Progress starts with open ears in Oak Park

Courtny Thomas

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 […]

Three bullets, and a new reason to live

Coon-the-Poet

Christopher “Coon the Poet” Coon has three bullet holes to remind him of his greater purpose in life. The Valley Hi native is 25 now, but he almost didn’t survive his teen years. While walking home from school on March 1, 2006, Coon was shot multiple times by a schoolmate. A familiar adolescent dispute – […]