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Creepy Tales of the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery

If you’ve ever visited the old Sacramento City Cemetery at Broadway and 10th Street, you already know about the famous people buried there including E. B. Crocker, Mark Hopkins, Jr., John August Sutter, Jr. and many other notables. But did

When We Were Colored: Retired Bee associate editor Ginger Rutland releases play based on her mother’s memoir

It’s Sacramento 1952 and you’re the first black family on your block. Ginger Rutland invites you to come laugh and cry with the Rutlands in, “When We Were Colored,” a play she adapted from her mother Eva’s legendary memoir. The

Pocket runner qualified for the Junior Olympics in track

On your marks, get set, go Terrence, go! As this edition of the Pocket News was going to press, John F. Kennedy High School incoming senior Terrence Gladney, Jr. was in Virginia just having competed in the AAU Junior Olympics

Sausage city

Made-Rite Sausage Co. had East Sac connections Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a three-part series about sausage factories that operated in Sacramento. As a sausage city, Sacramento was once home to several sausage making plants, two of

Sausage City

East Sacramento area was once home to Pureta Sausage Co.

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series about sausage factories that operated in Sacramento. The largest sausage manufacturer in the capital city was the East Sacramento area’s highly successful Pureta Sausage Co. Prior to reaching that status,

Capt. Sutter’s descendants visit Sutter’s Fort

Among the most common questions that state employees and docents at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park at 2701 L St. regularly receive from visitors of this historic site pertain to whether there are still any Sutter family members in existence

Corti Bros. building has had multiple tenants

This summer, the 68-year-old Corti Bros. Italian grocery store will celebrate its 45th year of operating in a building at 5810 Folsom Blvd. in East Sacramento. But few people today realize that this structure had an existence prior to that

Post-Japantown business section has long history

The city of Sacramento is rich with cultural histories, including the story of Japantown, a community that once thrived in an area bordered by 3rd, 5th, L and O streets. That community was lost twice in its history, with the

Jimmie Yee remembers Sacramento’s Chinatown, political career, more

Editor’s Note: This is part nine in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. Sacramento native Jimmie R. Yee, who will officially retire from his long run as a Sacramento County supervisor representing District 2 next week, has certainly

Gung Ho American Legion Post No. 696 meets in Pocket area

Editor’s Note: This is part seven in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. Among the war veteran organizations in the capital city is Gung Ho American Legion Post No. 696, which meets in the Pocket area. In speaking