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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Alternative rock band Secret Garden performs a free show from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bella Terra Mall. The event is part of the Summer Concert Series at Bella Terra. SATURDAY: A memorial ceremony (pictured) for the victims of the 9/11...
  • 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...
  • Three oorahs for adopted battalion

    Three oorahs for adopted battalion
    Red, white and blue balloons filled Marine View Middle School's gymnasium, and the colors were echoed throughout on banners hung on every surface. Students mimicked their surroundings in patriotic-colored clothes, waving miniature American flags and...
  • 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...
  • Local reactions vary to bin Laden news

    While many people around the world celebrated the death of Osama bin Laden this week, Cecil Birnbaum found himself in a contemplative frame of mind. Birnbaum, the chaplain of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11548 in Huntington Beach, could easily...
  • Women share faith, common ground at luncheon

    Women share faith, common ground at luncheon
    NEWPORT BEACH — Nadia Hassan was the only woman at her table who covered her hair with a scarf Monday during an interfaith luncheon at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic church. When it was her turn to speak on behalf of the women at her table,...
  • City Lights: Give them a hero's welcome

    A few years ago, I interviewed a local high school graduate who enlisted in the Marines after 9/11. He and I met in front of his alma mater, and as he posed for a picture by the school sign, a woman pulled up to the curb, handed our photographer $100 in...
  • Showing 'the face of Islam'

     Showing 'the face of Islam'
    Before the Huntington Beach City Council meets every other week, someone walks up to the podium to lead a prayer after the flag salute. Prayers in public meetings often end with a phrase like "in Jesus' name," which reflects the country's dominant...
  • 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...
  • 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...