Category Archives: Faces and Places

Former Pocket Bistro owner bids farewell

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By LANCE ARMSTRONG Pocket News writer Lance@valcomnews.com Nearly eight months have passed since Edmund and Jade Abay shut the doors of their popular restaurant, Pocket Bistro, with plans to reopen in a new location. But since that announcement was made,

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.

Faces and Places: “Bright Underbelly” mural unveiling

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Photos by Stephen Crowley stephen@valcomnews.com The mural is finished! The Bright Underbelly has been unveiled to you and the rest of the community! With a weekend full of events, starting with the ribbon cutting on March 17 and a free

Faces and Places: For the Love of Dance contra dance event held at the Coloma Community Center

Photos by Stephen Crowley stephen@valcomnews.com Shown here is a collection of photos from last Saturday’s contra dance event held at the Coloma Community Center. With a Valentine’s Day theme, “For the Love of Dance,” the event brought families together and

Faces and Places: Sweetheart Dance at the Elks Lodge, No. 6

Photos by Stephen Crowley Shown here is a collection of photographs from this year’s Sweetheart Dance held at the Elk’s Lodge, No. 6 on Friday, Feb. 12.

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Nutcracker at the Clunie Center

On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Sacramento Ballet put on a special preview of the Nutcracker for the community at the Clunie Center. The ballet will take stage this year from Dec. 12-22. Best-known and most beloved of all Sacramento traditions,

Faces and Places: Treasures of the Valley

Folks celebrated the 25 anniversary of the Sacramento Valley Conservancy with a party at Camp Pollock on Thursday, Oct. 22. The theme, Building on the Next 25 Years, went hand in hand with the Camp Pollock Lodge undergoing a partial

Alice Birney Waldorf School Candlelit Path of Wonder

Alice Birney Waldorf School celebrated an evening of wonder on Friday, Oct. 30 with a candlelit path and magical stories and skits. There was also delicious food, Waldorf-inspired art, a petting zoo and a pumpkin patch.

Personal Journeys photo project

What’s the magic equation for aging well? Is it about health? Exercise? Attitudes and perspectives? Staff members at Hart Senior Center in midtown Sacramento think it’s actually the sum of all these things, plus a lifetime of experiences to build

Boy Scouts and Elks co-sponsored scholarship fundraising event

Photo courtesy On Saturday, Sept. 26, Boy Scout Troop 259 and the Elks Lodge #6 sponsored a shredding event. This joint effort was a fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting the Elks Scholarship Fund and Troop 259 scouting activities. Boy Scouts, Elks,