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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 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...
  • Calendar

    THURSDAY Golf for Veterans The Mile Square Swingers Ladies Golf Club hosts its 30th Invitational Golf Tournament at Mile Square Golf Course, 10401 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley. This year's theme is "Swinging for the Red, White & Blue" and donations will...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 towering effort

    A towering effort
    Patrick Vogel never saw the World Trade Center outside of photographs, and he didn't know anyone who died on9/11. But as far as the Long Beach artist is concerned, he has a connection — a slight, geographical one — to the terrorist attacks...
  • 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,...