Tag Archives: Sacramento River

A Pocket hero: GeriRae Gray

GeriRae (she pronounces her name “GARY”) has been picking up garbage on the Sacramento River levee twice a week since July 4.  Sometimes, she is joined by other volunteers, her doggie sidekick and otherwise she does this task on her

Cabrillo Club building’s 100th anniversary to be celebrated Oct. 4

Editor’s Note: This is part one 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. The community is invited to attend a special

Camellia Waldorf on Freeport is moving to the Pocket

Editor’s Note: About an hour before going to press for this issue of the Land Park News, the following letter was sent to the newsroom via email. It is being reprinted in its entirety. Dear Camellia Families and Friends, This

Water policy protest hits Little Pocket: Dozens demonstrate “2nd California Water Summit” outside the Westin Hotel

Shown here is a collection of photos from Monday morning outside the Westin Hotel. Demonstrators were protesting the "2nd California Water Summit," a water policy meeting that costs about $1,500 to attend for the entire program. Demonstrators feel left out

Shop all things fabulous to support the Sacramento Children’s Home at beautiful Arden area benefit

Photo by Rob Orani / Last year’s Haute Stuff event, benefitting the Sacramento Children's Home. Sacramento fashionistas won’t want to miss Haute Stuff, presented by Sactown Magazine. At this premiere spring event for the Sacramento Children’s Home, guests will shop

Loving Mother Nature by keeping her clean: A neighbor’s drive to clean up Garcia Bend

The healing powers of the Sacramento River rejuvenate Gus Sand who enjoys swimming at Garcia Bend with his dog, Bandit. The two of them have undergone surgeries over the last few years – Gus got a hip transplant after falling

Artistic flow at the river’s edge

On a warm and Delta breezy evening, psychedelic colors illuminated the Sacramento River with their warmth and coolness, spinning out of control from the careful hands of two friends – Ryan and Nate. Finding comfort in nature, they practice swinging

Bike or Walk to Church Sunday

Pocket Area Churches Together held its Second Annual Bike or Walk to Church event Sunday, May 25. Everyone was encouraged to ride their bike or walk to church for exercise and to do their part as good stewards of the

Faces and Places: Just a little fun in the sun

While the drought has certainly been detrimental to our environment, the warm weather has encouraged many leisurely activities, including the simple act of eating a Popsicle outside Grocery Outlet, which Liz Zink and Christina Trimingham seem to enjoy. The beautiful

A little bit of country in the midst of a little bit of controversy

Habitat to local fauna Regional Transit’s tracks between Sutterville and Pocket roads are overgrown with lush greenery and natural beauty. It’s just a little bit of country in our backyard. The South Land Park refuge attracts neighbors who enjoy taking