World War II

Roseville woman recalls family’s experiences in Nazi Germany

On the day of her birth, Melitta Strandberg was stolen from her parents. She would not be united with them until six months later, when she was left at the doorsteps of a refugee c ...

Assistant coach provides net gains for Woodcreek tennis team

When Steve Klein was looking for an assistant coach for Woodcreek High School’s boys tennis team last year, girls coach Christine Mabery hooked him up with a name and number. ...

John Piches retires from Roseville veterans board

John Piches, alternate for Placer County Supervisor Jack Duran on the Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall Board, has announced his retirement from the board after serving since 1998. ...

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 ...

Roseville veterans remember Pearl Harbor

Roseville native Alfred Mirtoni was on his way back to Sacramento when he heard the call over the radio. “Pearl Harbor is under attack,” the voice exclaimed. Mirtoni said he ...

Take the monument challenge

Residents are being asked to donate money toward the building and installation of a bronze monument to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry and the thousands of people ...

Veterans thanked at two Roseville events

Before making her keynote speech during the Veterans Day service at Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall Friday, Col. Rene Horton paused a moment to look around the room.In the audienc ...

Another View: Remembering heroes of war and at home

Watching on national news, I was proud that friends of mine, Northern California residents and WWII veterans Frank Kageta, Norm Kamada, Leo Hosoda and Jim Iso, were honored with fe ...

Veterans Day events in Roseville honor those committed to country

Roseville residents have the chance to show their appreciation for veterans during two local events planned for Veterans Day on Friday. The first event, organized by American Legi ...

Roseville High School grads celebrate 70th reunion

Five years ago, a committee of Roseville High School graduates worried about running out of time decided to hold a class reunion annually. “We figured we better have more re ...