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Janey Way Memories #152

The Old Armory

Last Thursday, as I returned home from my weekly visit to Fancy Feet Dance Academy with granddaughter Gabrielle, I drove by the old National Guard Armory on Elvas Avenue and J Street. Something seemed different about the old facility, and

Neighbors gear up for the state fair

Excitement surrounding the inaugural 2015 U.S. National Drone Racing Championship at the California State Fair on Bonney Field on July 16 and 17 is heating up for this first-of-its-kind competition officially sanctioned by the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the Congressionally

Local artist speaks about his passion for creating public works of art in capital city

Editor’s Note: This is the last article in a series about local artist Adan Romo. Sacramento artist Adan Romo, whose notoriety in the art world continues to rise, has enjoyed many opportunities during his life, including studying sculpture in Italy,

Fair-themed fundraiser at a local storage facility

It appeared that the work of a fairy godmother was over at the Armor Mini Storage facility on Auburn Boulevard because for one night, a section of empty storage units were filled with tried and true carnival games, transforming the

A woman’s drive to make Tahoe Park streets safer

Adelita Espinoza strides quickly through the crosswalk on Broadway and 53rd Street. “Tahoe Park is where I was raised and where my mother brought me home after I was born,” says the attractive, 40-something activist who works intermittently as a

Elmhurst family collects hats, gloves and scarves for those in need

According to a Facebook post by the Elmhurst Neighborhood Association (ENA), the Camatti family at 53rd Street and S Street is collecting hats, gloves and scarves for those in need. The page organizer received this message from the Camatti family.

St. Francis High School welcomes new principal to campus

This month, the halls at St. Francis Catholic High School are filled with fresh, new faces, eager for all the new school year will bring. Among those new faces all the all-girls high school is that of Theresa Young Rodgers,

Janey Way Memories #95: Tragedy Strikes Janey Way

Thursday, April 4, 2013, started out like a normal day for me.  I woke up early, fed the cats and made coffee for Barbara and me.  Later, after doing my chores, I drove to La Bou on Howe Ave. to

St. Francis High, Sacramento arts communities mourn loss of artist, teacher Kathy Carlisle

With 2,000 handmade origami cranes, tributes of art and testimony and the powerful sounds of Taiko drums, hundreds of mourners from the St. Francis High School and Sacramento arts communities celebrated the life of the late Kathryn M. Carlisle on

St. Francis High School Presents: Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s ‘Into the Woods’

In the musical INTO THE WOODS the final lyric is sung by Cinderella “…. I Wish…”  The idea of the possibility of a wish being fulfilled is a central theme of this provocative musical.  Sondheim and Lapine take recognizable fairy