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 »

Sacramento Zoo to celebrate 90th anniversary June 17

Sacramento Zoo to celebrate 90th anniversary June 17

By Lance Armstrong lance@valcomnews.com   The Sacramento Zoo recently turned 90 years old, and to celebrate that milestone, the public is invited to join in a birthday bash at the zoo on More »

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 »

 

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

Time change means water once per week

Sacramentans are reminded that new watering rules go into effect with the time change from Daylight Savings Time (DST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Sunday morning, Nov. 7. Residents and Businesses may only water one day a week under

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson responds to inquiry on city-county consolidation opportunities

At his weekly press conference on Nov. 5, Mayor Johnson received questions regarding the topic of potential consolidation opportunities between the city and county. “Our community should always seek new ways to make government more effective in serving our citizens,”

Registration open for Pocket Girls Softball

Pocket Girls Softball (PGS) is a unique recreational softball organization in southern Sacramento that focuses exclusively on girls. Open registration will be held at the Robbie Water Pocket-Greenhaven Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 17. Located in

Lisbon schools have rich history in the Pocket area

Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a two-part series featuring the history of the Lisbon schools of the Freeport and Pocket areas.  With the 1909 opening of the Lower Lisbon School in the Pocket, the area’s students had

Protect your pet from internal hazards this autumn

 Autumn is one of our pet’s favorite times of the year. The weather is mild, which often means more fun time outdoors for our dogs and those cats that spend time outside. Surprisingly, veterinarians often see a spike in infections

City’s first Jewish cemetery was located in today’s East Sacramento

The East Sacramento/midtown Sacramento area is undoubtedly one of the most historic sections of the city, considering that this area is home to Sutter’s Fort, the site of the 1839 settlement, which predates the founding of the city of Sacramento

37th annual Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour to showcase five ‘Fab 40s’ Sacramento homes

One of Northern California’s most loved walking holiday home tours returns this December with five elegantly decorated homes in East Sacramento’s historic Fabulous Forties neighborhood open for viewing. This year, in addition to the five beautifully decorated homes, the library