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

Shown here is Dolores Silva Greenslate, the grand marshal of this year's Spirit of the Pocket Parade with driver David Chin and his convertible. David, a master wood carver, designed the duck display as a tribute to Greenslate, who was

Grand marshal named for upcoming 4th of July Pocket Parade

Dolores Greenslate, who was selected as grand marshal of this year’s Spirit of the Pocket Parade, sits behind flags of the United States, Portugal and the Azores Islands. Photo by Lance Armstrong Dolores Silva, the then-future Dolores Greenslate, is shown

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 Sacramento Brick Co. brickyard is shown in this 1938 photograph. Bricks manufactured at this now-defunct Riverside-Pocket area business were used in the construction of such famous Sacramento buildings as the Memorial Auditorium, the Elks Building at 11th and J