Japanese American Citizens League

Placer County WWII memorial dedication set for June 2

Four years in the making, a historic memorial to World War II will be dedicated in Placer County at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2. Open to the public, the event will take place at the Bill ...

Take the monument challenge

Residents are being asked to donate money toward the building and installation of a bronze monument to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry and the thousands of people ...

Another View: Remembering heroes of war and at home

Watching on national news, I was proud that friends of mine, Northern California residents and WWII veterans Frank Kageta, Norm Kamada, Leo Hosoda and Jim Iso, were honored with fe ...

Monument project still needs $40,000

A bronze sculpture to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry has started to take shape, but organizers still need $40,000 to complete the monument. The Japanese American ...

World War II soldiers honored

It was a day 67 years in the making. On Wednesday Placer County officials and members of the Japanese American Citizens League unveiled the first phase of a monument to honor the ...