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Camellia Koi Club’s 2017 Koi Show “A Taste of Excellence”

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com       The Camellia Koi Club will hold an educational and fun event featuring pond builders, fountains, landscape and other vendors, artists and beautiful koi on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Asian supermarket to fill vacancy at former Vic’s IGA Market site

            By Lance Armstrong Shun Fat Supermarkets, an Asian retail grocery store chain, has acquired the old Vic’s IGA site in the South Hills Shopping Center. And work is underway to have a store of

Barrio Café temporarily closes its doors to the public

Photo by Stephen Crowley Sergio Barrios and Melissa Allen Owners vow to open next month, following alleged ‘callow behavior’ of their employees By Lance Armstrong Barrio Café, a less than 1-year-old business in the South Hills Shopping Center, shut its

East Sacramento comedian releases “Big Book of Jokes”

  By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com   When he was just a wee lad, Robert Berry was the shy kind of class clown. Writing jokes on his homework for his teachers to read, while passing around joke books among his classmates,

KVIE studios presents “Stories” — a Jared Konopitski solo show

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Colorful, playful, youthful, curious — these adjectives of delight and wonder cannot begin to describe the work of local artist Jared Konopitski whose solo show beginning Thursday, Aug. 17 inside the KIVIE Gallery, 2030 West El

Kennedy HS Student Selected for national Student Leaders Program

Bank of America announced that five high school juniors and seniors from the greater Sacramento area have been selected as Student Leaders. One of them is from John F. Kennedy High School. Part of the company’s three-year $40 million commitment

Elmhurst resident Amreet Sandhu honored by National Lawyers Guild

By JoAnn Fuller Special to the East Sacramento News Have you ever been at a demonstration and noticed folks with neon green hats taking notes? These are legal observers who have been trained by the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) to

City to release prioritized list of expectations for Panama Art Factory building owner

Sacramento City Council Member Jay Schenirer’s office provided the following statement when asked for an update regarding the notice for artists to vacate the Panama Art Factory building: “The Council office met with the building owner to discuss addressing code

Greenhaven ceramicist details personal experience at the Panama Art Factory

  By Miguel Paz “Panama Art Factory is closing due to a series of building code violations.” That’s what I heard from a friend as I was about to enter Panama key in hand, turning the dead bolt and then

From the office of County Supervisor Susan Peters

By County Supervisor Susan Peters Don’t drown: Use a life vest Summer is here; the weather is warm and the river is calling your name. Visiting Sacramento County’s public waterways and rivers is a traditional way to cool off and