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River Park teen drummer rocks out with the big boys

By Monica Stark Seventeen-year-old drummer Nick Pesely of River Park loves to rock out to classic rock, and the louder, the better. The music is crazy, heavy and awesome. Neighbors love it. Drum covers of Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Van

Faces and Places: 4th of July Festival at Glenn Hall Park

The River Park Neighborhood Association held the annual 4th of July Festival at Glenn Hall Park in River Park. The celebration began with the firecracker parade of antique cars through the neighborhood and children’s bike parade from Caleb Greenwood to

Getting in the holiday spirit in River Park

Despite the light sprinkles on Sunday, Nov. 30, Rowan Conner, age 7 of River Park, decided to help the family out, decorating the rooftop for the Christmas season. His mother, Renee, spoke with the East Sacramento News about her son’s

Featuring Capital Artists Studio Tour artists from East Sacramento, Tahoe Park and River Park

The following East Sacramento area studios will be open on the weekend of Sept. 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A highlight of this weekend includes painting demonstrations at Patris Studio and Art Gallery, 3460 2nd Ave on both

4th of July in East Sacramento and River Park drew large crowds

Red, white and blue filled the streets of East Sacramento and nearby River Park with happy revelers who decked out floats, bikes and, of course, themselves. Photos on this page of the East Sacramento parade were taken by Mike Saeltzer

Getting ready for the Fourth of July in East Sacramento

Celebrate our nation’s birthday in typical East Sacramento fashion. Perhaps your street will hold an old-fashioned “block party” with a mini-parade, neighborhood potluck, water balloon fun, “safe and sane” fireworks and activities for the kids. Annual East Sac Parade Dress

Locals share memories of 2013, hopes for 2014

As local residents are preparing to ring in the New Year, it is certainly a timely endeavor to find out what a few of these people, and some visitors of the area, think about 2013 and what their hopes are

McKinley Village: The Right Project at the Right Time

From 1977 to 1989, I had the honor of representing East Sacramento and River Park on the Sacramento City Council. It was a privilege to serve the community in which I was born and raised and to work with neighbors

Know your neighbor: Amber Stott

“Edibles everywhere!” River Park resident Amber Stott exclaims as she guides me through her backyard . Once a weed patch, her yard was transformed into an edible wonderland with the help of Turf Wars a few years ago and in

Former Libby, McNeill & Libby cannery opened a century ago

The former Libby, McNeill & Libby cannery site is presently home to The Cannery on the Boulevards, a development featuring a variety of tenants, including the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, HealthWorks Medical and dental offices. Photo by