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 »

Hollywood Hardware to celebrate grand opening under new ownership

Hollywood Hardware to celebrate grand opening under new ownership

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com In the face of big box hardware stores, Tom Tognetti goes old school back to a time when families would come to the general store for everything from More »

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 »

 

Around the Hood — May 2016

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By Corky Oakes Is the thrill truly gone? Timeless Thrills at 3714 J Street doesn’t think so. The website says, “Timeless Thrills® is an independent brand based out of Sacramento, California”  that “aims to produce quality goods made in the

Zpizza announces East Sacramento location for taproom, looking for investors

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Chris Bright, CEO of zpizza, announced that the pizza company will open at 6601 Folsom Blvd. come October 2016. Chris put a call out on social media looking for investors, as the pizza company has partnered

Principal’s Personal Journey Sparks School Recovery

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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 from such a culture and has his own

Kathi Windheim chosen as Spirit of the Pocket Parade grand marshal

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com “But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man.

Shattering the glass ceiling: School board member discusses a pivotal mother/daughter experience

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By Jessie Ryan In 1984, pledging to break the glass ceiling, Walter Mondale selected the first woman to run for Vice President on a major party ticket.  I was 6 years-old and my struggling single Mother braved the sweltering 100

Mining Yard $ale Treasures

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By Leigh Stephens Jeff says he bought a $3,000 ladies’ Rolex watch for $10.  Having come from the yard  sale where he bought the watch, he went to the sale down the street, asking people to verify the watch was

Neighborhood events round-up

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Fourth of July celebration in Glenn Hall Park Summer is here. School is out and the River Park Neighborhood Association is hosting the Fourth of July Parade and Festival at Glenn Hall Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on

WHEN I MET STAN LEE

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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 know of Stan Lee, I have heard of

Pocket resident voices concern for safety of local geese

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By LANCE ARMSTRONG Pocket News writer Lance@valcomnews.com Christine McCall, a 27-year resident of the Pocket and a longtime advocate for the safety and protection of wildlife, is currently on a mission to prevent further deaths of wild Canada geese on

Real Estate Quarterly – June 2016