West Sacramento Mayor Martha Guerrero recognizes those uprooted from the city during World War II and sent to an American concentration camp in Colorado. A press conference on Feb. 19, 2022 at West Sacramento’s City Hall, where Mayor Guerrero presented the Day of Remembrance Proclamation to descendants of those forcibly removed from the city during World War II, was covered in three of four regional TV news stations, as well as the West Sacramento News Ledger.
KCRA 3 News reports on the first Day of Remembrance event in West Sacramento, as West Sacramento Mayor Martha Guerrero makes a Day of Remembrance Proclamation on the 80th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 on Feb. 19, 2022. Group photo includes descendants of the Taguma family with friends from the Florin chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. From left to right: West Sacramento Mayor Martha Guerrero, Kiyotada Hashimoto, Kenji G. Taguma, Mariko Taguma, Spencer Kam, Rick Taguma, Twila Tomita, Andy Noguchi, Richard Uno, Fumie Shimada, Sam Shimada, Christine Umeda and Stan Umeda.
photo by Michele Townsend / West Sacramento News Ledger