Tag Archives: McKinley Park

Janey Way Memories #162

Learning about My Family History By Martin Relles Back in the 1950s when I was growing up on Janey Way, every Father’s Day my family attended an Italian Picnic in McKinley Park.  In fact, all of my extended family attended.

Jeff Harris continues the Pops in the Park tradition

Pops In Park Photo courtesy of Mumbo Gumbo Shown here from left to right are members of Mumbo Gumbo: Reggy Marks, Jon Wood, Steve Stizzo, Chris Webster, Rick Lotter, Tracy Walton, Mike Palmer. Picture courtesy John Skinner band Shown from

Free yoga continues to grow: Tahoe Park resident discusses Yoga in the Park at McKinley and Tahoe parks

Photo courtesy of Yoga in the Park Shown here are yoga practioners taking advantage of free yoga in Tahoe Park at 9 a.m. on Sundays at the corner of 59th Street and 11th Avenue. On Saturdays it’s 9 a.m. at

Faces and Places: Food Truck Mania at McKinley Park

Photos by Monica Stark SactoMoFo is back every second Friday of the month for Food Truck Mania at McKinley Park. March’s lineup on Friday, March 13 included Krush Burger, Bacon Mania Truck Sacramento, Gameday Grill, Drewski’s, Smokers Wild BBQ, Cruzin

Faces and Places: Community flow jam at McKinley Park

Photos by Stephen Crowley Colors caught on camera: About a dozen folks came to McKinley Park on Saturday, Feb. 21 for a community flow jam as the sun set. With glowing hula hoops and other glow-in-the-dark toys, the folks have

Greek church approaching groundbreaking for major project

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, which has a rich history in East Sacramento, is nearing the groundbreaking for its new campus at its site across Alhambra Boulevard from McKinley Park. The large, Byzantine-style church, which is the centerpiece

The Best of the East Sacramento News 2014

Dear readers, This year, the East Sacramento 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

Fall Tweed Ride in McKinley Park

In tweed inspired attire, bicyclists took to the streets of East Sacramento which began at the beautiful McKinley Park rose garden on Saturday, Nov. 5. The ride took the fun group through Midtown with a stop at the Ella McClatchy

Daisy Mah restored WPA Rock Garden in late 1980s: Despite her retirement, Mah still dedicates time to the garden

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series regarding the WPA Rock Garden at William Land Park. Due to space constraints, part four of the author’s Asian history series has been pushed to the next issue of the

‘Routine maintenance’ of McKinley Pond led to the death of numerous fish

McKinley Park’s Lady of the Lake, Judy McClaver, was astonished when she came by the pond last week and saw the lake levels low and dead fish laying in mud and others floating on the surface after maintenance was done