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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Site approved for 9/11 memorial

    The 9/11 memorial may have found its home in the Huntington Beach Civic Center after council members approved the location Monday night. Other viable locations were addressed, such as Pier Plaza and the corner of Utica Avenue and Main Street. But in a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sign up to attend 9/11 memorial gala

     Sign up to attend 9/11 memorial gala
    The 9/11 Memorial Committee is hosting a gala to raise money for a monument at Huntington Beach Civic Center. There will be guests from New York who will share stories from 9/11. Amy Scruggs will perform custom 9/11 songs, and drums and bagpipes will...
  • Around Town: Course record set at marathon

    Around Town: Course record set at marathon
    A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday. Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39. Tyler...
  • In the Pipeline: Monument to brotherhood

    In the Pipeline: Monument to brotherhood
    The twin towers will soon stand in Huntington Beach. With a little luck and a lot more money, this Sept. 11 will see the unveiling of a remarkable sculpture in front of City Hall. It will feature metallic, exact scale replicas of the World Trade...
  • Community Commentary: After 9 years, did we forget?

    As the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks nears, it's important to compare our patriotic attitudes then to our attitudes today. Nine years ago, we vowed to never forget: To never forget how we felt as we collectively watched the Twin...
  • City Lights: Praise for ancestral lands

    It will be a day without politics at Bolsa Chica. Officially, anyway. Over the last three decades, the coastal area has been the center of one controversy after another, as developers dug in their shovels, officials debated and environmentalists...
  • Service not to be forgotten

    There is a 94-line statement about Memorial Day outside Huntington Beach City Hall that says more than any editorial the Independent could ever write. That is the city's war memorial, which displays the names of 94 Huntington Beach residents who died...
  • A day to remember

    A day to remember
    Greg Gilboe and his students don't have to attend school Monday. But they're not taking it as a day off. Gilboe, the band director at Huntington Beach High School, plans to bring his 75-member ensemble to the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Pier Plaza....