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Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

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  • Anaheim Union superintendent aims to serve all students

    Anaheim Union superintendent aims to serve all students
    When community leaders gathered to welcome Michael Matsuda, the new superintendent decided to share the moment — and the limelight — with one of his students. Abby Carreon, a 17-year-old homeless student who was beginning her senior year...
  • The road took a fork 13 years ago

    Cal Bloom stepped out of his barber shop on Main Street, looking for someone to tell the news: A plane had just flown into the World Trade Center in New York. It was on television, live. I was several doors down, pausing during my after-breakfast walk,...
  • Paul Greenberg: The Hollow Men

    This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. --T. S. Eliot, "The Hollow Men" ... Once again our secretary of state is busy observing American foreign policy rather...
  • Coordinating Los Angeles air defenses in 1941

     
    On huge kidney-shaped "filter" board, volunteer women plot positions of aircraft reported in air....
  • World War II vet honored with trip to Pearl Harbor

    World War II vet honored with trip to Pearl Harbor
    A World War II veteran from Niles who was onboard the USS Missouri when Japan signed the Articles of Surrender helped celebrate the 69th anniversary of that event this week with the help of American Airlines. On Thursday, Edwin Ogonowski, 89, returned...
  • James Ellroy talks up his new L.A. Quartet

    James Ellroy talks up his new L.A. Quartet
    Novelist James Ellroy prides himself on living in the past, and sometimes his obsessive backward gazing pays off. One lonely Saturday night a few years back, he stood at his window in the Ravenswood — the Art Deco apartment on Rossmore Avenue best...
  • UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero

    UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero
    Many UCLA football fans will not be familiar with the name Francis Wai … but they should. Several great football players have come through Westwood. There has been one Medal of Honor winner. Wai, who will be inducted into the UCLA Athletics...
  • Football is America's war game

    The NFL will be visiting London this year. Three regular-season games are set for Wembley Stadium, where the NFL has touched down annually since 2007. It's not surprising that the NFL wants to expand into new territories. Under the logic of capitalism,...
  • William FitzGerald, Longtime Manchester Probate Judge, Dies At 90

    William FitzGerald, who was probate judge in Manchester for 20 years and served on the town's board of directors, died July 23. He was 90. FitzGerald enlisted in the military before finishing high school in his hometown of Danbury. He was a World War...
  • During break, ponder amnesty for all: My Word

    During break, ponder amnesty for all: My Word
      As the son of a family of Italian immigrants, who entered the United States close to the beginning of the 20th century, I am disappointed by the ongoing debate in Congress and throughout the country over undocumented immigrants, especially young...
  • Best-sellers

    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: Fiction 1."The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown: $30) A young man clings to a painting years after surviving an explosion at a museum that...
  • Farm-To-Factory At Sterling Engineering

    Farm-To-Factory At Sterling Engineering
    I stopped in at Sterling Engineering in Barkhamsted, walking up a hill past a couple of old farm houses on the property. Chris Haddad, the vice president and general manager, explained that, yes, the place started in a cow barn at the Lavieri farm. Just...