Multifaith 9/11 Remembrance in Palo Alto Highlights Muslim CommunityThrough song, prayer, and a moment of silence, dozens of people from different faiths, and backgrounds came together to honor the 3000 Americans who died on September 11th and reflect on the progress that's been made since.
Concord Memorial Service Honors Local Firefighters, 9/11 HeroesOn Saturday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District held its annual event honoring firefighter Rene Penaloza, the district's 17 other firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty and those firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11.
Family Mourns Death of SF-Born Flight Attendant Who First Reported 9/11 HijackingBetty Ann Ong, an American Airlines flight attendant born in San Francisco, was the first person to alert authorities that a tragedy was unfolding Sept. 11, 2001.
Rugby Star, 9/11 Hero Mark Bingham Leaves Lasting Legacy 20 Years After United Flight 93 CrashAmong those on the doomed United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001 was a Bay Area executive and a star rugby athlete named Mark Bingham who left a legacy both on and off the field.
Oakland Officials, First Responders Gather for 9/11 MemorialOakland firefighters, police and city officials gathered Friday morning under the gaze of a large American flag to remember those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks that occurred 20 years ago Saturday.
20th Anniversary of 9/11 Reveals Questions About Younger Generation's Perception of Terror AttacksSaturday marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the worst terrorist attack in US history. But for young people who didn’t experience that fearful morning, the narrative of the tragedy may be changing.
'Bay2Brooklyn' Cross-Country Bike Ride Commemorates Victims, 1st Responders Who Perished On 9/11On August 1st, 10 current and retired firefighters, paramedics, and military vets from around the Bay Area jumped on their bikes in Santa Clara and began to ride across the country.
San Francisco City Services Restored After Morning Outage Disrupts 911, 311 SystemsAn outage in San Francisco on Friday morning that briefly interrupted some city services, including 911 and 311, has been restored, city officials said.
'Brooklyn Here We Come'; Riders Begin Cross-Country Bike Ride Honoring 9/11 Victims, HeroesWith the 20th anniversary nearing, a dedicated group of cyclists launched a cross-country bike ride Sunday to honor the victims and heroes of the 9/11 attacks.
President Biden Announces Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops From Afghanistan by 9/11President Biden announced Wednesday plans to pull all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, a move that will bring an end to America's longest war by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon.
CAREN Act: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Racist Calls To 911The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday banning false, racially-biased calls to 911.
Drones Deployed During Hayward Police Standoff Find Gunman Sleeping In His Own BedA dramatic standoff between police and an armed suspect who had fired shots from inside his Hayward home ended peacefully with the help of drones and a robot that was able to determine the gunman had fallen asleep in his bed, police said Monday.
Concord's New 911 Texting System Already Saves A LifeStarting Monday, the Concord Police Department will officially go online with a new method of reaching 911. Not only will you be able to call, you can now start texting them as well.
9/11 Memorials, Ceremonies Waning Across The East Bay On 18th AnniversaryAcross the county, there were ceremonies of differing sizes remembering the 9/11 attacks that happened 18 years ago. But things are beginning to change, and some are asking if we are starting to forget.
Report: Berkeley 911 Communications Center Is Understaffed, OverworkedIt is taking longer for Berkeley dispatchers to answer 911 calls because the communications center doesn't have enough of them, according to the Berkeley city auditor.