Support public servants, Hermosa Beach Mayor Justin Massey urges at September 11 wreath laying ceremony

Retired Hermosa Beach Police Detective Saul Sadana, of the Los Angeles Police Emerald Society, performs Amazing Grace at the opening of Hermosa's September 11 Memorial. Photos by Kevin Cody
A September 11 wreath laying ceremony at the Hermosa Beach September 11 Memorial began with retired Hermosa detective Saul Saldana, of  the Los Angles Police Emerald Society, performing “Amazing Grace,” followed by Mayor Justin Massey invoking everyone to show support in their daily lives for first responders, city employees, religious leaders and others who dedicate their lives to public service.

Hermosa’s September 11 Memorial was dedicated in 2012. It features a steel plate recovered from the Twin Towers, and a bench Hermosa Valley students decorated with 2,998 buttons — one for each September 11 victim. ER

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