half-staff in a cold wind Sunday evening at Pier Plaza, while patriotic colors dominated the crowd and a pair of steel girders from the World Trade Center served as a graphic reminder of the events of a decade ago.
On the 10th anniversary...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:26 PM
Saturday afternoon, downtown Huntington Beach celebrated 13 hardworking players, three dedicated coaches and one lucky pair of shoes.
Stephanie Green, the president of Ocean View Little League, wore the footwear in question — a pair of red, white...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Thank you, Dana Rohrabacher, for setting the record straight that there is nothing sinister about your wife being paid nearly $200,000 from your campaign funds ("Rep. defends money to wife," March 29). But if everything is so transparent and above board,...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 5:40 PM
Matthew Harper, a first-time Huntington Beach City Council candidate, has been involved in politics in some way — and often several ways at once — since he graduated from USC.
In addition to 12 years as a trustee with the Huntington Beach...