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  • Greer's OC: Holiday bazaar happening at Paula Hanson

    Join our favorite eclectic fashion boutique, Paula Hanson in Newport Beach, for a holiday bazaar on Friday and Saturday. Paula Hanson is stocking up with refreshments and unique holiday gifts. These include Moroccan pouf bags and accessories by...
  • In The Pipeline: A home for the holidays

    Billy O'Connell knows how to get things done. Maybe it's the tough Irish accent, or the fact that for years he was an L.A. County sheriff. Whatever it is, when you talk to him, you understand he's a no-nonsense, take-charge sort of guy. So years ago, when...
  • A bittersweet glass

    A bittersweet glass
    They were Katie Sparks and McKenna Wetzel, the I-Don't-Know-and-I-Don't-Care Girls. If the Eader Elementary School classmates got a question that they didn't have a passionate answer to, those were their typical replies. McKenna's mother, Kristine...
  • Shadia: Islam's influence on the Founding Fathers

    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...
  • Shadia: Islam for enlightenment, liberation

    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...
  • Commentary: Columnist's grasp on history is shaky

    Almost always, I read Mona Shadia's columns with bemusement and incredulity. Her mixture of Islamic religious advocacy and sheer naïveté is mostly harmless drivel, like the rest of what is printed in the Independent. Yet what she writes and how she...
  • 10th 3/1 Marine killed in Afghanistan

    The 10th member of the city's adopted 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines was killed July 1 by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, officials said. Cpl. Larry D. Harris Jr., 24, of Thornton, Colo., was killed while on foot patrol in the Garmsir district of Helmand...
  • In the Pipeline: Closure on a cold case

    Standing outside the door where Elizabeth Mae Hoffschneider was killed in 1984 is chilling. It looks like any other well-kept apartment complex. But the horror of what took place here makes it very different. About a year and a half ago, I started this...
  • Police chief's daughter arrested on suspicion of assault

    The Huntington Beach police chief's daughter is being held on $50,000 bail for allegedly stabbing her husband Monday morning during a dispute in Midway City. Jennifer Sue Small, 31, was arrested in a hotel on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and...
  • Chaplains offer comfort in crisis

    Chaplains offer comfort in crisis
    The man just had a knife to his throat. Training was over, and it was time for the Rev. John McFarland to take action at his first call from the Fountain Valley Police Department. Police talked the man down from taking his life, diffusing the...
  • Family act vaults to Masters status

    Family act vaults to Masters status
    Michael Loschiavo achieved one of his main goals Saturday. This week, he's turned his full attention to goal No. 2. The Huntington Beach High senior came up with a fourth-place finish in the boys' Division 2 pole vault at the CIF Southern Section Track...
  • City Lights: My pet Torto lives on

    There's a moment on "The Simpsons" when Mr. Burns, the tight-fisted owner of the Springfield power plant, gets a telemarketer's call promising a lifetime of happiness for $1. Removing a bill from his wallet, he muses, "One dollar for eternal happiness?"...