Walking Tour Of Sacramento’s Midtown

While there are many different and somewhat defined neighborhoods, the area around what is known as Midtown, which mixes with downtown, is an all around excellent bit of the city to explore on foot.


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A Breakdown Of Sacramento’s Neighborhoods

From its early beginnings, Sacramento has steadily spread out. As it did so, neighborhoods sprung up and businesses developed. Families gave each of the many named neighborhoods a flavor of their own.


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Midtown Cyclist Hit By Car Admits Slashing Driver’s Tires, Says It Was In Self-Defense

Brian Ersen has a broken ankle, bruised ribs, a severed artery near his ear, and most of his body is covered in road rash after police say he was intentionally run over on his bicycle by Tran.


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Teacher Accused Of Running Down Cyclists In Midtown Sacramento Appears In Court

Dressed in an orange jumpsuit, the 31-year-old faced a judge on charges he allegedly intentionally hit a bicyclist with his car in Midtown, then hit two others as he drove off.


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Midtown Bank Robbery Suspect Dies After Crashing Car Into Tree

The accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. when police say the suspect tried to rob the El Dorado Savings Bank on J Street in Midtown.


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Esquire Names Midtown Sacramento’s Shady Lady Saloon One Of Top 25 Bars In Nation

Esquire magazine named Midtown’s Shady Lady Saloon as one of the Top 25 bars in the nation.


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Neighbors Flee 3-Alarm Midtown Fire That Burned Century-Old Victorian Home

“I was sitting there and started saying my prayers,” 98-year-old Margaret said. “I had just got up and somebody started knocking on my door saying, ‘Come on, come on, Margaret, Hurry up, hurry up.’”


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Opinions Mixed Over BevMo!’s Move Into Midtown Sacramento

BevMo! wants to open up in a popular midtown spot. But the move has some longtime residents and business owners concerned it’s a clash with their culture.


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Suspects Arrested In Midtown Sacramento Shooting, Alleged Torture

They say Michelle Okumura, 23, invited a business associate into her apartment. An argument would break out and that associate was then allegedly held against his will and beaten by Okumura and her boyfriend, Jeremy McMahon.


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1 Person Shot And Killed In Midtown; Police Detain 2 People For Questioning

Sacramento police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in midtown overnight.


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Best Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating In Sacramento

These are a few of the best spots in Sacramento to make everyone happy on Halloween.


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Bait Bikes Part Of Effort To Crack Down On Sacramento Bicycle Thefts

If you often park your bike in Midtown, police remind cyclists that parts of bikes are just as expensive as the bikes themselves, so riders should take off easily removable parts.