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Events Mark Grim Sept. 11 Anniversary

September 08, 2002

Public gatherings are planned throughout the region to mark the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. They include, but are not limited to, the following:


Tuesday, Sept. 10:

Covina, Civic Center Park, police station parking lot, 444 N. Citrus Ave., 7 p.m., candlelight ceremony, tributes to public safety and military personnel.

Hollywood, The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, Advocate Gallery and Courtyard, 1125 N. McCadden Place, 6:30 p.m., "Together In Peace" gathering hosted by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and City Councilman Eric Garcetti.

Los Angeles International Airport, LAX flagpole courtyard near entrance at Century and Sepulveda boulevards, 9 p.m., candlelight vigil. Names of victims on the four California-bound flights will be read and a plaque inscribed with those names will be unveiled. Two hours free parking at Lot C, 96th Street and Sepulveda Boulevard.

Los Angeles, Museum of Tolerance, 9786 W. Pico Blvd., 9 p.m. candlelight vigil.


Yorba Linda, Nixon Library theater, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., 3 p.m. Remarks by World Trade Center survivor Harry Waizer and Cmdr. Bradley Voigt, who directed Special Forces in Afghanistan.


Oxnard City Hall, 300 W. 3rd St., 8 p.m., candlelight prayer.

Wednesday, Sept. 11:

Arcadia Historical Museum, 380 W. Huntington Drive, 5:30 p.m., remembrance program. Visitors can post thoughts and memories of Sept. 11, 2001.

Bellflower, Bellflower City Hall, 16600 Civic Center Drive, 8 a.m., day of remembrance with ceremonial torch lighting, book signing and music.

Beverly Hills City Hall, 450 N. Crescent Drive, 7 a.m., firetruck procession, Police Department color guard and flag salute, tolling of bells and music. Daylong audiovisual presentation, "September 11, 2001: Never Forget," in City Hall.

Burbank, Police/Fire building, 200 N. 3rd St., 6:45 a.m., tolling of bells, laying of wreaths and readings.

Calabasas, The Commons at Calabasas shopping center, 4799 Commons Way, community stage, 12:30 p.m., ceremony of remembrance.

Carson, Cal State Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St., sculpture garden near LaCorte Hall on the west side of campus, noon, remembrance of victims, unveiling of "Patriotic Quilt" made by faculty, staff and students. University Theatre, 2 to 3:30 p.m., panel discussion. Sculpture Garden, 8 p.m., candlelight vigil.

Carson City Hall, parking lot, 701 E. Carson St., 7 p.m., unveiling of bronze plaque, speeches, candlelight vigil.

Compton Civic Center, 200 W. Compton Blvd., 7 p.m., candlelight vigil.

Covina City Hall, 125 E. College St., 7 a.m., ceremony includes reading of a chronology of events, music, prayer and lowering of flags.

Culver City, City Hall courtyard, 9770 Culver Blvd., 6:30 a.m., Fire Department sirens, flag-lowering and citywide tolling of bells.

Culver City, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., blood drive. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Picnic Pavilion, potluck dinner. At 7:30 p.m., ceremony with speeches, candlelight vigil.

El Segundo City Hall, 350 Main St., 6:45 a.m., fire bell ringing, lowering of flag, comments by city officials.

Glendale City Hall, Perkins Plaza, 613 E. Broadway, 7:30 p.m., procession of police, fire and military vehicles and candlelight vigil.

Glendale Community College, Plaza Vaquero, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, noon, remembrance ceremony, comments from Burbank firefighter who went to Ground Zero.

Lancaster City Hall, 44933 N. Fern Ave., 11 a.m., ceremony with music and tributes.

Cal State Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Foundation Building, 6300 State University Drive, 9 a.m., tree-planting ceremony. Noon to 1 p.m., Japanese garden, remarks by university president and music.

Long Beach City Hall, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., west side, 5:30 a.m., candlelight memorial with firefighters, police officers, community leaders, New York firefighter Ray Seely.

Long Beach City Hall Plaza, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., noon, prayer service.

Long Beach City College, 4901 Carson St., main auditorium, north side of campus, 7 p.m., two hours of music and dance presentations, speeches by city dignitaries and New York firefighter Ray Seely.

Los Angeles, procession of public safety vehicles and a mobile collage travel to eight spots around the city. Times are approximate:

* North Hollywood Park, 11430 Chandler Blvd., 5:46 a.m., Memorial Tree Grove in honor of California victims.

* Woodland Hills, Warner Ranch Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., 8 a.m., West Valley community ceremony by residents and business representatives.

* Sherman Oaks, Fire Station 88, 5101 N. Sepulveda Blvd., 9 a.m., tribute to the L.A. Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue Team.

* Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., south lawn, 11:30 a.m., remarks by mayor, Police and Fire departments' chiefs as well as music by a children's choir. At 12:15 p.m., city and community leaders lead a march to the new downtown cathedral.

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