Riverbank honors fallen corpsman

Riverbank will celebrate Memorial Day by dedicating a war memorial and placing a plaque to honor Petty Officer 3rd Class James Layton. The Riverbank resident and Navy corpsman was killed in a battle in Afghanistan in September. The Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base will perform at the ceremony. The May 31 dedication ceremony starts at 11 a.m. in front of the community center, 3600 Santa Fe St. For more information, call Luanne Bain at 863-7116 or e-mail