Tag Archives: Santa Cruz


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.

Pocket residents celebrate 25 years of priesthood by Father Martin

In spite of the suffering from a head injury that took place about 20 years ago, Father Martin Brusato continues to the community, inspiring all who know him. Celebrating his silver jubilee anniversary at St. Anthony Parish on Sunday, May

Janey Way Memories: Memories of My Mother

Last Sunday I celebrated Mother’s Day with my lovely wife Barbara. It brought back wonderful memories of my own mother—Mary Relles. The first memory I have of Mom dates back to 1952. We had just moved to Janey Way then,

14th annual grand opening of student-run culinary arts café

On Oct. 25, local educators and civic leaders helped celebrate the 14th annual grand opening of one of Sacramento County’s best-kept fine dining secrets: the Culinary Arts Café, where students at Leo A. Palmiter Jr./Sr. High School and Elinor Lincoln

Riverside-Pocket area has a rich, longtime tradition of fine home construction

In the early 1850s, Portuguese immigrants began to settle in the Pocket area. They had small, wood-frame houses with basic rooms built for them and their families. And eventually, larger and finer homes began to be constructed in the area

Author to speak on ‘Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America’ on Nov. 20

Judy Yung is a retired professor who currently lives in Santa Cruz and has lived her entire life in northern California. She attended San Francisco State University and got her Masters and Ph.D. from Cal Berkeley. She is more than