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I could not let the misinformation in Tim Geddes' letter to the editor relating to the new senior center go uncorrected (Mailbag, March 14). As background information, I am a member of the Huntington Beach Council on Aging's (HBCOA) board of directors. I...
The Independent's article on the condition of the current Huntington Beach Senior Center was well done and pointed out how old the facility is and inadequate to serve today's senior population ("Waiting for new digs," Feb. 28). Everyone older than 55...
The public comment period for the Historic Wintersburg (Warner-Nichols) draft environmental impact report (DEIR) closes on Nov. 19. The DEIR analyzes a proposal to re-zone the roughly five-acre property at the corner of Warner Avenue and Nichols Lane from...
I remember my great-grandmother a little. She was nearly 100 when I saw her in the nursing home, and my mind retains a sketchy image of a white-haired woman who remained seated and stared bemused at the G.I. Joe toy that I brought to show her. I was 7 or...
He'd rather be playing senior softball. But at 75, Dave Sullivan says he instead wants to help Huntington Beach thrive, and it's why he's running for City Council for the fourth time. The more-than-four-decade resident is worried about the city's fiscal...
By now, many people have seen the orange posters around town that say "No on Z." But what exactly is Measure Z? Measure Z proposes the elimination of a property tax that helps to fund the pensions of public employees. Unfortunately for the city and...
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Regarding "Pro tax group gets signs up," Sept. 20: After reading this article, it was crystal clear to me why California cities are collapsing one after another. And Huntington Beach will be next to fall if the electorate does not wake up and see what is...
A few years back, the Los Angeles Times wrote a moving story about the death of Britain's last-surviving army veteran of World War I. No, that's not a typo. The man's name was Harry Patch, and he passed away at the age of 111, breaking his country's...
If you asked our nation's youth about the meaning of "the call of duty," they would probably answer something about a video game or a blockbuster movie. Our veterans will assign a completely different meaning to the words "call of duty." To them, it means...
There's a concert I'm looking forward to nearby in Laguna Beach this Saturday. Thirty years ago, it was seemingly everywhere: the earnest, feathery voice of a soft-spoken Texas balladeer, Christopher Cross. The charts back then featured a galaxy of stars...
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A Huntington Beach man was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison Wednesday for the murder of a World War II veteran on Veterans Day almost a decade ago, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. John Kirk McKinney, 30, and Curtis...
From politics to religion to business to holiday festivities, it sometimes felt as though Noble Waite touched every aspect of life in Huntington Beach. And some days, it felt as though every side of life congregated at his drugstore — the hub of...
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