Kaleidoscopic Artwork PL!NK a Highlight of Museum’s Newest Art Spots for Kids

Kaleidoscopic Artwork PL!NK a Highlight of Museum’s Newest Art Spots for Kids

PL!NK Invites Virtual Visitors to Participate from Remote Locations Via Website In an immersible experience of dazzling color, light and reflection, children are invited to explore the Crocker Art Museum’s newest Art More »

South Sacramento joins in National Night Out

South Sacramento joins in National Night Out

By Bruce Tran Special to the Land Park News To many people, participation is one of the key elements of a healthy and thriving neighborhood. Whether it’s through social media or face-to-face More »

Panama Art Factory tenants asked to vacate studios, retail yard to stay open for business

Panama Art Factory tenants asked to vacate studios, retail yard to stay open for business

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Ten days to vacate. Met with that message upon arrival to their artist studios at the Panama Art Factory on the afternoon of Friday, July 7, tenants spread More »

Spirit of the Pocket Independence Day Parade drew 48 entries

Spirit of the Pocket Independence Day Parade drew 48 entries

Photos by Stephen Crowley stephen@valcomnews.com The festive, celebratory spirit of a traditional community Independence Day celebration brought together the neighborhood with the annual Spirit of the Pocket Parade on July 4. Totaling More »

2017 Fireworks Buyers Guide  Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

2017 Fireworks Buyers Guide Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

By David Dickstein It’s almost time to enjoy a slice of our country’s birthday cake, and as Sacramento collectively blows out 241 candles by day, many citizens will keep the flame alive More »

 

Be Prepared: Boy Scout Night is Dec. 12

All boys who are interested in Scouting, Webelos, Cub Scouts and parents are encouraged to attend a free, interactive and informative Boy Scout Night at the Elks Lodge No. 6 on Dec. 12 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Non-Scouts

Folsom Lake Symphony rings in an ecumenical ‘Season of Cheer’

Whether one’s family celebrates Hanukah, Christmas or simply enjoys the sounds of the season, the Folsom Lake Symphony will have something special in store for everyone when it presents “Season of Cheer” on Sunday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. in

Local author book signing

  Jackie Boor, co-author of “Inside the President’s Helicopter,” will sign copies of her book at the Avid Reader at Tower, 1600 Broadway in Sacramento on December 12, 2 to 4 p.m. Written with LTC Gene T. Boyer, the books tells

East Sacramento centenarian discovers classic family photos

For someone who has lived as many years as East Sacramento resident Genevieve Cobb, it is surprising to many people how little she owns. But fortunately, a small collection of photographs from the early part of Genevieve’s life are among her

Edwards Break flood of 1904 caused sudden chaos for Sacramento residents in Pocket-Riverside

It has been more than a century since a sudden flood caught Riverside-Pocket area residents by surprise and left them with complete disillusionment as to where they would go from their flooded homes and how they would survive. This flood,

Team USABA Strides for National Marathon Championships

The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) is pleased to host the 2nd Annual USABA National Marathon Championship in partnership with the Sacramento Running Association, which will be held in conjunction with the California International Marathon (CIM), Dec. 5.

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Administration offices to close temporarily in December

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency will close its administration offices at 801 12th Street on Monday, Dec. 20 through Friday, Dec. 31, in response to the State budget impact. Public Housing operations (HCV-Housing Choice Voucher and Conventional Housing)

Robbie Waters reflects on District 7 years of service

It has been an unprecedented honor to serve the constituents of District 7 since 1994. As I leave the City Council office, I reflect back upon the accomplishments and improvements for our community. Some are easily recognized and others are

Jesuit Christmas Tree Lane a tradition for over half a century

Carmichael’s Jesuit High School will celebrate its 54th annual Christmas Tree Lane fundraiser on Nov. 29 and 30, a fundraiser that helped build the school 53 years ago. Virginia Larson, one of the women responsible for the initial fundraiser, was

Carmichael Recreation and Park District celebrates 65th anniversary

The Carmichael Recreation and Park District is presently celebrating its 65th anniversary, as the district was organized on Oct. 29, 1945. Let’s play ball In tracking the roots of the district, all signs lead to the sport of baseball, as