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Statue to honor area Japanese American World War II heroes

As plans progress to honor Japanese-American veterans with a bronze monument, they might be getting sooner recognition in gold. The U.S. Senate voted unanimously to confer the Con ...

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 ...

Soldier statue drive battles soaring bronze price tag

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 honor ...

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 ...

Wants Eckard appointed to fill county's assessor post

On Nov. 4 the Placer County Supervisors will appoint a new assessor for Placer County. This decision will have an immense impact on the fiscal condition of our county. Currently th ...