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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Parents see son's death as inspiration for others

    Parents see son's death as inspiration for others
    Sue and William "Bill" Pollard last spoke to their son, U.S. Army Specialist Justin Pollard, on Christmas 2003. "We talked about how he was coming around to the tail end of his tour, and I asked him if he had any plans for when he got home, and if he...
  • Mailbag: Making a change after surviving 9/11 attacks

    On Sept. 11, 2001, I was on the 61st floor of the south tower at the World Trade Center. This was the second building hit and the first to fall. I evacuated through the stairwell and was out of the building for about one minute when it dropped. Ten years...
  • TeWinkle honors 9/11 victims with ribbons

    TeWinkle Intermediate School commemorated the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by taking time to remember every victim of the terrorist attacks. The Costa Mesa school held a ribbon memorial Thursday where each student had the chance during their physical...
  • It's A Gray Area: My weekly column will become monthly

    In 2004, I took an unpaid leave of absence from my duties as a trial court judge and ran for U.S. Senate as a Libertarian. I knew I would not win the election, but I was so upset at the direction our country was headed that I wanted to be a part of the...
  • 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...
  • On Faith: The goodness of Americans shines through

    Last Sunday, our nation observed the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the worst terrorist attack ever to take place on our shores. It was a time of reflection, healing, remembering and even praise. Not praise for that undeserved and cowardly attack, but praise...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Parks commissioners to study beach fire pits

    Newport Beach officials will study the safety of beach fire rings and whether they should be banned, nearly two years after the issue was tabled because of a storm of public outcry. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Nancy Gardner asked...
  • It's A Gray Area: Let the U.N. take over world's issues

    The largest threat to our nation's safety and security is a weak economy. Looking back throughout history, most of the strongest powers, like the Roman, Ottoman and British empires, were not conquered from the outside. Instead they overextended...
  • Shadia: 9/11 leads to rediscovery of faith

    Do you know the feeling when you have a parent or relative that you keep at a distance for one reason or another, but then they become severely ill, and you can't help but forget all your differences and stand beside them? And through it all, you...
  • 5K to help Marines, wounded combat veterans

    In honor of a New York City firefighter who died on 9/11, runners will support the Tunnel to Towers 5K on Sept. 16 in Newport Beach. The 3.1-mile race — which starts at 8 a.m. at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive...
  • Events set to commemorate 9/11 in Newport-Mesa

    Events set to commemorate 9/11 in Newport-Mesa
    Groups around Newport-Mesa will commemorate the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks Tuesday. Below is a listing of events. * Whittier students fly flags Students from Whittier Law School, 3333 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, will decorate the...
  • Commentary: Our world is in need of peacemakers

    My thoughts continue to dwell upon the tragic death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens, who was killed last week in an act of terrorism. Many of us have heard of his commitment to the people of Libya, one time telling his mother, "Libya is no more...