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McClatchy Library Publishes History, Starts Renovations

The Ella K. McClatchy Library at 22nd and U Streets in the Poverty Ridge area of midtown Sacramento recently published a book on its history, and is getting some much-needed improvements to its second floor. From the outside, McClatchy Library

Sac Library Wants to Show How “Reading is So Delicious” This Summer

Write a cookbook. Make a pizza. Learn cooking techniques. This is literally just a taste of the bounty of programs the Sacramento Public Library has put together for its annual summer reading program. This year’s theme is “Reading is So

Teens, Community Come Together to Make Argonaut Skate Park Reality

Pocket residents Demetrius Williams and Eustaquio Lafranco both love to skateboard. Williams, who has been skating for five years, enjoys the freedom skateboarding gives him. “With this you’re not really required to do anything – you’re required to go out

Photo Contest Gives Pocket Teens an Opportunity to Show ‘A Changing World’

Approximately 60 Pocket area students, parents and community members came out to the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library on the evening of Friday, March 15, to see more than 40 photographs taken by teens not just in their community, but all

Small But Mighty – Rotary Club of Pocket/Greenhaven Does What it Can to Help and Inspire the Community

Now in its sixth year, the Rotary Club of Pocket/Greenhaven has been doing what it can to help those at home and abroad with projects such as distributing dictionaries to third graders, launching a high school service club, supporting the

Caroline Wenzel Students Get Ahead with Reading Partners

A wise man named Dr. Seuss once said, “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” An organization making sure that children in the Sacramento area have a chance

Sacramento Steampunk Society Aims to Introduce Community to its Culture Through Emporium and Swap Meet

During the day, Jennifer Brown works for a bank, doing a lot of data work and problem solving. On her off time, Brown has found an outlet for her creativity as a member of the Sacramento Steampunk Society. “It’s that

Something to Bark About: Carmichael Library Helps Kids Learn Reading Through “Read to a Dog” Programs

Every Tuesday, about 25 children ranging in ages from five to 10 come to the Carmichael Library after school to work on their reading skills. They’re not reading to a librarian, or a tutor or a teacher. Instead, they’re reading

88-year-old Sacramento resident offers Pocket area fitness classes for seniors

It’s a Wednesday morning at about 9:30 a.m., and approximately 60 seniors ranging in age from 50 to about 90 are making their way in to the Memorial Center at St. Anthony Parish in the Pocket area. What are they

Special Education teachers are an aging population: Local schools see shortage in speech and language pathologists and occupational therapists

California is currently facing as shortage of qualified teachers – including special education teachers – according to an article printed in September on US News on NBCNews.com. The article cited a report, “Greatness by Design” released by the California Department