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 »

 

Panama Pottery history began more than a century ago

By LANCE ARMSTRONG Pocket News writer Lance@valcomnews.com Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series about the longtime-operating Sacramento business, Panama Pottery. Panama Pottery, as mentioned in the previous article of this series, made its debut in Sacramento in

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NOW THROUGH OCT. 29 NCA PRESENTS BOLD EXPRESSIONS 2016, INTERNATIONAL OPEN EXHIBIT From Oct. 4 to 29 enjoy the current Sacramento Fine Arts exhibit with a closing reception and awards presentation Saturday, Oct. 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. The

From South Sacramento to the White House: David Garibaldi discusses his professional life journey thus far

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Just a kid from South Sacramento, David Garibaldi started painting in a garage and on the railroads, tagging boxcars, and running from the police, but he never gave up on his dreams of becoming a professional

Real Estate Quarterly – Third Quarter 2016

Real Estate transactions in the greater Sacramento area for 2016’s Third Quarter.

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20 NOURISHING YOUR TASTE BUDS & BODY WITH JUDITH YISRAEL @ COLONIAL HEIGHTS LIBRARY: Culinary herbs and spices are more than just an afterthought seasoning, used with intention and regard these spices can transform your meal into a

Happy Halloweeeeeeeeeen: Matsuyama kids really know how to scare you!

Photos by Stephen Crowley Yikes! These Matsuyama students really are in the Halloween spirit. Asked to make scary faces, here are the results! Wowzers! On Friday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. school will be holding its annual harvest

A spooky night returns: Sacramento Portuguese Holy Spirit Society to hold annual haunted house

By Monica Stark Meandering through the long hallways at the SPHSS hall will be a frightening time for those who choose to enter the haunted house on Friday, Oct. 28. This year, organizers have upped the ante on the spook

Cougar football report: Here’s an update on the season thus far

By Matt Costa This season to date we are currently sitting at a 5-2 record with 3 games to go. We have had some pretty big games that we came up short in, Lost by 6 to undefeated Bradshaw Christian

Pocket Little League releases statement regarding “possible” financial impropriety

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com In late August, the Pocket Little League Board was notified by its banking institution of a possible impropriety involving a PLL account. According to a press release issued by the league, “It is important to note

Young Actors Stage brings home 7 Elly Awards

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com   Les Miserables, a “sung-through” production, considered by some to be the world’s longest running musical — went down in history on a very local level on Sept. 11 at the annual Elly Awards held at