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Local members of 442nd attend documentary reception

Central Square in Auburn was filled last week during a reception for the Northern California premiere of the World War II documentary “Valor with Honor.” The film by Burt Take ...

Loomis war heroes honored by county

It was a day 67 years in the making. On Dec. 16, Placer County officials and members of the Japanese American Citizens League unveiled the first phase of a monument to honor the P ...

45th Food Bazaar offers genuine Japanese fare

Barbecue smoke coming from the Placer Buddhist Church, located at Interstate 80 and Penryn Road, behind the Union 76 station, will signal the start of the church’s 45th annual Fo ...

Wanted: Local veterans for Library of Congress project

The wartime memories of Shigeo Yokote, of Loomis, are exactly what the Veterans History Project aims to preserve. Since 2000, the Library of Congress American Folklife Center has b ...