Tag Archives: Dolores (Silva) Greenslate

100 years of history shared at old Sutter School building event

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the Cabrillo Civic Club #5 building, which was originally home to a public school for children in the then-rural Riverside-Pocket area. A special event was held at the Cabrillo

Cabrillo Club building’s 100th anniversary to be celebrated Oct. 4

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Cabrillo Civic Club #5 building, which was originally home to a public school for children in the then-rural Riverside-Pocket area. The community is invited to attend a special

Parade grand marshal thanks community members for parade experience

This year’s Spirit of the Pocket Parade was my first attendance to this yearly event. In the past, our family custom is a gathering in Santa Cruz on the 4th of July, but this year because of family illness, the

Grand marshal named for upcoming 4th of July Pocket Parade

Pocket-Riverside area native Dolores (Silva) Greenslate has been named grand marshal for this year’s Spirit of the Pocket Parade, which will begin at the Yay Pem Suab Academy (formerly Lisbon Elementary School) at 7555 South Land Park Drive on July

New Brookfield School site is a place of much history

As the dust continues to take flight on the 5-acre, future Brookfield School site behind The Trap bar at Riverside Boulevard and 43rd Avenue, the topic of history is also in the air. For instance, until Friday, March 21, the

Historic ferries south of capital city included Glide, Clarksburg ferries

  Ferries, as explained in the first part of this article, which appeared in the May 5 edition of The Pocket News (visit www.valcomnews.com to read it online), provided transportation across the Sacramento River back in the pre-bridge days for

Historic Riverside-Pocket area lake refuses to die

As a result of recent heavy rains, a large body of standing water accumulated in the north end of Reichmuth Park, near 43rd Avenue. But unlike many flooded areas in the city, this body of water reverts back to early

Monument to the past: Cabrillo Club structure was once the old Sutter School

  Many people who pass by the old Spanish mission-style building at 4605 Karbet Way in the Riverside area admire the historic structure, which is home to Cabrillo Civic Club #5. But only a small number of these people know

Brickyard was important Riverside-Pocket area business

The Riverside-Pocket area undoubtedly has much history, but it is certainly not everyone who knows that the area has a direct connection to some of the capital city’s most renowned architectural structures. Buildings such as the Memorial Auditorium, the Elks