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A spooky night returns: Sacramento Portuguese Holy Spirit Society to hold annual haunted house

By Monica Stark Meandering through the long hallways at the SPHSS hall will be a frightening time for those who choose to enter the haunted house on Friday, Oct. 28. This year, organizers have upped the ante on the spook

With a cultural twist: “The Portuguese Kids” to bring improv comedy to the Pocket

By Monica Stark Derrick DeMelo, Brian Martins, Alex Sardinha, and Jason Casimiro also known as the Portuguese Kids will bring situational, sketch and improv to Pocket’s very own Sacramento Portuguese Holy Spirit Society Hall on Friday, Feb. 26. In

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

Having a California American Portuguese Veterans Memorial placed at the southern end of Capitol Park is something that a group of local people have been striving to have become a reality for several years. And it appears that the group’s

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. Located on the old Riverside Road, which evolved into Park Riviera Way and then Pocket Road,