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Gunther’s Ice Cream to celebrate 75th anniversary May 16

Gunther’s Ice Cream parlor at 2801 Franklin Blvd. is shown in this 1949 photograph. Photo courtesy of Rick and Marlena Klopp Gunther’s Ice Cream, one of the city’s iconic, old-time businesses, will host a celebration of its 75th anniversary with

Former East Sacramento resident shares his early memories

Jim McFall, who grew up in East Sacramento, holds a copy of his senior year portrait. He graduated from Sacramento High School in February 1942. Photo by Lance Armstrong Jim McFall served his country in both the Navy and the

Squeeze Inn’s history includes founding in East Sacramento, recent fire at former building

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about the history of the Squeeze Inn restaurant. The popular Squeeze Inn restaurant chain, as noted in the first article of this series, has a long history, which began with

Odd Fellows Lawn Cemetery was founded more than a century ago

Editor’s Note: This is part 10 in a series regarding Sacramento area cemeteries. Odd Fellows Lawn Cemetery at 2720 Riverside Blvd. is among the city’s historic cemeteries, as it dates back to the early part of the 20th century. But

The Janey Way gang: Where are They Now?

I recently completed the 81 episode of Janey Way Memories. So, I think this column provides a good juncture to review what has happened to various members of our gang since we played on the street of Janey Way over

Starr Walton: McClatchy’s only Olympic athlete

McClatchy High School’s only Olympic athlete is Starr Walton-Hurley who competed in skiing in the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. Starr, who graduated from CKM in 1960, is one of first 50 individuals (between 1938-1962) chosen to be inducted into McClatchy’s

Land Park Pony Rides owner operates dog and cat rescue

Lynn Hagemann, whose pony rides business at William Land Park was featured in the Aug. 11 edition of this publication, has a love for animals that extends well beyond ponies. For the past 23 years, she has operated a dog

American Red Cross to celebrate 130 years of service

The American Red Cross, the world-renowned, disaster relief, volunteer-led organization with a Sacramento chapter since 1898, is about to celebrate a special anniversary. It was on May 21, 1881, thus nearly 130 years ago, that the ARC was founded by