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McClatchy Park’s amusement park themed playground nearing completion

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Dennis Day, associate landscape architect with the Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation, shows off a portion of McClatchy Park’s soon-to-be opened children’s playground. The playground’s amusement park theme was suggested by Day about a... 

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Lance Armstrong's History Features

KROY was among Sacramento’s early radio stations

KROY was among Sacramento’s early radio stations

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a series about the history of broadcasting in the Sacramento... 

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Phase one of Brookfield School project nearing completion: New school to open in Pocket area this fall

Phase one of Brookfield School project nearing completion: New school to open in Pocket area this fall

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Dwayne Taylor, project superintendent, points to a drawing of the soon-to-be-opened Brookfield School.... 

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The Rev. Dan Madigan recalls longtime devotion to local parishes

The Rev. Dan Madigan recalls longtime devotion to local parishes

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

The Rev. Dan Madigan served as a pastor in parishes of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento for nearly... 

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Tuesday Club of Sacramento promoted educational, social and philanthropic endeavors

Tuesday Club of Sacramento promoted educational, social and philanthropic endeavors

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

In order to provide better communication with its members, the club began publishing its own newsletter,... 

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Accomplished artists chose Sacramento as destination place to expand their notoriety

Accomplished artists chose Sacramento as destination place to expand their notoriety

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Margo K. Nahas and her husband, Jay Vigon, recently moved to Sacramento to present their artistic talents... 

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Hundreds flocked to the 30th annual Ice Cream Safari at the Sacramento Zoo

Photos by Monica Stark

Hungry animal lovers frolicked from ice cream booth to ice cream booth at the 30th... 

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Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

By MATIAS BOMBAL

“If I Stay” The MPAA has given this a PG-13 rating. Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer... 

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This year’s Banana Festival was the biggest yet

Offering programs and events for the entire family, the 2014 Banana Festival wowed... 

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Know your neighbor: Carmichael resident Daniel Grice brings love of Italian fare to Arden Fair

By Monica Stark

daniel grice A 300-seat restaurant with an old Italian flair adorned with... 

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Carmichael yoga studio to participate in free yoga day on Labor Day

On Monday, Sept. 1, people of every age and fitness levels are invited to take off... 

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They write the songs in Land Park

by Greg Brown

Ted Bazarnik, a Land Park resident, is part of the Nashville Songwriters Association.... 

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McClatchy Park’s amusement park themed playground nearing completion

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Dennis Day, associate landscape architect with the Sacramento Department of Parks... 

August 28, 2014 | Continue »

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Aquaponics plant sale to benefit Burbank Urban Garden

Sacramento’s already got its urban gardens, backyard chickens, and a sophisticated... 

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Pocket resident lobbies for pancreatic cancer research and funding

By Monica Stark

On Monday, Aug. 4, State Senator Jim Beall and Senator (Pro-tem) Darrell Steinberg... 

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There’s art in the Pocket!

Pocket artist Richard Turner knows his photographs make people happy. “That’s... 

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Phase one of Brookfield School project nearing completion: New school to open in Pocket area this fall

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Dwayne Taylor, project superintendent, points to a drawing of the soon-to-be-opened... 

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Mahogany celebrates 15 years of urban artistry

By Karen Devaney

The original six that started Mahogany 15 years ago, include: Guy Ellison, Ifa Modupe,... 

August 21, 2014 | Continue »

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C.K. McClatchy renovates campus

By Russell Preston

The campus of C.K. McClatchy High School is undergoing a makeover it has never seen... 

August 21, 2014 | Continue »