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Rules of Engagement: The Work of a Peace Warrior


Special to Valley Community Newspapers (Editor’s Note: Major Reneé Marie is an East Sacramento resident, and as a major in the military, she truly believes that “peace is patriotic.” To that end, she has brought peace poles to schools around

Congratulations to movie reviewer Matias Antonio Bombal

The Sacramento Film & Music Festival honored The Arden-Carmichael News’ movie reviewer Matías Antonio Bombal for this year’s Film Arts Service Award, an honor given out to those who have dedicated their lives to supporting those who have worked in

SMUD’s history began through local voters’ approval in 1923

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Part two of the series will feature details regarding the renovation of East Sacramento’s SMUD headquarters building. For well more than six decades, the

Know Your Neighbor: World traveler discusses experiences that led to opening a cafe in Elmhurst

Leo Hickman, the owner of The Classy Hippie Cafe, is a world traveler and has moved his business from midtown to the Grange in Elmhurst. / Photo by Monica Stark A former biomedical engineer, a post 9/11 soldier, an athlete,

The Best of the East Sacramento News 2014

Dear readers, This year, the East Sacramento News has enjoyed bringing you stories about your neighbors and about the history that has made up the community you call home. What follows are summaries and excerpts from some of our favorite

Getting in the holiday spirit in River Park

Despite the light sprinkles on Sunday, Nov. 30, Rowan Conner, age 7 of River Park, decided to help the family out, decorating the rooftop for the Christmas season. His mother, Renee, spoke with the East Sacramento News about her son’s

Meet your school board candidates

Dear readers: In an effort to help get out the vote and provide the public with relevant information regarding our area’s city council and school board candidates, the following is the first of two (or more) parts of our education

Crime up 50%: East Sacramento residents hear from authorities on safety issues

During the crime and safety meeting sponsored by the City of Sacramento at the Clunie Center Wednesday, Aug. 27, Glen Faulkner, a Pocket area resident and Sacramento Police Executive Lieutenant for East Area Command, told the standing room only crowd

Tuesday Club of Sacramento ceases operations after 117 years

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series about the Tuesday Club of Sacramento. The Tuesday Club of Sacramento, a women’s organization that was founded 117 years ago, has come to an end. In a meeting with the

Congratulations to our very own: Lance Armstrong

The Sacramento County Historical Society will recognize Valley Community Newspapers’s very own historical writer, Lance Armstrong, at its annual dinner, to be held Tuesday, March 25 at 6 p.m. at the Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd. Lance Armstrong was