Tag Archives: China

Jimmie Yee remembers Sacramento’s Chinatown, political career, more

Editor’s Note: This is part nine in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. Sacramento native Jimmie R. Yee, who will officially retire from his long run as a Sacramento County supervisor representing District 2 next week, has certainly

Body Cafe: Massage therapy business survives on a co-op model

The lights are dimmed. The energy is warm. Sitting in the lobby of the Body Cafe on 21st Street, near Broadway, conversation flows between four massage therapists about the healing arts and how they can use their collective knowledge to

From Slovenia to Banjo-Rama, meet girl-band Navihanke

It took some complex negotiations, but Navihanke, the award-winning Slovenian women’s folk music group, has just been cleared for a national U.S. tour during which they will perform several times at the annual Sacramento Banjo-Rama on May 1-4 at the

California Children’s Choir celebrates 20 yeas with a performing tour to China

The Sacramento Children’s Chorus announces it will travel to China this summer as part of a performing tour to celebrate its 20th anniversary season. The touring choir (approximately 30 singers) will begin their journey in the capital city of Beijing,

Buffalo Brewery men were interred at East Lawn Memorial Park

Sacramento has been known as a political city, a city of trees and many other things during a large portion of its existence. And among its greatest achievements was becoming a city of breweries, which included the Buffalo Brewing Company.

American Watercolor Traveling Watercolor Exhibit now showing at Sacramento Fine Arts Center

The American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition has made its way from New York to Carmichael at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, the only venue on the West Coast. World class artists, Vangeli, Wiegardt, Birnbaum and California’s own Frank Eber, whose

South Land Park resident donates funds to local Chinese school

Editor’s note: Lance Armstrong’s series on dairies in Land Park will be continued on Dec. 27. South Land Park resident and philanthropist Dr. Herbert Yee, who is also recognized for his many years of working as a dentist in the

JFK students return from China, share their experiences

Editor’s note: Students from JFK High School traveled to Sacramento’s Sister City Jinan, China over the summer to learn about Chinese culture. Here are some first-hand accounts of their time. Daniel Li (JFK Senior): I had a very unique opportunity

Herbert Yee: Cultivating growth in Sacramento

Well-known Sacramento resident, retired dentist Dr. Herbert Yee may have recently turned 87 years old, but his age has certainly not hindered his motivation to contribute to the community. His latest contribution is bringing a unique, 30,000-square-foot grocery store to

California State Fair: It’s time to eat ‘fair-style’ once again

The waiting is finally over. The always anticipated California State Fair opens today, July 14, and with it comes its usual traditions, which of course include “fair food.” This is the time that guests of the event put aside their