A Welcome Brunch on the Back Porch!

Meet Kris and Dave Backus of Portola Way. During Labor Day weekend 1997, when Kris and Dave moved from Rocklin to Curtis Park, their next-door neighbor Judy Harper immediately invited

The color lines that divided us

Decades of racist attitudes, restrictive covenants and government actions segregated city neighborhoods Why is Curtis Park so white? U.S. Census Bureau data show Curtis Park is the fourth-whitest of 50

Notice of Intent to Amend SCNA Bylaws

SCNA Board members have been discussing some bylaw changes that address its current situation relating to the conduct of electronic meetings and providing authority for the Executive Committee to act

Three generations in Curtis Park

Meet three generations here in Curtis Park — Daniel and Jonathan Calabretta, their sons Parker and Declan, and Daniel’s parents, Kathleen Van Ness and Charles Silber. Daniel’s parents actually moved

Meet Jen, Justin and their girls!

Jennifer Albinson and Justin Cohan-Shapiro moved to Curtis Park in March 2019 with toddler Whitney, and a year later their family has grown to include baby Harriet. “We picked Curtis

Meet the Snider family!

Greg and Mary Snider moved from Tucson to Curtis Park about a year ago to be near their son’s family, including their 4-year-old grandson. Soon, their second son will join

Meet the Landsberg-Dean family!

Elizabeth Landsberg and Gordon Dean moved to Curtis Park in 2004 because they wanted more room for their growing family, which now includes teen aged sons Jacob and Ari. “We

Restaurants show support for Black community

‘We Stand With You’ encourages discussion Open conversations can lead to better understanding and societal changes. That was the concept behind 200 Sacramento restaurants participating in the “We Stand With

4 longtime SCNA board members quit

Four longtime members of the SCNA board submitted a joint letter of resignation in mid-June. “It has become increasingly obvious over the past several months that our opinions, thoughts and

What’s up at Sierra 2?

With the shelter-in-place orders announced on March 19, Sierra 2 Center was immediately shuttered. More than three months later, we are still closed as a community center – no classes,

Mystery of ‘Easter egg’ rocks solved

Have you discovered a painted river rock in your front garden? Perhaps your kids detected these small treasures during impromptu family scavenger hunts (leaving the rocks in place). Who is

SCNA envisions healthy future despite closures

Year’s events canceled High school and college graduates aren’t the only ones denied their rite of passage this year. Those in Curtis Park who mark their summers by festive family

Seniors share memories of a school year like no other

Editor’s note: Viewpoint asked graduating seniors from the neighborhood to describe their experiences with the coronavirus pandemic. Here are their responses. Olivia Ang-Olson of Ninth Avenue I expected to close

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