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Historic Marshall School building’s future discussed

By LANCE ARMSTRONG East Sacramento News writer Lance@valcomnews.com The Sacramento City Unified School District on April 5 hosted a community meeting to discuss details and seek input pertaining to a re-use of the historic Marshall School building at 2718 G

Casa Garden gets new chef with exciting new menu ideas

The Casa Garden Restaurant recently hired a new Restaurant Manager who is bringing some new ideas to the Casa. Upon the retirement of Chef Joan Simmons, CC Curran assumed the Restaurant Manager mantle on Feb. 1. Chef CC has already

Buggy Whip restaurant reopens after two-year closure

Buggy Whip restaurant served its customers at 2737 Fulton Ave. for 52 years before shutting its doors two years ago. But after a remodeling of that longtime eatery’s building and various other changes, the business has once again opened those

KROY was among Sacramento’s early radio stations

Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a series about the history of broadcasting in the Sacramento area. This series was inspired by readers’ positive responses to previous articles about local television history in this publication and several requests

Giant Orange restaurant opens in Arden area

Although it has not yet held its official grand opening, a restaurant known as Giant Orange is enjoying early success due to its quality food, inviting ambience and nostalgia. Located at 1407 Howe Ave., between Arden and Hurley ways, Giant

Capital City, Fort Sutter were among river’s most famous steamboats

Editor’s Note: This is part 12 in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. The history of steamers of the Sacramento River is an extensive one that covers a romantic period in the city’s past. And with the

Crepe Escape owner discusses possible arson and hope for the future

Three fire investigators are looking into what caused the fire that burned down Freeport Boulevard’s Crepe Escape in the early morning hours of Monday, April 29. Restaurant owner Francesca Zawaydeh said they don’t really know what happened, but said: “Arson

Seasons 52 Brings Fresh Flavors and Jobs to Arden Fair

Seasons 52, the fresh grill and wine bar restaurant known for its seasonally inspired menu, has begun recruiting team members for its new restaurant in Arden Fair. The restaurant is expected to bring an additional 100 new jobs to the

Ravenous Café: A neighborhood gourmet restaurant

Ravenous Café owner Wade Sawaya fondly remembers the wonderful dishes his mother made for her family and the love and care she added to make each meal special. Born in the Azores Islands in Portugal, Sawaya had his first experience

Faces and Places: Curtis Park Wine Tasting & Silent Auction

The 22nd Annual Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction & Beer Garden was held Saturday, Oct. 6 from 4-7 p.m., at Sierra 2 Center. As one of SCNA’s largest fundraisers, the event brought local wineries, breweries and restaurants to Sierra