Los Angeles (Spacela) // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: – Southern Californians celebrate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks with a memorial Saturday.
Nearly 3,000 people were killed in four coordinated attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a plane crash in a Pennsylvania field on the morning of September 11, 2001. In the 20 years since, September 11. 11 National Days of Service and Remembrance have been declared.
One of Southern California’s most senior 9/11 honors takes place each year at Pepperdine University in Malibu. The flags waves A display of 2,977 flags placed in the university’s alumni garden, along the Pacific Coast Highway and Malibu Canyon Road. One flag is placed for each person who died in the attack, including the national flags of each foreign country that has lost one of its citizens. Flags will be raised Wednesday, and lowered on Sunday, September 26. Pepperdine will also hold several events to commemorate 9/11.
The Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda and the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley will also host 9/11 commemorations. The Nixon LibraryThe memorial service begins at 11 a.m. and will include 23 tons of World Trade Center wreckage as its centerpiece. In the Reagan Library, an evening party will include keynote notes from retired Colonel David Sutherland and retired NYPD Officer Mark Manfrot. Both events are free, but guests are required to register online in advance.
everybody San Bernardino County Fire Stations He will host a 15-minute meditation party at 8 a.m. on Saturday. Each celebration will include a reflection of that day’s events, the bottom of the American flag for half the staff, and the bell ringing.
Signal Hill and Long Beach together will host”A celebration of peace and unity9 a.m. at Signal Hill Unity Monument on Temple and Hill Streets. Parking is limited, and persons wishing to attend are requested to respond to an invitation to attend at (562) 989-7330 and use the carpooling or passenger sharing service.
Santa Barbara will host a private party at 9am at Santa Barbara Court House Sunken Gardens for the first time ever 9/11 Honor Flag across the Americas Memorial, one of 60 to be held across the country for a project on 9/11 coordinated by Global Youth Justice Inc. Sponsored by AmeriCorps.
At 9 a.m., Desert High residents were invited to join representatives from the Los Angeles County Police Department, the Republican People’s Party, the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Department of Corrections in a ceremony at Antelope Island’s main entrance plaza. Valley Mall, 1233 Rancho Vista Blvd. In Palmdale, to honor those who made the greatest sacrifice.
The city of Beverly Hills will hold its annual party in 9/11 Memorial Park. The party at 5:30 p.m. will include wreath laying, bell ringing, tap playing, 21 salutes and a flyover in partnership with the City of Los Angeles. 9/11 Memorial Park at 445 N. Rexford Drive is open daily and has a ground beam from the Twin Towers in the center of the site.