Local author to discuss romance thriller at Arden-Dimick Library book talk

Local author to discuss romance thriller at Arden-Dimick Library book talk

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com For years the CIA has been trying to capture the elusive criminal, the mysterious drug lord of all the Americas and possibly beyond, El Tiburón (The Shark). Meanwhile, More »

River City Chorale to perform Disney favorites

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,” More »

Know Your Neighbor: Carmichael puppet-maker brings shows to Swanston Park Community Center

Know Your Neighbor: Carmichael puppet-maker brings shows to Swanston Park Community Center

Words by Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Photos by Stephen CrowleySteve@valcomnews.com Get ready for a roller coaster ride through the galaxy as the courageous Captain leads his misfit crew of aliens on a hilarious More »

Sacramento Women’s March to the Capitol

Sacramento Women’s March to the Capitol

By Leigh Stephens In 1958, with my new college degree in hand, I, with my new husband, interviewed for a high school teaching position in Macon, Georgia. My husband was offered $3,500 More »

Passion on paper: Free Literature of Love course offered at the Clunie Center Feb. 1, 8

Passion on paper: Free Literature of Love course offered at the Clunie Center Feb. 1, 8

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Poetry is made for passion. Using sound and rhythm to convey messages of romance, beautiful love letters and literature are guaranteed to fill the hearts of students of More »

 

Sacramento City College celebrates 100 years of higher education

When students returned to classes at Sacramento City College for the Fall 2016 semester on Monday, Aug. 22, they entered on the 100th anniversary of the college’s founding and were treated to cupcakes and ice cream, the first of several

What’s Happening

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22 MOVIE AT CARMICHAEL LIBRARY: Bring your friends and enjoy a movie @ Carmichael Library – Free! Visit Carmichael Library for a list of up-coming movie titles. Today’s movie is In the Heart of the Sea Rated PG13

Faces and Places: CruiseFest on Fulton Avenue

Photos courtesy of the California Automobile Museum Shown here is a collection of photos from this year’s American Graffiti-themed CruiseFest, which was held on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 4 to 8:30 p.m., benefiting the California Automobile Museum. In addition to

CSUS professor is newest member of Rugby Hall of Fame

By Dixie Reid Steve Gray loved football as a kid but weighed just 95 pounds in high school and was too small to make the team. So he wrestled instead. Then he went to the University of Arizona on a

Children’s book festival set for this weekend at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town presents its 16th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival, the largest early childhood literacy event in the Sacramento region. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, enjoy back-to-back readings and presentations from

What’s Happening

Thursday, Sept, 22; Sunday, Sept. 25 and Tuesday, Sept. 27 PHOTOGRAPHY & CAMERA CLASSES HOSTED BY MIKE’S CAMERA: Hone your photography skills by focusing your lens on Sacramento Zoo’s colorful creatures with Mike’s Camera for a Photo Safari Workshop! This

Mini jazz festival held at local Elks lodge

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Pocket News writer Lance@valcomnews.com The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society on Sept. 11 presented the first of which could eventually be many mini jazz festivals at the Elks Lodge No. 6 building on Florin Road. The society, which

One Blue Friend

By Pat Lynch One Blue friend says, “I live in a Red state. If I put out a sign it would be seen as…hostile.” She says her Red and even Purple neighbors would view the sign as brazen public criticism

A Pocket hero: GeriRae Gray

GeriRae (she pronounces her name “GARY”) has been picking up garbage on the Sacramento River levee twice a week since July 4.  Sometimes, she is joined by other volunteers, her doggie sidekick and otherwise she does this task on her

Community Choir Forming in the Greenhaven/Pocket Area

ACC, 7334 Park City Drive, is proud to announce the formation of a community choir. With classes on Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 5 at 3 p.m., ACC Program Director, Linda Revilla is excited to offer this to the community.  “I jumped