veterans

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 ...

Reader input: Veterans: Stand and salute flag

Thanks to Suzanne Blaney (“Rushton nailed it on patriotism,” Reader Input, June 24) for encouraging everyone to show appropriate respect for our flag. There was an amen ...

Reader input: What is a veteran?

What is a veteran? It is he or she, regardless of active duty, discharged, or retired, whether a combat veteran or not, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, or Coast Guard, who at one t ...

California rated worst state for military vets

California ranks dead last among the states for military veterans, according to a new report that measures 19 quality-of-life indicators, including economics, the environment, gene ...

Reader Input: Proposition 41 helps homeless vets

Proposition 41 on the June 3 ballot offers a rare opportunity to help homeless veterans. It makes $600 million in loans available to establish housing for veterans whose income is ...