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Pet of the Week: Little Ricky

Pet of the Week: Little Ricky

Little Ricky was on the euthanization list in San Bernardino County when Home Free Animal Sanctuary in Newport Beach saved him from a cruel fate. Initially, he was so fearful that he would not even walk. But after time in a loving foster home, he's now doing better on a leash. The 2-year-old pit...


  • Commentary: I resolve to fight for schools, small businesses in 2016

    With the new year upon us, many people are resolving to get healthy, save money or learn a new skill. You may be joining others in committing to doing something to make this year great. I'm heading back to Sacramento, and this year my resolution is to fight for your freedom and your prosperity....

  • Mailbag: Candidates must step up on issues

    Kudos to the Independent on its Looking Ahead article for 2016 ("Vote on Poseidon among issues," Jan. 7) outlining important local issues on the docket for 2016. The key was the last section on the citywide 2016 election this year. Candidates for City Council in November have been put on notice...

  • Commentary: Take two tweets and call me in the morning

    If you're reading this on your phone (or your watch), I don't need to tell you how much technology has changed our lives. But while many people list the ways in which gadgets are ruining our lives, I would like to make the case in favor of technology as helpful, hopeful and even curative. From wearable...

  • Commentary: The Super Bowl still comes down to two teams slugging it out

    I can't believe the 50th Super Bowl will be played next month. I remember the first one between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs. I was a freshman at USC and still can hear the cheering from the Los Angeles Coliseum like it was yesterday. Who knew that first-ever AFL-NFL World Championship...

  • Mailbag: Time to turn the tide on Poseidon

    Could the tide be turning against the proposed Poseidon desalination plant in Huntington Beach ("Tides raise concerns over Poseidon plant," Dec. 31)? Yet another red flag was raised to the myriad threats to our coastal environment posed by this development project. It is not just the harm to marine...