Iceland to open under new roof in 2018

Iceland to open under new roof in 2018

By Lance Armstrong lance@valcomnews.com Iceland, Sacramento’s iconic ice-skating rink that was demolished by a fire in 2010, will return to its former existence as a full-time indoor facility in 2018. Since this More »

East Sac’s SacYard Community Tap House to open by the end of the year

East Sac’s SacYard Community Tap House to open by the end of the year

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Sixteen years ago, East Sacramentans Melody and Dan Thebeau had their first date at a brewpub and before the end of this year the duo will celebrate a More »

“Masks, Memories and a Life Well-Lived” Latino Center of Art & Culture exhibition open through Nov. 26

“Masks, Memories and a Life Well-Lived” Latino Center of Art & Culture exhibition open through Nov. 26

The Latino Center of Art and Culture, Sacramento’s non-profit Latino art and cultural center, opened a special Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead exhibition “Masks, Memories and a Life Well-Lived” and More »

Link Crew brings students back together at JFK

Link Crew brings students back together at JFK

By Saeri Plagmann (Editor’s Note: The author is a journalism student at Kennedy High School and wrote this piece originally for the student newspaper, The Clarion.) During her freshman year, Sariyah Williams, More »

Community celebrates return of Greek Food Festival to East Sac

Community celebrates return of Greek Food Festival to East Sac

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Sacramento’s annual Greek Food Festival returned to East Sacramento on Oct. 6-8, as the event was held at the church’s Alhambra Boulevard and F Street grounds for the first More »

 

Farm and Flavor: Allostatic load vs. soup

By Kerin Gould I’m driving along on a smoky fall day, listening to the radio, and I hear Dr. Anthony Iton of the California Endowment, mention the term “allostatic load,” meaning the wear and tear that chronic stress produces in

Link Crew brings students back together at JFK

By Saeri Plagmann (Editor’s Note: The author is a journalism student at Kennedy High School and wrote this piece originally for the student newspaper, The Clarion.) During her freshman year, Sariyah Williams, current senior at John F. Kennedy High School,

Dust off your Hats and Boots: These Boots are Made for Country Dancin’ at the Sacramento Elks Lodge

By Bia Riaz bia@valcomnews.com If you missed a chance to dress up and celebrate any of the Halloween festivities around the city, you will have another chance right here, just steps from the Sacramento River, in the heart of Pocket.

Real Estate Quarterly – Third Quarter 2017

Real Estate transactions in the greater Sacramento area for 2017’s Third Quarter.

PorchFest, A Music Swarm

By Bill Laws bill@valcomnews.com On Sunday, Sept. 17, a swarm of about 50 Tahoe Park neighbors toted blankets and lawn chairs to Emily and Andy Schile’s 12th Avenue home. It was one of a handful of residents in the area

Music in the streets: River City PorchFest to debut in Colonial Heights and Tahoe Park

By Laura I. Winn Live music from over two dozen Sacramento area bands and solo arts will fill the streets in the neighborhoods of Tahoe Park and Colonial Heights on Sunday, Sept. 17 for the River City PorchFest 2017. Neighborhood

Community celebrates return of Greek Food Festival to East Sac

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Sacramento’s annual Greek Food Festival returned to East Sacramento on Oct. 6-8, as the event was held at the church’s Alhambra Boulevard and F Street grounds for the first time in 37 years. That return was made

Community looking to plant a Sakura Grove in Southside Park

Southside Park is on the cusp of creating something extraordinary and we need your help to make this happen! Sakuramento is partnering with the Sacramento Tree Foundation, the City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation, and the office of

Friends, family celebrate life of Pocket resident Betty Dias

By LANCE ARMSTRONG The life of Betty Maude (Lorbeer) Dias, a longtime Pocket resident who was known for her strong-willed demeanor and determination to live life in her own manner, was celebrated on Sept. 30 by about 50 of her

Home & Garden – Fall 2017

Looking to get your garden ready? Are you ready to start home improvements this spring? Check out products and services guide to help you with all your gardening and home improvement needs. Fall 2017