Congressional Gold Medal

WWII air ace in line for share of another medal

World War II air ace Bud Anderson is on target for yet another medal. Anderson, a Placer High grad who grew up in Newcastle and now lives in Auburn, has been decorated 25 times i ...

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 ...

Gold and bronze tributes to honor area Japanese-American World War II veterans

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 Co ...