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 »

Link Crew brings students back together at JFK

Link Crew brings students back together at JFK

By Saeri Plagmann (Editor’s Note: The author is a journalism student at Kennedy High School and wrote this piece originally for the student newspaper, The Clarion.) During her freshman year, Sariyah Williams, More »

Community celebrates return of Greek Food Festival to East Sac

Community celebrates return of Greek Food Festival to East Sac

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Sacramento’s annual Greek Food Festival returned to East Sacramento on Oct. 6-8, as the event was held at the church’s Alhambra Boulevard and F Street grounds for the first More »

Friends, family celebrate life of Pocket resident Betty Dias

Friends, family celebrate life of Pocket resident Betty Dias

By LANCE ARMSTRONG The life of Betty Maude (Lorbeer) Dias, a longtime Pocket resident who was known for her strong-willed demeanor and determination to live life in her own manner, was celebrated More »

 

Real Estate Quarterly 2017 – Second Quarter

Real Estate transactions in the greater Sacramento area for 2017’s Second Quarter.

Letter: California Families and College Systems Should Take Steps to Protect Against Threat of Meningitis

Dear Editor My vibrant and talented daughter MaryJo died of meningitis eight days before her 16th birthday. It is the nightmare that every parent fears, but few expect that when it begins it can look just like the flu or

Camellia Koi Club’s 2017 Koi Show “A Taste of Excellence”

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com       The Camellia Koi Club will hold an educational and fun event featuring pond builders, fountains, landscape and other vendors, artists and beautiful koi on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Making good pizza better: Land Park’s breakfast pizza revolution

  By Bia Riaz bia@valcomnews.com Land Park’s Buffalo Pizza & Ice Cream Co. has been a Sacramento institution for over 30 years. Loved and known by locals for its signature Original Breakfast Pizza and quirky hours of operation, it is

Longtime East Sacramento guitar store to move to Curtis Park

Longtime East Sacramento guitar store to move to Curtis Park By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com   Because of the likes of corporations like Amazon, John Green, the owner of the Fifth String says he’s winding down the store’s retail operations to

Asian supermarket to fill vacancy at former Vic’s IGA Market site

            By Lance Armstrong Shun Fat Supermarkets, an Asian retail grocery store chain, has acquired the old Vic’s IGA site in the South Hills Shopping Center. And work is underway to have a store of

Barrio Café temporarily closes its doors to the public

Photo by Stephen Crowley Sergio Barrios and Melissa Allen Owners vow to open next month, following alleged ‘callow behavior’ of their employees By Lance Armstrong Barrio Café, a less than 1-year-old business in the South Hills Shopping Center, shut its

East Sacramento comedian releases “Big Book of Jokes”

  By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com   When he was just a wee lad, Robert Berry was the shy kind of class clown. Writing jokes on his homework for his teachers to read, while passing around joke books among his classmates,

KVIE studios presents “Stories” — a Jared Konopitski solo show

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Colorful, playful, youthful, curious — these adjectives of delight and wonder cannot begin to describe the work of local artist Jared Konopitski whose solo show beginning Thursday, Aug. 17 inside the KIVIE Gallery, 2030 West El

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 Spot, PL!NK. Created by two UC Davis professors