[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 […]
With all the talk of the storm of the decade coming this week, I thought we could revisit the 1995 floods. Following is a reprint from the Sacramento Bee, from January 18th 1995. It was written by Bee staff writers Nancy Vogel and Art Campos. — With a visit to Roseville Tuesday, President Clinton raised hope […]
(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 […]
So, a little over a decade ago, I decided to run around town and take a few pictures. I figure that sooner or later, they’ll be interesting to someone. I rediscovered those pictures this week. Boy… what a difference.
(Reprinted from the Sacramento Bee, January 13, 1993) Written by Dixie Reid, Bee Staff Writer Rio Linda is the land of yard cars and roaming dogs, where chain-link fences are a status symbol and the local law is something the cops call “Okie justice.” There is a story from a few years back about a […]
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 […]