| Jan 26, 2014
New Orleans recovery: In the Jan. 19 Section A, an article about the recovery of the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans said that the nonprofit group Make It Right had built 100 homes and planned to erect an additional 150. The group plans to build a total...
| Nov 22, 2012
There's art to the gift of giving. Some folks have mastered it; others not so much. It starts with a good eye and an understanding of your own budget. Worried that you might not have what it takes? Not to fret, we're making things easy this season. From...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and plane crashes at New York City's World Trade Center, in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon.
My colleague Steve Coate compiled this list of remembrance events in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:52 AM
The National September 11 Memorial and Museum in lower Manhattan is commemorating the 12th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks with a ceremony Wednesday in the outdoor plaza of the memorial.
The ceremony, which can be watched online, was...
| Sep 14, 2013
Often on Dec. 7, readers send letters scolding the paper for not including an acknowledgment of that date's significance: the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. If emotions are stirred over that infamous day more than 70 years ago, imagine how raw wounds are...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
This Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that devastated America. Once again, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on TV recalling those events and their impact on our...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:03 AM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally.
The 10th century Khmer statues, known as the Kneeling Attendants,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Organizers of the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York have begun charging visitors a $2 reservation fee to obtain admission passes. Visitors were previously allowed to reserve a pass for free.
The official website for the memorial states that...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Jim Katapodis will be ready to run with the big dogs if he's elected to the Huntington Beach City Council this year.
In part, that's because he's gotten used to big dogs on the campaign trail.
Those growling canines often approach the door when the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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.