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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

I remember Daddy

I remember as a little girl following my dad through bushes and thickets while he hunted quail, and I fidgeted in his boat while he fished. Neither sport took for me because when I got to be about 12 years

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,

Former East Sacramento resident shares his early memories

At 90 years old, Jim McFall, who grew up in East Sacramento, enjoys reminiscing about the early years of his life. And it is because of that fact that he did not hesitate in accepting an offer to share some

Gung Ho American Legion Post No. 696 meets in Pocket area

Editor’s Note: This is part seven in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. Among the war veteran organizations in the capital city is Gung Ho American Legion Post No. 696, which meets in the Pocket area. In speaking

Happy 100th birthdays, Albert and Mary!!

This month will mark the joint 100th birthdays of Albert and Mary Sarti, a Land Park couple whom have been married for more than 75 years. The couple has made their home in Sacramento since 1937 and has lived in

Former Libby, McNeill & Libby cannery opened a century ago

The former Libby, McNeill & Libby cannery site is presently home to The Cannery on the Boulevards, a development featuring a variety of tenants, including the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, HealthWorks Medical and dental offices. Photo by

Buffalo Brewery men were interred at East Lawn Memorial Park

Sacramento has been known as a political city, a city of trees and many other things during a large portion of its existence. And among its greatest achievements was becoming a city of breweries, which included the Buffalo Brewing Company.

Artist speaks about “The Great Wall of Carmichael,” other works

Many Carmichael residents are undoubtedly familiar with “The Great Wall of Carmichael,” with its colorful, 100-foot-long mural, which sits near a portion of the Fair Oaks Boulevard side of Carmichael Park. But a far greater number of these people are

Chautauqua Playhouse to open ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ Jan. 18

Chautauqua Playhouse, in association with Celebration Arts, announces its production of “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry, opening on January 18th at the Playhouse.  The show will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.