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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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Top September 11, 2001 Attacks Articles

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  • Forming art from tragedy

    Artist Jorg Dubin was in Laguna Beach, 3,000 miles away, when New York was sent into a tailspin after two planes barreled into the World Trade Center 10 years ago. Although Dubin felt connected on a human level to the atrocities and the aftermath, it...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    SUNDAY 9/11 10th Anniversary Events 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: City of Costa Mesa 9/11 commemoration, U.S. Army Reserve Base, Air National Guard, 2651 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. 10 a.m.: Service of remembrance and hope, with guest speaker Imam Sayed Moustafa...
  • Community Commentary: A cop, firefighter look back on 9/11

    Minutes before one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed around them, two firefighters from the initial wave to arrive on the scene exchanged the following over their walkie-talkies: "Chief, what stair you in?" "South stairway Adam, South Tower."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama

    Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani defended GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and tore into President Obama on Thursday night at a California Republican Party fundraiser. The reception at the private Pacific Club in Newport Beach aimed to...
  • Newport council scraps RV parking idea

    While Newport Beach City Council members disagreed Tuesday night about various aspects of the Balboa Village Master Plan — including its name — there was one idea floated in it that they were all willing to let sink: recreational vehicle...