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HealthCorps students entertained, educated peers at health fair

The third annual Encina Preparatory High School health fair – on Friday, April 24 and organized by HealthCorps – featured performances by the Sacramento Kings Dancers and the school dance team iDigit. The fair included interactive community and student-run booths

Lady Lions basketball win state championship

C.K. McClatchy High School’s Lady Lions basketball team won the state championship on Friday, March 27 at U.C. Berkeley’s Haas Pavilion after a strong battle against Junipero Serra of Gardena. The Lions are the first SCUSD state champions on record

Q and A with Mr. Sacramento, Walt Gray

Popular local TV news anchor Walt Gray could be called Mr. Sacramento. He’s been a TV news fixture in this town covering stories for more than 25 years. On the air and in person he’s friendly, affable, and makes you

In the Pocket

Kick starters: Our kids move. That’s one of the best features of life in the Pocket-Greenhaven community – very few sedentary youngsters. Adding to the athletic mix this fall is the Olympic sport of taekwondo. From its origins in 1950s-era

East Sacramento resident discusses life as Slamson

East Sacramento resident Todd Maroldo is the man behind the Slamson costume. He’s been entertaining the crowds at Sacramento Kings games with his high-energy antics for over 10 years. This will be his 11th season as Slamson The Lion. He

A dynamo Pocket/Greenhaven couple: Sacramento Kings’ top executive gives wife gift of a lifetime

What do you give to the woman of your dreams on your 11th wedding anniversary? Phillip Horn, a Vice President with the Sacramento Kings basketball team, said it was a no-brainer – he’s giving his wife, Danea, a kidney. This

A dynamo Pocket/Greenhaven Couple: Sacramento Kings Top Executive Gives Wife Gift of a Lifetime

What do you give to the woman of your dreams on your 11th wedding anniversary? Phillip Horn, a Vice President with the Sacramento Kings basketball team, says it was a no-brainer – he’s giving his wife, Danea, a kidney. This

Casa Garden art show benefits Sacramento Children’s Home

The Los Niños Service League, nonprofit auxiliary of the Sacramento Children’s Home, presents a unique experience to meet local artist David Lobenberg and Marcia Evans, wife of renown Henry Evans, on Friday, August 23, 5:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., at the

In the Pocket

Lost Pets: Sad to report that a neighborhood pet store, Pet Haven, was shuttered in May, leaving the Greenhaven Plaza shopping center in an unannounced move that caught many residents by surprise.  Countless Greenhaven-Pocket dogs, cats and birds found their

Memoirs of a basketball official

One night I was officiating a high school boys basketball game between Vanden and Vallejo with partner Bill Frisby. Frisby was a bit surly and the kind of guy you would want on your side in a bar fight. (Names