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Old Sacramento celebrates St. Patricks Day

Kelly Tao

March 17, 2014

Spectators lined up along the streets of Old Sacramento on Saturday for the 18th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade,as they waited for the festivities to begin. Old Sacramento is home to many different parades and celebrations that bring the community together for fun and entertainment. Participants ar...

New parking meters make downtown parking less of a nightmare

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

The new year brought new parking meters that accept credit cards to certain areas in SacramentoThe new meters will bring attention to developing apps that will be available to help drivers find parking without having to drive around, helplessly looking for a spot.Meter apps will show which streets have...

Old Sac celebrates Dia de los Muertos

The Dia de los Muertos is marked by a procession to lead our dead home.

Kaitlin Bruce

November 6, 2013

Old Sacramento hosted Day of the Dead: Souls of the City, a public celebration of Dia De Los Muertos, on Nov. 1 in order to give people a chance to see what the Mexican holiday is all about.Dia De Los Muertos is a commemoration loved ones and ancestors that predates Colonial times, tracing as far back as...

Old Sacramento ghost tour spooks locals

Sammie Moreno

October 23, 2013

Old Sacramento’s annual Ghost Tour event educated locals about the city’s history and the spirits still haunting the streets since the early 2000s.The tour is held by the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation, which represents not only the Sacramento History Museum, but also the public programs in the Old...

Staff Pick: River City Saloon

Cristina Lule

February 20, 2013

Walking into River City Saloon is like stepping out of a time machine. You are immediately greeted by the sounds of country music and by a dressed-up mannequin called Doc Holiday, the original owner of the saloon who is eerily placed on a stool at the bar. River City Saloon, located in Old Sac, offers...