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Second coffee shop in the works at South Hills shopping center

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com (Editor’s Note: After reading the story about the Mosebys in the Land Park News—story on adjacent page –, Sergio Barrios, who has co-owned downtown’s Fluid Espresso with wife Melissa Allen since 2006, wrote me stating they,

Newspapers are in his blood: Meet the new publisher of Valley Community Newspapers

By Monica Stark Growing up attending “every event under the sun” while his father Roy carried a camera around his neck and his mom Mary spent days writing about local news, the last thing David Herburger thought he’d pursue was

Back in the game: Joe Marty’s set to reopen in December with help from your neighbors

Three years ago, Land Park residents Devon Atlee and Jack Morris sat around their friend Tom Walcott’s house, watching the San Francisco Giants. Half way through the game they started talking about Joe Marty’s and what a shame it was

A retrospective on artist Horst Leissl

As I child I was fascinated by The Incredible Hulk. Just about every morning from kindergarten through first grade, I looked out the window of the car and saw “The Hulk” bursting through the wall, granite flying, water splashing, the

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

Under-the-freeway farmers’ market to celebrate 35th anniversary

The oldest of the county’s Certified Farmers’ Markets is about to reach a milestone in its history, as this summer that market will reach its 35th year of operation. Located under-the-freeway at 8th and W streets, adjacent to Southside Park,

Mahogany celebrates 15 years of urban artistry

Poetry penetrates the soul, joggles status quo, exposes and enlightens our perspectives on everything from love to social injustice. We are not talking about polite rhyming lyrics that lull folks to sleep; we are talking about raw, guttural, spoken word

Where’s the 1968 Yorozu sign?

Editor’s Note: A follow up about the old 1968 Yorozu sign will be featured in an upcoming issue of the Land Park News. As demolition is underway over at the old Yorozu Oriental Gifts shop on Riverside Boulevard, so are

Celebrating the past, present, and future through Aztec dance

Troupe performed at Cinco de Mayo event in South Land Park As the feathers of an Aztec headdress frames the face of the woman serpent, Irene Ramirez, a family of dancers surround their leader in a ceremoniously tribute to their

A little bit of country in the midst of a little bit of controversy

Habitat to local fauna Regional Transit’s tracks between Sutterville and Pocket roads are overgrown with lush greenery and natural beauty. It’s just a little bit of country in our backyard. The South Land Park refuge attracts neighbors who enjoy taking