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Janey Way Memories #144

One hell of a man

My father had a tough life. Like all of the people from his generation, he survived the Great Depression and World War II. Not only that, Dad lost his father when he was 5 years old. Consequently, he was raised

Corti Bros. building has had multiple tenants

This summer, the 68-year-old Corti Bros. Italian grocery store will celebrate its 45th year of operating in a building at 5810 Folsom Blvd. in East Sacramento. But few people today realize that this structure had an existence prior to that

Crime up 50%: East Sacramento residents hear from authorities on safety issues

During the crime and safety meeting sponsored by the City of Sacramento at the Clunie Center Wednesday, Aug. 27, Glen Faulkner, a Pocket area resident and Sacramento Police Executive Lieutenant for East Area Command, told the standing room only crowd

Community reacts to fatal accident on Riverside Boulevard

A fatal automobile accident occurred in Land Park during the middle part of last month, causing some neighbors and others to comment about the topic of speeding along this thoroughfare. The collision took place on Riverside Boulevard at Swanston Drive

Anonymous donor to match funds to help rebuild Caroline Wenzel’s playground

An anonymous donor recently agreed to match every dollar donated to the playground rebuild fund, which began on Sept. 3 by the Sacramento Unified Education Foundation, SCUSD’s official nonprofit organization. Earlier this summer, playground structures at Wenzel and John Sloat

PACT Seminar A Success For Seniors: Greenhaven organizations gather to provide financially savvy seniors workshop

“(We) strongly encourage you to do your banking and bill paying through online banking services.”  That was just one of the hard messages provided by the keynote panel speakers to the crowd of more than 130 attendees at PACT’s Oct.

Community rallies to support of wounded Sacramento K9

The Sacramento community is rallying to the side of a Sacramento K9 that was seriously wounded in the line of duty on Friday, May 18. K9 Bodie suffered one gunshot wound to the jaw and another to the right front

Sacramento Police officers receive MADD awards

On April 25, 2012 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) recognized 18 Sacramento police officers and one sergeant for their dedication in education and enforcement to combat impaired driving. MADD awarded the following officers for their superior effort: Luis Canela, Stephen

Hunting with My Father

My father worked as a police officer in Sacramento.  He grew up during the great depression, and served in the Navy during World War II.  When he returned home after the war, he eventually landed a job with the Sacramento

Going to Edmonds Field with my father

Before the Kings came to Sacramento, before the Sacramento River cats began playing at Raley Field, Sacramento had another venerable sports franchise: the Sacramento Solons triple A baseball team. In the 1940s, ’50s and early ’60s, the Solons played ball