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PorchFest, A Music Swarm

By Bill Laws bill@valcomnews.com On Sunday, Sept. 17, a swarm of about 50 Tahoe Park neighbors toted blankets and lawn chairs to Emily and Andy Schile’s 12th Avenue home. It was one of a handful of residents in the area

Music in the streets: River City PorchFest to debut in Colonial Heights and Tahoe Park

By Laura I. Winn Live music from over two dozen Sacramento area bands and solo arts will fill the streets in the neighborhoods of Tahoe Park and Colonial Heights on Sunday, Sept. 17 for the River City PorchFest 2017. Neighborhood

Fleet Feet Sacramento to Donate $10,000 to CK McClatchy Track Remodel

The owners of Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento have announced they are donating $10,000 from their after school running program, Project Fit, to the track remodel project at CK McClatchy. When CKM announced the new all-weather track would be constructed this

Letter: California Families and College Systems Should Take Steps to Protect Against Threat of Meningitis

Dear Editor My vibrant and talented daughter MaryJo died of meningitis eight days before her 16th birthday. It is the nightmare that every parent fears, but few expect that when it begins it can look just like the flu or

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