Tag Archives: Barry Wisdom

StoryCorps continue at Belle Cooledge Library through Oct. 9

Being longtime Capital Public Radio listeners, Jack and Sherri Z. Heller were well aware of the local National Public Radio affiliate’s partnership with StoryCorps, the nonprofit agency dedicated to archiving oral histories of everyday Americans. So when the Sacramento couple

StoryCorps now at Belle Cooledge Library

Like so many Californians of Japanese descent, Carl Watanabe’s family was sent to an internment camp during World War II in the interest of national security.

For Watanabe, who was just 3, those years meant more than a loss of freedom,

Not for the faint at heart: The Alternative Arts Collective presents gripping production of Macbeth at the Chautauqua Playhouse

When the Uptown Sacramento-based The Alternative Arts Collective suffered a fire last year in the middle of its run of “Angels in America,” cast and crew scrambled to honor the thespian credo of “the show must go on.” 

“We ended

Faces and Places: Carmichael Fourth of July Parade

Classic cars, community floats, marching bands, military units and dignitaries made their way down Fair Oaks Boulevard to Cypress and toward the Elks at the 57th annual Fourth of July Parade. The parade ended with a big party – free

Retired U.S. Air Force colonel named Carmichael 4th of July parade grand marshal

As Jim Grey’s ride – a vintage blue Cadillac convertible – carefully made its way along the Carmichael Fourth of July parade route, the 93-year-old retired U.S. Air Force colonel might well have flash-backed on less-friendly missions as a World