Category Archives: Local News Releases

23rd Spare The Air season now underway

Air pollution affects us all The Sacramento region’s 23rd Spare The Air season began May 1. Each summer, the Spare The Air campaign educates the public about the health effects of air pollution and asks residents to drive less when

Pocket author among other writers celebrating former teachers

By Jackie Boor If asked, we all can name a favorite teacher or two or three…. For me, in the third grade, circa 1958, there was tiny Miss Mack who firmly ruled the one-room school house in the Bald Hills

Sacramento River Levee Access Concerns

“The levee is not any homeowner’s backyard. When the State acquired easements many years ago to improve the levees, the homeowners’ predecessors surrendered their right to control what they do with the levees. From 10 feet off the landside levee

Sutter Memorial Hospital to close in May

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series pertaining to East Sacramento’s Sutter Memorial Hospital, which is scheduled to close this spring. A chapter in local history will come to a close this spring when East Sacramento’s 77-year-old

Greek church approaching groundbreaking for major project

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, which has a rich history in East Sacramento, is nearing the groundbreaking for its new campus at its site across Alhambra Boulevard from McKinley Park. The large, Byzantine-style church, which is the centerpiece

Chautauqua Playhouse opens 37th season with west coast premiere

Chautauqua Playhouse will open its 37th season with the new comedy, “A Visit from Scarface”, by V. Cate and Duke Ernsberger. This is the West Coast Premiere of this funny new show. “A Visit From Scarface” is an almost true

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 their shoes, roll out their mat and pose like a warrior for the third annual Free Day of Yoga. Whether new to the trend

The Music Man JR features neighborhood actors at the 24th St. Theater

The Music Man JR, a toe tapping crowd-pleaser, is hitting the 24th St. Theater one weekend only, Aug. 8-10 with favorites, including, “Trouble,” “Goodnight My Someone,” “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Wells Fargo Wagon,” and “Gary Indiana.” Excited to direct this classic, Liorah

Curtis Fest Artisan Fair provides fun for the whole family

More than 100 talented local artists will display and sell their crafts under a canopy of lush trees on Sunday, Aug. 24 at the eighth annual Curtis Fest Artisan Festival. Attending guests will be surrounded by wonderful music, fantastic food

Harvest Carmichael/Arden-Arcade harvested nearly 800 pounds of peaches for two food banks

Five volunteers from the Harvest Carmichael / Arden-Arcade group spent Saturday morning harvesting about 700 pounds of white peaches at an orchard in Marysville. The fruit was donated to two food banks in Carmichael. You’re welcome to use any of