Fruitridge-Franklin Health: Step over the tracks

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For the past four years, I’ve been fond of the neighborhood I live in. A neighborhood considered to be bad – or “ghetto” – because it’s in the middle of the Franklin and Fruitridge neighborhoods. Yes, there’s often a helicopter in the sky, hovering around looking for who knows what. The neighborhood’s health looks sketchy […]

Look both ways

Sacramento Voices correspondent Ricardo Lopez doesn’t suffer from neighborhood envy — even though his home exists a short distance from a more affluent community, Hollywood Park. They are separated by rail tracks. In exploring his Fruitridge and Franklin neighborhood as part of our series on South Sacramento community health, Lopez found much to like. And […]