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Turtlerama set for Saturday

By Monica Stark

If you’ve ever wanted to join the mile high club, Saturday’s your chance with Zappo the Wacko at this year’s annual local turtle festival, Turtlerama. To be held at a new location – in front of Incredible Pets – Turtlerama’s... 

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Lance Armstrong's History Features

Genevieve Didion dedicated her life to education

Genevieve Didion dedicated her life to education

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Pocket News writer

Genevieve Didion K-8 School at 6490 Harmon Drive has been a part of the community for nearly four decades.... 

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William Land Golf Course celebrates 90th anniversary

William Land Golf Course celebrates 90th anniversary

By LANCE ARMSTRONG - Land Park News writer

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series about the history of the Land Park Golf Course. William... 

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Hubacher Cadillac had long history as a north area business

Hubacher Cadillac had long history as a north area business

By LANCE ARMSTRONG - Arden-Carmichael News writer

Note: This is part two in a series about and related to Hubacher Cadillac. A large piece of property... 

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SMUD to renovate headquarters building, offer 59th Street site for redevelopment

SMUD to renovate headquarters building, offer 59th Street site for redevelopment

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. The... 

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J.J. Jacobs planted roots for north area’s Hubacher Cadillac

J.J. Jacobs planted roots for north area’s Hubacher Cadillac

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Note: This is part one in a series about and related to Hubacher Cadillac. This month marks five years... 

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Faces and Places: 20th annual concert in Tahoe Park

Photos by Stephen Crowley

The Tahoe Park Neighborhood Association put on one fun party at the park on Friday.... 

September 5, 2015 | Continue »

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Door to Door: The Week of Sighs

By Pat Lynch

When we were kids an East Sacramento summer was a spree of freedom, even when it... 

September 5, 2015 | Continue »

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Janey Way Memories #149

A Good Baseball Town

A guy once told me that Sacramento is “a good baseball town.” His reasoning... 

September 4, 2015 | Continue »

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Happy 5th birthday to Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Photos by Monica Stark

The Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library celebrated its fifth birthday on Saturday,... 

September 3, 2015 | Continue »

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The Prospector Prospecting: CKM’s student run newspaper seeks financial support

By Carolanne Boughton - Special to the Land Park News

As bricks were laid and neighborhood boundaries drawn, Sacramento’s first public... 

August 29, 2015 | Continue »

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Faces and Places: National Night Out in East Sacramento

Photos by Ellen Cochrane

A heavily armored SWAT vehicle pulls up in front of an East Sacramento craftsman... 

August 25, 2015 | Continue »

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When We Were Colored: Retired Bee associate editor Ginger Rutland releases play based on her mother’s memoir

By Monica Stark

It’s Sacramento 1952 and you’re the first black family on your block.... 

August 23, 2015 | Continue »

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East Beat

By Monica Stark

Earlier this summer a homeless man known as Brian Blake by many neighbors who frequent... 

August 23, 2015 | Continue »

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Janey Way Memories #148 “A Good Walk Spoiled”

By Martin Relles

Mark Twain said that golf is “a good walk spoiled.” Contrary to that notion,... 

August 22, 2015 | Continue »

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Pocket Bistro closes doors to the public; will reopen in new location

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

For nearly five years, Pocket Bistro at 6401 Riverside Blvd. has served a wide range... 

August 22, 2015 | Continue »

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Matias Bombal’s Hollywood “The Man from U.N.C.L.E”

The MPAA has rated this PG-13 Warner Bros. brings us a revamped 1960s TV classic... 

August 22, 2015 | Continue »

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Greenhaven business provides absolute compassion during one’s final days

By Monica Stark

Pati Rader pinches herself when she gets to work. “Is this a job?” she... 

August 21, 2015 | Continue »

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Best BBQ & Burgers at Burgess Brothers

By Leigh Stephens

What are the chances that a couple of Sacramento twins would end up serving the community... 

August 16, 2015 | Continue »