veterans

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 ...

Local Wounded Warrior event aids war vets

After serving two tours in Iraq, Jessica Oliff spent four days last October fly fishing and relaxing in a preserve near Foresthill. She was the first female veteran to attend the ...

‘Stand Down’ provides critical services for Placer County veterans

During war, it’s called a Stand Down, when battle-weary soldiers drop fall from the front lines for food, rest and revival. But now the Stand Down concept is giving veteran ...

Chairlift installed at Veterans Hall

After six long years, disabled veterans now have an easier way to access the dining hall at Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall. A chairlift was installed about a month ago to take m ...

County veterans service officer helps secure millions in benefits for area vets

The Placer County Veteran Services Officer Rick Buckman was recently commended by the State Department of Veterans Affairs for the benefit payments he has secured for Placer County ...

Celebrating the red, white and blue – and yellow

Mike O’Docharty is now settling into a quiet life in “beloved Roseville,” a complete about-face compared to his Navy career after 9/11, when everything was “go, go, go!” ...

Wounded warriors take time to heal

Last year, Cody Conway caught a 19-inch brown trout, while fishing at the Horseshoe Bar Preserve. “It was a beautiful, beautiful fish,” he said. Conway spent three days camp ...

Ceremony honors Korean War veterans

Help commemorate the service and sacrifice of war veterans at the Korean War Memorial ceremony Saturday. City of Roseville Mayor Pro Tempore Pauline Roccucci will recognize Jim Be ...

Pearl Harbor ceremony set

Sixty-seven years removed from Pearl Harbor, local veterans aren’t forgetting the anniversary of what President Franklin D. Roosevelt called “a day that will live in infamy.” ...
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