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Danny Collins

The MPAA has rated this R

From Bleeker Street Media comes “Danny Collins”, a fictional story about a successful singer, in the vein of Neil Diamond, played by Al Pacino. In a short period prologue, we see that the young singer Danny Collins is interviewed for

New documentary highlights historic Sacramento film footage

Matías Bombal, who has been entertaining readers of this paper with his movie reviews under the heading of “Matías Bombal’s Hollywood” since last July, is presently enjoying the success of his major contributions to a local, historical film documentary project.

An unsung local American hero’s story from WWII

William “Bill” Littlejohn is one of the unsung heroes of this country. He was born in land-locked Mitchell, Nebraska in 1922. Thinking to see the world, Bill and three friends decided to go to Denver and enlist in the Navy

Our Local Realtors

Valley Community Newspapers, Inc. proudly support Our Local Realtors in the Arden-Carmichael, East Sacramento, Land Park and Pocket areas. Here you will find agents with tons of knowledge and experience in the Real Estate market.

Sacramento celebrates ‘Gold Rush Days’ over Labor Day weekend

Sacramento’s annual “Gold Rush Days,” held over the Labor Day weekend, experienced greater crowds due to the cooler weather – and no competition from the California State Fair, which was held earlier this summer.

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church has local roots dating back to 19th century

    The Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church, a church with roots dating back to the 19th century in the capital city, will be holding its 40th annual Asian Food and Cultural Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 2. Rich in flavor,

World War II vet served with MacArthur, celebrates 100 years

  Jesse Herbert Thomas has seen a lot – which is understandable, since he celebrated his 100th birthday at Merrill Gardens retirement community on Sept. 7. Born and raised in Wilcox, Canada, he was the second of three children born

Patriots recognized by Elks Lodge No. 6

  Elks Lodge No. 6 commemorated the memory of 9-11 with a Patriots Day celebration on Sept. 11. At the dinner, which included patriotic items such as “Yankee Pot Roast” and “All-American Apple Pie,” Elks Exalted Ruler Ron Brusato presented

It’s ‘College Application Season’ – the ‘Common App’ is a timesaver for students

Every high school senior knows that fall is college application season, a topic of great interest and importance for students and parents since most applications must be submitted between November 30 and January 1. As students make their college lists,

Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library vandalized over Labor Day weekend

  Within a week of its grand opening, the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library was vandalized over the Labor Day weekend. Taggers virtually coated the library windows and stonework trim with blue spray paint. “We were saddened that anybody would do