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Land Park man’s best friend is Rosebud, the Bulldog

By Greg Brown

Jack Peyton and his English Bulldog Rosie rest near a bench in William Land Park. / Photos by Greg Brown If you’ve spent any amount of time in William Land Park you’ve probably come across Jack Peyton and his loveable 9-year-old English... 

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Lance Armstrong's History Features

Gunther’s Ice Cream to celebrate 75th anniversary May 16

Gunther’s Ice Cream to celebrate 75th anniversary May 16

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Gunther’s Ice Cream parlor at 2801 Franklin Blvd. is shown in this 1949 photograph. Photo courtesy... 

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Sausage City

East Sacramento area was once home to Pureta Sausage Co.

<h3>Sausage City</h3>  East Sacramento area was once home to Pureta Sausage Co.

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

The Pureta Sausage Co. at Alhambra Boulevard and D Street is shown in this early 1930s photograph.... 

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Local man had role in classic TV variety shows

Local man had role in classic TV variety shows

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Arden-Carmichael News writer

Ron Gill holds a coat for Tommy Smothers on the set of “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.”... 

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South Land Park resident speaks about his Swiss heritage, lengthy career

South Land Park resident speaks about his Swiss heritage, lengthy career

By LANCE ARMSTRONG, Land Park News writer

South Land Park resident Ferdinand Morant prepares to cut meat at Morant’s Old Fashioned Sausage... 

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Ed Mauricio recalls life in Riverside-Pocket area in the 1920s, beyond

Ed Mauricio recalls life in Riverside-Pocket area in the 1920s, beyond

By LANCE ARMSTRONG

Photo Caption: Ed Mauricio grew up in the Riverside-Pocket area in the 1920s and 1930s. Photo by... 

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Inside Our Newspapers

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Building a softball field of dreams at CKM

Photos by Monica Stark

Shown here is the C.K. McClatchy junior varsity and varsity teams. The Lady... 

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On the Curbs: Compton’s Market adding a full deli

By Michael Saeltzer

Photos by Stephen Crowley Shown here is a photo from last year's East... 

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17th annual Barbara Jeanne Hansen ice cream social set for Friday, May 29

17th annual Barbara Jeanne Hansen ice cream social Bring the whole family... 

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Explore new creative interests at the Hart Senior Center

mandala Art classes Hart Senior Center will launch a new series of beginner... 

May 22, 2015 | Continue »

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Land Park neighborhood nonprofits enjoy good turnout from the Big Day of Giving

Julia the Thick-billed Parrot was the spokesbird for the Sacramento Zoo's... 

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Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

Matias Bombal The Age of Adeline The MPAA has rated this PG-13 LIONSGATE... 

May 22, 2015 | Continue »

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Janey Way Memories #142

By Marty Relles

“What Goes Around, Comes Around” The week before last, I had lunch with a group... 

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Over The Fence

What’s next for the former Vic’s IGA?

By Greg Brown

Collected Works on Freeport Boulevard is closing. / Photos by Greg Brown What’s... 

May 21, 2015 | Continue »

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East Sacramento Calendar

Send your event announcement for consideration to: editor@valcomnews.com at least... 

May 21, 2015 | Continue »

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Jeff Harris continues the Pops in the Park tradition

Pops In Park Photo courtesy of Mumbo Gumbo Shown here from left to... 

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A time to rag on: East Sacramento-based Ragtime musicians discuss love of the music at upcoming Sacramento Music Festival

By Monica Stark

Shown here are members of the Porcupine Ragtime Ensemble, shown from left to... 

May 21, 2015 | Continue »

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Local play “Dinners With Augie” to benefit neighborhood area nonprofits

Local play "Dinners With Augie" cast “Dinners With Augie” is... 

May 21, 2015 | Continue »

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Chrysanthemum Society gears up for annual rooted cutting sale

Primrose Mt. Shasta The Sacramento Chrysanthemum Society annual spring Chrysanthemum... 

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