VFW member David Lopez hangs a banner for Eric Mitchell during the 2019 ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Deadline to submit Memorial Day banners for military members is May 1

Families can submit names of soldiers to Bernie Ramirez.

Government / Politics

Congressman Jimmy Panetta on Memorial Day

Information provided by the Office of Jimmy Panetta. On Memorial Day, we honor the brave men and women of the United States Armed Services who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Our recognition should entail a tribute not only to those who served but also to the families of our servicemembers. The spouses, children,

San Juan V.F.W. post member Manuel Chavez reads from memorial frame honoring David Vasquez. Photos by Frank Perez.

San Juan Bautista VFW Honors Local Vietnam Soldier

On Memorial Day, the San Juan Bautista VFW Post 6359 honored the late David Vasquez, the first and only San Juan native killed in action in Vietnam.

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OPINION: Memorial Day 2018

A Personal Remembrance

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Honoring more than 1 million who have died

Community comes together to honor fellow citizens who died in the nation's wars

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OPINION: The Best Memorial

Memorial Day is observed on Monday, May 29; this is a reprint of my thoughts on the commemoration

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A day remembering and honoring those who served

Veterans and the community gather in downtown Hollister on Memorial Day

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Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday

Ceremony planned for Monday in front of the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister

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Local veterans honored at Memorial Day ceremony in downtown Hollister

Annual remembrance ceremony was preceded by veterans' groups paying tribute to the fallen at local cemeteries

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COMMENTARY: We must care for our living memorials

We have an obligation to those who sacrificed for the nation

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Veterans honored at Memorial Day ceremony

Annual commemoration pays homage to those who served

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VFW hosts Memorial Day commemoration

Community invited to downtown ceremony

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The best Memorial

There is no greater memorial than to care for the families of veterans