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‘Above the Fray’: Handwoven silks and textiles from Laos and Vietnam will be displayed at the Shepard Garden and Art Center

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Traveling to the remote hilltribe villages in Laos and Vietnam, Maren Beck and Josh Hirschstein of Eugene, Oregon-based Above the Fray personally select hand-woven, naturally-dyed silks and other finely-woven textiles and other traditional craftwork directly from

From South Sacramento to the White House: David Garibaldi discusses his professional life journey thus far

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Just a kid from South Sacramento, David Garibaldi started painting in a garage and on the railroads, tagging boxcars, and running from the police, but he never gave up on his dreams of becoming a professional

Pocket Little League releases statement regarding “possible” financial impropriety

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com In late August, the Pocket Little League Board was notified by its banking institution of a possible impropriety involving a PLL account. According to a press release issued by the league, “It is important to note

Young Actors Stage brings home 7 Elly Awards

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com   Les Miserables, a “sung-through” production, considered by some to be the world’s longest running musical — went down in history on a very local level on Sept. 11 at the annual Elly Awards held at

CKM’s Prospector newspaper staff petitions permanent funding for the Prospector

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com C.K. McClatchy, a high school named after one of the most important editors of the Sacramento Bee, without a journalism program? The McClatchy Prospector has been a staple of McClatchy since 1938. Supporters are trying to

The Wild West of California pizza culture presented on film Subheadline: Improv comedy group filmed first digital sketch at Land Park’s Buffalo Pizza

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com The adventures of a pair of New Jersey pizza snobs lost in the Wild West of California pizza culture have been caught on film. On location at Buffalo Pizza and Ice Cream Co., “the snobs” actually

Colorful luminosity: Carmichael-based businessman lights up Sacramento area developments Nearby McKinley Village underpass gets daily light show

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Lit up each night with a colorful display of luminosity, the underpass that leads people into McKinley Village – the 49-acre community developed by The New Home Company and Riverview Capital Investments – is meant to

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)

McKinley Village has arrived: 14 model homes unveiled last weekend By Monica Stark

mailto:editor@valcomnews.com McKinley Village, the 49-acre community developed by The New Home Company and Riverview Capital Investments in East Sacramento near Business I-80, opened last weekend with the unveiling of 14 model homes and community amenities. McKinley Village is an infill

Rebirth and growth continues at the Panama Art Factory after devastating break-in

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com (Editor’s Note: This story has inspired a history series on Panama Pottery by writer Lance Armstrong whose first piece is scheduled to appear in the next issue of the Land Park News.) Inside the darkness of