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Faces and Places: Sweatin’ for McKinley

It was a good ol’ fashioned Sweat-a-thon where children of all ages worked out for a great cause – the up. Win raffle prizes, pick up some great gear, and support a great cause – for the upkeep of the

Sacramento Zoo has history of inspiring appreciation for wildlife, nature

Note: This is part three in a series regarding past and present details about the Sacramento Zoo. As referred to in the last article of this series, the Sacramento Zoo has experienced many changes throughout the years. The zoo became

Coming Up Roses – Sacramento Rose Society Helps Keep McKinley Rose Garden Blooming

On Saturday, Jan. 5, about 60 volunteers of all ages came out to help the Sacramento Rose Society with its annual pruning of the McKinley Park Rose Garden in East Sacramento. Kent Duncan, president of the Sacramento Rose Society, says

McKinley Park Rose Garden a cherished community landmark

  Although not as old as the park itself, the renowned rose garden at McKinley Park has a very rich history. The roots of the McKinley Park that people know today date back to 1871, when the park opened as

Growing goodwill, one flower at a time

A rose can mean any number of things to any number of people. It can symbolize love, friendship, appreciation and myriad other feelings. But what does it mean to have the best rose garden in the United States? The State