Category Archives: Inside Our Newspapers

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

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

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

Janey Way Memories #163

The Last Janey Way Memory

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I published my first Janey Way memory, The Story of the Janey Way Gang, on July 2, 2009. Then, I thought the column would last perhaps a few years. I guess my memory proved much better than I imagined. During

On the Rise: Health conscious living to be celebrated in the Pocket

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Celebrating healthy choices from nutrition to physical movement, Rise Wellness invites the public to an open house where staff will showcase classes and services to the community, neighbors and friends. Opening their doors to introduce their

Door-to-Door: Keeping Our Dignity

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By Pat Lynch What if our local politicians tweeted lurid accusations/insinuations about their opponent’s mates? What if we had debates where one candidate said another candidate had tiny hands? You know what that means. And then the tiny hands candidate

From your councilmember

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We are fortunate in Pocket/Greenhaven to have an outstanding library. It is hard to believe that almost six short years ago it opened on Aug. 28, 2010 in the heart of our community. In addition to serving the general public