Tag Archives: Riverside-Pocket

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

Japanese had early presence in Riverside-Pocket area

Editor’s Note: This is part one in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. Much has been written about the Portuguese people of the early years of the Riverside-Pocket area in this publication. But it should be recognized that

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

Riverside-Pocket area native Marvin Silva remembered

Editor’s Note: This is part one in a series about the late Riverside-Pocket area native Marvin Silva. Marvin Silva, who passed away last October, less than two weeks shy of his 90th birthday, lived a very eventful life. His connection

Former ‘disco king’ speaks about his work as a paranormal investigator

Editor’s Note: This is part three in a series about former Sacramento disco king, Paul Dale Roberts. In continuing with the story of the life and times of the former Sacramento disco king Paul Dale Roberts, following the death of

Levee maintenance supervisor discusses flood protection in the Pocket

Editor’s Note: This is part 17 in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. When it comes to the levee that runs along the Sacramento River in the Pocket, few people are more familiar with this important man-made

Major flood washed through Riverside-Pocket area 109 years ago

Editor’s Note: This is part 16 in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. When it comes to the history of the Sacramento River, in relation to the Riverside-Pocket area, the river received its most concentrated attention from

Fueling a legacy: Enos’ Station was Pocket’s place for gasoline

The Riverside-Pocket area is certainly rich with history and among the earlier stories of this area is the history of the Frank Enos Service Station. Louie Enos stands next to a gasoline pump during the late 1920s at the Frank