Category Archives: Faces and Places

Car Show for a Cause at Greenhaven Estates

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  August 26th 2016, Greenhaven Estates had a car show and a variety of food and baked goods for the families. It was open to the public and the proceeds go to Alzheimer’s Association. There was live music and lots

National Night Out in South Land Park was a big success

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By Monica Stark Photos courtesy of South Land Park Neighborhood Association editor@valcomnews.com Up to 500 area residents, vendors, community groups, schools, students, businesses, safety professionals and elected officials attended the South Land Park Neighborhood Association’s National Night Out event at

National Night Out at Didion

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Photos by Stephen Crowley Neighbors gathered for National Night Out at Didion School as part of a national effort to bring neighbors together on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Here is a collection of photos from the evening’s event.

Music in William Curtis Park featured ice cream and good music

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Photos by Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com The Sierra Curtis Neighborhood Association put on a good show on Sunday, June 26 with musical acts Legal Addiction and children’s musician Mister Cooper at William Curtis Park.  That evening’s event also featured free delicious

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

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.