Tag Archives: fire

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

Calender

Send your event announcement for consideration to: editor@valcomnews.com at least two weeks prior to publication. April April is Poetry Month Perez and Mondinga with the Puppet Company @ McKinley (Family/All Ages) April 17: Starting at 3:30 p.m., celebrate Día de

Squeeze Inn’s history includes founding in East Sacramento, recent fire at former building

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about the history of the Squeeze Inn restaurant. The popular Squeeze Inn restaurant chain, as noted in the first article of this series, has a long history, which began with

Locals recall Edmonds Field fire of 1948

Editor’s note: This is the second article of a two-part series about the fire that destroyed the original Edmonds Field. As presented in the first article of this series, a fire destroyed the original Edmonds Field at the southeast corner

Fire destroyed Land Park area baseball stadium 65 years ago

Editor’s note: This is the first article of a two-part series about the fire that destroyed the original Edmonds Field. Sixty-five years ago, one of the darkest days in the history of baseball in Sacramento occurred as a community treasure,

Capital City, Fort Sutter were among river’s most famous steamboats

Editor’s Note: This is part 12 in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. The history of steamers of the Sacramento River is an extensive one that covers a romantic period in the city’s past. And with the

Crepe Escape owner discusses possible arson and hope for the future

Three fire investigators are looking into what caused the fire that burned down Freeport Boulevard’s Crepe Escape in the early morning hours of Monday, April 29. Restaurant owner Francesca Zawaydeh said they don’t really know what happened, but said: “Arson

Brewery once operated in today’s Land Park area

For some locals, it might be difficult to imagine a full-fledged brewery operating in the Land Park area. But long before there were such destination places as William Land Park and the Sacramento Zoo, this then-rural area was home to

Sacramento city leaders invite residents to attend disaster preparedness meetings

  Meetings held throughout the City to help residents continue to prepare for flooding emergencies The City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation Neighborhood Services Division continues its series of public meetings throughout the City to discuss disaster preparedness.

Progressive, Pioneer Congregational Church founded in 1849

It is quite fitting that directly south of Sutter’s Fort – the 19th century establishment that predates the founding of the city of Sacramento – sits a church that was established when the fort was only a decade old. Presently