Tag Archives: Carmichael

The Spyglass

They say that confidence is a color that doesn’t run. So here goes with our second Spyglass column. Big thanks to all our readers who responded with favorable reviews and comments to our debut piece. Let’s stick with the good

United Way’s Day of Caring comes to Arden and Carmichael

As many as 70 volunteers will descend on Arden and Carmichael on Sept. 13 as part of United Way California Capital Region’s Day of Caring. The volunteer extravaganza sponsored by Nationwide will include 350 volunteers and 26 projects across the

Hilarious confrontations take the Chautauqua stage with ‘Squabbles’

Chautauqua Playhouse opened its 37th season with their production of “Squabbles”, a comedy by Marshall Karp. The show will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Sept. 22. The performances will be held at

CRPD administrator to retire May 31

Carmichael Recreation and Park District Administrator Jack Harrison will be retiring – again – on the last day of this month. Harrison, 70, who retired from the state in 2000, continued to work for another 13 years, during which time

Chautauqua Playhouse presents Jerry Herman’s ‘Showtune’

Chautauqua Playhouse, in association with Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom, is now showing “Showtune” , a musical revue conceived by Paul Gilger and featuring the songs of Broadway composer Jerry Herman  at the Playhouse.  The show will run on Fridays

Mid-Century Modern enthusiast discusses Land Park home tour highlights

Architectural design is a subject I don’t know a whole lot about. I ain’t gonna lie. But I know cool Mid-Century Modern when I see it. “Hey, look at that cool building!” I always just called it “retro” or “old

East Sac’s Knott’s Pharmacy has relocated to Carmichael

Knott’s Pharmacy, an East Sac presence on J Street for more than 75 years, has moved its operations to Coyle Avenue in Carmichael as of Jan. 15. But worry not, faithful Knott’s customers, owner Steve Dokimos stresses that it’s business

Jesuit Soccer #1 in Nation

Year in and year out the varsity soccer team at Carmichael’s Jesuit High School is top notch. Some are absolutely dominant, others are just really good. The 2012 version fell into the former category. The Marauders finished the season a

Former East Sacramento resident Louis F. Breuner played essential roles in East Lawn’s establishment, Breuner’s store

Editor’s Note: This is part seven in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. In the history of Sacramento, one of the most recognized surnames is Breuner. And had it

Carmichael Park pool: 1955-2013

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a series regarding the old Carmichael Park pool, which was recently demolished. Carmichael Park’s public swimming pool, which provided recreation and relief from the summer heat for thousands upon thousands of people for