Tag Archives: Land Park

Land Parktoberfest: Bringing neighbors together, Bavarian style

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com To celebrate Octoberfest the Land Park community way, Holy Spirit School alumni and parents are bringing the first Land Parktoberfest to the neighborhood, all the while raising money for the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)

Two international pro rugby players get lavish Land Park treatment

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com International pro rugby players Alex Hodgkinson and Josh Pinn both arrived to Sacramento on Monday, May 16 to meet fellow teammates of the Sacramento Express, a professional American rugby union team that plays in the newly

Meet the Marmalades: East Sac and Land Park neighbors developed unique recipe for the California State Fair

By Pat Lynch   They don’t lounge at spas and plan leisurely retirement cruises. They are K. D. Proffit from Land Park and Barbara Ruona from East Sacramento, and they play for keeps. They created and developed a unique marmalade

Bill Clinton visits Land Park for Hillary fundraising event

Story by Monica Stark; photos by Stephen Crowley editor@valcomnews.com First Sac State, then Phil Angelides’ house on 13th Avenue in Land Park: The 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton took to Sacramento to shed light on Hillary Clinton’s

The Pony Express is coming to Land Park

The Pony Express will pass through town on May 1 and you can be a part of it. It’s a Boston Marathon qualifier and is being advertised as “flat and fast”, starting on Capitol Mall and touring the city on

Campbell Soup plant built on former ranch of Southside area resident

As the years pass by, the memories of certain people of prominence also fade. And such is the case of Joseph Holmes, whose sale of his ranch at 47th Avenue and Franklin Boulevard led to the establishment of the West

Town & Country Village history includes locations outside Sacramento

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about various Town & Country Village locations. There are certainly a wide variety of sites that have brought character to Sacramento, and among those sites was undoubtedly Town & Country

Top rated radio personality, a Land Park resident, reminisces on his lengthy career and his famous Cafe Rock

“I told the guy in Wisconsin I gotta get out of here. Help me. How about anything on the West Coast? Anything.” Nineteen-eighty was the year and that’s when radio personality Bob Keller packed his bags and landed a gig

Parents supported teachers at Teacher Appreciation Day

Tuesday, May 5 was Teacher Appreciation Day, and Land Park Infant Center and Preschool teachers and staff were treated to a special dinner by parents of the school. The event was spearheaded by parent Sarah Scheeline. The day started with

105-foot communications tower in Land Park? Residents voice opposition to the proposal

Last week Land Park neighbors living within a 300-foot radius of the address of 3005 Freeport Blvd. received an “early notice” letter from the city of Sacramento Community Development Department that Epic Wireless has applied to construct a new telecommunications