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January 2, 2009
"You sit in the street and it feels like it should be snowing."
 There's almost no neighborhood in Sacramento where the departure from regular standards is so abrupt. That's the 35-home Heritage Wood Circle subdivision in the Pocket area. It was built in 1980, and 28 years later the trees are giants. A walk through this place is like leaving Sacramento altogether for a few minutes.
 
  Resident Jane Smith Oxnaes (since 1996) and granddaughter Donna Davis gave Home Front a quick overview on this cold gray afternoon.Oxnaes said, "I'm from the East Coast, so I saw this architecture and loved it." She also provided the headline quote here.

The neighborhood has a colorful background story, which we expect to tell in the Friday Home Front column on Jan. 9.

 Here's an introductory video.
 

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