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Door to Door

Like Diogenes who went with his lamp in the daylight looking for an honest man, I’ve been looking for a businessperson who supports a livable wage (around $15 per hour) in Sacramento. They were able to do this in Los


Coy Rene Granderson, Sr. sits in a corner book nook at Sacramento Avid Reader, signing books and visiting with friends and family. He is a large, attractive man with a sunshine smile that lights up as he talks with admirers.

Water policy protest hits Little Pocket: Dozens demonstrate “2nd California Water Summit” outside the Westin Hotel

Demonstrators from as far north as Lake Shasta and from as far south as the Los Angeles area converged on the sidewalk on Riverside Boulevard in front of the Westin Hotel on Monday and Tuesday mornings. Their cause: Water is

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,

Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

Black Souls The MPAA has not rated this movie Vitagraph Films offers Italian director Franceso Munzi’s tale of a family, the sons of goat shepherds, involved in the Derangement criminal organization in the Calabria region of Italy. Set against a

Arden Hills was training place of swimming dynasty

Note: This is the fifth article in a series about the Arden Hills wellness resort. During its lengthy history, Arden Hills has been the training place of many fine athletes, including 10 Olympic swimmers. Certainly, when many people think of

East Sac resident turns 99 years young

East Sacramento resident Mary C. Caplis celebrated her 99th birthday this week. And although many people could test their luck at guessing her age, most of them would guess wrong. Certainly, Mary has the appearance of a much younger woman,

Former Setzer Forest Products sales manager to turn 99 years young

Mary C. Caplis, who spent three decades working for Setzer Forest Products, at 2570 3rd Street, just south of Broadway, will celebrate her 99th birthday next week. And although many people could test their luck at guessing her age, most

Land Park artist’s latest works dedicated to his late father

Sacramento artist Jeff Myers, whose studio is located in Land Park, is presently presenting a solo art exhibition, titled “The Nature of Droids & Machines.” The works of the show are dedicated to his late father, Tom Myers, who was

Accomplished artists chose Sacramento as destination place to expand their notoriety

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about 1967 C.K. McClatchy High School alumna and artist Margo Z. Nahas. This article also includes details about her husband, graphic designer Jay Vigon. Margo Z. Nahas, the local artist