Eastbound Winters and Longview onramps closing this weekend

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that the eastbound Interstate 80 Winters Street on-ramp and the Longview Drive off-ramp are scheduled for 55-hour closures this weekend. These interstate ramps are scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, March 20 through 5 a.m. Monday, March 23 due to mainline pavement work and approach concrete slab work…

Marysville Boulevard clean up this weekend

Volunteers are asked to come out and help clean up Marysville Boulevard this Saturday and Sunday and help pick up trash, sweep fallen leaves, and provide other services to make the street more pedestrian friendly. Saturday’s clean up takes place from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. beginning at the Progressive Elk’s Lodge. Sunday’s clean up takes…

District 2 Multicultural Festival

The District 2 Multicultural Festival returns to Hagginwood Park on August 23, 2014 from 12pm – 7pm. Photos from Angie Stone, North Sac Beat, and Garrett Perkins. The free event features a performance by three-time Grammy-nominee American R&B and Soul singer/songwriter Angie Stone, with performances by Midnight Players, Garrett Perkins, Kumandae, and more. Info booths, food…

Officer involved shooting in Del Paso Heights

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at approximately 3:54 a.m., two Sacramento Police officers that were riding in the same patrol vehicle, stopped to talk to a subject on foot in the area of North Avenue and Marysville Boulevard. The officers quickly learned that the suspect had two outstanding no-bail arrest warrants; one of which was…

Dollar General opens second location in North Sacramento

Dollar General has opened its second location in North Sacramento. The new Dollar General is located at the corner of Marysville Boulevard and Roanoke Avenue (3701 Willow St.) in Hagginwood / East Del Paso Heights. The store carries similar items as the one located on Harris Avenue. No liquor was for sale at the new location. Visit Dollar…

Dominoes Tournament this Saturday

Councilmember Allen Warren and Tori’s Place will host a dominoes tournament this Saturday, April 19th, 10am – 3pm (1525 Grand Ave). The morning will be hosted by Jay King of Club Nouveau. The tournament is 32 players with prizes available. Registration is $10. Call to sign up. For more information, contact Delia Chacon at 916-808-7002…

Market Basket grocery store closes

Market Basket grocery store has closed. The ongoing flow of Market Basket’s patrons received word the store went out of business from postings on the store’s windows and doors. Some visitors, presumably owners of other stores, attempted to buy shelving and other equipment from the store. It is unclear exactly why Market Basket decided to…