Turtle territory: “Turtle lady” and park volunteers discuss city park ponds and the future of the popular reptilian residents

Turtle territory: “Turtle lady” and park volunteers discuss city park ponds and the future of the popular reptilian residents

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com As news of “turtle trouble” at McKinley and William Land Park’s ponds hit various media outlets, Greenhaven’s very own turtle lady, Felice Rood, has been fielding phone calls More »

Country Joe McDonald – This Land is Your Land

Country Joe McDonald – This Land is Your Land

By Corky Oakes Long before “Country” Joe McDonald gave his infamous cheer at Woodstock in the summer of 1969, Woody Guthrie’s persona channeled through his being. McDonald’s father had many similarities to More »

Bernie at Bonney: Between 15,000 and 21,000 fill the field, leaving another 10,000 outside

Bernie at Bonney: Between 15,000 and 21,000 fill the field, leaving another 10,000 outside

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com “(A democracy is a) government of the people, by the people, for the people” — Bernie Sanders quoting President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Despite a last minute decision More »

Take a hike! Or a walk on the ‘Wildside’

Take a hike! Or a walk on the ‘Wildside’

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Cell phone tethered nature lovers out there will appreciate the latest achievement from three local girl scout troops. Just in time for this year’s Walk on the Wildside, More »

A Taste of Carmichael

A Taste of Carmichael

By Steve Liddick Carmichael, CA – If fun could be measured, the perfect yardstick would be the 14th annual “Taste of Carmichael” event. Hundreds of supporters will bring their appetites and their More »

 

No homework and half as many suspensions: New principal at New Technology High School describes new discipline and teaching techniques

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com (Editor’s Note: This story came about as a request to plug the students’ art show on Saturday, not to brag about the school, but Principal Kenneth Durham’s passion for education was expressed and what follows is

KJ Bethy Evans to offer family karaoke in Tahoe Park

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Karaoke jockey Bethy Evans will revive her family karaoke nights at Tahoe Park’s Public House Theater (5440 14th Ave.) on  June 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. Bethy and her boyfriend Patrick Riley ran family karaoke

Turtle territory: “Turtle lady” and park volunteers discuss city park ponds and the future of the popular reptilian residents

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com As news of “turtle trouble” at McKinley and William Land Park’s ponds hit various media outlets, Greenhaven’s very own turtle lady, Felice Rood, has been fielding phone calls for future turtle adoptions because starting in July

Art & Music Event at ACC on the Big Day of Giving

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Photos by ACC Photo club ACC Senior Services marked the Big Day of Giving, May 3,  with an “Art & Music” celebration. Although the Big Day is an online giving event, ACC decided to have an open house showcasing their

New east Sac neighborhood edging closer to becoming a reality

More than 100 homes to be built on old Sutter Memorial Hospital site

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By LANCE ARMSTRONG East Sacramento News writer Lance@valcomnews.com The plan to transform the grounds of the old Sutter Memorial Hospital into east Sacramento’s newest neighborhood continues to move forward. Behind chain-link fences, demolition work has already changed a portion of

Country Joe McDonald – This Land is Your Land

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By Corky Oakes Long before “Country” Joe McDonald gave his infamous cheer at Woodstock in the summer of 1969, Woody Guthrie’s persona channeled through his being. McDonald’s father had many similarities to Guthrie. He was born in Oklahoma near Guthrie’s

Let’s Go! 2016

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Bernie at Bonney: Between 15,000 and 21,000 fill the field, leaving another 10,000 outside

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com “(A democracy is a) government of the people, by the people, for the people” — Bernie Sanders quoting President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Despite a last minute decision to come to Sacramento, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

More than 1,400 participate in 7.8-mile Holy Saturday walk

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By LANCE ARMSTRONG East Sacramento News writer Lance@valcomnews.com A procession of more than 1,400 people made its way through the streets of Sacramento on Saturday morning, March 26. For many onlookers, the scene of people orderly moving along sidewalks spanning

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