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Hollywood Park celebrated 4th of July with annual down-home parade

Photos by Stephen Crowley Neighbors began their revelry with drinks and snacks in front of Leonardo Da Vinci School before departing for an annual parade around the neighborhood. Kids, friends, and four-legged buddies all gathered in festive patriotic decor. Bikes,

Land Park community plans memorial bench commemorating Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud

By Greg Brown A hollow emptiness has fallen upon William Land Park. The park has lost one of its regulars, Jack Peyton. Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud were daily fixtures at William Land Park. Sadly, Jack passed away from

$2.2M grant in the works for Del Rio Trail project

(Editor’s Note: The following is a brief statement from the South Land Park Neighborhood Association): “Great news for South Land Park and the City of Sacramento: the Sacramento Area Council of Governments is slated to approve a $2.2 million grant

Over the Fence: Charles Phoenix brings his retro slide show to the California Auto Museum

Charles Phoenix has been called the Ambassador of Americana, The King Of Kitsch, The Ringmaster of Retro. Who is Charles Phoenix? He’s all that and more. Phoenix is best known for his comedic retro slide shows which showcase his collection

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Eclectic yard sale in the HP The annual Hollywood Park Neighborhood Mega Yard Sale is Saturday, Oct. 3. This fun neighborhood event has been going on since 2003. HP residents Kathy Spitzer and Debbie Keller, with help from Dwight Coleman

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Mahoroba featured on public television Locals know all about Mahoroba Bakery in Land Park. But now, the secret is out. Maharoba Japanese Bakery was recently featured on Public Television’s A Few Great Bakeries. I caught it the other night on

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Track 7 Brewery held annual Chili Cook-Off Band leader and trumpeter Harry James once said, “Next to music there is nothing that lifts the spirit and strengthens the soul more than a good bowl of chili.” I think Harry may

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Come-N-Go on Freeport Gets a Makeover The Come-n-Go is back! It even has that new convenience store smell. The convenience store on the corner of Meer and Freeport had fallen on hard times the past several years. The outside of

Faces and Places: Hollywood Park Neighborhood 4th of July Parade

The annual 4th of July Hollywood Park Neighborhood Parade featured a vintage 1920s fire truck, which led the parade through the streets. Dressed in red, white and blue, some residents and their families marched the parade route, while neighbors cheered

Over The Fence with Greg Brown

There are always interesting things happening in William Land Park. If you look around, you’ll observe people doing stuff. I noticed a couple of guys with hammers and saws doing stuff over by the pony rides. They were building a