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 resident calls the shots as he sees them in the Pac-10

  David Lambros has interesting weekends every fall – he officiates at Pac-10 football games as a referee. A retired police officer, he dons his zebra stripes, whistle and yellow flag and travels to the games. “I take it seriously.

‘Tin Can’ sailor: A local veteran remembers World War II

During the closing weeks of October, 1944 the greatest sea battle in all of history was fought between warships of the U.S. Navy and those of Imperial Japan. On the 24th of October, the Battle for Leyte Gulf had been

‘Turf War’ comes to Sacramento

It was a win-win scenario for two Sacramento area families, as they went “head-to-head” for an upcoming edition of the DIY network’s reality show, “Turf War.” The identities of the families and exact location were confidential, since the show will

Local dentist pursues innovative career to provide second opinions

Have you ever gone to the dentist’s office and gotten the bad news that you need extensive –and expensive – care? And that you need it right away? Have you ever wondered, “Did I really need to do this?” This

Run to Feed the Hungry brings home a sense of community joy

  The 17th Run to Feed the Hungry is expected to draw some 30,000 people this Thanksgiving morning. Proceeds will directly benefit Sacramento families in need. / Photo courtesy of Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services Thanksgiving Day is a

RT to operate limited trips on Nov. 11

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) will operate limited express bus service on Veterans Day, observed on Thursday, Nov. 11. Trips marked with an “H” will not operate. RT’s administrative offices at 1400 29th Street , and Customer Service and

Home ownership fair and open homes tour Nov. 13

SACRAMENTO – NeighborWorks® Sacramento, the region’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to creating successful homeowners, is hosting the Ready, Set Own! HomeOwnership Fair and Open Homes Tour.  The event is co-sponsored by Bank of America and features a drop-in HomeOwnership Fair

Two million labor hours invested so far at Sac International Airport’s ‘Big Build’

SACRAMENTO – The Big Build, the largest capital improvement program in Sacramento County history, has surpassed two million labor hours invested in the program from June 2008 September 2010. To date, the hours have resulted in wages of over $75

Donate a coat and receive free admission to Fairytale Town

SACRAMENTO – Fairytale Town is accepting coats for the News 10’s Coats for Kids, serving as an official drop-off site. To help inspire the spirit of giving for children and families, Fairytale Town will offer one free child’s admission per

Remember to turn your clock back

Fall back, spring ahead Pacific Standard Time returns early Sunday morning, Nov. 7 at 2 a.m. Remember to turn your clocks back to 1 p.m. at that time, or set them back before going to bed. Most computers automatically set