Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Featured, Lifestyle | No Comments

The cosmopolitan city of Germany By Ron Stern | Global Gumshoe Located in the East German state of Saxony at the confluence of three rivers, Leipzig has always been a historically important city. Many notable figures have lived here, and its citizens were instrumental in bringing about the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.

Happenings at the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library

By Kathryn Johnson Celebrate National Library Week: April 9–15 Recently, I was paging through the “Chase’s Calendar of Events” and was reminded of just how many unique, and sometimes strange, celebrations there are. For example, I never realized that there is a day designated as National Hairball Awareness Day. (By the way, it’s April 28 […]

News from the Allied Gardens/Grantville Community Council

Affirmed Housing projects By Shain Haug The next Allied Gardens/Granville Community Council (AGGCC) Town Hall Meeting will be on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Ascension Lutheran Church, 51st and Zion avenues. Our speaker will be John Wurster of Affirmed Housing, the organization that is converting the Motel 6 on Alvarado Canyon […]

How I’m tackling my top priorities in Sacramento

Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured | No Comments

By Toni G. Atkins The 2017 legislative session is well underway, and I am pursuing several of my top priorities while at the same time joining my colleagues in making sure that California remains a national leader in environmental protection and access to quality health care, and serves as a beacon of compassion and inclusiveness […]