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Bronze statue honors “Go For Broke” veterans

A $150,000 fundraising effort for a permanent monument to honor the Japanese-American soldiers of World War II culminated this past week with the placement in Roseville of a larger ...

Placer County counts its heroes

The ranks of Placer County residents who have now received commemorative “hero” coins are now up to 70 after Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Two of the honorees – l ...

National award for effort to honor Japanese-American WWII soldiers

A quest by Auburn chartered accountant Ken Tokutomi to honor the Japanese-American soldiers of World War II with a permanent bronze monument has been recognized by the Pacific Citi ...

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 ...

Auburn 49 fire fund seeking help in distributing $32,000 to victims

The Auburn Disaster Relief Fund contains $32,000 raised since the Aug. 30 to aid 49 Fire victims. Steve Galyardt, Community 1st Bank vice president and leader in the fundraising d ...