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One of the more renowned architectural structures in East Sacramento is Sacred Heart Church at 3860 J St. And although few people are living today who recall when this church was not located at this site, the property was previously
Note: This is part one of a two-part series about local cameraman George Nyberg, who filmed the assassination attempt on President Gerald R. Ford in 1975. Forty years have passed since an attempt was made to assassinate President Gerald R.
Note: This is part two in a series about and related to Hubacher Cadillac. A large piece of property lies vacant at the northwest corner of Howe Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard. But there was a time when the site
When We Were Colored: Retired Bee associate editor Ginger Rutland releases play based on her mother’s memoir
It’s Sacramento 1952 and you’re the first black family on your block. Ginger Rutland invites you to come laugh and cry with the Rutlands in, “When We Were Colored,” a play she adapted from her mother Eva’s legendary memoir. The
Note: This is part one in a series about and related to Hubacher Cadillac. This month marks five years since Hubacher Cadillac ceased operations at the northwest corner of Howe Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard. And with the sale of
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Part two of the series will feature details regarding the renovation of East Sacramento’s SMUD headquarters building. For well more than six decades, the
“My parents drilled river safety into us with one rule: Don’t swim in the rivers.” Ellen Cochrane On the first day of each school year, I pull out a laminated story from The Sacramento Bee. The picture shows a boy
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.
As the years pass by, the memories of certain people of prominence also fade. And such is the case of Joseph Holmes, whose sale of his ranch at 47th Avenue and Franklin Boulevard led to the establishment of the West