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Reader Finds Comfort

Editor, Thanks so much [to Ann Christoph for her] recent column  about losing loved ones, “View from the Coop,” March 9. My husband and I recently lost his brother-in-law, who was like a very close sibling to us both, plus a Marine Corps buddy of Jim’s and good friend to u...

William F. Garman

2/22/34-2/12/14 William (Bill) Francis Garman passed away on Feb. 12, 2014, from Parkinson’s disease in his home in Ocean Hills, Calif. He was 79. William was a Van Nuys High School, UC Santa Barbara and Hastings Law School graduate. He proudly served his country in the U.S....

Shirley Grogan

Shirley Virginia Whitman Aguinaldo Grogan, 93, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Wednesday, May 22. She was born Jan. 4, 1920, in her home on 7 Mile Road during the biggest snowstorm in the history of Lake Orion, Mich. She graduated from Lake Orion High School in 1938 and in...

Parading With Pride

By Andrea Primer, Special to the Independent Parade watchers and participants were blessed by a beautiful day when the Laguna Beach community came together to celebrate the nation and the small town they love last Saturday for the 47th annual Patriots Day Parade. In honor of the...