Welcome to East Sacramento Preservation

East Sacramento Preservation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit grass roots group. Our mission is to protect and preserve East Sacramento’s quality of life. Membership to East Sacramento Preservation is $15 a year. Please give what you can to help support and preserve our neighborhood.

Meetings—second Wednesday of the month
7-8 pm, Clunie Clubhouse
601 Alhambra Blvd.
PO Box 191763
Sacramento, CA 95819

City Ignores Preservation and Citizen Voices

On July 14, 2015 the Sacramento City Council approved the Sacramento Commons Project. This project includes demolition of the Capitol Towers Historic District and a rich section of downtown’s urban canopy. Our city needs to take a step back and embrace planning that preserves a healthy legacy for future generations.

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River Dangers

“My parents drilled river safety into us with one rule: Don’t swim in the rivers.”

UnknownTeachers never really know how lessons will follow students

On the first day of each school year, I pull out a laminated story from The Sacramento Bee. The picture shows a boy in a life vest and the story covers safety on the river. My tanned students, fresh from summer, eye the paper and pass it around. Then I tell my stories.

Many years ago my father took me aside to show me a small clipping from the paper. A young girl drowned in the American River. Her last name was Brown, and I sat behind her the prior year in school. She tripped into an underwater hole and was overcome by the currents. She died on a beautiful July day playing with her family and friends.

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