Tag Archives: Rio Linda

SMUD’s history began through local voters’ approval in 1923

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Part two of the series will feature details regarding the renovation of East Sacramento’s SMUD headquarters building. For well more than six decades, the


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.

Meet the farmers: Karin, Dave, and Rickey to offer produce at the Coffee Garden

Sometime last year, Michael Madsen, owner of Curtis Park’s Coffee Garden, put word out there stating he would like farmers to offer their produce on a regular basis, essentially creating a farm stand within the cafe. The message spread to

Levee maintenance supervisor discusses flood protection in the Pocket

Editor’s Note: This is part 17 in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. When it comes to the levee that runs along the Sacramento River in the Pocket, few people are more familiar with this important man-made

Christian Brothers has high hopes to make it to the playoffs this season

After a somewhat disappointing 6–5 record last season, Christian Brothers’ varsity football team has a new head coach with some big goals set for 2011. Long-time assistant George Petrissans has taken over for Andre Johansen and wants his team to

Stop-N-Shop markets were leaders in city’s grocery industry

Anyone remember Stop-N-Shop grocery stores and supermarkets? It goes without question that just about anyone who resided in the Sacramento area any time from the Great Depression to around the days when the motion picture “Jaws” and disco were considered