Tag Archives: Japan

Ed Mauricio shares more memories from his nine decades of life

Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a three-part series about Riverside-Pocket area native Ed Mauricio. Ed Mauricio, who spent much of his time speaking about his early memories of the Riverside-Pocket area during an interview with this paper,

Sathre Jewelers founders came to Carmichael in 1947

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Sathre family and their former Carmichael business, Sathre Jewelers. For many longtime, local residents, the death of Mary Victoria Sathre at the age of 89 on Feb. 26,

Former resident recalls early Japanese presence in Riverside-Pocket area

Editor’s Note: This is part three in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. When it comes to Japanese history of the Riverside-Pocket area, Emmie (Kato) Makishima is someone who has no trouble recalling first-hand details about that area.

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

Current art now at Capsity

Located in Land Park, at 2572 21st St., Capsity’s fourth installation features the work of Sacramento artists who provide re-imagined anthropological discoveries using repurposed consumer waste, recycled materials, and locally found objects. Upcycling in the most creative way, these artists

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.

Metzger and Arroyo Head 2013 La Salle Club Baseball HOF Inductees

Butch Metzger and Fernando Arroyo—two rival pitchers from the old Metro League who eventually  pitched in the major leagues—head the list of eight ballplayers and one journalist to be inducted in the  2013 Class of the La Salle Club Baseball

Pocket area resident – WW2 veteran turns 90

World War 2 veteran and Pocket resident Richard Moss will turn 90 years old on March 27. He will be honored this month with a resolution from the Sacramento City Council, a recognition certificate from Senator Darrell Steinberg and a

Matsuyama Honors Sister City with Cherry Blossom Festival

Matsuyama Elementary School honored its namesake and Sacramento’s sister city – Matsuyama, Japan – with a traditional Cherry Blossom Festival on March 1. Japanese heritage and culture were celebrated through food, crafts, performances and art. The day also emphasized the

Longtime Yorozu Japanese gift store owner, Eugene Hirohisa Okada passes on, leaves legacy

The longtime owner of the Yorozu Japanese gift store on Riverside Boulevard, Eugene Hirohisa Okada, died in his sleep after battling prostate cancer on Sept. 21. He was 93. Last May, Okada was placed in hospice care, but despite that, he