Sacramento Voices correspondent Audreyell Anderson loves the Oak Park Farmers Market — so much that she decided to learn how the event came into existence. Tracking the popular market from its origins, her research is a must-read success story.
Sacramento Voices correspondent Sunshine Pruett is a passionate advocate for homeless people in South Sacramento and across our community. She knows what she’s talking about. She’s been homeless herself. Pruett raises some provocative questions about the community’s relative compassion — citing the outpouring of assistance given to fire victims and even stray pets — toward […]
Sacramento Voices correspondent Farm Saephan surveyed the health of her neighborhood around 47th Avenue by looking beyond the obvious. She found liquor stores and auto shops. She noted occasional prostitutes and drug addicts. And she looked more deeply into the community’s heart. She went past the negative images to find families, churches, schools and a […]
From school board to city council, Jay Schenirer has been a leader and elected official in Sacramento for 13 years. He approaches public service as a selfless act, and has helped improve the quality of life in the more than 20 communities he represents as the council member for District 5. Schenirer is best known […]
Sacramento Voices had the privilege to meet and interview Jay Schenirer, city councilman for some of the South Sacramento neighborhoods represented by Voices. Schenirer discussed improvements and plans being made for Oak Park, which include a $2.8 million renovation of McClatchy Park – a project that has brought a skate park and new playground. “There’s […]
We never see it coming. It comes like a flash bolt. Here one minute and gone the next. But when it’s here, it is powerful, fear enticing, and dangerous. That, brothers and sisters, is depression. Depression vilifies us as individuals. It makes us feel as though we have no significant purpose; hopeless, paranoid, sad, angry, […]