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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 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...
  • Police, fire associations await 9/11 memorial designs

    Police, fire associations await 9/11 memorial designs
    Three months ago, Huntington Beach's police and fire associations received a pair of steel girders from the World Trade Center and announced plans to make them rise again — in the form of a monument outside City Hall to remember the victims of the...
  • Three oorahs for adopted battalion

    Three oorahs for adopted battalion
    Red, white and blue balloons filled Marine View Middle School's gymnasium, and the colors were echoed throughout on banners hung on every surface. Students mimicked their surroundings in patriotic-colored clothes, waving miniature American flags and...
  • Mailbag: Don't think twice, Dylan's all right

    I enjoyed some of what you had to say about my friend Bob Dylan ("Dylan worth the time, no matter the quality," City Lights, July 14). As for what the media has to say about him, it's the same old stuff. And as for the word "icon," you in the media need...
  • City Lights: The circus act that is the election cycle

    This just in: The 2012 presidential race heated up last week, slightly, as a pair of new challengers threw their hats in the ring. Some may recognize former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who ran unsuccessfully last time. Texas Rep. Ron Paul, whose...
  • 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...
  • From North Korea to Main Street

    From North Korea to Main Street
    Soon after the tragic events of 9/11, artist Gary Simpson was inspired to create a large conceptual piece combining cement with soil from every member state of the United Nations. He called the project "Common Ground 191." He relied on volunteers and...
  • Mailbag: This year's Fourth was true independence day

    Congratulations are in order to Mayor Don Hansen and the other four city councilmen who voted in January of this year to lift the ban on the sale and use of "safe and sane" fireworks in the city of Huntington Beach. I know this is going to be...
  • A towering effort

    A towering effort
    Patrick Vogel never saw the World Trade Center outside of photographs, and he didn't know anyone who died on9/11. But as far as the Long Beach artist is concerned, he has a connection — a slight, geographical one — to the terrorist attacks...
  • On Theater: My favorite actress is my favorite daughter

    The Huntington Beach Playhouse will be opening its new production, a reprise of Neil Simon's comedy "Rumors," this weekend, but I won't be at my customary spot in Row K taking mental notes. I won't even be in town. It's late August and, for the 10th...
  • City Lights: A wish list in H.B. for 2012

    I was about to write that this column is the Independent's Christmas wish list, but then I realized that Dec. 25 will have passed by the time the paper hits the newsstand. It will also barely miss Hanukkah. Kwanzaa, maybe? Well, never mind any particular...
  • H.B.'s top stories of 2011

    Here are the Independent's other top stories of 2011: * 2. Little Leaguers go big The Ocean View Little League Majors All-Star team went on a historic journey during the summer. The Huntington Beach squad captured Section 10 and Southern California...