Local author to discuss romance thriller at Arden-Dimick Library book talk

Local author to discuss romance thriller at Arden-Dimick Library book talk

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com For years the CIA has been trying to capture the elusive criminal, the mysterious drug lord of all the Americas and possibly beyond, El Tiburón (The Shark). Meanwhile, More »

River City Chorale to perform Disney favorites

River City Chorale to perform Disney favorites

By Laura Winn Be their guest, be their guest. Put their voices to the test. On Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5, River City Chorale will present “It’s A Small World,” More »

Know Your Neighbor: Carmichael puppet-maker brings shows to Swanston Park Community Center

Know Your Neighbor: Carmichael puppet-maker brings shows to Swanston Park Community Center

Words by Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Photos by Stephen CrowleySteve@valcomnews.com Get ready for a roller coaster ride through the galaxy as the courageous Captain leads his misfit crew of aliens on a hilarious More »

Sacramento Women’s March to the Capitol

Sacramento Women’s March to the Capitol

By Leigh Stephens In 1958, with my new college degree in hand, I, with my new husband, interviewed for a high school teaching position in Macon, Georgia. My husband was offered $3,500 More »

Passion on paper: Free Literature of Love course offered at the Clunie Center Feb. 1, 8

Passion on paper: Free Literature of Love course offered at the Clunie Center Feb. 1, 8

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Poetry is made for passion. Using sound and rhythm to convey messages of romance, beautiful love letters and literature are guaranteed to fill the hearts of students of More »

 

Faces and Places: Bike Party held “The Grinch Who Saved Christmas Ride & Toy Drive”

Photos by Stephen Crowley stephen@valcomnews.com On the evening of Friday, Dec. 2, members of Bike Party Sacramento rode through East Sac decked out in Christmas lights. At this particular ride, folks brought new and unwrapped toys which they delivered to

More than $150,275 raised for the food bank at this year’s Run to Feed the Hungry

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com The weather couldn’t be better for the 29,002 participants in the annual Run to Feed the Hungry who on Thanksgiving morning collectively raised more than $150,275 for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. Made possible

Camellia Waldorf 28th annual winter faire set for Saturday, Dec. 10

On Saturday, Dec. 10 celebrate the magic of the season at Camellia! Enjoy children’s puppet shows and craft activities, live music and entertainment, holiday shopping with local artisans, organic coffee and baked goods, delicious food, gingerbread houses and a children’s

Matias Bombal’s Hollywood

  ALLIED   The MPAA has rated this R Paramount Pictures has had a good year with movies that echo that studio’s past greatness. Their new release “Allied” is yet another example of the studio returning with force as a

East Sac group collects stockings for homeless women and children

The Junior League of Sacramento, based in East Sacramento, has been hard at work on its latest project to bring holiday cheer to local women and children who have experienced homelessness. The group is donating 20 filled holiday stockings to

A Christmas tradition:

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com The holidays are here and our friends at Chad’s Fresh Cut Christmas Trees in the Greenhaven/Pocket neighborhood are looking forward to another wonderful Christmas tree season. From 2 feet to 12, Chad’s has Douglas Firs, Noble

What’s Happening, Pocket/Greenhaven?

SATURDAY, DEC. 10 CAMELLIA WALDORF SCHOOL’S 28TH ANNUAL WINTER FAIRE: Come celebrate the magic of the season at Camellia! Enjoy children’s puppet shows and craft activities, live music and entertainment, holiday shopping with local artisans, organic coffee and baked goods,

One-act version of the Nutcracker to be performed at “The Center” in the Arden area

Crockett-Deane Ballet Company, in conjunction with the Deane Dance Center will present its annual holiday shows December 16-December 18 at the The Center at Twenty-Three Hundred in Sacramento.  Friday evening, December 16 at 8 pm, a special preview of selected

What’s Happening

FRIDAY, DEC. 9 TEEN LGBTQ+ ALLIES GROUP – Teen member of the LGBTQ+ community? The library is your safe space! Join us for snacks, talking, movies, crafts and more. Teen allies welcome. Open to ages 12-19. Dec. 9 from 4

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