Veterans Day

Auburn celebrates veterans in a big way

Veterans Day (Nov. 11) is a day of remembrance and celebration that has occurred in Auburn each year on Nov. 11 since 1919. It is a day to honor all who served and are still servi ...

Auburn’s parade first-class yet again

What a wonderful day 11-11-11 was. I rode in a car in the (Auburn Veterans Day) parade and only got to see what was ahead of me or behind me, but what I heard from everyone was it ...

Another View: Veterans Day a time to remember

Veterans Day has a special meaning for many. Throughout our history wars have touched millions of lives, including the soldiers who fight them and their families. It’s fitting t ...

Placer Union flexes football power

Each year before the Christmas lights go up, football stadiums light up the autumn sky in the foothills. Home playoff games have become an annual tradition at Placer High, Del Oro ...

Hire women veterans

This Veterans Day Parade honors women in the military. The local Soroptimist International of the American River club is proud to offer its support to this recognition of females i ...

Twist of fate reunites men 66 years on

In September of this year, my husband Andrew and I attended a monthly Navy League dinner meeting in Auburn. Sitting at our dinner table was a man named Luis and his daughter. While ...

Another View: Honoring those who served

President Ronald Reagan perhaps put it best when he said that “our nation itself is testimony to the love our veterans have had for it and for us. Our liberties, our values, all ...

What does Veterans Day mean to you?

Robert Jackson, Zacaba, Guatemala Occupation: Missionary Age: 41 “To me it’s always been a day to celebrate our freedom. Often we take our freedom for granted. It’s a day ...

Veterans Day has World War I origins

In 1919, President (Woodrow) Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11 the first commemoration of Armistice Day, speaking of “...sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations ...

Overseas and at home, women serve with pride

This year’s Auburn Veterans Day Parade will be full of women who donned uniforms and filled a multitude of roles in the armed forces. When Auburn American Legion Richard W. Towns ...