| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Former Mayor Jill Hardy led all candidates for Huntington Beach City Council as of Wednesday morning, with Jim Katapodis and former Mayor Dave Sullivan close behind and incumbent Devin Dwyer a distant fifth.
The results, which the Orange County Registrar...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 3:16 PM
It was somewhat of a foregone conclusion that Maravene Loeschke would take center stage this coming week as she is inaugurated as the new president of Towson University.
But Loeschke, a Towson University theater major and later dean of the College of...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Tuesday evening, the concrete steps by the Huntington Beach Pier were filled with men in blue: police, firefighters and others in uniform.
As Police Chief Ken Small was keen to point out, they were lucky men in blue. Each of them had lived another day to...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Steel beams were transported from Bremerton to Snohomish in memory of 9/11.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:30 PM
"84th Floor west office 12 people trapped."
The words were scrawled on a note by Connecticut resident Randy Scott on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when the World Trade Center was attacked. Scott perished that fateful day, but the note withstood the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:10 PM
After the speeches and somber fanfare that marked the 10th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, this year's 9/11 events began Tuesday with a more subdued — but no less emotional — observance.
On a sunny September...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Sitting in the driveway of the Oswald-Tudor fire station in Sutter County isn't just any hunk of steel; it's a piece of the World Trade Center.
“I saw an article in the New York Times about a year and a half ago or so and they were offering up...