Jim Piskoti, A Double Life in Art

Jim Piskoti, A Double Life in Art

By Mark Hanzlik Many artists approach a blank canvas without any expectation or where the creative journey might take them. There are also those who seek immediate gratification, a desire to see More »

Know your neighbor: Hoàng Chi Trương Smith, author of TigerFish

Know your neighbor: Hoàng Chi Trương Smith, author of TigerFish

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com In her memoir TigerFish, Pocket author Hoàng Chi Trương Smith chronicles the tumultuous years growing up in war-torn Vietnam and the abrupt and brutal regime change that forced More »

Kaleidoscopic Artwork PL!NK a Highlight of Museum’s Newest Art Spots for Kids

Kaleidoscopic Artwork PL!NK a Highlight of Museum’s Newest Art Spots for Kids

PL!NK Invites Virtual Visitors to Participate from Remote Locations Via Website In an immersible experience of dazzling color, light and reflection, children are invited to explore the Crocker Art Museum’s newest Art More »

South Sacramento joins in National Night Out

South Sacramento joins in National Night Out

By Bruce Tran Special to the Land Park News To many people, participation is one of the key elements of a healthy and thriving neighborhood. Whether it’s through social media or face-to-face More »

Panama Art Factory tenants asked to vacate studios, retail yard to stay open for business

Panama Art Factory tenants asked to vacate studios, retail yard to stay open for business

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Ten days to vacate. Met with that message upon arrival to their artist studios at the Panama Art Factory on the afternoon of Friday, July 7, tenants spread More »

 

What’s Happening

NOW THROUGH OCT. 29 NCA PRESENTS BOLD EXPRESSIONS 2016, INTERNATIONAL OPEN EXHIBIT From Oct. 4 to 29 enjoy the current Sacramento Fine Arts exhibit with a closing reception and awards presentation Saturday, Oct. 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. The

From South Sacramento to the White House: David Garibaldi discusses his professional life journey thus far

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Just a kid from South Sacramento, David Garibaldi started painting in a garage and on the railroads, tagging boxcars, and running from the police, but he never gave up on his dreams of becoming a professional

Real Estate Quarterly – Third Quarter 2016

Real Estate transactions in the greater Sacramento area for 2016’s Third Quarter.

What’s Happening


THURSDAY, OCT. 20 NOURISHING YOUR TASTE BUDS & BODY WITH JUDITH YISRAEL @ COLONIAL HEIGHTS LIBRARY: Culinary herbs and spices are more than just an afterthought seasoning, used with intention and regard these spices can transform your meal into a

Happy Halloweeeeeeeeeen: Matsuyama kids really know how to scare you!

Photos by Stephen Crowley Yikes! These Matsuyama students really are in the Halloween spirit. Asked to make scary faces, here are the results! Wowzers! On Friday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. school will be holding its annual harvest

A spooky night returns: Sacramento Portuguese Holy Spirit Society to hold annual haunted house

By Monica Stark Meandering through the long hallways at the SPHSS hall will be a frightening time for those who choose to enter the haunted house on Friday, Oct. 28. This year, organizers have upped the ante on the spook

Cougar football report: Here’s an update on the season thus far

By Matt Costa This season to date we are currently sitting at a 5-2 record with 3 games to go. We have had some pretty big games that we came up short in, Lost by 6 to undefeated Bradshaw Christian

Pocket Little League releases statement regarding “possible” financial impropriety

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com In late August, the Pocket Little League Board was notified by its banking institution of a possible impropriety involving a PLL account. According to a press release issued by the league, “It is important to note

Young Actors Stage brings home 7 Elly Awards

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com   Les Miserables, a “sung-through” production, considered by some to be the world’s longest running musical — went down in history on a very local level on Sept. 11 at the annual Elly Awards held at

Know your neighbors: Hera and her pet (or visa versa)

By Monica Stark Elmhurst residents Catherine VadeBonCoeur and dog Hera, 12, enjoy two walks in the neighborhood each day, but unlike most dogs, for the last two years Hera has been suffering from a neurological disease that she’s had for