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Duck season is here and so is the California Waterfowl annual dinner at Portuguese Hall

As hunters are getting their ducks in a row, California Waterfowl volunteers are gearing up for the 22nd annual dinner to be held this year at Portuguese Hall on Thursday, Dec. 3. The dinner normally serves 275 people. For $60

Cleanup day to be held at Portuguese Community Park

Portuguese Community Park will be the site of a cleanup day presented by the Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society and the city of Sacramento on Saturday, Sept. 26. The event will begin with a greeting at 9 a.m., followed by

American-Portuguese veteran’s memorial poker tournament set for Saturday

On Saturday, July 11, the Sacramento Portuguese Holy Spirit Society Hall, 6676 Pocket Road, will have a tournament to help fund the placement of a memorial at the State Capitol to honor American-Portuguese that served this country. Please take part

California American Portuguese Veterans Memorial close to becoming a reality

Steve Kanelos installs the temporary sign for the future California American Portuguese Veterans Memorial at Capitol Park. Photo by Lance Armstrong Having a California American Portuguese Veterans Memorial placed at the southern end of Capitol Park is something that a

Portuguese family reunion draws 100-plus people

Members of the Correa family of Clarksburg recently hosted a large reunion that drew more than 100 farming ancestors of the Pocket. Among the attendees of the event were Nevis, Dutra and Silva family members, who traveled from various parts

St. Elizabeth Parish has longtime connection to Sacramento Portuguese

The historical St. Elizabeth Portuguese National Church building at 1817 12th Street has been a part of the Sacramento community for nearly a century. And throughout the existence of the church, many residents of the Riverside-Pocket area have been members

Locals dedicated to having California ‘American-Portuguese’ veterans’ memorial placed at Capitol Park

A group of Sacramento area residents who are dedicated to honoring the legacy of Portuguese-American military veterans recently gathered together to discuss efforts that are underway to place a California American Portuguese Veterans’ War Memorial at Capitol Park. The meeting,

Pocket area’s St. Maria Church is Portuguese landmark

Among the many historic sites of the Pocket area, the St. Maria Church on Pocket Road is a very important part of Portuguese heritage. The St. Maria Church building on Pocket Road has been a part of the Riverside-Pocket area

Pocket area once included successful Portuguese dairy

Sacramento was certainly a much different place in the late 19th century, as the city’s number of commercial dairies was about equal to the number of carpenters and builders and the number of restaurants. Manuel Seamas sits aboard his Grangers

100 years of history shared at old Sutter School building event

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the Cabrillo Civic Club #5 building, which was originally home to a public school for children in the then-rural Riverside-Pocket area. A special event was held at the Cabrillo