Erika D. Smith

March 11, 2016 10:00 PM

Sacramento’s Oak Park is new ‘it’ neighborhood; some aren’t happy

Some residents of Sacramento’s Oak Park area worry about gentrification

New businesses, apartments are changing Oak Park’s demographics

Oak Park can be a model of what to do or what not to do

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

Contact Erika D. Smith at 916-321-1185,, on Twitter at @Erika_D_Smith or on Facebook at Erika D. Smith, Journalist

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