world war II

Placer County World War II history buff honors sacrifices made

AUBURN CA - Gary Maggard’s appreciation of World War II history runs deep. His World War II “war room” displays the militaria he has collected and the intricate models of ai ...

Foothills family's fight to survive WWII Japanese concentration camp recalled

Bad things were happening around Bill Moule Jr. nearly 70 years ago. But as boy growing up in a Japanese concentration camp during World War II, the misery was just part of his no ...

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 ...

Media Life: Pioneer World War II pilot Betty Wood forgotten in Auburn

From time to time, this reporter would bump into a sun-splashed photo of Betty Wood and her story – or at least the partial one that was available at the time. It’s in a bound ...

'Brats' recall life in prison's shadow

Put Craig Burnett and Tom Doherty in a room together, and the self-proclaimed former “prison brats” will speak evocatively about growing up on the grounds of Folsom State Priso ...

George Voyiatzes: A man for all Auburn’s seasons

George Voyiatzes’ death closes many chapters of living history the 96-year-old lifelong Auburn-area resident witnessed first-hand during an active and eventful life. Voyiatzes, ...

Picturing a memory

Auburn’s Horst Bendzulla survived several bombings and had been shot at on more than one occasion before he turned 11 years old. But there was one kind of bombing that the then ...