Tag Archives: Cal Expo

Sacramento 2016 Aloha Festival

by Leigh Stephens If your vacation funds are empty this year, you can still travel to Hawai’i via the 2016 Aloha Festival. This sixth annual festival celebrates all that is wonderful and exotic about our 50th state and the Pacific

The State Fair is open and Arden-Carmichael artists rack up awards

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com At 10 a.m. last Friday, the Cal Expo’s gates officially opened for the 163rd California State Fair. Guests were excited to see what the Fair has in store this year. Included in the excitement on a

Baby Boomer Dance Party at Mission Oaks Community Center continues to be a big hit

Peace, love and rock and roll. Some things from the Baby Boomer Generation never change. Still young at heart, many boomers today still enjoy the opportunity to boogie down with their friends. From line dancing to singing along to their

Daisy Makes A Splash at The State Fair

Splash Dogs is a nationally recognized dog enthusiast company that organizes and promotes dock jumping events across the United States. From Border Collies to Pit bulls to Golden Retrievers, dogs named Dexter, Murphy, and Rowdy, the “Flying Weenie Dog,” hail

East Sacramento nonprofits to benefit from United Way’s Toilet Paper Drive

United Way California Capital Region is asking the community to spare a square by donating to its 6th Annual Toilet Paper Drive on June 12 that helps local nonprofits offset the cost for this staple item, including two East Sacramento

United Way’s Day of Caring comes to Arden and Carmichael

As many as 70 volunteers will descend on Arden and Carmichael on Sept. 13 as part of United Way California Capital Region’s Day of Caring. The volunteer extravaganza sponsored by Nationwide will include 350 volunteers and 26 projects across the

Wipe out toilet paper costs for local nonprofits: Arden nonprofits to benefit from United Way Toilet Paper Drive

Two Arden-area nonprofits will benefit from United Way California Capital Region’s 5th Annual LIVE UNITED Toilet Paper Drive on June 13. United Way is asking local residents to “spare a square” and help local nonprofits wipe out the cost for

Janey Way Memories #95: Tragedy Strikes Janey Way

Thursday, April 4, 2013, started out like a normal day for me.  I woke up early, fed the cats and made coffee for Barbara and me.  Later, after doing my chores, I drove to La Bou on Howe Ave. to

Greek Festival to be held August 31 through September 2

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation is not only known for its historic East Sacramento church complex west of McKinley Park, but also for its annual Greek Festival. And playing an important role in the founding of this event

159th State Fair opens at Cal Expo

The California State Fair has a long history, which has created fond memories for many Sacramento residents, others throughout the state and beyond. And this year’s fair, which opens today and continues through July 29, is loaded with many attractions