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A Note From the Editor: There's Hope for Our Broken Justice System

A Note From the Editor: There's Hope for Our Broken Justice System

Friday, May 29, 2015  |  Jimmy Boegle

Our country’s justice system is broken—and a recent Independent story, by Brian Blueskye, illustrates that painful fact.

Meet Kimberly Long.  The Corona resident was convicted of murdering her boyfriend after a day of drinking back in 2003—even though all the available evidence seems to exonerate her. H...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 28, 2015!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 28, 2015!

Thursday, May 28, 2015  |  Staff

On this week's captivating Independent comics page: This Modern World looks back at the peace-loving days of the George W. Bush administration; Jen Sorenson exposes the evils of the Helms Act of 1973; The K Chronicles introduces the world to the concept of the shitless baby; and Red Meat deals the bes...

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Ask a Mexican: Why Don't Mexicans Take Better Care of Their Kids?

Ask a Mexican: Why Don't Mexicans Take Better Care of Their Kids?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: From what I’ve seen and heard, Mexicans are very family-oriented. They take the names of both their mothers and fathers, live with extended family, take carpooling to the nth degree and tattoo the names of their children across their bodies. We recently had a party and invited one of o...

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The Potted Desert Garden: Just Add Water for Worry-Free Summer Pots

The Potted Desert Garden: Just Add Water for Worry-Free Summer Pots

Tuesday, May 26, 2015  |  Marylee Pangman

Looking for a gorgeous, colorful flower pot for our extensive Coachella Valley summer?

Here is a combination that will stand up to a full summer of heat. The 28-inch pot pictured above is filled with overflowing vinca in red and white; white summer snaps ( Angelonia ); and a Silver Queen euonymus shrub...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 21, 2015!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for May 21, 2015!

Thursday, May 21, 2015  |  Staff

On this week's sugar-free Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson visits the Great Hall of Iraq Whoppers; The K Chronicles looks at some bathroom graffiti; This Modern World ponders offensive cartoons; and Red Meat sends the kid off to summer camp.

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Know Your Neighbors: After Someone Has a Stroke, There's Still Somebody in There

Know Your Neighbors: After Someone Has a Stroke, There's Still Somebody in There

Wednesday, May 20, 2015  |  Anita Rufus

Regular readers know that I do a lot of work regarding end-of-life decision-making. I once discovered an advance directive written by a man who went to great lengths to define the things he believed made him “a person”:

  • The ability to understand what is happening around me.
  • Awareness of the consequenc...

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