While viewing the 6,500 crosses representing the lives of U.S. troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan during the Not Forgotten Memorial Day event at Woodward Park, it reminded me of the unforgettable sight of 9,386 cross at the cemetery near Normandy, France. The crosses at Normandy represent the number of U.S. troops killed at Utah and Omaha beaches during the invasion of France.
June 04, 2012|
By LLOYD SCHOPP
Korean War Veteran & Manteca resident
The gardens were situated along streets that are aptly names - Shady Oak, Appleleaf, Maple Valley, Ashbridge, Rose Briar, and Pepper Tree, with Chimney Point and Cobblecreek thrown into the horticulture-inspired mix.
RIPON - Ground has been broken and concrete blocks removed at Ripon High's Stouffer Field by a host of volunteers dedicated to the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation's drive to significantly upgrade both the football field and the track facility.
LATHROP – The moon is in the seventh house, and Jupiter is aligning with Mars resulting in peace among the planets. With those cosmic words of the turbulent '60s by The Fifth Dimension, a blockbuster song was born that many find thought-provoking to this day.