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 »

 

Registration Opens for Nature Bowl science and conservation competition

SACRAMENTO – Registration is now open for the 27th annual Nature Bowl, an annual elementary school competition held in the spring. This popular program increases the science and conservation literacy of third- to sixth-grade students in the Sacramento Valley. Participants

Land Park residents will add new, cherished memories this Christmas

With Christmas just a couple of days away, the timing is right to share fond memories of this popular holiday. And during a recent trek around the Land Park community, The Land Park News found several locals who were willing

Faith, Santa, gifts and memories all contribute to the rich experiences of the season

With Christmas just two days away, the holiday spirit is once again in the air as many people in the community have decorated their homes, most have completed their holiday shopping and the memories of Christmas of years gone by

Celebrate the New Year: Host an exchange student

World Heritage Student Exchange program, a public benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school boys and girls from Spain, Germany, Thailand, China, Russia, France, the former Soviet Union countries, Denmark, Italy and more. Host families provide room,

Sacramento County roadway maintenance – Winter 2010 storm response

The Sacramento County Department of Transportation (SACDOT) is prepared to provide quick response to roadway maintenance incidents that may result from mild to severe weather conditions.  Maintenance & Operations Division crews provide year round 24/7 response for weather related incidents,

Pocket area woman in her 10th year of providing extra layers of clothing, blankets for the homeless

There are certainly many things that people in the Sacramento area expect to see each year during the wintertime holidays, from decoratively lighted houses and Santa Clauses at malls to ice skating at the K Street Mall and the large

Kiwanis Family House helps families with children in crisis at UCD, Shriners’ hospitals

In order to heal, sick children need the comfort of their family. In the past, when a family in crisis came to UC Davis Medical Center, it was very possible for parents and siblings to end up sleeping in their

Trustworthy, friendly service at Land Park Gold & Silver

There is no need for boredom on a rainy afternoon – or any afternoon, for that matter. Just step inside the Land Park Gold & Silver store on Freeport Boulevard to be greeted with smiles, warm hugs and a wealth

Pocket, Land Park dancers to perform in Pamela Hayes’ ‘The Nutcracker’

Sarah Beth Kosterman of Land Park and Voletta Krieg of the Pocket area have been dreaming of sugar plum fairies this holiday season as they prepare for their roles in Pamela Hayes’ classical ballet, “The Nutcracker.” Kosterman, 16, will dance

Magical memories of Janey Way Christmas – past and present

Christmas on Janey Way was always special. The priests at St. Mary’s Church, down the street, decorated the church inside and out. The Viani’s – Lou Sr. and Lou Jr. – constructed the nativity scene inside the church, and Christmas