Meet the Marmalades: East Sac and Land Park neighbors developed unique recipe for the California State Fair

Meet the Marmalades: East Sac and Land Park neighbors developed unique recipe for the California State Fair

By Pat Lynch   They don’t lounge at spas and plan leisurely retirement cruises. They are K. D. Proffit from Land Park and Barbara Ruona from East Sacramento, and they play for More »

La Fiesta de Frida! Frida Look-Alike Contest

La Fiesta de Frida! Frida Look-Alike Contest

Photos by Stephen Crowley Ladies young and old dressed up like Frida Kahlo on Sunday for the Frida Kahlo Look-alike contest. There were fabulous prizes, art workshops for kids as well as More »

Principal’s Personal Journey Sparks School Recovery

Principal’s Personal Journey Sparks School Recovery

by Pat Lynch Before literature and history, there were stories, and in some cultures, even now, stories are the literature and history. Dr. Kal Phan, principal of Hiram Johnson High School, comes More »

WHEN I MET STAN LEE

WHEN I MET STAN LEE

By James Peyton I never thought I would meet Stan Lee. For those of you who don’t know who Stan Lee is, I will briefly explain. If you can’t believe someone wouldn’t More »

Bill Clinton visits Land Park for Hillary fundraising event

Bill Clinton visits Land Park for Hillary fundraising event

Story by Monica Stark; photos by Stephen Crowley editor@valcomnews.com First Sac State, then Phil Angelides’ house on 13th Avenue in Land Park: The 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton took More »

 

Troop 259 celebrates 50th anniversary in Greenhaven-Pocket area

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By LANCE ARMSTRONG Pocket News writer Lance@valcomnews.com A large group assembled in a shaded area at Garcia Bend Park last Saturday, July 16 for a picnic and special program in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Greenhaven-Pocket area’s Boy

Door-to-Door: Memories of the State Fair

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By Pat Lynch When we were kids in East Sac we waited every year for the California State Fair. The fair brought amazements—beautiful show horses prancing with pure elegance and gigantic Clydesdales clopping along with hair on their hooves, pulling

Quilting for charity at the State Fair with the River City Quilters’ Guild

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com In a widespread community effort, the River City Quilt Guild and passersby at the state fair are currently working on quilts for local children hospitals, including UC Davis, Kaiser, Sutter, Mercy, some receiving homes and for

Meet the Marmalades: East Sac and Land Park neighbors developed unique recipe for the California State Fair

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By Pat Lynch   They don’t lounge at spas and plan leisurely retirement cruises. They are K. D. Proffit from Land Park and Barbara Ruona from East Sacramento, and they play for keeps. They created and developed a unique marmalade

Carlin Naify – Doing The Right Thing

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By Debbie Ito Special to the Pocket News Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Carlin Naify, longtime Pocket resident has spent most of her life making

What’s happening East Pocket/Greenhaven?

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————————- THURSDAY, JULY 21 CODING FOR KIDS – REGISTRATION REQUIRED (SCHOOL AGE (6-12)) AT THE ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY: Coding for Kids / Google CS First: Storytelling. In this series of 8 weekly workshops (Thursdays at 2pm-3:30pm, June 23 through

What’s happening East Sacramento?

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————————- NOW THROUGH SUNDAY CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR CONTINUES: Get your tickets for the “best 17 days of summer” at www.castatefair.org. In this issue of the East Sacramento News, read about an East Sacramento woman and her Land Park pal who

ACC holds Monday Ikenobo Ikebana classes

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Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging. Ikenobo is the oldest school of Ikebana and is considered the “origin of Ikebana.” The rules of Ikebana were established by enjoying nature and by careful observation of how plants grow. Today,

Music in William Curtis Park featured ice cream and good music

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Photos by Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com The Sierra Curtis Neighborhood Association put on a good show on Sunday, June 26 with musical acts Legal Addiction and children’s musician Mister Cooper at William Curtis Park.  That evening’s event also featured free delicious

La Fiesta de Frida! Frida Look-Alike Contest

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Photos by Stephen Crowley Ladies young and old dressed up like Frida Kahlo on Sunday for the Frida Kahlo Look-alike contest. There were fabulous prizes, art workshops for kids as well as food and drink. The event also featured a