Tag Archives: Rancho Cordova

Farmers Market supermarkets experienced much success

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the history of the Farmers Market independent supermarket chain. Among the most successful supermarket chains to have had a presence in the north area of the city was the

Kennedy High alumnus discusses new local dinner theater, other endeavors

Note: This is part one in a series about 1970 John F. Kennedy High School graduate Steve Masone. Steve Masone has been involved in many projects since he graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 1970. And his latest

Former Libby, McNeill & Libby cannery opened a century ago

The former Libby, McNeill & Libby cannery site is presently home to The Cannery on the Boulevards, a development featuring a variety of tenants, including the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, HealthWorks Medical and dental offices. Photo by

40th Anniversary of the Land Park Criterium draws more than 600 racers

The 40th Anniversary of the Land Park Criterium drew more than 600 racers to Land Park on Saturday, March 16. Ranging in age from 10 to 55, there were riders from all over Northern California and Nevada and even one

Food needed! Pocket Area Church Together sponsor food drive

Pocket Area Churches Together (PACT) are sponsoring a food drive and are asking people to fill grocery bags with food and bring them to any of the churches listed below by Sunday, March 24. All of the food will be

Longtime Arden area minister joins Rancho’s River Valley Church

River Valley Church of Rancho Cordova welcomed Reverend Jeanie Shaw as its new pastor on Sunday, March 3. The Rev. Jeanie Shaw is an ordained Presbyterian Minister who has served at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Sacramento.  She is a graduate

Something to Bark About: Carmichael Library Helps Kids Learn Reading Through “Read to a Dog” Programs

Every Tuesday, about 25 children ranging in ages from five to 10 come to the Carmichael Library after school to work on their reading skills. They’re not reading to a librarian, or a tutor or a teacher. Instead, they’re reading

14th annual grand opening of student-run culinary arts café

On Oct. 25, local educators and civic leaders helped celebrate the 14th annual grand opening of one of Sacramento County’s best-kept fine dining secrets: the Culinary Arts Café, where students at Leo A. Palmiter Jr./Sr. High School and Elinor Lincoln

39th Annual Eppie’s Great Race

Another Eppie’s Great Race has come and gone, but memories of a fun-filled day will live on. Thousands of people participated as well as volunteered for the annual event, now in its 39th year, which took place Saturday, July 21.

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