Category Archives: Community Interest

Sacramento River Levee Access Concerns

“The levee is not any homeowner’s backyard. When the State acquired easements many years ago to improve the levees, the homeowners’ predecessors surrendered their right to control what they do with the levees. From 10 feet off the landside levee

Personal Journeys photo project

What’s the magic equation for aging well? Is it about health? Exercise? Attitudes and perspectives? Staff members at Hart Senior Center in midtown Sacramento think it’s actually the sum of all these things, plus a lifetime of experiences to build

Over the Fence:

Vic’s goes belly up

VIC’S IGA GOES BELLY UP Vic’s IGA, the supermarket with the zig zag roofline that anchors the South Hills Shopping Center, has filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy and closed its doors. Vic’s Market, which was originally a Jumbo Market designed by

River Park resident discusses his storied life as a former Israeli soldier and growing up in small town Ukiah

When a youthful and handsome 24-year-old River Park resident John-Michael Kibrick enters the room, a feeling of familiarity and comfort fills the air as he smiles widely and introduces himself. On the surface, it’s as if nothing terrible could have

Greek church approaching groundbreaking for major project

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, which has a rich history in East Sacramento, is nearing the groundbreaking for its new campus at its site across Alhambra Boulevard from McKinley Park. The large, Byzantine-style church, which is the centerpiece

Push-ups to Feed the Hungry: Sacramentan attempts to beat the world record for push-ups at the Run to Feed the Hungry

Sacramentan Maria Tobar is trying to break two world records – one for the most amount of push ups over 24 hours and one for the most in an hour, which she plans on starting 23 hours into the challenge.

Chautauqua Playhouse opens 37th season with west coast premiere

Scarface1 Chautauqua Playhouse will open its 37th season with the new comedy, “A Visit from Scarface”, by V. Cate and Duke Ernsberger. This is the West Coast Premiere of this funny new show. “A Visit From Scarface” is an almost

Know your neighbor: Carmichael resident Daniel Grice brings love of Italian fare to Arden Fair

daniel grice A 300-seat restaurant with an old Italian flair adorned with black and white photos and a mixture of rich mahogany and marble tables sets the stage for the newest addition at Arden Fair Mall, Maggiano’s Little Italy. Touted

Carmichael yoga studio to participate in free yoga day on Labor Day

On Monday, Sept. 1, people of every age and fitness levels are invited to take off their shoes, roll out their mat and pose like a warrior for the third annual Free Day of Yoga. Whether new to the trend

Where’s the 1968 Yorozu sign?

Editor’s Note: A follow up about the old 1968 Yorozu sign will be featured in an upcoming issue of the Land Park News. As demolition is underway over at the old Yorozu Oriental Gifts shop on Riverside Boulevard, so are