Tag Archives: East Sacramento

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

McKinley Village has arrived: 14 model homes unveiled last weekend By Monica Stark

mailto:editor@valcomnews.com McKinley Village, the 49-acre community developed by The New Home Company and Riverview Capital Investments in East Sacramento near Business I-80, opened last weekend with the unveiling of 14 model homes and community amenities. McKinley Village is an infill

Renown artist establishes herself in East Sac

By Pat Lynch Widely lauded artist, Marsha Schindler, once commissioned by former California First Lady, Maria Shriver, to create a 35-foot mural for the governor’s office, is moving to East Sacramento. Here, at 814 Alhambra Blvd., across from McKinley Park,

What’s happening East Sacramento?

————————————- APPLICATIONS FOR SAC STATE SPRING 2017 ADMISSION RUN AUG. 1-31: Prospective transfer students planning to attend Sacramento State for the Spring 2017 semester may start applying now. The application period runs through Wednesday, Aug. 31. The University is accepting

What’s happening East Sacramento?

————————- NOW THROUGH SUNDAY CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR CONTINUES: Get your tickets for the “best 17 days of summer” at www.castatefair.org. In this issue of the East Sacramento News, read about an East Sacramento woman and her Land Park pal who

Zpizza announces East Sacramento location for taproom, looking for investors

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Chris Bright, CEO of zpizza, announced that the pizza company will open at 6601 Folsom Blvd. come October 2016. Chris put a call out on social media looking for investors, as the pizza company has partnered

More than 1,400 participate in 7.8-mile Holy Saturday walk

By LANCE ARMSTRONG East Sacramento News writer Lance@valcomnews.com A procession of more than 1,400 people made its way through the streets of Sacramento on Saturday morning, March 26. For many onlookers, the scene of people orderly moving along sidewalks spanning

Surrealist art covers walls at DADAS, a new art gallery in East Sacramento

The spirit of Salvador Dali is alive now in East Sacramento. DADAS Art Gallery Boutique opened Nov. 14.  Just as the dada artistic movement paved the way for surrealism, great hopes ride on DADAS paving the way as a new

Elementary school building once stood on site of Sacred Heart Church

One of the more renowned architectural structures in East Sacramento is Sacred Heart Church at 3860 J St. And although few people are living today who recall when this church was not located at this site, the property was previously

Local centenarian is well known in the community

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about Sacramento’s newest centenarian, Pete Rossi. Longtime Sacramentan Pio “Pete” Rossi, who turned 100 years old on Aug. 23, has experienced many things in his long life. And along the