City Beat

November 9, 2013

Oak Park progress continues, but challenges persist

Standing near Broadway and 35th Street in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood on a recent afternoon, Sacramento City Councilman Jay Schenirer surveyed a complex of rowhouses, lofts and storefronts rising from what used to be a blighted, empty lot.

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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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