Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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My sister’s life ended on the streets of San Diego

We met with Kristy Catchings in Pollock Pines, just an hour's drive from Sacramento towards Lake Tahoe. She lives in a house with large windows, nestled in...
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Sister Libby shows compassion on three wheels

Not many people would leave their executive job to ride a tricycle and serve coffee to the homeless. But that’s exactly what Sister Libby Fernandez said God called her...
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The Beat Goes On

Roy Lofing started his lighting business on J Street 57 years ago. It's still there today. He was born in 1921 during the silent movie era. Warren Harding was...
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From middle class to homeless in Sacramento

James Fitzhugh went from middle class to homeless in Sacramento. He was a senior manager in several high tech companies and later managed a ski school at a well...
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Ted Ito: Still Got Game at 92

Ted Ito is a legend in the game of pool. During World War II, his family was uprooted from Sacramento and sent to a Japanese internment in Granada, CO....
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Hip hoppin’ seniors get down for Sacramento’s Big Day of Giving

Sactown Stories produced this dance video for ACC Senior Services to raise money for its annual Big Day of Giving fundraiser held on May 4, 2017. The video got...
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Putting the fun in chow fun!

Pat Pinkerton of ACC Senior Services demonstrates the making of a classic Chinese dish.
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In this part of Sacramento, there’s no speed limit at 86

She drives her own car, plays ukulele, sings, and does line dancing. At 86, Sacramentan Elsie Yun is on a new life journey. Her friend Kathy Delmendo says, "It's...
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This man was almost done in by a silent killer

Daniel Garcia's back pain was bothering him for months. His first doctor told him he had nothing to worry about. His second doctor told him to lose weight. Just when...
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Playing taiko drums was on my bucket list

"It really frees your spirit," says Loretta Lew, Taiko instructor at ACC Senior Services. Student Barbara Ueda agrees. "You just take out all your aggressions. I feel like I'm...