Sutterville Bicycle Company celebrates four years in business and giving back to the community

Sutterville Bicycle Company celebrates four years in business and giving back to the community

Shop works in tandem with East Sacramento-based Boys 4 Bikes charity By Joe Perfecto For many local (and not-so-local) bicycle-riding residents, Jeff Dzurinko is a household name. The mechanic-cum-fabricator-cum-engineer-cum-philanthropist recently marked the More »

Sacramento resident’s dream bell tower has holiday visitor: Santa Claus

Sacramento resident’s dream bell tower has holiday visitor: Santa Claus

By Lance Armstrong Among the more unusual scenes in Sacramento this holiday season is a 4-foot tall, plastic Santa Claus waving from the interior of a bell tower. Perhaps even more unusual More »

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 »

 

Barrio Cafe hopes to have soft opening next week

Sergio Barrios and Melissa Allen are doing the final touches on Barrio Cafe, a coffee shop that’s been in the works in the South Hills Shopping Center since the end of last year.  “Everything is going well just taking a

Life in the Village #4 May 1955

By Jan Dalske The East Sacramento News Today was moving day. I was wide awake. Even though they were talking quietly, my parents had interrupted my sleep. I could hear their voices from their double bed in the next room.

Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

CAFE SOCIETY The MPAA has rated this PG-13 Woody Allen’s “Cafe Society” is released by Amazon Studios and Lionsgate and marks the first time that the master director has photographed a movie in digital format, a transition from using actual

38th Street Blood Drive Continues to Grow

By Pat Lynch “Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, and one in seven of us will need a transfusion at some point in our lives,” says Alice McAuliffe. McAuliffe is the originator of the unique and successful

National Night Out at Didion

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.

Two international pro rugby players get lavish Land Park treatment

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com International pro rugby players Alex Hodgkinson and Josh Pinn both arrived to Sacramento on Monday, May 16 to meet fellow teammates of the Sacramento Express, a professional American rugby union team that plays in the newly

Home & Garden – Summer 2016

what’s happening east pocket/greenhaven?

CELEBRATE BEATRIX POTTER’S 150TH BIRTHDAY W/ ART BEAST @ BELLE COOLEDGE: Starting at 3:30 p.m., join the Belle Cooledge community and Sacramento’s ArtBeast for an afternoon of nature exploration and a celebration of the famed children’s author and naturalist, Beatrix

Renown artist establishes herself in East Sac

By Pat Lynch Widely lauded artist, Marsha Schindler, once commissioned by former California First Lady, Maria Shriver, to create a 35-foot mural for the governor’s office, is moving to East Sacramento. Here, at 814 Alhambra Blvd., across from McKinley Park,

What’s happening East Sacramento?

————————————- APPLICATIONS FOR SAC STATE SPRING 2017 ADMISSION RUN AUG. 1-31: Prospective transfer students planning to attend Sacramento State for the Spring 2017 semester may start applying now. The application period runs through Wednesday, Aug. 31. The University is accepting