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 »

 

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

By Jan Dalske East Sacramento News When we attended Mass at All Hallows Church on the Sunday following our First Communion, Rodney and I went to the front of the church and knelt at the railing with our parents. It

‘Above the Fray’: Handwoven silks and textiles from Laos and Vietnam will be displayed at the Shepard Garden and Art Center

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Traveling to the remote hilltribe villages in Laos and Vietnam, Maren Beck and Josh Hirschstein of Eugene, Oregon-based Above the Fray personally select hand-woven, naturally-dyed silks and other finely-woven textiles and other traditional craftwork directly from

What’s Happening Pocket/Greenhaven?

FRIDAY, NOV. 4 ART OF THE CAR FEATURING DAVID GARIBALDI: California Automobile Museum Benefit Dinner will be held at the museum, 2200 Front St. from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Cost: $75 per person through Nov. 1; $85 per person after

Cassatt String Quartet to perform the 39th Annual Festival of New American Music

The internationally acclaimed,  New York based Cassatt String Quartet will perform as part of the 39th Annual Festival of New American Music on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m., at California State University at Sacramento,  Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS School of

The fight against pancreatic cancer: PurpleStride celebration to be held Nov. 12 at William Land Park

Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society reported that more patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. To change

Bob “The Godfather” Galli talks about his KZAP days, more

By LANCE ARMSTRONG East Sacramento News writer Lance@valcomnews.com For many former listeners of radio station KZAP 98.5, Bob Galli was one of their all-time favorite DJs. Known by the nickname, “The Godfather,” Galli was one of the station’s notable DJs