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 »

 

Golden 1 wins award for training practices

 SACRAMENTO – Golden 1 Senior Vice President of Human Resources Tammy Davis,received the Training Champion of the Year Merit Award at the Experience Learning Live Training Awards, better known as the ELLy Awards. The prestigious ELLy award (not to be

Mayor Kevin Johnson begins implementing ‘For Arts’ Sake’ action plan

SACRAMENTO – On Nov. 12, Mayor Kevin Johnson was joined by Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, to launch the For Arts’ Sake Implementation Plan, enabling the arts to enhance Sacramento’s economic vitality, quality of life,

Remembering Sacramento entrepreneur Charles F. Silva

As the years pass by in the city of Sacramento, the histories of certain notable residents from various communities and neighborhoods begin to fade. And among such people of days gone by is Charles F. Silva. Charles F. Silva is shown

Bi-weekly dances keep seniors in step with fond memories, fun, fitness

It has undoubtedly been a long time since that golden age of dancing that is remembered so fondly by the older generations of today. But fortunately for those who have a recollection of this era, Carmichael’s Mission Oaks Community Center

Sacramento resident calls the shots as he sees them in the Pac-10

  David Lambros has interesting weekends every fall – he officiates at Pac-10 football games as a referee. A retired police officer, he dons his zebra stripes, whistle and yellow flag and travels to the games. “I take it seriously.

‘Tin Can’ sailor: A local veteran remembers World War II

During the closing weeks of October, 1944 the greatest sea battle in all of history was fought between warships of the U.S. Navy and those of Imperial Japan. On the 24th of October, the Battle for Leyte Gulf had been

‘Turf War’ comes to Sacramento

It was a win-win scenario for two Sacramento area families, as they went “head-to-head” for an upcoming edition of the DIY network’s reality show, “Turf War.” The identities of the families and exact location were confidential, since the show will

Local dentist pursues innovative career to provide second opinions

Have you ever gone to the dentist’s office and gotten the bad news that you need extensive –and expensive – care? And that you need it right away? Have you ever wondered, “Did I really need to do this?” This

Run to Feed the Hungry brings home a sense of community joy

  The 17th Run to Feed the Hungry is expected to draw some 30,000 people this Thanksgiving morning. Proceeds will directly benefit Sacramento families in need. / Photo courtesy of Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services Thanksgiving Day is a

RT to operate limited trips on Nov. 11

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) will operate limited express bus service on Veterans Day, observed on Thursday, Nov. 11. Trips marked with an “H” will not operate. RT’s administrative offices at 1400 29th Street , and Customer Service and