2017 Fireworks Buyers Guide  Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

2017 Fireworks Buyers Guide Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

By David Dickstein It’s almost time to enjoy a slice of our country’s birthday cake, and as Sacramento collectively blows out 241 candles by day, many citizens will keep the flame alive More »

Sacramento Zoo to celebrate 90th anniversary June 17

Sacramento Zoo to celebrate 90th anniversary June 17

By Lance Armstrong lance@valcomnews.com   The Sacramento Zoo recently turned 90 years old, and to celebrate that milestone, the public is invited to join in a birthday bash at the zoo on More »

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 »

 

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

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

What’s Happening

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