veterans

Reader Input: We should always help the homeless

This is in response to the post in the Auburn Journal, on Friday, March 20 titled, “Stop welcoming criminal element.” The letter to the editor states that “all ...

Media Life: Vets gain tombstones at Weimar TB graveyard

The recent PBS TV “American Experience” documentary provided a jaw-dropping look at tuberculosis, a disease that was one of the big nightmares of past generations. Pla ...

Reader input: Local help for area veterans

I couldn’t agree more with Maria Winborne-Graven’s letter (Reader Input,  Jan. 9), “Vets don’t need drug therapy.”   The fallout from the ...

Another View: It’s time to start hiring our heroes

In November, the American people sent a message that was heard loud and clear: The status quo in Washington is not working. Our country cannot afford another two years of lofty rhe ...

Reader Input: My bet is we are going broke

Math is neither conservative nor liberal. So why has neither party faced the facts? It’s simple math. Our government spends more then they steal from us. The U.S. citizens ...

Auburn memorial organizers head to Capitol

Auburn-area organizers are expecting hundreds of people to attend a memorial event at the state Capitol this afternoon in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001 and victims of the 2012 Beng ...

Needy vets target of event

An upcoming, three-day event in Roseville is geared toward providing much needed services to homeless and at-risk veterans. The fourth annual Gold Country Veterans Stand Down focu ...

Congressman meets with vets to discuss VA care

Republican Congressman Tom McClintock sat down with veterans in an intimate discussion on the state of medical services for service people Tuesday morning at the Auburn Veterans Me ...

Vets, supporters gear up for bike ride

Bikers from all over the area will be taking to the road for an annual fundraiser to support veterans throughout the region. The 4th Annual 111-Mile Fundraiser for Veterans is a n ...

Vets’ memorial breaking ground late July

The organizers of an armed-forces memorial in Downtown Auburn will soon be breaking ground on a once-blighted and vacant lot on Lincoln Way. The Armed Forces Community Memorial Ga ...