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Coy Rene Granderson, Sr. sits in a corner book nook at Sacramento Avid Reader, signing books and visiting with friends and family. He is a large, attractive man with a sunshine smile that lights up as he talks with admirers.

Sathre Jewelers founders came to Carmichael in 1947

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Sathre family and their former Carmichael business, Sathre Jewelers. For many longtime, local residents, the death of Mary Victoria Sathre at the age of 89 on Feb. 26,

The winning student essay

For graduating senior Christopher Lew, the process for submitting his scholarship application was actually somewhat out of the ordinary. Lew applied for the Elks Lodge National Scholarship Most Valuable Student, and made it as a State Finalist, but did not

Pocket resident wants to make Magic

Ever since he was an infant, Pocket resident Wes Okuhara could hardly wait for the annual family jaunt to Disneyland. The soon-to-be CK McClatchy graduate will soon embark on realizing his dream and hopefully one day work for Disney as

Metzger and Arroyo Head 2013 La Salle Club Baseball HOF Inductees

Butch Metzger and Fernando Arroyo—two rival pitchers from the old Metro League who eventually  pitched in the major leagues—head the list of eight ballplayers and one journalist to be inducted in the  2013 Class of the La Salle Club Baseball

Former Sacramento Zoo veterinarian reminisces about his notable career

Note: This is part four in a series regarding past and present details about the Sacramento Zoo. On a daily basis, visitors of the zoo pass by a large sign, which reads: Dr. Murray E. Fowler Veterinary Hospital. But not

Jack’s House of Music served local musical needs for multiple generations

Editor’s note: This is the eighth part of a series regarding the history of the “four corners” of Watt and El Camino avenues. The northwest corner of Watt and El Camino avenues has for many years included a wide variety