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  • In the Pipeline: Pushing for change after tragedy

    In the Pipeline: Pushing for change after tragedy
    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first manned mission of Skylab, the first U.S. orbital space station. Skylab 2, as it was called, set off to repair the space station, and was led by Cmdr. Peter Conrad. As you probably remember, Conrad was...
  • City Lights: Troops recall turmoil

    "A man went looking for America. And couldn't find it anywhere." So read the poster of the 1969 movie "Easy Rider," which came out at the height of the counterculture's disillusionment with mainstream America. It's a time Virgil Bartolomucci remembers...
  • City Lights: Native returns to culinary dreams

    One of the most most oft-quoted statements in American literature is F. Scott Fitzgerald's comment "There are no second acts in American lives." With a little pluck and perseverance, it's also one of the easiest statements to disprove. For this week's...
  • City Lights: Emotionally tied to kindness

    City Lights: Emotionally tied to kindness
    Two major leaguers were playing catch in the courtyard of the Huntington Beach Youth Shelter on Thursday, and a teenage girl stole the show. About 5 feet tall, she didn't tower above the men on the other side of the grass, but as she delivered...
  • Gutted for 'green'

    Russell and Susan Kadota started the process earlier this year to convert their 2,200-square-foot home into the greenest property possible. When the construction crews finish, the house will boast recycled tiles, countertops and siding, low-flow...
  • Mesa View students win national innovative competition

    Mesa View students win national innovative competition
    Mesa View Middle School is one of four schools nationwide whose students received recognition for innovative math and science projects. Four seventh-graders created a bike that beeps until the rider puts on a helmet. The Surf City Smartbikes was their...
  • Rohrabacher defends payments made to wife

    Rohrabacher defends payments made to wife
    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) on Monday denounced a report by a political watchdog group that lists him among politicians who benefit personally from their offices or extend benefits to family members. "Family Affair," the report by Citizens...
  • 'We did our part'

    'We did our part'
    Masao Masuda keeps a notebook in his dining room drawer containing a photo of the last time he saw his brother Kazuo. The picture, which Masao took in 1941, shows Kazuo and their brother Takashi, along with several sisters and a niece, at the Santa Fe...
  • 9/11 memorial to use World Trade Center girders

    9/11 memorial to use World Trade Center girders
    Ten years ago, then-President George W. Bush held up the badge of George Howard, a police officer who died at the World Trade Center, during a session of Congress. The badge, Bush said, was "a reminder of lives that ended, and a task that does not end."...
  • In The Pipeline: After 9/11, cops become 'brothers'

    Growing up in New York, I watched the twin towers of the World Trade Center going up in the early 1970s. I recall how, at times, one of the buildings was rising a few floors faster than the other. But once it was all said and done, there they were —...
  • Mailbag: Keep holidays safe in H.B.

    As the holiday season approaches, it brings many festive occasions with friends and family. However, it also brings increased risks of being injured or killed in alcohol-related accidents on our roadways. Just a reminder: A DUI conviction can cost...
  • Putting American youth on the international voice

    Mallory Hytrek said America's youth must be heard on the international stage. The 18-year-old Huntington Beach resident, who moved to Washington, D.C., three months ago to attend The George Washington University, is part of the United States Youth...