An observant Curtis Park resident was briskly walking the track around William Curtis Park when she witnessed a man backing his Ford Ranger up to a huge pile of shredded bark meant for the children’s playground. She thought to herself, “What a shame to steal from the City and the children of our community.”
She dialed [...]
May 17, 2013 | Continue »
Architectural design is a subject I don’t know a whole lot about. I ain’t gonna lie. But I know cool Mid-Century Modern when I see it. “Hey, look at that cool building!” I always just called it “retro” or “old school”.
I decided to get schooled on everything Mid-Century Modern by local MCM enthusiast Gretchen Steinberg. [...]
May 16, 2013 | Continue »
When Capitol Nursery, the popular fixture on Freeport Blvd since 1931, vacated their property last August they left a deserted lot with gobs of property. The land was scooped up by Raley’s Supermarket and that’s when the rumors started to fly. Some folks in the neighborhood as well as some Raley’s employees were pontificating that [...]
April 12, 2013 | Continue »
Summer has arrived and the first of four Pops in the Park concerts in June began Saturday, June 1 at 6 p.m. The concert took place at East Portal Park, featuring Tom Rigney & Flambeau. Buck Busfield and Bill Blake joined in the fun as emcees. Food and drinks are available for purchase with proceeds to [...]
June 7, 2013 | Continue »
Food, music and fun was had at the May Festival, which included a preschool open house, a preschool puppet show, maypole festivities and a K-8 open house. The school is located at 5701 Freeport Blvd., www.camelliawaldorf.org, 427-5022
May 24, 2013 | Continue »
May is Stroke Awareness Month and proceeds from the May 5 River Cats game benefited stroke camp, which will be held this year from Sept. 27-30 in Silver Spur Camp near Sonora and includes: activities, arts, tie dying, music, guest speakers and even music therapy, some of which are led by stroke survivors. At the [...]
May 22, 2013 | Continue »
Volunteers cleaned up Arcade Creek, filling bags with trash on Saturday, April 13. Some even made art sculptures out of some of the garbage that was found. They were welcome to enjoy a barbecue afterward at Carmichael Park.
The following were locations where volunteers worked:
American River College – Arcade Creek.
Horsemen’s Association – Arcade Creek
Rosebud Lane – [...]
April 30, 2013 | Continue »
The Land Park Pacific Little League opening ceremonies commemorated 30th anniversary of 1983 Little League World Series Team. The 1983 Pacific Little League team was just the second team in local history to make it all the way to Williamsport, PA, the birthplace of Little League Baseball and the at the opening ceremony, held Saturday, [...]
April 26, 2013 | Continue »