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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 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...
  • City Lights: Teaching and learning from a Libyan friend

    I imagine she would still look the same. My flatmate was in her early 20s when I saw her last, and less than a decade has passed since then. When I see crowd photos of the uprising in Libya, I scan the faces to check for hers — smiling or yelling...
  • 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."...
  • 10 years ago: 'We'll go on again'

    Editor's note: The Independent ran the following editorial, its first after the 9/11 attacks, on Sept. 20, 2001. * The images, the death, the destruction, the evil are almost too horrific to comprehend. Landmark skyscrapers that once graced the New...
  • City Lights: Remembering 'the days before 9/11 became 9/11'

    It slides so easily off the tongue: 9/11. Nineeleven. The terrorist attacks of a decade ago, which felt almost indescribable at the time, now occupy a compact place in our lexicon. If the hijackers had chosen a date that sounded more awkward out...
  • Greer's OC: Brews and food on 9/11

    The OC Brew Ha Ha is hailed as the best craft beer festival in Orange County, and who am I to argue with that? It's the place for beer enthusiasts to convene Saturday at Hidden Valley Park in Irvine, and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Fallen...
  • Musical groups to sing in 9/11 remembrance

    A church in Huntington Beach and others in Newport Beach on Sunday will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with public musical performances in memory of the victims. At 6 p.m. Sunday, the Music Guild at St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal...
  • 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 —...
  • Hope and despair at 9/11 ceremony

    Hope and despair at 9/11 ceremony
    Flags blew at half-staff in a cold wind Sunday evening at Pier Plaza, while patriotic colors dominated the crowd and a pair of steel girders from the World Trade Center served as a graphic reminder of the events of a decade ago. On the 10th anniversary...
  • Sunset group finds use for memorial fund after 24 years

    It was the $1,200 that stayed in the bank through the end of the Cold War, the Clinton impeachment, 9/11 and more than one hair-raising recession. Month after month, when the Sunset Beach Community Assn. gave its treasurer's report, the Peter Duval...
  • A tasty tribute to veterans

    Many Americans on Sept. 11 paid tribute to the servicemen and women who have fought in the past decade's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This Sunday, the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will have passed, but U.S. troops will still...