End of an era: Casa Garden Restaurant closes

Not many restaurants run by a nonprofit board and staffed with volunteers enjoy a 46-year run. With just five paid employees and a volunteer crew of 200-plus, the restaurant and

Construction of W/X homeless shelter underway

After numerous delays and multiple revised start dates, construction of the W/X homeless shelter is underway with a target completion date of summer 2021. The city approved construction of the

Nurse must juggle roles in pandemic

There are many unsung heroes in these COVID-19 times, especially frontline healthcare workers. In Curtis Park, we have doctors, nurses, speech and physical therapists, pharmacists and other medical providers who

Lonely at the top

Principal says he misses kids during virtual learning By Lauren Gothard and Lindsey Sin Over the past year, we’ve learned about the experiences of students, parents and teachers as they

Curtis Park’s COVID-19 rate relatively low

Cases of COVID-19 infection in the area that includes most of Curtis Park have been relatively low compared to adjacent areas as well as compared to city and county totals,

Major storm leaves damage in wake

Howling wind and rain knocked out power, downed trees, smashed cars and forced street closures. Just as a burst of howling wind rattled the windows at Erin and Brad Satterwhite’s

You Lit Up Curtis Park, We have Winners!

Why should East Sacramento have all the holiday decor fun? Curtis Park can light it up too! Our inaugural Light Up Curtis Park took place in late December as homes

Do bylaws require 23 board members?

Notes from Oct. 7 SCNA board meeting Is it necessary under SCNA bylaws to have candidates for each spot on the 23-seat board? If so, that would involve seeking candidates

Bike owner sees theft from backyard

Last month, I witnessed a brazen thief grab my bicycle from my Fifth Avenue backyard, run past me and ride off. Those are the scary and sad parts of this

Racial justice webinars praised

SCNA’s Ad Hoc Committee for Racial Justice produced two recent webinars that attendees praised for their quality and usefulness. The first webinar, Sept. 24, was “Facing the History of Racial

Home for the holidays?

This has been a year like no other, forcing all of us to adjust. We’d like to know how your holiday plans have changed. In the December issue, we hope

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