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 »

 

Jay Schenirer sworn in as councilmember for District 5

Jay Schenirer took the oath of office for the office of city councilmember for Sacramento’s District 5 on Nov. 30. The swearing in had an element of star quality, as California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg administered the oath

Darrell Fong sworn in as councilmember for District 7

Darrell Fong took the oath of office for the office of city councilmember for Sacramento’s District 7 on Nov. 30. The swearing in was an intensely personal moment for the retired Sacramento Police Department captain and community volunteer, as his

Two truckloads of donations gathered for SPCA in memory of Pocket Pooch

Over 75 Jazzercisers came out for a fun “Huff Before You Stuff” class at Land Park/Greenhaven Jazzercise on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 25. The class was also a benefit for the SPCA in memory of Jim and Jackie Collins beloved little

Dec. 12 event to benefit kids at Sutter Memorial Children’s Hospital

The Christmas season is a time of hope. All around the community, there are sounds of good tidings and cheer – and the hope for peace in every heart. When one is walking through the Valley of the Shadow, however,

North area’s oldest record store still spinning after all these years

In an ever-changing world, it can be nice to see certain longtime businesses continue to survive, especially during more recent times in which a down economy has spelled the end of many once prosperous businesses. And this is only part

Former Sacramento Solons umpire, World War II veteran reminisces about his eventful life

Many longtime Sacramento area residents have fond memories of attending baseball games at the original ball park at the corner of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway. And among such locals whose memories extend to America’s pre-World War II era in the

Sutter Memorial Hospital pilots initiative to fight elective premature births

Sacramento’s “baby hospital” – Sutter Memorial Hospital in East Sacramento – is one of three Sutter Health medical centers in Northern California that are piloting a national March of Dimes initiative calling for the elimination of elective premature births. The

Taylor elected SMUD board president

SACRAMENTO – SMUD Director Renée Taylor was elected to serve as president of the SMUD Board of Directors. Her term as president will run from January 2011 through December 2011. Taylor was elected to the SMUD Board of Directors in

HGTV’s ‘Design Star’ seeking Sacramento area residents

Do you want to be the next star on Home and Garden Television (HGTV)? Here is a chance to win your own series on HGTV. Many Sacramento residents and homes have appeared in programs aired on the popular cable channel.

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