Local author to discuss romance thriller at Arden-Dimick Library book talk

Local author to discuss romance thriller at Arden-Dimick Library book talk

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com For years the CIA has been trying to capture the elusive criminal, the mysterious drug lord of all the Americas and possibly beyond, El Tiburón (The Shark). Meanwhile, More »

River City Chorale to perform Disney favorites

River City Chorale to perform Disney favorites

By Laura Winn Be their guest, be their guest. Put their voices to the test. On Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5, River City Chorale will present “It’s A Small World,” More »

Know Your Neighbor: Carmichael puppet-maker brings shows to Swanston Park Community Center

Know Your Neighbor: Carmichael puppet-maker brings shows to Swanston Park Community Center

Words by Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Photos by Stephen CrowleySteve@valcomnews.com Get ready for a roller coaster ride through the galaxy as the courageous Captain leads his misfit crew of aliens on a hilarious More »

Sacramento Women’s March to the Capitol

Sacramento Women’s March to the Capitol

By Leigh Stephens In 1958, with my new college degree in hand, I, with my new husband, interviewed for a high school teaching position in Macon, Georgia. My husband was offered $3,500 More »

Passion on paper: Free Literature of Love course offered at the Clunie Center Feb. 1, 8

Passion on paper: Free Literature of Love course offered at the Clunie Center Feb. 1, 8

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Poetry is made for passion. Using sound and rhythm to convey messages of romance, beautiful love letters and literature are guaranteed to fill the hearts of students of More »

 

Matías Bombal’s Hollywood

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 The MPAA has rated this PG-13 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures releases Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2“. Fans of the first movie will not be disappointed; the cast returns with the

Compassion Village takes root in Sacramento

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Because everyone in the Sacramento region plays a role in helping our community and if we all work together, in the places we work best, we really can transform lives and bring hope to our community.

23rd Spare The Air season now underway

Air pollution affects us all The Sacramento region’s 23rd Spare The Air season began May 1. Each summer, the Spare The Air campaign educates the public about the health effects of air pollution and asks residents to drive less when

ACC held biggest Big Day of Giving celebration on May 4

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Photos by Stephen Crowley stephen@valcomnews.com From Taiko drumming from residents at ACC to performances from the Greenhaven Happy Strummers (80-plus-year-old players) ACC Senior Services celebrated the spirit of giving by providing an afternoon of entertainment on

Pocket author among other writers celebrating former teachers

By Jackie Boor If asked, we all can name a favorite teacher or two or three…. For me, in the third grade, circa 1958, there was tiny Miss Mack who firmly ruled the one-room school house in the Bald Hills

2016 Master’s Club

Valley Community Newspapers Inc., and Linda Pohl, your Account Representative, take great pride in presenting our 2016 Master Club special section. The success of this section is due to all the Real Estate agents who have continued to excel in

Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

Kong: Skull Island The MPAA has rated this PG-13 Warner Brothers retools the Eighth Wonder of the World for “Kong: Skull Island”. Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts worked from a screenplay adaptation by three screenwriters based on a story by John Gatins.

Home & Garden – Spring 2017

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The origin of the name Greenhaven

By Lance Armstrong Lance@valcomnews.com   For well more than a half century, local residents have referred to a portion of the Pocket area as Greenhaven. Commuters in the area often see Greenhaven Drive and a nearby pedestrian bridge above Riverside

WHAT’S HAPPENING, POCKET/GREENHAVEN?

SUNDAY, FEB. 19 JR HOME RUN DERBY: The Parkway Little League is hosting a Jr. home derby for boys and girls ages 12 and under and 14 and under at 1 p.m. at 4700 Brookfield Drive. For questions, call Coach