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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 opened Oct. 6, 1949 amid searchlights and movie stars in-person for the premiere of M-G-M’s “That Midnight Kiss”, faces an unknown future as the building’s... 

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Lance Armstrong's History Features

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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Indian museum scheduled to close in less than a decade

Indian museum scheduled to close in less than a decade

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

The California State Indian Museum has been located on the grounds of Sutter’s Fort since 1940. The... 

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Inside Our Newspapers

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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... 

September 18, 2014 | Continue »

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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... 

September 18, 2014 | Continue »

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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... 

September 18, 2014 | Continue »

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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... 

September 18, 2014 | Continue »

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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 »

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Featuring Capital Artists Studio Tour artists from Arden, Carmichael and Fair Oaks

Compiled by Monica Stark

The following Arden-Carmichael area studios will be open on the weekend of Sept.... 

September 12, 2014 | Continue »

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7th annual Fire Spectacular to be held at Land Park Amphitheater

For the seventh year, Obsidian Butterfly founder, Sequoia, will bring fire troupes... 

September 11, 2014 | Continue »

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CKM Sports Hall of Fame enters third year

By Jim Coombs

The C.K. McClatchy Sports Hall of Fame enters its third year featuring athletes and... 

September 11, 2014 | Continue »

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Capital Artists Studio Tour Land Park area artists profiled

Compiled by Monica Stark

The following Land Park area studios will be open on the weekend of Sept. 13-14 from... 

September 10, 2014 | Continue »

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Step into the Tsuchidas’ Shangri-La: Little Pocket residents showcase koi pond at Sept. 20 tour

By Monica Stark

Molly and Mike Tsuchida enjoy each other's company while getting their toes wet inside... 

September 10, 2014 | Continue »

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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... 

September 10, 2014 | Continue »

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Cook Realty Charity Golf Tournament returns for 22nd year

The 22nd Annual Cook Realty Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, Sept.... 

September 7, 2014 | Continue »