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Local World War II vets receive high honor

Two local men joined thousands of Japanese-Americans who fought in the fiercest battles of World War II for an overdue thank-you from their country last week when Congress awarded ...

Japanese-American WWII vets from Placer County to receive Congressional Gold Medal

A Placer County contingent of Japanese-American combat veterans will be in Washington, D.C. to receive Congressional Gold Medals for their service in World War II with the 442nd I ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (May 27, 2010 Issue) Mrs. Mae Yhnell of Loomis was installed president of the Woman’s Club of Loomis. Serving with her were Boyanna Brown, Louise Dudley, Jessie Helm ...

Japanese American soldier statue drive battling price hike for bronze

Many Japanese American soldiers from Placer County paid a high price for freedom and respect during World War II. But the high price of raw materials is now making a dream of hono ...