Land Park community plans memorial bench commemorating Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud

Land Park community plans memorial bench commemorating Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud

By Greg Brown A hollow emptiness has fallen upon William Land Park. The park has lost one of its regulars, Jack Peyton. Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud were daily fixtures at More »

Pocket residents open up Sacramento brewery

Pocket residents open up Sacramento brewery

By Monica Stark Last August, Twelve Rounds Brewing Company hit 57th Street with a peaceful, family-friendly place for neighbors and friends to kick back and enjoy a pint, or two. A great More »

Cosumnes River Boulevard Extension celebrates grand opening with car parade and confetti brigade

Cosumnes River Boulevard Extension celebrates grand opening with car parade and confetti brigade

By Monica Stark A car parade and speeches kicked off the completion of the Cosumnes River Boulevard Extension, the highly-anticipated $95 million project that will undoubtedly improve the east-west connectivity within the More »

Newspapers are in his blood: Meet the new publisher of Valley Community Newspapers

Newspapers are in his blood: Meet the new publisher of Valley Community Newspapers

By Monica Stark Growing up attending “every event under the sun” while his father Roy carried a camera around his neck and his mom Mary spent days writing about local news, the More »

Just in time for Thanksgiving: Matsuyama students delivered bags of necessities to homeless children

Just in time for Thanksgiving: Matsuyama students delivered bags of necessities to homeless children

“Ode to Socks” By an anonymous Matsuyama Elementary School student Socks are as timid, as your aunt’s baby kitten, They hide behind boots, and disguise as a mitten. They come in colors More »

 

Churchill Middle School debuts new 21st-century classrooms

For eighth-grader Mya Elliot, the best part of Winston Churchill Middle School’s 21st-century classroom addition is the ability to easily configure desks so she can work with her classmates in small groups. Angel Zuniga, also in eighth grade, said he’s

Forgotten Sacramento

Open 7 days a week: Reminiscing Charles Market, a Land Park convenience store By James Peyton Charles Singh had hair. But one day, as I came into his store, Charles Food Market on 2nd Avenue in Land Park, I saw

C.K. McClatchy parents and athletes push for facility upgrades

By Monica Stark Over recent years, C.K. McClatchy High School athletes and parents have watched other schools upgrade their athletic facilities while alumni see their children play in the same fields they did some 20, 30, 40, 50, 60–  you

March for the Dream inspires local to talk about race issues

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By Monica Stark “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” —Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday, Jan. 18, Sacramento

Land Park community plans memorial bench commemorating Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud

By Greg Brown A hollow emptiness has fallen upon William Land Park. The park has lost one of its regulars, Jack Peyton. Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud were daily fixtures at William Land Park. Sadly, Jack passed away from

Kennedy senior signs letter of intent to play women’s soccer at UC Irvine

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By Monica Stark With great footwork and a solid offensive threat on the soccer field midfielder Jiovanna “Jio” Mamola garnered the attention from numerous colleges, but on Tuesday officially signed her letter of intent to play at UC Irvine in

Ski documentary screening to be held at Holy Spirit Parish School

By Monica Stark “The Streif: One Hell of a Ride,” a documentary about the famed Hahnenkamm downhill ski race in Austria, will be shown at Holy Spirit Parish School on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Doors open at 5 p.m.; film starts

Long ago neighbors reunite at Greenhaven assisted living facility

By Monica Stark Long ago in a not too far away neighborhood lived three friends and today they are all under one roof many decades later at the Waterleaf on 43rd Avenue. It’s just a typical Tuesday and Elizabeth “Betty”

Students revive JFK’s Clarion newspaper

By Monica Stark The second issue of the revived John F. Kennedy student newspaper, the Clarion, just came out last Friday. The bell rings, and at 3:20 p.m. on Monday when most of the student population tries to get off

Janey Way Memories #158 Snow Trips

The lush white snow that blankets the Sierra’s this month provides a pleasant respite from the bare brown dirt we saw the last couple of years.  It also brings back memories of the snow trips of my youth. When I