Tag Archives: 2011

USA Synchronized Swimming to make Guinness World Record attempt for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The weather is getting a little cooler as the region settles into the fall season, but some 200 synchronized swimmers from the United States and Canada will make their way to the Sacramento area for a last breath of summer

Carmichael honorary mayor’s race deadline Sept. 15

Esteban Nava is the first candidate to turn in paperwork to run for the title of “Honorary Mayor of Carmichael.” Nava turned his paperwork in on Aug. 3 – an extra-special day for him, because it was his birthday. He

Pocket residents ‘Just Say No’ to crime at National Night Out

Neighbors and friends gathered for dinner, fellowship and a chance to interact with those who serve the community on the 28th annual National Night Out, Aug. 2. The local event, sponsored by the South pocket Homeowners Association, was part of

Public flocks to 30th annual ‘Turtlerama’

Youngsters and the young at heart came to the 30th annual “Turtlerama” on July 16. Hosted by the Sacramento Turtle and Tortoise Club, the popular annual event featured lots and lots of active turtles and tortoises, fascinated children and adults,

Dogs and their owners parade in the rain at 18th annual Doggy Dash

Despite unseasonably wet and chilly weather, some 5,000 animal lovers gathered with their canine companions for the 18th annual Doggy Dash, a 5K or 2K walk to benefit the Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on June

Volunteers needed for Pocket Parade

Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is just around the corner and volunteers are ramping up for a great day of fun. The Pocket-Greenhaven community is excited to experience a fun-filled and successful day of celebration. But this requires a

Christian Brothers High School Class of 2011 thrives despite challenging year in terms of college admission rates

In what is reportedly the nation’s toughest college admissions year on record, Christian Brothers High School students have enjoyed tremendous success with acceptances from each of the eight Ivy League schools (Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard

Creek Week 2011: Time to clean up local waterways

They are vital to an efficient storm water drainage system, they provide habitat for an estimated 90 percent of urban wildlife, they contribute to a healthy drinking water supply – and they need your help. They are Sacramento County’s creeks,

Susan Peters honored as the Carmichael Chamber’s 2011 Person of the Year

Political, civic, and community leaders gathered together at The Palace to honor the Carmichael Chamber’s 2011 Person of the Year, Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters on Jan. 7. The event, entitled “Desperately Seeking Susan” after the movie starring Madonna, was emceed