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Lafayette Crosses

A photograph of a soldier that was killed in Iraq hangs on a wooden cross at a Lafayette roadside memorial that features over 5,000 wooden crosses which represent U.S. troops that have been killed in Iraq. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Residents Reflect On Iraq War 10 Years After U.S. Invasion

To mark 10 years since U.S. military troops invaded Iraq, a number of Bay Area residents were highlighting the war’s impact Tuesday.

03/19/2013

Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

Owner Of Lafayette War Memorial Site Dies

Longtime peace activist Louise Clark, who owned the property on which the “Crosses of Lafayette” war memorial was built, passed away Sunday at age 86.

CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

No More New Crosses For Lafayette War Memorial

The last white cross has been hammered into the hillside memorial in Lafayette this week, memorial organizers said.

CBS San Francisco–08/11/2011

Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

Memorial Day Crowd Gathers At Lafayette Crosses

The small white crosses on a hillside near the Lafayette BART station that represent American service personnel who’ve perished in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan drew the patriotic this Memorial Day holiday

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/30/2011

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