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A little measure of kindness: Personal chef donates proceeds to women in need

East Sac moms group helped build customer base

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Never asking for a thing in return, personal chef Sarah Thompson of the Arden area created what she’s called a “Kindness Campaign” – free food donated to those in need. More than a year into cooking

Movie Review: Pawn Sacrifice, The Intern, Hotel Transylvania 2

Pawn Sacrifice The MPAA has rated this PG-13 Bleeker Street Media offers “Pawn Sacrifice” in which one of the most colorful real-life figures in the history of the game of chess, Bobby Fischer, is portrayed in biographical form. He is

Taking deliveries: South Land Park resident hand delivers donated clothing items and more to the homeless

About eight or nine years ago, Regina King lived on the streets of Sacramento suffering from alcoholism, drug abuse and humiliation. Today, Regina, now a resident of South Land Park, is married to Gina Backovich, has a 17 month old

They write the songs in Land Park

An artist can’t record a song without the words and music of a songwriter, but a catchy ditty with a good hook line can catapult an artist to the top. The recording artist is always on the lookout for THAT

A neighborhood asks tough questions

At 5:48 p.m. on Saturday July 19, Judy McClaver sent the post out over NextDoor.com East Sacramento: Assaulted at McKinley Pond. Judy, a well known resident, volunteer and advocate for the McKinley Pond had been violently assaulted in broad daylight

Get Ready For Ice Skating Along The Boulevard At Iceland

Volunteers are working fast and furious to get the historic Iceland Ice Arena on Del Paso Boulevard ready for the upcoming skating season. They’re painting, moving dirt and sand with tractors, and leveling the new floor. The grand opening of

Photo Contest Gives Pocket Teens an Opportunity to Show ‘A Changing World’

Approximately 60 Pocket area students, parents and community members came out to the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library on the evening of Friday, March 15, to see more than 40 photographs taken by teens not just in their community, but all

Recurring runs of ‘Twilight Zones: Live on Stage’ hit Big Idea Theater

Big Idea Theatre is excited to announce the opening of their new “a BIT more” series. The inaugural production of the series, opening April 4, will include the live performance of two beloved episodes of the classic television show “The

Sacramento Steampunk Society Aims to Introduce Community to its Culture Through Emporium and Swap Meet

During the day, Jennifer Brown works for a bank, doing a lot of data work and problem solving. On her off time, Brown has found an outlet for her creativity as a member of the Sacramento Steampunk Society. “It’s that

Fun indoor activities for kids

StatePoint – Outdoor play is great for kids, but what do you do on those cold, rainy or blustery days when Mother Nature seems to be conspiring against you? “Most parents aren’t comfortable with the television or video game console acting