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Cougar Stadium unveiled to the community with ribbon cutting ceremony

By Russell Preston

Cougar Stadium at John F. Kennedy High School was unveiled on Friday, Sept. 5 with a ribbon cutting ceremony just before the football games of the night began. Photo by Stephen CrowleyJohn F. Kennedy High School tested out the famous sports movie quote,... 

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Japantown was a thriving community, just west of state Capitol

Japantown was a thriving community, just west of state Capitol

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Sehei Ishimoto often sold his Sacramento area grown produce and eggs in the city’s Japantown, near... 

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California Indian Heritage Center: A partnership between state and tribes

California Indian Heritage Center: A partnership between state and tribes

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

The future California Indian Heritage Center will be located on this property, along the Sacramento River... 

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KCRA introduced to Sacramento radio listeners nearly 70 years ago

KCRA introduced to Sacramento radio listeners nearly 70 years ago

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

KCRA announcer Steve George is shown in this 1940s photograph. Photo courtesy of Sacramento Public Library,... 

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Charles Swanston Memorial Fountain pays tribute to early area resident

Charles Swanston Memorial Fountain pays tribute to early area resident

By Lance Armstrong

The Charles Swanston statue is among the various memorials at William Land Park.At the west end of William... 

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Japanese had early presence in Riverside-Pocket area

Japanese had early presence in Riverside-Pocket area

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Rose (Ishimoto) Takata grew up in the historic Riverside area of Sacramento. Photo by Lance ArmstrongEditor’s... 

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Faces and Places: Hot August Nights at Greenhaven Estates

Photos by Stephen Crowley

Hot August Nights Car Show on Friday, Aug. 22 featured classic cars and hot rods... 

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Shrinking Academic Gap from the Inside Out: Black Parallel School Board

By Karen Devaney

Editor’s Note: This article is precursor to more discussion on education and... 

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Cougar Stadium unveiled to the community with ribbon cutting ceremony

By Russell Preston

Cougar Stadium at John F. Kennedy High School was unveiled on Friday, Sept. 5 with... 

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On the Curbs

by Michael Saeltzer

Like children just about everywhere in Sacramento and beyond, these kiddos got their... 

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Japantown was a thriving community, just west of state Capitol

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Sehei Ishimoto often sold his Sacramento area grown produce and eggs in the city’s... 

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It’s show time! Tahoe Park pub theater to have debut movie next week

By Monica Stark

Jackie Nadile, owner of Public House Theater, has worked tirelessly with her husband... 

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Crime up 50%: East Sacramento residents hear from authorities on safety issues

By Michael Saeltzer

During the crime and safety meeting sponsored by the City of Sacramento at the Clunie... 

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The Pocket Watch: Pocket Martial Arts school lifts students to national prominence

By Jeff Dominguez

Matthew Pimentel, a Pocket resident, won first place in his division for sparring... 

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Janey Way Memories #129: Torremolinos

By Martin Relles

I discharged from the U.S. Army in Europe during April of 1971. After that, I travelled... 

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California Indian Heritage Center: A partnership between state and tribes

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

The future California Indian Heritage Center will be located on this property, along... 

September 18, 2014 | Continue »

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Faces and Places: Sweating for McKinley

Photos by Stephen Crowley

A good ol’ fashioned Sweat-a-thon was held on Saturday, Sept. 13 to raise money... 

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‘Routine maintenance’ of McKinley Pond led to the death of numerous fish

By Monica Stark

Photo by Judy McClaverMcKinley Park’s Lady of the Lake, Judy McClaver, was... 

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Opinion: Crest Theatre faces unknown future after Oct. 31

By Matias A. Bombal

The last of Sacramento’s great movie theaters to be built, The Crest, which... 

September 18, 2014 | Continue »