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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.

Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival Celebrates Heritage and Culture Celebrate National APA Heritage Month at the historic Guild Theater in Oak Park

The signature event of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Cultural Village, the Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival (SAPFF) serves alongside a continuum of events and programming in support of traditional and contemporary Asian and Pacific Islander artistic expression within the Sacramento

Bond of Brotherhood has inspired Gay Men’s Chorus through 30 years

As they count down the days until their one-night-only 30th anniversary concert spectacular, Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus members are thinking about where they began and how far they’ve come. On May 8, the chorus will present “Milestones: Our Journey Continues”

Jessie Ryan: Born to be an activist

Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a two-part series about newly elected school board member, Jessie Ryan. There are people in the world born pre-ordained with destinies like Cesar Chavez, Margaret Sanger, and Harriet Tubman. They are people

Faces and Places: Global Local at McClatchy Park

Curated by Land Park art activism center, Sol Collective, Global Local, a co-created celebration of art, culture, activism and healthy living was held at McClathcy Park on Friday, Aug. 29. The event was co-created by Sol Collective, The California Endowment,

McClatchy Park’s amusement park themed playground nearing completion

Oak Park’s historic James McClatchy Park is presently undergoing a major improvement project, which includes the construction of a new children’s playground that is reminiscent of an amusement park that was once located at that site. That amusement park, which

New Helvetia Brewing Co. building has rich history

Among the historic buildings in the Land Park area is a two-story, brick structure at 1730 Broadway. As the building’s current tenant, the New Helvetia Brewing Co., draws closer to its one-year anniversary, it is timely to review this landmark’s

Land Park Community Comes Together to Help Young Family

On Saturday, May 18, friends of the Land Park community invite the public to attend a free music event at the Riverside Clubhouse in support of the family of David Magnan. David, a bright 33 year old, recently graduated from

East Sacramento resident reminisces about her century of life

In today’s world, it is certainly not very common to encounter someone with firsthand World War I related memories. And this is just part of the reason that the life of East Sacramento resident Mabel “Bunny” Perich can be of

Thousands to participate in 19th annual ‘Run to Feed the Hungry’

What has 56,000 legs, over 28,000 smiles and is the biggest “happening” in Sacramento every year? If you guessed the 19th annual “Run to Feed the Hungry” for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, you guessed correctly. For nearly two