9/11

The USS Ponce warship transits through the Suez Canal in the Egyptian port of Ismailia on March 2, 2011, carrying marines and equipment en route to Libya, as the United States and Europe piled pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Getty Images/File)

U.S. Sends Warships, Marines To Libya After Attack That Killed Bay Area Ambassador

U.S. officials said the Pentagon was moving two warships to the Libyan coast in the aftermath of a stunning attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, a Bay Area native, and three other Americanss.

09/12/2012

A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney, Obama Trade Barbs Over Middle East Attack That Killed Bay Area Native

Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of showing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats, including a Bay Area native, dead in the Middle East.

09/12/2012

A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars burn Tuesday inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Attack That Killed Bay Area Native Might Be Tied To 9/11 Anniversary

The Obama administration is investigating whether an assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed a Bay Area native was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam video.

09/12/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

New York City Marks 11th Anniversary Of September 11th Attacks

Bay Area Joins Nation In Remembering Sept. 11 Attacks 11 Years Later

The Bay Area joined the rest of the nation in marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks Tuesday in familiar but subdued ceremonies, suggesting it’s time to move on after a decade of remembrance.

09/11/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LL Cool J Takes Down Intruder At His Home

LL Cool J stars as a special agent on CBS’ “NCIS: Los Angeles” but who knew he fought real-life crimes too?

08/23/2012

Vallejo Fire truck

New Firefighters Help Reduce Vallejo Response Times

They’ve only been on the job two weeks, but already the nearly one-dozen just-hired firefighters are helping to keep 911 response times in check, in the City of Vallejo.

07/13/2012

September 11 memorial license plate. (CBS)

California 9/11 License Plate Fund Raided For Deficits, Brown Orders Audit

A review by The Associated Press of the $15 million collected since lawmakers approved the “California Memorial Scholarship Program” shows only a small fraction of the money went to scholarships.

05/29/2012

Second Osama Bin Laden Video

KCBS In Depth: Post 9/11 Failures

An interview with former senator Russ Feingold on some of the mistakes the U.S. has made since 9/11.

03/11/2012

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