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Discover Diversity This Labor Day Weekend

Discover Diversity This Labor Day Weekend

Things will be "booming" this weekend thanks to the Americana in Old Sacramento festival. (Photo by London G. Photo)

It’s no secret we live in one of the most culturally diverse cities in America, and this Labor Day weekend features many events celebrating our colorful Sacramento community! Below are a few noteworthy happenings that you...

East Sacramento Preservation
Pro Bono Wildlife Biologist Need to Help McKinley Park Pond

Pro Bono Wildlife Biologist Need to Help McKinley Park Pond

Maybe you’re retired, or you have a few hours to give to our park’s pond. If you can help, or if you know of someone who can help, please email Judy. Her email is at the end of the page. … Continue reading

Sac History Happenings
Anderson: Crest operators hit impasse on lease at historic Sacramento theater

Anderson: Crest operators hit impasse on lease at historic Sacramento theater

The operators of the Crest Theatre, including Sid Garcia-Heberger, have reached a negotiations impasse with their landlord and will end their management of K Street Mall landmark on Oct. 31, Garcia-Heberger said Monday. The operators of Sacramento...

Sac History Happenings
California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Under a new state law, more names can be added to California’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial – the names of long-deceased service members such as Navy Lt. j.g. Gregory Hodson, a pilot from West Sacramento killed in 1964 when his plane dropped into the waters of the South China Sea; but also, and more controversially,...

A Girl And Her Fork
The Parlor : Ice Cream Puffs

Aug 25, 2014
The Parlor : Ice Cream Puffs

2620 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95864. (916) 977-3997http://www.theparloricecream.squarespace.com/Sometimes I feel like Mr.S and the kidlets are Satan's little minions. Like this weekend for example, they "forced" me to go try this new dessert pla...

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East Sacramento Preservation
Acorn Harvesters Need

Acorn Harvesters Need

The Sacramento Tree Foundation is recruiting Acorn Harvesters for the fall 2014 Acorn Harvest. The Sacramento Tree Foundation is committed to enhancing the natural heritage of the Sacramento region by growing locally adapted, genetically appropriate native trees. Training is provided … Continue reading

Sac History Happenings
Rare Superman comic book fetches a record $3.2M

Rare Superman comic book fetches a record $3.2M

A rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million. This 2014 photo provided by e-Bay shows a rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut which has sold for $3.2 million. Crea...

Sac History Happenings
California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Under a new state law, more names can be added to California’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial – the names of long-deceased service members such as Navy Lt. j.g. Gregory Hodson, a pilot from West Sacramento killed in 1964 when his plane dropped into the waters of the South China Sea; but also, and more controversially,...

Sac History Happenings
Discoveries: San Quentin’s museum is captivating

Behind the walls at San Quentin State Prison is a museum that details the storied history — including the executions — of the facility.

Sac History Happenings
Travel: Living the history of Angel Island

Travel: Living the history of Angel Island

Few know that Angel Island played a role in World War II, but docents make the period come alive.


Diane Zingarelli, left, and Marghann Spesert, each dressed as a WAC, greet visitors to the chapel at Angel Island.

Mike Gilmore, an Iraq War veteran, portrays...

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