Category Archives: The Land Park News

Sacramento Zoo to celebrate 90th anniversary June 17

By Lance Armstrong lance@valcomnews.com   The Sacramento Zoo recently turned 90 years old, and to celebrate that milestone, the public is invited to join in a birthday bash at the zoo on June 17. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,

Community Park Planning: Meeting at John F. Kennedy High School garnered residents’ input

by Leigh Stephens Parks nourish our spirits! Walking through glorious trees, sitting on comforting grass, taking that toddler to the playground on a sunny or overcast day, taking a run or walk by the rivers, unpacking that luscious picnic lunch…Our

Councilmember Steve Hansen addresses neighborhood needs

By Monica Stark Looking ahead to the next four years as a member of the city council, Steve Hansen (D-4) shared many of his goals and discussed at length various issues such as homelessness in the Broadway corridor as well

King of Jazz: Restored by NBC/Universal, premiering at Tower Theatre for benefit gala

By Matias Bombal In 1930, an unprecedented mixture of art and technology melded elements of music, dance, theatre, design and visual artistry into a great melting pot of jazz on film. The movies had only been “talking” for three years.

Museum Day guests can enjoy special offers at local restaurants on Feb. 4

In addition to the 26 museums participating in the 2017 Sacramento Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 4 by offering free or half-priced admission, 18 local restaurants are also extending special offers and discounts to participants. Most museums will offer free

What’s happening, Land Park?

SATURDAY, JAN. 28 SACTOWN VEGFEST 2017: From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Sacramento Vegetarian Society is proud to sponsor the second annual SacTown VegFest, a celebration of vegan/plant based living, featuring: speakers, exhibitors/vendors offering animal-free goods/services, free samples, cooking

The fight against pancreatic cancer: PurpleStride celebration to be held Nov. 12 at William Land Park

Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society reported that more patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. To change

Panama Pottery history began more than a century ago

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Pocket News writer Lance@valcomnews.com Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series about the longtime-operating Sacramento business, Panama Pottery. Panama Pottery, as mentioned in the previous article of this series, made its debut in Sacramento in

CKM’s Prospector newspaper staff petitions permanent funding for the Prospector

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com C.K. McClatchy, a high school named after one of the most important editors of the Sacramento Bee, without a journalism program? The McClatchy Prospector has been a staple of McClatchy since 1938. Supporters are trying to

Traffic tsunami approaching and still no plans for bridge at Sutterville Road

Editor’s Note: This letter was originally submitted to the West Sacramento News-Ledger for publication. I also edit that paper and asked the author if he’d like me to run it in the Land Park News. He obliged. -Monica Stark Dear