Looks can deceive

REG-videoSacramento 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 safe, friendly environment. Our series on the health of our South Sacramento neighborhoods continues.


About R.E. Graswich
R.E. Graswich, the Sacramento Voices coordinator, has four decades of experience in Sacramento media, communications, policy and politics. Career highlights: Sacramento Bee Metro columnist, video columnist for CBS 13, drive-time co-anchor for KFBK, Special Assistant to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and author of the Amazon sports best-seller "Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA's Orphan Team," a history of the most traveled franchise in U.S. major league sports.

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