| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Local legend Jack Hammett is probably best known for having been on the Costa Mesa City Council for two terms. During that eight-year period (starting in 1970), Hammett served for a time as the city's mayor. Hammett is also co-founder and — for 26...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Hometown Heroes were honored by the Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, Dec. 7, a day that marked the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Appropriately, veterans were among those honored at the Oakmont...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Yes, I know, the blockbuster event of the summer — the US Open of Surfing — is just a little more than two weeks from getting underway on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. But the biggest surfing event in the world isn't all that'...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
The first torpedo slammed into the USS California around 8:05 a.m.
Russell Argabrite didn't take notice of the time.
Minutes earlier, a blaring announcement had rustled him from a comfy corner of the battleship, which was docked off Ford Island at Pearl...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Part two of four.
Growing up in Allentown, Pa., Bill Muehleib would visit his grandmother's house and listen to Hawaiian music on the Victrola. A curious kid by nature, he always wanted to visit the islands.
He got his wish when he arrived in Hawaii...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:20 PM
The three old Army buddies faced one another for the first time in 70 years, united by their experience in America's darkest hour of the 20th century. One of them reflected on the time gone by since their early days in uniform.
"I'll tell you how it is...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:37 AM
On Saturday night, 110 Indianapolis Public School students departed for a historic trip to Hawaii to be a part of the opening ceremonies and memorial parade marking the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The students are members of the...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:22 PM
A large crowd gathered at Strasburg's Veterans Memorial Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
It was the 17th year for the ceremony, which honors area veterans who have served our country....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:39 PM
I was born two years after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.
My dad joined the Marines, and was in the war when I was born.
My life has been, to some degree, defined by this horrible time of war.
However, like tragedies in all parts of our lives, there...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Seventy years ago this week, Navy veteran Lou Gore was startled by the muffled thuds of explosions and a burst of commotion while cleaning up from breakfast below deck on the USS Phoenix, a cruiser docked at Pearl Harbor.
Hurrying topside, the 18-year-...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Every year, Wesleyan psychology and neuroscience Professor John Seamon asks his students if they remember the events of their lives on 9/11.
"All the hands go up," Seamon said. "And I say, 'About a third of you are wrong.' They just sit there and say,...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:57 AM
PIX11's Marvin Scott sat down with NYC former mayor Rudy Giuliani for a very special News CloseUp. Watch it on PIX11 Saturday at 6:30 PM and again Sunday at 6:00 AM.
Here are some excepts from that exclusive interview.
ON TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11: ...