Panama Art Factory tenants asked to vacate studios, retail yard to stay open for business

Panama Art Factory tenants asked to vacate studios, retail yard to stay open for business

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Ten days to vacate. Met with that message upon arrival to their artist studios at the Panama Art Factory on the afternoon of Friday, July 7, tenants spread More »

Spirit of the Pocket Independence Day Parade drew 48 entries

Spirit of the Pocket Independence Day Parade drew 48 entries

Photos by Stephen Crowley stephen@valcomnews.com The festive, celebratory spirit of a traditional community Independence Day celebration brought together the neighborhood with the annual Spirit of the Pocket Parade on July 4. Totaling More »

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 »

 

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

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