Tag Archives: Carmichael

Farmers Market supermarkets experienced much success

The original Farmers Market building at 3810 Marysville Blvd. has housed Rainbow Market since about 1964. / Photo by Lance Armstrong Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the history of the Farmers Market independent supermarket

Arden Hills was training place of swimming dynasty

Former Carmichael resident Mike Burton was once Arden Hills’ best known swimmer. / Photo courtesy of Arden Hills Many Olympic swimmers were trained in competitive swimming at the Arden Hills Swimming and Tennis Club. The photograph above shows one of

Carmichael florist discusses lengthy career and changes in the industry

Creativity and flowers are Ila Destfino’s lifelong passions. To the owner of Carmichael Flowers, running a local business and arranging flowers is the perfect combination. “It is so rewarding. (I’m) doing something positive and beautiful in this world every day.

Fair-themed fundraiser at a local storage facility

It appeared that the work of a fairy godmother was over at the Armor Mini Storage facility on Auburn Boulevard because for one night, a section of empty storage units were filled with tried and true carnival games, transforming the

Atkinson Family Services grows and expands in Carmichael with new building

A major transformation is taking place for the Carmichael-based foster care agency, Atkinson Family Services, a private non-profit focused on residential and educational treatment of special needs or abused children. For nearly 14 years, the agency was located on the

Daisy Makes A Splash at The State Fair

Splash Dogs is a nationally recognized dog enthusiast company that organizes and promotes dock jumping events across the United States. From Border Collies to Pit bulls to Golden Retrievers, dogs named Dexter, Murphy, and Rowdy, the “Flying Weenie Dog,” hail

Riverview II social club established in Carmichael more than 60 years ago

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles about the Riverview and Riverview II social clubs. Riverview II, a local, primarily social club that first met in the Riverview clubhouse along the American River in Carmichael, was established in

Riverview II social club has rich history in Carmichael

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series about the Riverview and Riverview II social clubs. Riverview II, a social club, which has always maintained its main objective of having fun among friends, was founded in Carmichael in

Birding and music at Effie Yeaw

It was a lovely Saturday morning at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center as children and their families were led down to the river ever so slowly as birds flew across the sky and chirped catching the attention of a captive

Artist Markos Egure Presents: The WKI Sacramento Mural Gallery Tour

Markos Egure is a local Sacramento artist. You’ve probably seen his colorful murals while taking your kids to St. Roberts School, swimming laps at the YMCA, or enjoying a kids party in King Arthur’s Castle at Fairytale Town. The murals