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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 'Zealot' at SCR continues playwright's topical work

     'Zealot' at SCR continues playwright's topical work
    Given how quickly circumstances change around the globe, Theresa Rebeck's new play may evoke some unplanned responses when it premieres at South Coast Repertory. But if it does, Rebeck has been there before — and so has Marc Masterson, the Costa...
  • The Latest: Tired artist's 'Pants'; up-and-comers' EPs

    The Latest: Tired artist's 'Pants'; up-and-comers' EPs
    Artist's Pants Gordy Grundy House of Go-Go; 273 pages We remember so well the cathartic moments after 9/11 — the candlelight vigils, the tributes to first responders — that it's easy to forget how many things simply stopped after the...
  • College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11

    College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11
    Josh McKinsey stood in the entryway to the Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center with his eyes fixed on 13-year-old television footage from Sept. 11, 2001. The 23-year-old student watched as two Boeing 767s slammed into the north and south towers...
  • Mailbag: 9/11 serves as a reminder of who we are as a people

    Thirteen years ago Thursday, we witnessed the worst terrorist attack ever performed on U.S. soil, losing nearly 3,000 innocent victims, many of them firefighters who rushed into disaster to help. However, the beauty of America, and Americans ourselves,...
  • The God Squad: After 13 years, 9/11 truths linger

    I try not to think about 9/11 until it comes around each year. Thinking about it too much is both frightening and numbing to my soul. It's still too big and too evil to sit comfortably among my remembrances of things past. Even in the days just after the...
  • The God Squad: How do we best remember the dead?

    A Facebook friend recently posted a question about the meaning behind the Jewish tradition of placing stones on graves. Andrew is both a sculptor and a carver of memorials, so perhaps his question arises not only from professional curiosity but also...
  • Mailbag: Make your voice heard on General Plan amendments

    You be the judge. Newport Beach voters have a chance to decide: car wash or another hotel? Height limits or no height limits? This issue is raised in the planned July 8 City Council vote on a new General Plan amendment that will allow more-intense...
  • Fire truck from 9/11 in Costa Mesa

    Fire truck from 9/11 in Costa Mesa
    A fire truck used to respond to the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, will be on display at the First Fridays Road Show at the Costa Mesa Civic Center on Friday. After being decommissioned by the New York Fire Department in 2011, the fire...
  • It's a Gray Area: Drone attacks are undermining U.S. security worldwide

    The soul of the United States of America is our freedoms and liberties, and our soul is now under attack by our own government. I understand that the pressure on any president to keep us safe during his watch must be crushing. So for that reason, I don'...
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • Slain urologist recalled as devoted, caring

    Slain urologist recalled as devoted, caring
    Shortly after 9/11, Dr. Ron Gilbert penned a letter to his sons advising them to live honorable and meaningful lives. "Try not to be bitter about the many unfortunate things that may happen to you in your life," he wrote. "Your response to difficult...
  • He has a whale of a time at work

    He has a whale of a time at work
    A pod of dolphins swam briskly Friday, maybe as much as three miles from Crystal Cove, too far away to be spotted from shore. But the mammals didn't go unnoticed: An Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol sergeant looked on. Marine life...