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Upcoming events at the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

The Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, located at 7335 Gloria Dr. is closed Sunday and Monday, and open Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday: noon to 8 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday: 1 to 6 p.m.; Saturday:

Pocket area area nonprofits gear up for the May 5 BIG Day of Giving

For 24 hours on May 5, Sacramento will again come together for a BIG Day of Giving. According to the Big DOG website, the goal is to raise $5 million from 25,000 donors for over 500 nonprofits in a 24-hour

Autumn equinox celebrated at Hurley Way farm for annual SBF fundraiser

The sun came out just in time for guests and staff to enjoy the Soil Born Farms 11th Annual Autumn Equinox event on Saturday, Sept. 21. The occasional drizzle and threat of possible further rain did not keep the crowd

All aboard?! Dogs take flight to no-kill Idaho rescue

All aboard!? Beautiful weather was expected as 19 dogs took flight on Friday, March 29. They were probably going to be euthanized at Front Street, but they got on a plane and flew to Boise, Idaho. Seventeen of them are

Something to Bark About: Carmichael Library Helps Kids Learn Reading Through “Read to a Dog” Programs

Every Tuesday, about 25 children ranging in ages from five to 10 come to the Carmichael Library after school to work on their reading skills. They’re not reading to a librarian, or a tutor or a teacher. Instead, they’re reading

Valley Community Newspapers Pets of the Month

August Our sweet girl Drew is up for adoption! This happy, goofy, three-year-old love bug is a staff and volunteer favorite here at the shelter. She has been with us since May, and we are determined to find her a

Carmichael dog park welcomes furry, four-legged friends

A “barking good time” can be had by dogs and owners at the Carmichael Canine Corral off-leash dog park. It is well fenced, including a double-gated area for entry so any anxious four-footed “friends” could not easily get away. Most

Just an old wives’ ‘tail’? Vet unveils pet health myths

Working in the veterinary field, I often repeatedly hear some myths that seem to be steeped into our culture. Some of these myths may have originally had a grain of truth to them, but are now outdated. Some are leftover

Pest detection pooch retires

     Retiring pest detection dog Tassie will have time on her paws to smell the roses. Despite her big heart and talented nose, Tassie, a nine-year-old Lab mix, has reached the mandatory retirement age for pest detection dogs. She

‘Giving Thanks and Giving Back’ donation drive in memory of Pocket pooch

  Land Park/Greenhaven Jazzercise is hosting a donation drive to benefit the animals at the Sacramento SPCA in honor and loving memory of dachshund Olive Collins, a Pocket resident whose life was tragically cut short when she was hit by a