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 »

 

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

Greenhaven Ace Hardware celebrates 35 years in Sacramento

There are many theories about the secrets to success. One of them is simply: Ninety percent of success is to show up and work hard. Dennis and Janet Jones would agree. In December, they will celebrate 35 years as owners