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Final Fixes On Auburn Water Break Likely Won’t Start Until Spring

The Placer County Water Agency says the pipe burst at around 1 a.m. on High Street between Auburn Folsom Road and Pleasant Avenue.

12/18/2013

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Sacramento Man Recalls JFK’s Bravery In South Pacific WWII Rescue

A Sacramento man saw President John F. Kennedy’s bravery in the Navy after the rescue of the future commander-in-chief in the south Pacific during World War II.

11/22/2013

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World War II Veteran Reunites With Lost Family 60 Years After Wife Walked Out On Him

Harry Richmond served in the Navy during the war. He returned home and was stationed in Seattle with his wife and a 2-month-old son. He was enjoying the simple things in life when something changed.

10/16/2013

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WWII Vet Who Provided Flag On Iwo Jima Has Died

A World War II veteran who provided the flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima has died. Alan Wood was 90.

04/27/2013

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Group Taking WWII Vets To Washington D.C. To Visit War Memorial

Decades after serving our country, local World War II veterans are getting a chance to visit the Washington D.C. memorial.

04/07/2013

hearing

Call Kurtis: Your Rights When It Comes to Hearing Aids

After losing his hearing 65 years ago in World War II’s Battle of the Bulge, veteran Ed Wall was guaranteed satisfaction on his new hearing aids, he said.

09/13/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

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World War II Vets Return From Memorial Trip

Thirty-four aging heroes arrived at the Sacramento International Airport after visiting the World War II memorial in Washington D.C.

04/22/2012

Bea Abrams Cohen

California’s Oldest Female Veteran, 102, Honored

Bea Abrams Cohen put her life on hold to help her country, one of the few women to do so at the height of World War II.

03/20/2012

To honor Japanese-American veterans of Word War II, House Speaker John Boehner (L) of Ohio presents the Congressional Gold Medal to Grant Ichikawa (2nd-L), representing the Military Intelligence Service as Senator Daniel Inouye (C), of Hawaii, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (2nd R) of Nevada and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky look on November 2, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese-American Soldiers Honored For WWII Service

Thousands of Japanese-Americans who fought in the fiercest battles of World War II and became some of the most decorated soldiers in the nation’s history were given an overdue thank-you from their country Wednesday when Congress awarded them its highest civilian honor.

11/02/2011

San Francisco bomb squad robotic vehicles at the scene where grenades were found on Potrero Ave. between 18th and 19th streets , February 3, 2011. (CBS)

World War II Grenades Found In San Francisco Garage

San Francisco police have removed five grenades from a garage in the city’s Potrero District that were discovered by the family of a recently deceased 92-year-old man.

02/03/2011