Tag Archives: Curtis Park

When We Were Colored: Retired Bee associate editor Ginger Rutland releases play based on her mother’s memoir

It’s Sacramento 1952 and you’re the first black family on your block. Ginger Rutland invites you to come laugh and cry with the Rutlands in, “When We Were Colored,” a play she adapted from her mother Eva’s legendary memoir. The

Curtis Park streetlight replacement project to start soon

According to the City of Sacramento Department of Utilities, the Curtis Park Streetlight Replacement project is scheduled to start soon. This project only concerns streetlights in the area bound by East Curtis Drive, Sutterville Road, Franklin Blvd and Curtis Way.

Sacramento Children’s Home under renovation

The iconic main building of the Sacramento Children’s Home, located at 2750 Sutterville Road across from Curtis Park in Sacramento, is currently under renovation. In preparation for their 150th anniversary in 2017, the Sacramento Children’s Home is completing a long-anticipated

The Best of the Land Park News 2014

Dear readers, This year, the Land Park News has enjoyed bringing you stories about your neighbors and about the history that has made up the community you call home. What follows are summaries and excerpts from some of our favorite

Pocket author Kathey Norton releases new rock-and-roll novel

Set in the early 1960s to late 1980s, “What Becomes a Legend Most,” a new book by Pocket resident, Kathey Norton, follows the story of Cassie Hamilton, a singer and rock musician. The book details her past as a sexually

They write the songs in Land Park

An artist can’t record a song without the words and music of a songwriter, but a catchy ditty with a good hook line can catapult an artist to the top. The recording artist is always on the lookout for THAT

Home tours in your neighborhood

Curtis Park’s 28th annual home and garden tour set for April 26 A unique neighborhood of large canopy trees and early 20th century homes, Curtis Park is the place to be on Saturday, April 26th for the annual home and

Faces and Places: Kidical Mass!

Riding through Elmhurst on bikes decked out with lights. On the bike lanes they went, safely all the way. Bells on handlebars rang, making spirits bright. What fun it was to ride and see some Christmas lights that night. Oh!

Over the Fence

Everybody loves a good sale, right? It’s hard to pass up a bargain. Unfortunately, for Bob Hamm and his partner Kyle it was an Emergency Plant Clearance Sale for all the wrong reasons last month. Bob Hamm has been doing

Casa Garden Restaurant selected in marketing makeover contest

The Casa Garden Restaurant, a non-profit agency that supports the Sacramento Children’s Home, was recently selected as one of eight finalists in a local Sacramento contest to win a $50,000 Marketing Makeover, stated Marlene M. Oehler, vice president of public