Category Archives: Inside Our Newspapers

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

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

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

Bill Clinton visits Land Park for Hillary fundraising event

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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 to Sacramento to shed light on Hillary Clinton’s

Brew for a Cure comes to William Land Park on June 11

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The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has teamed up with Beers In Sacramento to bring the first Brew For A Cure to William Land Park on Saturday, June 11. The Land Park community has a long history of supporting charitable causes

Lincoln Junior High graduates celebrate 76th anniversary reunion

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Event has additional significance for Japanese American classmates By LANCE ARMSTRONG Land Park News writer Lance@valcomnews.com Graduates of Lincoln Junior High School’s winter and summer classes of 1940 recently gathered together in South Land Park for their 76th anniversary reunion.