Tag Archives: Clarksburg

The Rev. Dan Madigan recalls longtime devotion to local parishes

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the Rev. Dan Madigan. After nearly a half-century of serving the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento, Dan Madigan, as noted in the previous article of this series was celebrated

Retirement celebration held for the Rev. Dan Madigan

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Rev. Dan Madigan. In celebration of the Rev. Dan Madigan, who is retiring after dedicating nearly a half-century of his life to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento,

Portuguese family reunion draws 100-plus people

Members of the Correa family of Clarksburg recently hosted a large reunion that drew more than 100 farming ancestors of the Pocket. Among the attendees of the event were Nevis, Dutra and Silva family members, who traveled from various parts

Great steamer race of 1938 drew thousands of spectators

Editor’s Note: This is part 15 in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. This summer marks the 75th anniversary of one of the largest attended events in Sacramento history – a grand race between the steamboats Delta

Ravenous Café: A neighborhood gourmet restaurant

Ravenous Café owner Wade Sawaya fondly remembers the wonderful dishes his mother made for her family and the love and care she added to make each meal special. Born in the Azores Islands in Portugal, Sawaya had his first experience

Silva family history in the Pocket began more than a century ago

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series regarding the history of the Antone “Tony” Luiz Silva and Joao “John” Luiz Silva families and their descendents. Among the many early Portuguese families of the Pocket area were the

Pocket area family’s history dates back to 1865

Among the early day families of the Pocket area was the Rodgers – later Rogers – family, whose history in the area dates back to 1865. It was during that year that Albert, Joseph and John Mendes immigrated to the

Early Sacramento wineries experienced many challenges

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series regarding Manuel Silva Nevis and his wineries. When it comes to reviewing the history of early wineries of Sacramento, it is important to recognize Manuel Silva Nevis, who was associated

From poverty to riches: Sacramento man established historical Eagle Winery

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part history series regarding Manuel Silva Nevis and his local wineries. Historically, one of the industries that stands out in the Sacramento area is wine manufacturing. Among the city’s wine manufacturing businesses

Sept. 11-themed, 25-year time capsule placed at St. Joseph Church

A very special event was held last Sunday, Nov. 6 in the Sacramento Delta town of Clarksburg at St. Joseph Church – a place of worship both historically and presently connected with the Pocket area – as members of the