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The Best of the East Sacramento News 2014

Dear readers, This year, the East Sacramento News has enjoyed bringing you stories about your neighbors and about the history that has made up the community you call home. What follows are summaries and excerpts from some of our favorite

Seventh annual Fab 40’s 5k Run/Walk set for July 26

As you begin to make plans for this summer, mark Saturday, July 26, 2014 on your calendar. Prepare for one of the best events in Sacramento – the 7th Annual Fab 40’s 5k Run/Walk benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern

East Sacramento cemetery marker recognizes woman with unique Hollywood connection

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a two-part series about and related to Dorothy Millette Bern. As presented in the first part of this series, a grave marker reading, Dorothy Millette Bern, lies at East Lawn Memorial Park in

East Sacramento linked with real-life Hollywood mystery of 1930s

Editor’s Note: This is part one in a two-part series about and related to Dorothy Millette Bern. A fairly basic, flat grave marker with the name, Dorothy Millette Bern, on the north side of East Sacramento’s East Lawn Memorial Park

East Lawn Memorial Park reaches 100,000th interment mark with burial of Eppie Johnson

After more than a century of serving the public, East Lawn Memorial Park recently reached a particular milestone with its 100,000th interment – that of Eppaminondas George “Eppie” Johnson, who gained much notoriety for his chain of Eppie’s restaurants, and

East Lawn Children’s Park was established through generous donations

Editor’s Note: This is part 14 in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. It may be one of the city’s smallest parks, but East Lawn Children’s Park at 1510

East Lawn Memorial Park history includes nursery, florist

Greenhouses at East Lawn Nursery are shown in this historic photograph. Photo courtesy of East Lawn Memorial Park Editor’s Note: This is part 13 in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn

Former mayors, other notables memorialized at East Lawn Memorial Park

Editor’s Note: This is part 12 in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. East Lawn Memorial Park, as has been presented in other articles of this series, serves as

East Lawn Memorial Park is home to notables of the past

Editor’s Note: This is part 11 in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. East Lawn Memorial Park serves as the resting place for many notable Sacramentans of the past.

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.