Aug. 16, 2011 — As we approach the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, we are reminded not only how resilient Americans are, but also how al Qaeda has opened our eyes to the realization that its objective is to destroy the United States.
That fateful day shook all Americans to their very core and just as older citizens can remember where they were when President John F. Kennedy was shot and how they felt when they heard the news, we can remember where we were and how we felt when the attack on America began. We can remember when the first plane hit the first Twin Tower in New York City, then the second. We remember how we felt when the Pentagon got hit and when the plane crashed in the Pennsylvania field.
Aug. 9, 2011 — Understandably, when dealing with appointed commissions, the Susanville City Council wants to make sure those appointed know municipal code, the General Plan and other nuances important to the city.
Last week, the council at the discretion of Mayor Lino Callegari could reappoint to Susanville Planning Commissioners to another four-year term or advertise in the newspaper as per past practice for letters of interest with interviews to follow.