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The small gray sign points out at passing cars on Newland Street, bearing a name and a few dates that imperfectly summarize a life of service. For future generations, the text will provide the basics: Bauer Park, named after Ralph H. Bauer, mayor in 1997...
Tags: Politics, Human Interest
There's been a storm of controversy in the Arab and Muslim community over a recent Foreign Policy magazine article. The essay, "Why Do They Hate Us?", outlines the atrocities many Arab women suffer at the hands of men. In short, the writer posits that...
Even though I wasn't born or raised here, there's a reason I feel at home in America. America's principles align with Islam's teachings. In fact, America's principles are not just based on Judeo-Christian values, but Judeo-Christian-Islamic values. After...
The final events of this year's HB Reads program, in which author Temple Grandin will appear at an afternoon reception and lecture at Huntington Beach High School, have been sold out, officials announced Tuesday. Grandin, the author of "Emergence:...
Tags: Politics, High Schools, Schools
If you're within a decade of my age, you may forgive my ignorance when I say that I grew up associating autism with the movie "Rain Man." For those who, like me, saw the film during middle school and rarely mingled with special-education peers, Dustin...
As a longtime reader of the Huntington Beach Independent, I am growing tired of Mona Shadia's weekly articles about Islam and Muslims. I am not against any religion, but why does she feel the need to try to promote her religion, and especially as a...
Mallory Hytrek said America's youth must be heard on the international stage. The 18-year-old Huntington Beach resident, who moved to Washington, D.C., three months ago to attend The George Washington University, is part of the United States Youth...
Wearing bright colors, Elva Treviño Hart stood before hundreds of students in the Huntington Beach High School gym and described what it was like to feel invisible. Hart, the author of the memoir "Barefoot Heart," said an interviewer asked her about that...
Tags: Politics, Employees, Career and Workplace, IBM, Diplomacy
Elva Treviño Hart plans to bring a slew of food — oranges, apples, blueberries, strawberries, pickles, even a bottle of ketchup — to Huntington Beach High School on Thursday. They won't be for tasting, though. Hart, the author of this...
Tags: Politics, Immigration, Ketchup, Apples, IBM
Fountain Valley's soon-to-be first Vietnamese American city councilman said serving is about giving back and has promised to donate his stipend to a local charity. Michael Vo, who edged incumbent Cheryl Brothers by about 500 votes in a race for three...
WASHINGTON — President Obama took pains to place the new restrictions on targeted killings he announced Thursday into the context of a broad reappraisal of the nation's anti-terrorism effort. Drones are not "a cure-all for terrorism," he said in...
The state Senate approved legislation Friday that would make it a crime to harass or secretly photograph the children of police officers, judges and other public officials because of their occupation. The measure requires those convicted serve 10 days...
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