Tag Archives: Sacramento County Board of Supervisors

Sacramento area’s first television station debuted in 1953

Editor’s Note: This is part four in a series about local people connected to the early days of television. As mentioned in the last article of this series, nearly 16 months after the Federal Communications Commission lifted its freeze on

Many notable people were interred at St. Mary’s Cemetery

Editor’s Note: This is part three in a series regarding Sacramento area cemeteries. St. Mary’s Cemetery, the historic cemetery featured in the last edition of this publication, is the resting place of many notable people. Among those interred on the

Charles C. Jensen Botanical Garden is a community treasure

With the seclusion of Carmichael’s Charles C. Jensen Botanical Garden, it can be helpful from time to time to remind – and in some cases to introduce – readers of this publication about this community treasure. Located at 8520 Fair

Artist speaks about “The Great Wall of Carmichael,” other works

Many Carmichael residents are undoubtedly familiar with “The Great Wall of Carmichael,” with its colorful, 100-foot-long mural, which sits near a portion of the Fair Oaks Boulevard side of Carmichael Park. But a far greater number of these people are

Learn to fly at Executive Airport!

EVA Airlines, Taiwan’s second largest airline, has identified Executive Airport as the potential location for a U.S. based flight training school. The long-term plan for this exciting development is the construction of a new flight training facility. The project could

Indigents to be remembered at East Lawn Memorial Park Oct. 20

In recognition of the indigents who died in Sacramento County during the past 160-plus years, an event sponsored by the Sacramento County Cemetery Advisory Commission, in conjunction with East Lawn Memorial Park, will be held at 4300 Folsom Blvd. this

Winning design for first ‘I Voted’ sticker contest recognized by Board of Supervisors

Sacramento County voters will get a newly designed “I Voted” sticker after they cast their ballot on June 5. The winning sticker, created by an area high school student in the County’s first “I Voted” sticker contest, is also featured

Final resting place of city’s founder located in Sacramento’s oldest cemetery

Since the early years of Sacramento, one of the city’s premier landmarks has been the city cemetery at the modern day address of 1000 Broadway. And considering that it was the Swiss-born John Augustus Sutter, Jr. who founded the city

ARNHA takes control of Effie Yeaw Nature Center

The American River Natural History Association is off and running in its “Perils of Pauline” rescue mission with the beloved Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Last spring, the financially struggling Sacramento County Board of Supervisors served notice that it was cutting