Category Archives: Inside Our Newspapers

30TH annual Curtis Park Home and Garden Tour set for Saturday

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What a record!   Since 1986, now celebrating 30 years, dozens of generous, community-minded Curtis Park residents have opened their homes and gardens to the public to raise funds for the operation of the Sierra 2 Community Center and for neighborhood

Your neighborhood in bloom: Check out nearby gardens at the 18th Land Park Garden Tour, Tea & Fine Arts Festival

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The 18th Annual Land Park Garden Tour, Tea & Fine Arts Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour features seven residential gardens in the Land Park area. The event supports the Holy

Sacramento City College approaching 100th anniversary

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By LANCE ARMSTRONG Land Park News writer Lance@valcomnews.com Sacramento City College will celebrate a very special milestone in 2016 – the 100th anniversary of its founding. This institution, which was originally known as Sacramento Junior College, began its existence as

Two McClatchy debate teams qualify for national Tournament of Champions

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Four students from C.K. McClatchy High School’s speech and debate programs have qualified for the national Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky. The tournament is the most prestigious high school debate event in the country. Qualification to the tournament makes

A Taste of Carmichael

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By Steve Liddick Carmichael, CA – If fun could be measured, the perfect yardstick would be the 14th annual “Taste of Carmichael” event. Hundreds of supporters will bring their appetites and their community spirit to this year’s fundraiser on May

Do It Yourself TV

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Story and photos by Steve Liddick If you have ever wanted to produce your own television show, Access Sacramento offers nearly everyone a chance to do just that. The organization was created to give members of the community an opportunity

Step into backyards with the East Sacramento Garden tour

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Eighteen years ago, David Lubin Elementary teachers saw the need for more educational enrichment at the school. To raise funds, they created the East Sacramento Garden Tour—an effort that has been a tremendous success for students

Girls are “On the Run” at David Lubin

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On Saturday, May 14, a team of girls at David Lubin Elementary will compete in a 5K run at North Natomas Regional Park, an event that will show off all the hard work they’ve accomplished over the previous 12 weeks.

The Death of Florin Mall

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By James Peyton Hello, fair readers and true believers. In the last 100 years Earth is no longer as pretty and is surely becoming one big city. I grew up in South Sacramento, it will never change back, and so

Faces and Places: General Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast

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Photos by Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Down the bunny trail the youngest bunnies got their fill of candy filled eggs at the annual Carmichael Park general egg hunt and pancake breakfast on March 26. Children collected candy and prize stuffed eggs.