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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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Top September 11, 2001 Attacks Articles

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  • 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...
  • A hero's welcome for CMPD officer

    A hero's welcome for CMPD officer
    Dozens of Costa Mesa police officers and firefighters gathered in front of the police station Tuesday to welcome home one of their own who returned to the city after a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan. Officer Jon Smith stood with Police Chief Tom...
  • City Lights: Brubeck played here right after 9/11

    City Lights: Brubeck played here right after 9/11
    One day in my high school philosophy class, the teacher gave us a list of different methods of expression and asked us to determine which ones constituted language. Among those that ended up in the "no" stack was music, since, we decided, it worked on a...
  • 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...
  • Smith: Divorce vs. death: Which has bigger toll?

    Victor Benito Michael did not know that I had planned to write about the subject of his online comment to last week's column about timelines for grieving over the loss of a loved one. On Nov. 9, Michael wrote, "Please know that your article has touched...
  • 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...
  • Event to focus on disaster readiness

    A long-time community group that promotes the general welfare of Newport Beach is hosting a disaster preparedness presentation Wednesday. The Speak Up Newport event will feature speakers Matt Brisbois, a life safety specialist with the Newport Beach...
  • Community & Clubs: 9/11 remembrance covers all faiths

    This year will mark the first year of a 9/11 memorial focused on interfaith compassion and community building. Interfaith communities will gather at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 23 Lake Road, Irvine, for an...
  • Mailbag: Fact-check before saying man-made warming is a myth

    Re. "Commentary: Global warming activism appears 'contrived," (Forum, Sept. 13): This opinion piece is so full of errors I don't even know where to start. First, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is not some bloated government panel of...
  • Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny

    Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny
    It's easy enough to see Yannis Pappas for free. The Brooklyn-born comedian has performed widely onstage and on TV, but two of his most prolific acts are characters who star in YouTube videos: Greek restaurant owner (and chain-smoking video blogger) Mr....
  • Man dead in home blast paranoid of officials

    Man dead in home blast paranoid of officials
    The contents of a long, rambling essay written by a Costa Mesa man who¬†likely blew himself up in an apparent suicide are concerning police, authorities said Monday. The 17,000-word essay, titled “The Pricker: A True Story of Assassination,...