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Pocket Area Churches Together held annual Walk and Bike to Church event

Pocket Area Churches Together, which includes Faith Presbyterian Church, Greenhaven Lutheran Church, Greenhaven Neighborhood Church, Riverside Wesleyan Church and St. Anthony Catholic Parish, held its annual Walk and Bike to Church event on Sunday, May 31. Folks were encouraged to

Arden-Carmichael Calendar

Send your event announcement for consideration to: editor@valcomnews.com at least two weeks prior to publication. Audubon Program to highlight loss and recovery of Central Valley Wetlands May 15: The story of the loss and recovery of waterbird habitat in the

Faces and Places: Zoo Zoom 2015

Animals of all sorts ran wild at this year’s Zoo Zoom on Sunday, April 19. Donned in lion, monkey and giraffe costumes, many runners got into the spirit of the event, which raised money for animal care and enrichment at

What’s new at the zoo?

Simon and Garfunkel once said, “It’s all happening at the zoo.” That certainly seems to be the case at the Sacramento Zoo, which this year is celebrating its 85th anniversary with many new attractions. Small Wonders The zoo’s main focus

Empty Bowls aims to raise awareness of hunger issue in Sacramento

Hunger is a bigger problem in Sacramento than you may think, according to Eileen Thomas, executive director of the River City Food Bank based in midtown Sacramento. In 2011, the food bank served 47,408 people, with about every fourth person

American Red Cross helps military families reunite, reconnect and rebuild after military deployment

The Capital Region Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering Reconnection Workshops, presented by Walmart, on March 3 and March 24 at its Sacramento office, located at 1565 Exposition Boulevard in Sacramento. Four facilitated sessions will be offered to

Flea market fundraiser to benefit Sac County Animal Shelter

The public can demonstrate their support for Sacramento County’s state-of-the-art Animal Shelter and at the same time shop for bargains during the weekend of June 25–26 at the Save Our Shelter “Flea” Market. Like most government agencies, the Department of

18th annual Doggy Dash is June 4, rain or shine

Some 5,000 animal lovers will gather with and without their canine companions for the 18th annual Doggy Dash, a 5K or 2K walk to benefit the Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on June 4. The event

Free e-waste recycling day on March 26

Get rid of your old televisions, computers, laptops, cell phones, printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, ink cartridges, stereos, VCRs, DVD players, cable boxes, video game consoles and household batteries. Please, no microwave ovens, kitchen electronics or light fixtures. This free

Big bands to swing at Northern California Society’s annual Presidents Ball

Northern California ballroom and swing era dancers, singles and couples will dance to two leading orchestras at the 10th annual Presidents Ball on Sunday, Feb. 27. Hosted by the Nor Cal Big Bands Preservation Society (NCBBPS), the event will be