Tag Archives: Ellen Cochrane

Submissions given to school district for redevelopment of Old Marshall School Site likely to be developed “within a year”

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com While the future of the Old Marshall School is still in the air, preservationists can breathe a sigh of relief as the deadline for submitting proposals to the Sacramento City Unified School District for the redevelopment

Historic Marshall School building’s future discussed

By LANCE ARMSTRONG East Sacramento News writer Lance@valcomnews.com The Sacramento City Unified School District on April 5 hosted a community meeting to discuss details and seek input pertaining to a re-use of the historic Marshall School building at 2718 G

Sacramento City School Board—Area Two Highlights 2015

By Ellen Cochrane SCUSD School board trustee for Area 2 The new year holds much promise for the Sacramento City Unified School District, as well as many challenges. It seems that better economic times will offer a boost to the

What would you like to see happen with the old Marshall School?

Maybe you’re old enough to remember the porcelain water fountains and wooden banister staircases; maybe you’re just charmed by the past. But when you pass inside the wooden double doors of Old Marshall School on 27th and G Streets you

Faces and Places: National Night Out in East Sacramento

A heavily armored SWAT vehicle pulls up in front of an East Sacramento craftsman house. There’s also a fire truck, a police car, and an officer strolling the sidewalk with a police dog. Yes, it’s the canine unit. More than

Meet your school board candidates

Dear readers: In an effort to help get out the vote and provide the public with relevant information regarding our area’s city council and school board candidates, the following is the first of two (or more) parts of our education

Shrinking Academic Gap from the Inside Out: Black Parallel School Board

Editor’s Note: This article is precursor to more discussion on education and the upcoming Nov. 11 election, in which, in East Sacramento, Ellen Cochrane is running against incumbent Jeff Cuneo. Imagine a middle grade or high school student being suspended

Upcoming McKinley Library events

From a special program “Sunflower Power” to the weekly baby lapsit, The McKinley Library, 601 Alhambra Blvd., has a few exciting events on the calendar. The hours of the library are as follows: Sunday and Monday, closed; Tuesday: noon to

McKinley Village update

If all goes according to Riverview Capital Investment’s plan, McKinley Village will have the first phase of homes up for sale as early as April 2015 if approved by the City Council early next year. The proposed project consists of

McKinley Village development faces opposition from East Sacramento residents

East Sacramento is home to a 48-acre plot of land that currently lies uncultivated and unused. Plans to turn the area into new housing have failed over the years, but Riverview Capital Investments (RCI) has begun the early stages of