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  • Mailbag: 'Phobia' of Muslims not dominant

    I enjoyed reading Mona Shadia's article "Tangled in the layers of a hijab" (Unveiled: A Muslim Girl in O.C., Dec. 8), but I am afraid that the term "Islamophobia," used in the editorial note for that article, may mislead readers into wrongly believing that most Americans have a fear of all Muslims.
  • Firefighters association endorses Bob Rush

    The Orange County Professional Firefighters Assn. has endorsed Democrat Bob Rush in the 74th Assembly District race, Rush said in a phone interview Monday. The organization represents about 900 firefighters, including those in Irvine and Laguna Beach,...

    Community Commentary: Anti-business bills will hurt California

    What a difference a decade has made for the once thriving California marketplace. Just 10 short years ago, California was the destination for aspiring entrepreneurs and staple industry names. But misguided politics and burdensome regulations have...

    Community Commentary: Obama's jobs bill deserves a layoff

    This is in response to the distortions about President Obama's jobs bill as portrayed in the Independent's Mailbag from a couple in Sunset Beach ("Obama's jobs bill needs support," Oct. 20). I'm sure the couple had good intentions, but they need to do...

    Natural Perspectives: Dire consequences if we don't curb emissions

    Britain's Guardian newspaper reported recently that the construction of many new fossil fuel-burning power plants may prevent the world from keeping global temperature increases at a safe level. A manageable temperature rise is thought by many scientists...