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Local gym hosted “Totally Rad” 80s-themed spin-a-thons to help Jesuit and St. Francis students raise money for blood cancer

Maverick Kuhn and Abby Fitzgerald On Saturday, April 25 and Saturday May 2, California Family Fitness hosted two “totally rad” 1980s themed ride-a-thons to help Jesuit and St. Francis High School students, Maverick Kuhn and Abby Fitzgerald, raise funds for

Fourth of July Pocket Parade organizers are gearing up for the big day

Photo courtesy Lenny Williams will be performing at the fair following the Fourth of July parade. This year’s parade will be like those before, as it is set to start at 10 a.m. at Lisbon School and will make its

Arden-Carmichael neighborhood nonprofits enjoy good turnout from the Big Day of Giving

Effie Yeaw guide Melanie DuBoce spoke about the trees of Deterding Woods on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 as part of the New Year’s walk along the river event. Effie Yeaw participated in this year's Big Day of Giving, which was

Jeff Harris continues the Pops in the Park tradition

Pops In Park Photo courtesy of Mumbo Gumbo Shown here from left to right are members of Mumbo Gumbo: Reggy Marks, Jon Wood, Steve Stizzo, Chris Webster, Rick Lotter, Tracy Walton, Mike Palmer. Picture courtesy John Skinner band Shown from

Sacramento Women’s Chorus. Singing for joy, community and musical excellence

The Sacramento Women’s Chorus sings at the Harris Center in Folsom. / Photo by Mike Fortunato The Sacramento Women’s Chorus (SWC) is making a difference, one song at a time. They are committed to creating an entertaining and enjoyable experience

Taylor’s Market helps you set your Thanksgiving table with the perfect turkey and more

Taylor’s Market knows how to talk turkey to their Land Park, Curtis Park and Sacramento customers. This local butcher and grocer has been selling Thanksgiving turkeys for 50 years, and recently made Sunset magazine’s list of “Top 50 local food

Ford’s Real Hamburgers founder is also a well established artist

Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a two-part series about Land Park native and Ford’s Real Hamburgers founder Jim Ford. Jim Ford, founder of the recently closed Ford’s Real Hamburgers at 1948 Sutterville Road, sat down last week

Surviving, thriving After 50 years, Taylor’s Market continues to be ‘Unofficial Community Center’ of Land Park

In 1962, Roy Taylor and Ed Schell opened Taylor’s Market as a neighborhood grocery store on Freeport Boulevard in Land Park. Now 50 years later, Taylor’s boasts a website that ships worldwide, the restaurant Taylor’s Kitchen, and butchering classes that

‘Janey Way Memories: The Story of the Janey Way Gang’ now in print

It’s been said that “If you live here, you’ll know.” That rings true in the first edition of Marty Relles’ “Janey Way Memories.” In Marty’s poignant collection of tales of his growing up in Sacramento in the 1960s, Relles weaves

Help stop copper wire thieves

In addition to hitting schools, irrigation systems and traffic signals, copper wire thieves have left approximately 175 neighborhood locations throughout Sacramento in the dark over the course of the last several months. Some of these neighborhood locations involve several blocks