Quantcast

Remembering 9/11: Events on the Central Coast - KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Area News

Remembering 9/11: Events on the Central Coast

Posted: Updated:

Tuesday will mark 17 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York. Here on the Central Coast, a number of events are planned to honor the victims and heroes of that day.

A ceremony will take place at 8 a.m. at the World Trade Center Memorial in San Luis Obispo at Fire Station 1 located on 2160 Santa Barbara Ave. The public is encouraged to attend.

In Santa Maria, the fire department will commemorate the losses suffered by the nation with a simple ceremony held at each fire station throughout the city. All five fire stations will have fire apparatus pulled out on front drives of each station starting at 7:20 a.m. A small ceremony will follow at 7:30 a.m. at the stations' flagpole.

The City of Grover Beach is holding a memorial ceremony Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Ramona Garden Park. The public is encouraged to attend.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is hosting a blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. at 4434 Calle Real in Santa Barbara. 

In Orcutt, Blast is continuing Rooney's tradition of a 9/11 Memorial. The event starts at 3 p.m. with the memorial toast at 3:43 pm. There will be bagpipes and drums.

Early Tuesday morning, a local man paid tribute by running up the beach steps in Morro Bay, near Toro Lane. Firefighters were there to cheer him on. 

Top Trending Videos

WEATHER
Doppler Radar
Powered by Frankly

© KSBY.com 2018, KSBY.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?