Category Archives: On the Curbs

On the Curbs: Compton’s Market adding a full deli

Sunil Hans and Mike Compton were personally available at one of their recent regular Friday afternoon tasting events. Featured was Sunil’s mother’s homemade Indian food, fresh salami, and delicious non-dairy cheeses made from nuts. What brought Sunil and Mike to

What’s in a name: How East Sac church leaders name their own children

Brad Carpenter is a church leader who resides in East Sacramento. He initially contacted me after reading one of the past On the Curbs articles about Requested a smart phone app idea developed by his neighbor Sonny Mayugba. Brad explained

On The Curbs with Paula Peper, Theodore Judah first graders and Compton’s Market

On Wednesday, Jan. 14, East Sacramento Preservation held the first of its speakers series inside of the East Sacramento Room of the Clunie Community Center. The guest speaker was the renown Paula Peper, a nationally recognized award winning ecologist, tree

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Ah, January 2015. Happy New Year East Sac Curbians! I hope 2014 was a good one for you all, and that 2015 will be even better. Peter, Wendy, Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys and Captain Hook. Put them together and

On the Curbs: Sue Brown reminisces of long-time career, which dates back to the ’80s

As we say our goodbyes and honor the many achievements of District 3 City Councilman Steve Cohn, the East Sacramento News pauses to also acknowledge the charming Sue Brown, who for years has served as his district director. Sue is

ON THE CURBS: River Park resident admits long-ago theft of Fairytale Town’s Humpty Dumpty

Back in November, the day after the hauntings and undead, at Clubhouse 56 over breakfast, I fall into conversation with River Park resident Rick Winn. Through small talk, we learn we are all multigenerational Sacramentans who happened to collide here

On the Curbs: East Sac Pet Pals is more than just dog walking

Rick Edwards is the former owner of East Sac Pet Pals. He used to be seen jamming around in his small jet black super charged 2003 Honda Element with the pink stripe around it reading “East Sac Pet Pals.” He

On The Curbs: The odyssey of East Sac based programmers

It’s October 6th and I’m in the early stages of a conversation about angels, superpowers, apps, vc’s, accelerators and bats. Four locals and I are gathered upstairs in an old theater room on the second floor of a building built

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What weighs more than 200 pounds, eats about six cups of dog food a day, not including snacks like pumpkin and other veggie treats, is about 3 years old, and is as furry and as friendly as can be? Meet

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On your marks, get set, wait for it…. Sept. 2nd – AND, GO TO SCHOOL! Mother nature was in full cooperation mode on the first day of school. She gifted us a soft cool breeze rustling through the trees and