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  • A communal love of fine music

    One note at a time, the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra has picked up tempo in its three years of existence. The HBSO took root in Surf City's rich communal soil in February 2009 with a modest goal of performing two concerts that initial year....
  • Natural Perspectives: iCan't get enough of birding apps on iPad

    I bought myself an iPad 2 about three weeks ago and became instantly addicted. I should point out that Vic and I are long-time PC people, not Apple people. Well, we used to be anyway. Vic switched his desktop computer from a PC to Mac this year, so he'...
  • City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens

    City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens
    Christopher Hitchens would have been a darn good high school teacher. That was one of my first memories after hearing that the prolific author and columnist had died Thursday at the age of 62. A leftist for years, then an adamant supporter of the War...
  • Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011: Remembering famed author's visit to O.C.

    Editor's note: Michael Miller wrote this article on author and columnist Christopher Hitchens when he visited Newport Beach in 2005. Hitchens died Thursday at age 62. This time last year, Christopher Hitchens was in Kabul, Afghanistan, checking up on the...
  • In The Pipeline: Hungry in Huntington

    In The Pipeline: Hungry in Huntington
    It's back this Sunday — Huntington Beach's own gastronomic event for the ages, the Taste of Huntington Beach. OK, so maybe I get extra excited as I'm returning as a judge, but even if I wasn't, I'd still be there to support this exceptional cause...
  • Virgen: Rick Reilly entertains in Newport Beach

    Virgen: Rick Reilly entertains in Newport Beach
    As Rick Reilly talked about his dreams to be a pro golfer or someone like Derek Jeter, it was difficult to ignore the sign near where he stood at the Newport Beach Library Saturday afternoon. The sign read, "The Witte Lectures: A forum for ideas with...
  • City Lights: Making poetry a priority

    Ever since I became a journalist, I have had one burning desire: to work the phrases "National Poetry Month" and "The Human Centipede" into the same column. With the following piece, my career will be vindicated. I'll get to the second phrase later. But...