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 »

 

Community celebrates return of Greek Food Festival to East Sac

[wppa type=”slide” album=”18″ size=”auto,550″ align=”center”]Photos by Stephen Crowley[/wppa] 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

Community looking to plant a Sakura Grove in Southside Park

Southside Park is on the cusp of creating something extraordinary and we need your help to make this happen! Sakuramento is partnering with the Sacramento Tree Foundation, the City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation, and the office of

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 on Sept. 30 by about 50 of her

Home & Garden – Fall 2017

Looking to get your garden ready? Are you ready to start home improvements this spring? Check out products and services guide to help you with all your gardening and home improvement needs. Fall 2017

Fleet Feet Sacramento to Donate $10,000 to CK McClatchy Track Remodel

The owners of Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento have announced they are donating $10,000 from their after school running program, Project Fit, to the track remodel project at CK McClatchy. When CKM announced the new all-weather track would be constructed this

Jim Piskoti, A Double Life in Art

By Mark Hanzlik Many artists approach a blank canvas without any expectation or where the creative journey might take them. There are also those who seek immediate gratification, a desire to see their creation come to life quickly. Jim Piskoti,

Know your neighbor: Hoàng Chi Trương Smith, author of TigerFish

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com In her memoir TigerFish, Pocket author Hoàng Chi Trương Smith chronicles the tumultuous years growing up in war-torn Vietnam and the abrupt and brutal regime change that forced the disruptive and disorienting coming of age between

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.