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  • Mailbag: LeBard changes will benefit community

    Recently, a letter to the editor was printed in the Independent that made statements about the Huntington Beach City School District and the LeBard project plan ("District not being responsible with funds," Mailbag, Oct. 18). Unfortunately, many of the statements made in the letter were inaccurate and misleading. HBCSD's plan for LeBard would rebuild many features in the park, including tennis courts, a tot lot, permanent restrooms, a snack bar and six Little League fields, providing the league with permanent fields. It would increase available parking and provide more than five acres of new park for the city of Huntington Beach. This project would also provide a more centrally located district office and a safer working environment for our employees. This plan will pay for itself and may even provide additional funds for facilities maintenance for our school sites.
  • 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...

    City Lights: 'Blessing' is faith at its finest

    City Lights: 'Blessing' is faith at its finest
    Everyone has questions they hate to be asked. High on my list is, "Are you religious?" I dread it especially if I sense that a "no" answer will prompt a barrage of other questions, some of them rhetorical. Usually, in those circumstances, I say something...