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Rio Linda Chickens, Corn and Crows, and Interlocking Triangles

  When the Crowes wanted to expand their garden ¬†into a farm, they found a place with plenty of room for animals just up the street from the house where Debra grew up. The Lazy Crow, like many old farms … Continue reading

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The Road to California, Flying Geese and Log Cabin

      A Log Cabin with a warm hearth, surrounded by Flying Geese, and The Road to California helps tell Barbara Florian’s story. Moving to Rio Linda from Nebraska in 1967, the eight members of the Florian family settled … Continue reading

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Capital T quilt block lights up the night on Eden Lane

Inspired by quilt blocks along the Lake County Quilt Trail, Ken Tomlison went a step further with a 70s’ style blacklight poster, complete with fluorescent neon paint. Anna Marie and Ken chose Captital T to represent the four Tomlinsons, each … Continue reading

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Rio Linda Elverta Parks and Recreation District represented at Rio Linda Community Center

Quail, poppies, turkey tracks, Canada geese, Snow Geese, and Salmon are just a few of Rio Linda’s natural attractions, and the Rio Linda Elverta Parks and Recreation District are hard at work preserving them. This large quilt block now decorates … Continue reading

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Log Cabin added to Rio Linda Elverta Quilt Trail

Pat and Hank Day’s ¬†house makes a fine addition to the Quilt Trail at 852 Q Street in Rio Linda. Pat, a long time quilter and leader of the Rio Linda Elverta Elder Craftsmen, chose the traditional Log Cabin design … Continue reading

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Rio Linda Depot helps tell the story of America’s Underground Railroad Movement

The Underground Railroad Quilt Block Code Prior to the Civil War, quilts played an important part in the Underground Railroad movement. African-Americans followed secret routes and safe houses from southern slave states north to free states and Canada. Travelers and … Continue reading

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Sunflower Block at Hanks Hens & All Things Good

Like many new Rio Linda residents, Susan and Paul Hanks found a great spot to locate their modern homesteading operation in 2011. The hard-working Hanks produce high-quality, naturally grown, herbs, vegetables, lamb, eggs, and flowers for local restaurants, caterers, and … Continue reading

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