Happy 100th birthday to Angela Bales

Happy 100th birthday to Angela Bales

Angela Bales celebrated her 100th birthday on September 9th at Eskaton Village Carmichael where she has lived for the last 10 years. Her friends and family threw her an intimate party where More »

Children’s book festival set for this weekend at Fairytale Town

Children’s book festival set for this weekend at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town presents its 16th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival, the largest early childhood literacy event in the Sacramento region. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, More »

McKinley Village has arrived: 14 model homes unveiled last weekend By Monica Stark

McKinley Village has arrived: 14 model homes unveiled last weekend By Monica Stark

mailto:editor@valcomnews.com McKinley Village, the 49-acre community developed by The New Home Company and Riverview Capital Investments in East Sacramento near Business I-80, opened last weekend with the unveiling of 14 model homes More »

50-plus years of Kennedy high school music students to honor their former leader, Mr. Nick Angiulo

50-plus years of Kennedy high school music students to honor their former leader, Mr. Nick Angiulo

By Karen Bakula Special to the Pocket News   In Sacramento, public schools with decades-long award-winning music departments are few and far between.  No one understands that more than the 50-plus years More »

Rebirth and growth continues at the Panama Art Factory after devastating break-in

Rebirth and growth continues at the Panama Art Factory after devastating break-in

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com (Editor’s Note: This story has inspired a history series on Panama Pottery by writer Lance Armstrong whose first piece is scheduled to appear in the next issue of More »

 

ReUseIt clothing drive to benefit Sam Brannan Middle School

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Drop off gently used clothing, shoes and household donations from Oct. 4 through Oct. 17 at the mobile drop box located in the Sam Brannan Middle School Campus, 5301 Elmer Way. Of primary use include the following items: clothes, shoes,

Arden area church features artwork with Haiku by local artist

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The Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento presents a solo art exhibit by Sacramento artist Michelle Andres, “The Unity of Community,” that began earlier this month and continues to Oct. 31. Andres’ work focuses on the human experience. She incorporates haiku

2016 CKM Sports Hall of Fame Dinner

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The fifth annual CKM Sports Hall of Fame dinner will be held October 2, at the Asian Sports Foundation Hall off Laguna Blvd.  Cocktails at 5:00, dinner at 6:30.  Over 200 have already signed up, so get your reservations in

Sacramento 2016 Aloha Festival

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by Leigh Stephens If your vacation funds are empty this year, you can still travel to Hawai’i via the 2016 Aloha Festival. This sixth annual festival celebrates all that is wonderful and exotic about our 50th state and the Pacific

Happy 100th birthday to Angela Bales

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Angela Bales celebrated her 100th birthday on September 9th at Eskaton Village Carmichael where she has lived for the last 10 years. Her friends and family threw her an intimate party where she was gifted dozens of cards. Angela received

Dennis Newhall fulfilled dream to become a KZAP DJ

Dennis Newhall worked as a DJ at Sacramento radio station, KZAP 98.5 FM, from 1972 to 1975.

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Arden-Carmichael News writer Lance@valcomnews.com Editor’s Note: This is part five in a series about the history of radio station, KZAP 98.5 FM. Dennis Newhall was among the DJs who joined Sacramento’s legendary radio station, KZAP 98.5 FM,

Volunteers needed to help Carmichael nonprofit during United Way’s Week of Caring

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Volunteers are needed on Oct. 7 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to help grade and lay mulch around garden beds at Atkinson Family Services in Carmichael, as part of United Way’s Week of Caring where more than 1,500 local residents will

Land Parktoberfest: Bringing neighbors together, Bavarian style

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com To celebrate Octoberfest the Land Park community way, Holy Spirit School alumni and parents are bringing the first Land Parktoberfest to the neighborhood, all the while raising money for the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)

Sacramento City College celebrates 100 years of higher education

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When students returned to classes at Sacramento City College for the Fall 2016 semester on Monday, Aug. 22, they entered on the 100th anniversary of the college’s founding and were treated to cupcakes and ice cream, the first of several

What’s Happening

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 22 MOVIE AT CARMICHAEL LIBRARY: Bring your friends and enjoy a movie @ Carmichael Library – Free! Visit Carmichael Library for a list of up-coming movie titles. Today’s movie is In the Heart of the Sea Rated PG13