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Fruitridge Heights is a neighborhood of older houses and rentals with easy access to Highway 99. The houses here were built in the 1940s and 1950s with broad lawns and more than ample fenced backyards for family activities or additional parking for boats or recreational vehicles. Fruitridge Heights is a good starter neighborhood for new home owners or a place for apartment renters who want to get the feel of living in a house.
The neighborhood, with its easy access to Highway 99 and major Sacramento thoroughfares east of the freeway, is close to the attractions and tourist destinations of Sacramento. Fruitridge Heights residents can drive to work in downtown Sacramento or take a Sacramento Regional Transit bus.
Fruitridge Heights is close to schools in the Sacramento City Unified School District. Sacramento City College is nearby and offers associate degrees and transfer programs. Stockridge Plaza Shopping Center is minutes from the neighborhood and is a local shopping center with a supermarket as an anchor store.
William Land Park is a multi-use park located near Fruitridge Heights and a familiar fixture for family-friendly fun in Sacramento. Picnic facilities dot the 600-acre park, which is across the street from Sacramento City College. Well-known, family-friendly landmarks within the park include Fairytale Town, Sacramento Zoo, and William Land Golf Course. The park, with its established suburban landscape of trees, shrubs, and flowers attracts walkers, runners and dog walkers daily.
The Music Circus in Sacramento was founded in 1951, and its familiar, tented, theatre-in-the-round has entertained summer audiences as the first professional musical theatre west of the Mississippi. Professional casts from Broadway, Hollywood, and national touring groups perform traditional musicals produced by artists such as Cole Porter and Stephen Sondheim.