Carol MacDonald waited eight months for her cemetery to finish her late husband’s headstone. Now CBS13 Call Kurtis is uncovering major problems slowing down cemetery orders nationwide.
The Veterans Affairs Department says it has discovered 102 more headstones or markers on the wrong graves and 21 graves in need of markers in the cemeteries under its management.
It’s the final resting place for some of our state’s first pioneers. But they’re not able to rest in peace because of what a cemetery scrooge did a century and a half ago.
An 87-year-old Sutter County woman had no way out of her burning home, but little did she know that her hero was just across the street.
The leading advocate of removing a racial slur from the headstones marking 36 Gold Rush-era graves is refusing to support a proposal from a state agency to do just that.
Time has weathered the 36 concrete gravestones in a dusty, half-century-old cemetery tucked away in a corner of California’s former gold fields. Time has not erased, however, the bigotry of a bygone era carved into the markers.
Workers are still cleaning up after vandals trashed a cemetery in Lincoln over the weekend, breaking and smashing more than 150 tombstones.