Tag Archives: Mexico

New Tech students beat expectations, help others for Senior Projects

Sacramento New Technology High School senior Ben Johnson competed in his first triathlon as part of his Senior Project. Johnson, who has cerebral palsy, participated in Indoor Triathlon USA’s event in San Francisco, where athletes swam for 10 minutes, biked

Pocket resident enjoying life as successful softball executive

Fran Dowell, a resident of the Pocket area for more than a quarter century, said that she thoroughly enjoys the community in which she lives. But she added that she is, nonetheless, often many miles away from her home. For

Parkside Community Church welcomes settled pastor

Parkside Community Church, UCC is excited to welcome its new pastor, Rev. Elizabeth Griswold, who is coming from Irvine United Congregational Church, UCC.  Community involvement, youth programs and alternative worship were Rev. Griswold’s focus in Irvine, where she launched a

In the Pocket

Lost Pets: Sad to report that a neighborhood pet store, Pet Haven, was shuttered in May, leaving the Greenhaven Plaza shopping center in an unannounced move that caught many residents by surprise.  Countless Greenhaven-Pocket dogs, cats and birds found their

American River floods created many challenges in capital city

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about the history of the American River in relation to the area of Sacramento today. Many non-native people were attracted to the American River and its surrounding areas during the

Noah’s Bagels Baseball Gang is a hit in Town and Country Village

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series highlighting local baseball players who live in the publishing area of Valley Community Newspapers. For a group of mostly Sacramento natives who grew up playing baseball in this very rich

Taste and see: Friends of Sutter’s Fort to present two events – one culinary, one haunted

Sutter’s Fort will be the site of two upcoming events, which will serve as fundraisers for the Friends of Sutter’s Fort. A Taste of History The first of these events, A Taste of History, will be held on Saturday, Sept.

Final resting place of city’s founder located in Sacramento’s oldest cemetery

Since the early years of Sacramento, one of the city’s premier landmarks has been the city cemetery at the modern day address of 1000 Broadway. And considering that it was the Swiss-born John Augustus Sutter, Jr. who founded the city

Three Sisters restaurant: Great authentic Mexican food, three authentic Mexican sisters

  As a community newspaper reporter, it is my ongoing quest to continuously gain a more thorough knowledge and understanding of the past and present businesses of local communities. And it was just last week, for instance, that this quest

Sacramento resident Ed Rivera discusses his lifelong passion for art

  Land Park resident Ed Rivera has had a lifelong love of art. At the lower right hand corner of a large mural that covers the majority of the exterior wall at the front of Sacramento State University’s Lassen Hall