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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Concrete cottontails invade park

    Concrete cottontails invade park
    Near a busy corner in Newport Beach, 14 giant concrete rabbits sit on their haunches, poofy tails poking out behind them, long ears perking straight up. They form a circle, facing inward, and stare at each other through painted pastel eyes. It's an...
  • 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...
  • Democrat enters Assembly race

    Democrat enters Assembly race
    A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74. Anila Ali, a native of Pakistan who moved to Irvine in 1996, said she hopes to draw on her background as an immigrant and her roles as a mother and...
  • How'd Peter Gallagher get in this room?

    How'd Peter Gallagher get in this room?
    Peter Gallagher read poetry, sang and watched football with Peter O'Toole. At the start of every interaction, when asked how he was, the "Lawrence of Arabia" star would reply, "Gruesome," Gallagher recalled. To the young actor, Jack Lemmon was like...
  • 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...
  • Bookmark: A decade of books about 9/11

    The tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, prompted questions about America's place in the world, and a proliferation of books resulted. Here is a recommended reading list for those seeking enriched understanding. • "The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of...
  • Part of UCI closed after Koran-burning pastor announces visit

    IRVINE — UC Irvine remained peaceful Thursday afternoon, despite the flames of controversy that erupted about a Koran-burning Christian pastor's planned visit. Students gathered in front of Langson Library, some sitting on blankets, facing the area...
  • Apodaca: Christmas dreams come true for CdM family

    For most of her 13 years, Kacey Mathieson has missed her father's presence for months at a time. There were some birthdays he couldn't make, holidays when he was far away. And until Friday evening, she didn't know if the man she calls "my bestest buddy"...
  • City Life: Follow 10 steps to better your student's life

    With school starting in Newport-Mesa next week, here is my Top 10 Things Parents Should Do to Raise a Successful Student list. 1.) Don't criticize your child's teacher in front of your child. When you have a beef with a teacher, don't undermine his or...
  • On Faith: God is not limited by our expectations

    The British during imperial times built golf courses in India, only to encounter an unexpected problem: monkeys delighted in joining the game by picking up golf balls and dropping them in other places, sometimes nowhere near where the shot had landed or...
  • City Life: 9/11 as seen from Newport-Mesa eyes

    One reader asked me to reconsider running the column you are about to read. From all of the responses I received from my request for 9/11 memories, I pulled three that represent a cross-section of people and activities. From Rachel West: "I was...