| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 3:10 PM
Golden West College on Tuesday officially unveiled its first dedicated space for returning veterans, a resource the campus hasn't seen since the Vietnam War.
The college held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Veterans Resource Center, a place for...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 3:09 PM
Experienced politicians have prevailed so far in a Huntington Beach City Council race that featured 21 candidates for four open seats.
The four preliminary winners — Connie Boardman, Joe Carchio, Matthew Harper and Joe Shaw — have all held...
| May 27, 2010
Greg Gilboe and his students don't have to attend school Monday. But they're not taking it as a day off.
Gilboe, the band director at Huntington Beach High School, plans to bring his 75-member ensemble to the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Pier Plaza....
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Famed rocker Sammy Hagar has been on the road talking about his new, rip-roaring rock 'n' roll memoir, "Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock." He's had a lot of onstage and backstage encounters in his career, but the most bizarre encounter of all may have...