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Southland September 11th events

September 11, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Check here for a list of commemorative September 11th events around the Southland.LOS ANGELES

6:30 a.m. Culver City- Those who were killed during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, are to be honored by Culver City. At 6:59 a.m., a bell will ring to mark the collapse of the South Tower of the World Trade Center, followed by one minute of silence at 7 a.m.
Culver City Police Department headquarters
4040 Duquesne Ave.

8 a.m. Westchester - Scheduled participants in a three-day conference, "Peace Jam: A Global Call to Action," will include Nobel Peace Prize laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Rigoberta Menchu Tum, Jody Williams, Jose Ramos-Horta, Betty Williams, Adolfo Perez Esquivel, and Shirin Ebadi. Youth will be called on to tackle the toughest social, environmental, and political issues facing the world, including women's rights, the environment, and disease, by creating one billion projects to serve communities in the next decade.
Loyola Marymount University, Gersten Pavilion
7900 Loyola Blvd.

8 a.m. Los Angeles - The first-ever national summit on how to deal with the needs of children in the event of a disaster or major catastrophe will be launched by Childrens Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center. The two-day conference will included in the two-day conference will be: discussions with media and medical professionals who worked on the ground during Hurricane Katrina, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the Sept. 11 attacks; presentations by experts in trauma care, disaster preparedness, and urban terrorist attacks; and media briefings with the Virtual Care Robot.
Los Angeles Marriott Downtown
333 S. Figueroa St.

10 a.m. Los Angeles - A 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held by Los Angeles Fire Chief Douglas Barry, City Council President Eric Garcetti, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Councilman Ed Reyes, and members of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Frank Hotchkin Memorial LAFD Training Center
1700 Stadium Way
Elysian Park

10 a.m. West Hollywood - "The heroes of 9/11" will be honored at a ceremony held by West Hollywood.
Veterans Memorial Park
Santa Monica Boulevard and Holloway Drive

6 p.m. Los Angeles - Panel participants in "America Since 9/11: Beyond Left and Right, A Call to Action" will include actor and activist Ed Asner, Edward Griffin, and former presidential candidate Dr. Robert Bowman, who will discuss the "imploding" U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve, war, and totalitarianism, according to the event contact.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd.

7 p.m. Westwood - "The War on Terror: Seven Years After 9/11" will be discussed at a forum. Jonathan Turley, professor at George Washington Law School, will discuss the cost of the attacks' aftermath to the Constitution and our civil liberties, calling the last six years a "constitutional Chernobyl where every safety feature appeared to fail," according to contact. Moderator will be Ian Masters, journalist, commentator, and KPFK radio host.
Armand Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.

8 p.m. Hollywood- Arguments on why the "clash of civilizations" may be false will be offered in a program, "After September 11," attended by American and Middle Eastern authors and musicians. A discussion will be held between author Reza Aslan and historian Mark LeVine, author of "Heavy Metal Islam: Rock, Resistance, and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam." Musical performances will be given by MC Rai, Iranian heavy metal group Tarantist, and DJ Al-Fareed.
King King
6553 Hollywood Blvd.

ORANGE COUNTY

8:46 a.m. Irvine - The Orange County Fire Authority will hold a Remembrance Service on the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Fire Memorial Flag Post at OCFA headquarters. Similar services will be held, at the same time, at all OCFA stations.
One Fire Authority Road.

Noon Irvine - Irvine Valley College will commemorate the seventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Keynote speaker will be Irvine Police Chief David L. Maggard Jr. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will also speak.
Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center
5500 Irvine Center Drive.

6:30 p.m. Fullerton - A tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon will be held. Lexy Romano, "Miss Fullerton 2008," will sing the national anthem, Mayor Sharon Quirk will welcome the audience and the Fullerton Fire Department will present a display honoring the 343 New York firefighters killed when the twin towers collapsed.
Fullerton Market, Downtown Plaza
Wilshire Avenue between Harbor Boulevard and Pomona Avenue

INLAND EMPIRE

7 a.m. Riverside - The Riverside County Executive Office will hold a 9/11 memorial service. "Riverside County Remembers" will include a slide show and video presentation recalling the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, as well as the fight for United Flight 93 over Pennsylvania. Supervisor Bob Buster is expected to reflect on his experiences that day and how the county has since prepared itself for a potential terrorist attack, along with natural or manmade disasters. Several hundred county employees and residents are expected to attend.
County Administrative Center
4080 Lemon St.

10 a.m. Riverside - The city will hold a dedication ceremony outside a fire station in recognition of the Riverside firefighters who aided in rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center and Pentagon shortly after the 9/11 attacks. A "Tripod" sculpture by artist James Rosati that previously sat outside City Hall will be rededicated in front of Fire Station No. 5 as part of the Sept. 11, 2001, remembrance service. Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge will make brief remarks.
5883 Arlington Ave

6 p.m. Temecula - A September 11th remembrance ceremony will be held at the Temecula Duck Pond. Floating candles will be lit in the pond, and attendees will be invited to write a special message in the city's keepsake journal. The Spirit of Great Oak High School Band & Guard will perform.
28250 Rancho California Road

6:30 p.m. San Jacinto - The city will hold a "Patriots Day" event featuring a candlelight vigil and memorial dedication honoring hometown heroes Aaron J. Ward, Bryan E. Bolander and Agustin Gutierrez. Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff will be among the guest speakers.
Hofman Park
625 S. Pico Ave

VENTURA COUNTY

4:15 p.m. Simi Valley - The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library will join forces with MilitaryConnection.com to present the third annual Simi Valley Freedom Walk to remember victims of Sept. 11 and honor the troops who continue to fight for freedom.
A pre-walk program will begin at 4:15 p.m. with music from the 1st Marine Division Band from Camp Pendleton. At 5 p.m., remarks will be made by Col. James Seaton, commanding officer of the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton, and Brad Burlingame, whose brother, Capt. Charles Burlingame III, was the pilot of American Airlines Flight 77, which was hijacked and flown into the Pentagon. An F-18 flyover will close the program.
The 1.8-mile route will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Reagan Library's courtyard, 40 Presidential Drive, and will conclude at Rancho Madera Community Park, 556 Lake Park Drive.

 

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