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  • Fitness Files: Little sister scores a victory over illness

    I have to stop everything and tell about the phone conversation I had two weeks ago with my little sister, Eleanor. She is "little" in a few ways — 10 years my junior and not even 5 feet tall and 88 pounds. She tells people, "Carrie and I look alike, but Carrie's 2 inches bigger everywhere."
  • 'Aggressive' shark bumps into surfer, prompting swimming ban in Huntington Beach

    'Aggressive' shark bumps into surfer, prompting swimming ban in Huntington Beach
    Marine officials banned swimming and surfing in the waters off Huntington Beach on Friday morning after a shark exhibited “aggressive behavior” and bumped a surfer. It marked the first time the Huntington Fire Department’s Marine...

    Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore

    Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore
    The 2014-15 school year is over, and so is a prep sports season that included several successes along the way. Below is Part 2 of the top team and individual performances reported in the Independent during the 2015 portion of the school year. —...

    Shark-seeking drone tracks great whites off Seal Beach

    Shark-seeking drone tracks great whites off Seal Beach
    With his head covered by a beach towel, Seal Beach Marine Safety Lt. Chris Pierce focused on an iPad mounted on a remote-control console. On the tablet's screen was a live video feed of the Pacific Ocean several yards off the coast of Surfside. A...

    7 great white sharks tagged with transmitters after sightings in O.C.

    7 great white sharks tagged with transmitters after sightings in O.C.
    Lifeguards and marine researchers tagged seven great white sharks Friday after more than a dozen were seen swimming and feeding in the ocean off Sunset Beach in Huntington Beach this week. Escorted by Huntington Beach marine safety officials,...