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Sacramento celebrates its hometown heroes

More than 10,000 people from all over the state crowded the streets near the State Capitol downtown to celebrate the heroic acts of Anthony Sadler, Alex Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone despite a hot and smoky Friday, Sept. 11. The young

Elks building in the Pocket dates back to the 1970s

The Sacramento Elks Lodge No. 6 building at 6446 Riverside Blvd. is shown following its completion in the late 1970s. / Photo courtesy of Elks Lodge No. 6 The Sacramento Elks Lodge No. 6 building at 6446 Riverside Blvd. is

Arden area, other places share unique shopping center connections

A Town & Country Village shopping center was located in Sunnyvale, Calif. from about 1963 to about 2013. / Photo courtesy of the Heritage Park Museum Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about various Town &

Town & Country Village history includes locations outside Sacramento

Sacramento’s Town and Country Village, shown in this 1950s photograph, was constructed in what was, at the time, a very rural part of the county. Photo courtesy of the Lance Armstrong Collection Editor’s Note: This is part one of a

Sacramento Suburban Water District Sets New Limits on Landscape Watering

Unveils new rebate programs to help customers conserve The Sacramento Suburban Water District (SSWD) has adopted new outdoor watering restrictions that limit landscape irrigation to two days per week on specific days and times. The new watering guidelines are designed

Women’s Wisdom Art: Empowerment through art

Shown here is a piece of student art. Photos by Leigh Stephens / Shown here are Laura Ann Walton, Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Helen Plenert. Why art for healing: Art demands the involvement of the whole person; body, mind, emotions, imagination, spirit

Water safety tips offered by SacPD

Sacramento Police Department Officer Terrell Marshall offered the following water safety tips: – Have young children or inexperienced swimmers take extra precautions, such as wearing a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket, when around the water and staying within arm’s reach

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

Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival 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

New fitness and dance studio open near Pocket area

ZUMBA Fitness class In 2012, mom and daughter duo, Corene Marshalek and Teajai Callander, moved to Sacramento from San Francisco, looking for relief from the high cost of living and stress of making ends meet. Corene had transferred job positions

Mangers to Chair Sacramento Region Community Foundation Board

Former State Assemblyman Dennis Mangers Former president of the California Cable and Telecommunications Association and former state Assemblyman Dennis Mangers has accepted the chairmanship of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation Board of Trustees, succeeding Henry Wirz. The Sacramento Region Community