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Old wood paneling poses knotty problem

Apr 8, 2015
Old wood paneling poses knotty problem

  As homeowners know, when you upgrade one thing, other things begin to look faded and worn. Last summer, I replaced three of the casement windows in the large upstairs room I use as a study. I did this for … Continue reading

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Here comes Creepy Cottontail! He’s bringing joy to the…

Apr 1, 2015
Here comes Creepy Cottontail! He’s bringing joy to the…



Here comes Creepy Cottontail! He’s bringing joy to the kids in this 1960 pic taken in Land Park’s Fairy Tale Town!


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Old sprinkler pipes induce fear and trembling

Mar 23, 2015
Old sprinkler pipes induce fear and trembling

    When I saw water streaming over the sidewalk from one of the front sprinklers, my heart sank. I knew there would be no quick fix. My front yard has a network of galvanized steel pipe that goes back … Continue reading

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Self-acceptance helps when painting a room

Feb 23, 2015
Self-acceptance helps when painting a room

  Age has brought a touch of patience. I took the cabinet door off before I started painting the small upstairs bathroom. In my first two houses, I painted over hinges, telling myself the overall new look would far outweigh … Continue reading

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Sacramento’s heritage tree ordinance complicates pruning process

Jan 15, 2015
Sacramento’s heritage tree ordinance complicates pruning process

I try to be a good neighbor and maintain the positive feelings that generally prevail in my Land Park neighborhood in Sacramento. Most folks are friendly and cooperative. I view the hit-and-run incident I described last week as an aberration, … Continue reading

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My wife tracks down hit-and-run driver

Jan 5, 2015
My wife tracks down hit-and-run driver

  When my wife heard the phone message from neighbor Bill, she decided not to wake me up from my nap. I was sleeping off the effects of three games of pickup basketball at my athletic club. She would go … Continue reading

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Tower Cafe Staff Seeks “Missed Breaks”, “Unpaid Overtime”

Jun 13, 2014
Tower Cafe Staff Seeks “Missed Breaks”, “Unpaid Overtime”

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Sacramento’s iconic Tower Café is facing a class action lawsuit from its staff.

According to court documents filed last month, the plaintiffs are cooks, dishwashers, and other kitchen staff. They claim they were not paid overtime hours, and were …


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Anxiety mounts with thought of replacing old windows

May 5, 2014

My wife and I are planning to replace a lot of old windows in our house in Sacramento’s Land Park neighborhood. Perhaps you know the kind – single-pane, metal-frame casement windows that have been painted over so many times you … Continue reading

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Sacramento Zoo Loses Coquerel’s Sifaka Infant

Apr 7, 2014
Sacramento Zoo Loses Coquerel’s Sifaka Infant

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The Sacramento Zoo’s infant male Coquerel’s Sifaka lemur died Monday morning after a three day struggle with pneumonia.

When diagnosed with pneumonia on April 4th, the infant was rushed to the Sacramento Zoo’s Murray E. Fowler Veterinary Hospital’s Intensive …


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VIDEO: Land Park Volunteer Corps Determined to Better Their Community

Mar 21, 2014

For the past four years, the Land Park Volunteer Corps has been striving to improve William Land Park for the benefit of their community.  This video ...

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