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Korean War focus of Auburn Veterans Day event honoring all veterans

Auburn’s Veterans Day parade is turning into a regional draw. The parade, which starts in Downtown Auburn at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, has already attracted interest from veterans fr ...

Taps from the heart: Auburn Veterans Day event honors Korean War service

Bill Thomas. Eugene Alee Cummings. Bob Thomas. Names from long ago. Peering through the veil of 60 years, Rocklin’s Russell Holland remembers them as friends who lost their li ...

Leader ignored flag etiquette

While attending the Fourth of July parade, I witnessed something that was disturbing to me. (Auburn Mayor) Bridget Powers, who is running for re-election to the City Council, was ...

Media Life: Auburn had a chance for much more than a glance of Lance

Retired pro triathlete Brad Kearns is joking that he’ll be selling information on his super-secret viewing spot for Sunday’s Amgen Tour of California event on the streets of Au ...

Peaceful Auburn Veterans Day parade this time for Veterans for Peace

A year after a fracas at the Auburn Veterans Day parade, Veterans for Peace had a much more peaceful march Wednesday. A contingent of 15 Veterans for Peace members was greeted wit ...

A belated, emotional ‘welcome home” for many Vietnam vets at Auburn parade

It was a long time coming for a war a long time gone. Vietnam veterans were showered with hearty applause from hundreds of onlookers as they marched or rode the Veterans Day parad ...

Auburn super vet now fights poverty in Vietnam

Dave Chaix is still fighting a war in Vietnam, 41 years after his military service there ended. It’s the war against poverty, hunger and ignorance. He's doing it through a local ...

Peace group OK’d to march in Auburn Veterans Day parade

Fresh from a Veterans Day scuffle last year that resulted in punches thrown, Veterans for Peace is being allowed to march in Wednesday’s parade. The anti-war veterans group has ...

Local July 4 parties a slice of Americana

With Independence Day weekend right around the corner, now’s a good time to start planning your Fourth of July festivities. There’s quite a bit of patriotic flair planned for ...