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 Food Bank accepting donations at tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain

Hawaiian-Chieftain-photo-02 Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services is working with the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain to collect donations for its annual “Holiday Spirit of Giving” drive. The topsail ketch, now docked at Old Sacramento, will have a donation bin nearby,

‘The Last Full Measure of Devotion’ Wall of Honor ceremony to induct fallen hero

    One of the Carmichael Recreation and Park District’s most unique parks, Patriots Park, will add one more name to its Wall of Honor during a special ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. Although the park is

‘Hero of the Hudson’ comes to town to kick off ‘Sacramento Ready’

  Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, III joined Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson at City Hall to kick off “Sacramento Ready,” a citizen education and emergency preparedness initiative. The retired American airline transport pilot who is best known for landing US

Jesuit High: ‘Tower Stories: A 9/11 Project’ explores doubt and faith

  Jesuit High School will debut its upcoming production of “Tower Stories: A 9/11 Project” on Nov. 4. The unique play is a “documentary theater” piece based on research, transcripts, and other sources about Sept. 11. “This piece tells the

Sacramento resident sails into adventure

  Sailing long distances on the Pacific Ocean, Michael Caplan says, is “hours of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror.” The boredom, Caplan said, includes spending hours on watch in some of the remotest spots on the globe, complete

Harvest time fun

As the weather turns cooler and leaves turn to russet and gold, so too do little folks and their families turn to all things pumpkin. These families enjoyed a weekend at the Bastiao Farms Goblin Gardens Pumpkin Patch on El

Chinese Community Church celebrates 27th annual Fall Food Festival

A delightful and delicious time was had by all who attended the 27th annual Fall Food Festival hosted by the Chinese Community Church in Sacramento on Oct. 16. In addition to the mouth-watering fare that was available, visitors to the

‘In the pink’ to fight breast cancer

Artisan Salon on Riverside Boulevard in Sacramento was a popular destination for the young set on Oct. 24. The salon offered pink real hair extensions to those who wished to donate to support the fight against breast cancer. Owner Carol Hernandez,

96,000 pounds of confidential documents destroyed at free shredding event

SACRAMENTO – A community shredding event sponsored by The Golden 1 Credit Union at its Operations Center in Sacramento on Oct. 23 drew a large response from the community, with a record breaking 96,000 pounds of confidential documents destroyed safely