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River Park resident discusses his storied life as a former Israeli soldier and growing up in small town Ukiah

By Monica Stark

John-Michael Kibrick. / Photo by Jeffrey LapidWhen a youthful and handsome 24-year-old River Park resident John-Michael Kibrick enters the room, a feeling of familiarity and comfort fills the air as he smiles widely and introduces himself. On the surface,... 

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Lance Armstrong's History Features

10th Street Japanese area established more than a half-century ago

10th Street Japanese area established more than a half-century ago

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

These dolls are among the many Japanese items available at Sakura Gifts. / Photo by Lance Armstrong Asian... 

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More than 100 homes to be built at Sutter Memorial Hospital site

More than 100 homes to be built at Sutter Memorial Hospital site

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

The Sutter Memorial Hospital site in East Sacramento is scheduled to become home to a residential area,... 

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Mark Spitz, Debbie Meyer brought fame to Arden Hills

Mark Spitz, Debbie Meyer brought fame to Arden Hills

LANCE ARMSTRONG / Arden-Carmichael News writer

Debbie Meyer is shown with her three gold medals that she won at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.... 

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South Land Park magician traveled the world

South Land Park magician traveled the world

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Land Park News writer

Brenda Payne was Bob Brown’s longest term magic show assistant. Photo courtesy of Bob Brown Sacramento... 

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Post-Japantown business section has long history

Post-Japantown business section has long history

LANCE ARMSTRONG

Shown here is a tall neon sign, which reads: “Wakano Ura, chop suey, sukiyaki.” Shown here is a... 

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Inside Our Newspapers

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Faces and Places Chinese New Year Celebration 2015

Photos by Stephen Crowley The Chinese New Year Celebration Association and... 

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Sam Brannan boys win basketball championship

Sam Brannan boys won a basketball championship. Congratulations to the eighth... 

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Children’s book author to be a featured reader at Pocket Library

By Monica Stark

“Look at tiny Imani! She’s no higher than a lion cub’s knee!” “Careful,... 

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Preparing for some “Fun in the Sun”: Greenhaven’s Eskaton Care Center looks forward to a new therapeutic and healing garden

By Monica Stark

e Es Shown here from the left are members of the VIP gardening club at thkaton Care... 

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Janey Way Memories

Old Friends Earlier this month I shared lunch with a couple of my oldest friends:... 

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East Sacramento resident encourages young professionals to help community

Joseph Ramos of East Sacramento is a self-professed pop culture enthusiast and loves... 

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Faces and Places: Sacramento Ballet presented Peter Pan at the Clunie Clubhouse

Photos by Stephen Crowley Dozens of children enjoyed Peter, Wendy, Tinker Bell and... 

February 19, 2015 | Continue »

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Sac State choirs to present concert at Sacred Heart Church

Shown here is Sac State’s Chamber Choir, which will be performing at Sacred Heart... 

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Dancing Steampunk Style: Arden area dance classes teach waltzes, polka and more

By Tiffany Revelle

Costumed revelers showcase their turn-of-the-century dance steps and period attire... 

February 12, 2015 | Continue »

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Faces and Places: The 33rd Annual Capitol March for the Dream

The 33rd Annual Capitol March for the Dream / Photos by Monica Stark “Human progress... 

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Over The Fence

A large turnout of concerned neighbors gathered at the Sierra 2 Community Center... 

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Backpacks needed! New Tech High School student looking for your donations

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement from Sacramento New Technology... 

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Jessie Ryan: Born to be an activist

By Karen Devaney

Photos courtesy Newly elected member of the school board Jessie Ryan and husband... 

February 12, 2015 | Continue »