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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 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...
  • Artist's provocative homage to JFK

    Artist's provocative homage to JFK
    Jorg Dubin wasn't interested in just sitting in the back of an open-top car and waving to the crowd in the Patriots Day Parade. Dubin, the Laguna Beach artist who made the9/11memorial sculpture in Heisler Park, was among a handful honored in Saturday's...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • The God Squad: We've seen enemy in Boston before

    Only once in the Bible does God command us to remember one of our enemies. His name was Amalek. In Deuteronomy 25:17-19 (KJV), we read: "Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt; How he met thee by the way,...
  • Inside look at Green Day

    Inside look at Green Day
    When Doug Hamilton premiered his film "Broadway Idiot" this year in Austin, Texas, he had a particularly tough crowd to please. Hundreds of hardcore Green Day fans lined up outside the theater on Main Street, waiting to see the 80-minute documentary....
  • Beneath the War on Terror

    Beneath the War on Terror
    What do a journalist, musician, truck driver, soldier, politician and model have in common? Fortitude in the face of chaos and the desire to uplift their homeland — Pakistan. While headlines, predominantly in the United States, screamed blue...
  • In Theory: The location of religious buildings

    According to an article in the Arizona Republic, Arizona lawmakers passed a law earlier this year "that prohibits cities and towns from using zoning codes and land-use rules to restrict where religious facilities such as churches, mosques or synagogues...
  • Apodaca: Symbols give us more than we realize

    I had been planning to write something snarky about the breathless media coverage of Britain's royal wedding, and plea for a return to focusing on the important stories of our time, like Lindsay Lohan's shoplifting trial. I considered the obsession...
  • Years later, 9/11 events still vivid

    Even before the U.S. killed Osama bin Laden, the photo of the flaming World Trade Center towers had been removed from a Newport Beach man's wall. It once served as a bin Laden "wanted" poster for Dover Shores resident Lyle Davis, who hung it prominently...
  • My Pet World: Some of the best 9/11 first responders came on leashes

    In the wake of Osama bin Laden's death, I remember with pride and celebrate those who acted with bravery and heroism searching for victims and their remains following the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Like most people, I'll never forget where I was on 9/11....