Category Archives: Inside Our Newspapers

2017 Fireworks Buyers Guide Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

By David Dickstein It’s almost time to enjoy a slice of our country’s birthday cake, and as Sacramento collectively blows out 241 candles by day, many citizens will keep the flame alive at night by celebrating the Fourth of July

Compassion Village takes root in Sacramento

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Because everyone in the Sacramento region plays a role in helping our community and if we all work together, in the places we work best, we really can transform lives and bring hope to our community.

Pocket author among other writers celebrating former teachers

By Jackie Boor If asked, we all can name a favorite teacher or two or three…. For me, in the third grade, circa 1958, there was tiny Miss Mack who firmly ruled the one-room school house in the Bald Hills

The origin of the name Greenhaven

By Lance Armstrong Lance@valcomnews.com   For well more than a half century, local residents have referred to a portion of the Pocket area as Greenhaven. Commuters in the area often see Greenhaven Drive and a nearby pedestrian bridge above Riverside

WHAT’S HAPPENING, POCKET/GREENHAVEN?

SUNDAY, FEB. 19 JR HOME RUN DERBY: The Parkway Little League is hosting a Jr. home derby for boys and girls ages 12 and under and 14 and under at 1 p.m. at 4700 Brookfield Drive. For questions, call Coach

River City Chorale to perform Disney favorites

By Laura Winn Be their guest, be their guest. Put their voices to the test. On Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5, River City Chorale will present “It’s A Small World,” a cabaret concert of Disney tunes at Serbian

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

From the page to the stage: San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents “Twelfth Night” at McKinley Library

By Laura Winn Out from the page and onto the stage, the words of Shakespeare will come to life when the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents “Twelfth Night” at McKinley Library on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. The free,

Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

Rogue One: A Star Wars story   The MPAA has rated this PG-1 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Lucasfilm bring us “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” the prequel to the very first of “Star Wars” adventures, “A New