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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

Cycle Tune building demolished, but memories remain

For the past year and a half, a small, cinder block building sat vacant a block from McKinley Park and across the street from Sutter Middle School at the address of 900 Alhambra Blvd. But about two weeks ago, that

Mystery of the Missing Markers

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series regarding the history of East Sacramento’s former New Helvetia Cemetery. It has been nearly 162 years since Captain John A. Sutter set aside 10 acres for his establishment’s first formal

Pioneer cemetery once sat at site of East Sacramento’s Sutter Middle School

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series regarding the history of East Sacramento’s former New Helvetia Cemetery. When it comes to local history, many longtime Sacramentans can proudly tell those of younger generations how they remember when

Greek Orthodox Church has long history in the capital city

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation has a rich history in the capital city, including nearly 60 years in East Sacramento. The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation has been a part of East Sacramento since its opening in