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Christmas lights in the Pocket

Photos by Stephen Crowley

Twas a dark and stormy night in the Pocket, but the lights were still on. So many, in fact, it was quite a show and a good night to take photographs. We’ve included the addresses to correspond to the displays for easy navigational purposes. 0001-0002 7488... 

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Lance Armstrong's History Features

Pocket resident speaks about his familial link to first Transcontinental Railroad

Pocket resident speaks about his familial link to first Transcontinental Railroad

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Pocket resident Gene O. Chan, who was born in the Sacramento Delta town of Locke, is a descendent of... 

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East Sac resident turns 99 years young

East Sac resident turns 99 years young

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

East Sacramento resident Mary C. Caplis celebrated her 99th birthday this week. Photo by Lance ArmstrongEast... 

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Airport was once proposed for Fulton Avenue, Cottage Way site

Airport was once proposed for Fulton Avenue, Cottage Way site

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Paul Blanco’s Good Car Co. at 2200 Fulton Ave. is among the businesses that sit on a site that was... 

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Former Setzer Forest Products sales manager to turn 99 years young

Former Setzer Forest Products sales manager to turn 99 years young

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Sacramento resident Mary C. Caplis, who worked for Setzer Forest Products for 30 years, will celebrate... 

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Gung Ho American Legion Post No. 696 meets in Pocket area

Gung Ho American Legion Post No. 696 meets in Pocket area

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Gung Ho American Legion Post No. 696 met for its November meeting in the Pocket area home of Gene O.... 

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Pocket resident speaks about his familial link to first Transcontinental Railroad

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Pocket resident Gene O. Chan, who was born in the Sacramento Delta town of Locke,... 

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Christmas lights in the Pocket

Photos by Stephen Crowley

Twas a dark and stormy night in the Pocket, but the lights were still on. So many,... 

December 20, 2014 | Continue »

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On the Curbs: Sue Brown reminisces of long-time career, which dates back to the ’80s

By Michael Saeltzer

Along with former councilmember Steve Cohn, District Director Sue Brown, shown here,... 

December 20, 2014 | Continue »

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Pocket barber donates haircuts each Wednesday to the homeless, listens to their stories

By Monica Stark

Pocket barber Brian Wong donates free haircuts to the homeless every Wednesday at... 

December 19, 2014 | Continue »

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East Sac resident turns 99 years young

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

East Sacramento resident Mary C. Caplis celebrated her 99th birthday this week. Photo... 

December 19, 2014 | Continue »

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Valley Community Newspapers sales manager leaves legacy

By Monica Stark

Valley Community Newspapers sales manager Patricia (Patty) Colmer, of Sacramento,... 

December 18, 2014 | Continue »

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Janey Way Memories #133: You Can’t Go Back

By Martin Relles

They say you can’t go back, and I believe that is true. My wife Barbara and I recently... 

December 18, 2014 | Continue »

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Faces and Places: Inaugural East Sac Light Up Bike Parade

Photos by Stephen Crowley

Holiday revelers got their bicycles tuned up, decorated and lit up for the Inaugural... 

December 18, 2014 | Continue »

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Carmichael Rotary gears up for annual crab feed

Every year, the Rotary Club of Carmichael participates in a number of projects for... 

December 15, 2014 | Continue »

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Airport was once proposed for Fulton Avenue, Cottage Way site

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Paul Blanco’s Good Car Co. at 2200 Fulton Ave. is among the businesses that sit... 

December 15, 2014 | Continue »

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Neighbors discuss favorite Christmas memories at holiday tree lighting event in Carmichael

Photos and story by Monica Stark

With Christmas just a few days away, the timing is right to share fond memories of... 

December 13, 2014 | Continue »

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Can Horsepower and Slow Food Supercharge The Boulevard?

By Anthony Catafi

Photo by Anthony Catafi Just last week, Dan and I met with a contractor who expressed... 

December 12, 2014 | Continue »

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Faces and Places: Land Park Farmers’ Market

Photos by Stephen Crowley

Now underway, the Land Park Farmers’ Market in William Land Park is held every... 

December 11, 2014 | Continue »