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Erwin Hayer, In Memorium.

Erwin Hayer, In Memorium.

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]any of you may have heard about Erwin Hayer’s passing this past week. However, many of you don’t know why he and his family were so very important to the history of the community. To celebrate and commemorate his life, here is the biography of Erwin Hayer. Thanks to his sons Jeff and Greg and the rest […]

Rural Rio Linda, Elverta May Push for Cityhood

Rural Rio Linda, Elverta May Push for Cityhood

(This is a reprint from the Sacramento Business Journal, Sep 18, 2005 by Stephanie Flores) Residents of Rio Linda-Elverta cherish their family homes on large lots, equestrian charm and country flavor. So they’ll do what they can to preserve the rural setting, even if it means becoming a city. Members of the Rio Linda-Elverta Incorporation Committee […]

April 10, 1958 – USAF Plane Crash in Rio Linda

April 10, 1958 – USAF Plane Crash in Rio Linda

Something I just discovered… Apparently on April 10, 1958 a USAF F-102 Delta Dagger crashed into the backyards of two Rio Linda homes after taking off from McClellan AFB. According to the San Mateo Times, “Witnesses said the delta wing plane piloted by 1st LT. Daren G. Webster. 26.  of Tacoma, Wash., sputtered and faltered […]

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