Pearl Harbor

Roseville vet remembers attacks at Pearl Harbor

Merl Resler was situated 120 feet above the deck of his ship manning an antiaircraft gun when he saw a Japanese fighter plane approaching the USS Arizona.Firing desperately at the ...

Young patriot pays tribute to military

Whenever he sees a service man or woman, Jeff Holt makes a point of thanking him for serving our country. “I feel they don’t get recognized enough,” said the Weimar Hills se ...

Another View: Lest we forget

Dec. 7, 1941, is a day locked in the hearts and minds of all old enough to have lived during that horror and its aftermath: the four years of World War II. However, for the genera ...

Another View: Let’s memorialize contributions of Japanese Americans

I was blessed to grow up here in Placer County. I believe that the success I have experienced as a businessman and community leader is the direct result of the influence and cultur ...

Wrong to dilute past sacrifice

Re: the March 23 letter to the editor, “March 21 ‘new Day of Infamy.’” The writer, by comparing the passage of the health care reform bill to the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on P ...

March 21 new ‘Day of Infamy’

Dec. 7, 1941 was a “Day of Infamy,” (Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor). March 21, 2010 is the second “Day of Infamy,” an attack on the United States, except this attack cam ...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

I was 10 years old when it (the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor) happened. It was shocking and we hung on to the radio all the time – no T.V. at that time, you know. Then F.D. ...

Bah on bloated government

Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 the advisers to Winston Churchill told him of the event. In response he said, “What kind of people do they think we are?” Th ...