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Pocket area ballerina to star in The Nutcracker Mutt

Pocket resident, 10-year-old Nikole Farina is a rising star in the local ballet world. Nikole will be playing Clara, the opening weekend of Ron Cunningham's The Nutcracker Mutt with the Sacramento Ballet. Here she is shown with adorable puppies from... 

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Lance Armstrong's History Features

Sacramento’s Chinatown fell to revitalization project in the 1960s

Sacramento’s Chinatown fell to revitalization project in the 1960s

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

An entrance to the Chinatown Mall is shown in this 2007 photograph. The mall was created in the 1960s... 

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Former Sacramento radio DJ Johnny Hyde recalls his storied career

Former Sacramento radio DJ Johnny Hyde recalls his storied career

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Johnny Hyde had a lengthy radio career, which included working for Sacramento stations, KXOA, KROY and... 

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Chinatown history includes successful laundries, more

Chinatown history includes successful laundries, more

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

San Fong Chong Laundry was located at 814 I St. from about 1906 to about 1942. Photo courtesy of Sacramento... 

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Historic East Sacramento cleaners served community for nearly three decades

Historic East Sacramento cleaners served community for nearly three decades

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Betty Dias, who has fond memories of her Uncle Lester Spurgeon, holds a vintage, wooden hanger from her... 

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Martin “Wonder Rabbit” Ashley recalls his radio years, more

Martin “Wonder Rabbit” Ashley recalls his radio years, more

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Caption: Martin “Wonder Rabbit” Ashley works behind a microphone at the Capitol Radio Studio. Photo... 

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THE POCKET WATCH: What I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving, Greenhaven/Pocket edition

By Jeff Dominguez

Shown here are students from the John F. Kennedy marching band taken during the homecoming... 

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Go Cougars! Kennedy Women’s Volleyball wins Metro League

Shown here is a photograph taken from senior night at John F. Kennedy High School... 

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A Special Feast for Staff at John F. Kennedy High School

By: Katrina Jiang and Ryan Yu

JFK Chinese NHS Cabinet members from left to right: Ms. Hatamiya, Marilynn, Katherine,... 

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Matsuyama Elementary and zPizza celebrated students’ acts of kindness

Shown here is a Matsuyama Elementary School student who was treated to a special... 

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Pocket area ballerina to star in The Nutcracker Mutt

Pocket resident, 10-year-old Nikole Farina is a rising star in the local ballet world.... 

November 22, 2014 | Continue »

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Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 The MPAA has given this a PG-13 rating Clever... 

November 21, 2014 | Continue »

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Sacramento’s Chinatown fell to revitalization project in the 1960s

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

An entrance to the Chinatown Mall is shown in this 2007 photograph. The mall was... 

November 21, 2014 | Continue »

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Former East Sacramento residents release new plant-based recipe book

Pocket residents Cathi Misquitta and doctor Rajiv Misquitta have co-authored a new... 

November 21, 2014 | Continue »

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Cycle Tune building demolished, but memories remain

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Ray Jenkins, who owned Cycle Tune Co. for more than 40 years, sits on his 1984 Honda... 

November 21, 2014 | Continue »

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Janey Way Memories: Returning Home – Part 1

By Martin Relles

In April 1969, I was drafted for service in the U.S. Army. Then, after five months... 

November 21, 2014 | Continue »

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Fall Tweed Ride in McKinley Park

Photos by Stephen Crowley

In tweed inspired attire, bicyclists took to the streets of East Sacramento which... 

November 21, 2014 | Continue »

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What are you thankful for? River’s Edge residents get into the spirit of the holidays

The following residents at River’s Edge Independent Living Community (601 Feature... 

November 17, 2014 | Continue »

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Former Sacramento radio DJ Johnny Hyde recalls his storied career

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Johnny Hyde had a lengthy radio career, which included working for Sacramento stations,... 

November 16, 2014 | Continue »