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 »

 

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

Home for the Holidays

Holiday Magic 2016

Our annual insert that features places to go and things to do for the holidays.

Around the Hood – November 2016

Celebrate the close of the never-ending election cycle….. Barks For Art… Tim Collum Gallery on Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. The exhibit benefits the Chester Foundation, an organization that provides emergency medical care for “disadvantaged animal companions.”  The gallery is

Faces and Places: Matsuyama Harvest Festival

Photos by Stephen Crowley On Friday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. Matsuyama Elementary School held its annual harvest festival. A “cornucopia of fun” for the entire family, the festival featured arts and crafts, a pumpkin patch, a cake

What’s Happening, East Sac?

THURSDAY, NOV. 3 COLONIAL HEIGHTS LIBRARY PRESENTS EDIBLE WILD WEEDS 101 CHANOWK & JUDITH YISRAEL: We’ve all thought weeds in our garden are nothing but trouble makers that grow in places where they “shouldn’t be”. It turns out many plants