B L A C K P I N E

EAST MEETS BEST

Once home to president Ronald Reagan, East Sac is a spectacular neighborhood known for its beautiful architecture, annual Fourth of July parade, and 100-year-old cedar trees. People from all over Northern California flock to East Sacramento not just for its beauty, but for its glorious array of dining and shopping opportunities.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Education is on your doorstep. The local California State University was founded in 1947 and is the eleventh oldest school in the California University System. The academy enrolls over 30,000 students annually and has officially been declared “Tree Campus USA.”

MCKINLEY PARK

McKinley Park is a colorful custom designed playground based on East Sacramento’s 125-year-old past. Built by the community, it includes an enchanting rose garden, river boat, street trolley, large tree house, volleyball courts, swimming pool, soccer field, climbing wall, locally made art installations and the list goes on.

THE FABULOUS FORTIES

Tudor, Colonial Revival, Arts and Crafts, California Bungalow— these classic architectural styles keep your head spinning in this elegant collection of streets (numbered streets in the 40s) in East Sacramento. This fashionable neighborhood has been home to many famous residents such as Ronald Reagan and former mayor of Sacramento, Kevin Johnson. Take a stroll through the "Fab 40's" during Christmas time and be wooed by lavishly decorated homes that are welcome to the public during special home tours.

RUN TO FEED THE HUNGRY

In 1994, 796 participants turned out for the inaugural Run to Feed the Hungry event on Thanksgiving morning. This East Sacramento tradition, now celebrating over 28,500 participants, is not only the largest run in Sacramento, but is also the largest Thanksgiving Day fun run in the country.

CANON

A clear vision, a striking aesthetic and distinctive, mouthwatering flavors. Canon is a stellar spot for a happy hour cocktail, multicourse meal or Sunday brunch with the girls.

CHOCOLATE FISH COFFEE ROASTERS

Don’t let the name fool you, Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters make the freshest possible coffee while maintaining the intrinsic flavors within the fruit. The team travels overseas to growing regions, learning everything about where their coffee comes from. The level of quality and care they exhibit comes through in every cup. You’ll be a Fish fan in no time.