Tag Archives: Pocket

What’s happening East Pocket/Greenhaven?

————————- THURSDAY, JULY 21 CODING FOR KIDS – REGISTRATION REQUIRED (SCHOOL AGE (6-12)) AT THE ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY: Coding for Kids / Google CS First: Storytelling. In this series of 8 weekly workshops (Thursdays at 2pm-3:30pm, June 23 through

With a cultural twist: “The Portuguese Kids” to bring improv comedy to the Pocket

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Derrick DeMelo, Brian Martins, Alex Sardinha, and Jason Casimiro also known as the Portuguese Kids will bring situational, sketch and improv to Pocket’s very own Sacramento Portuguese Holy Spirit Society Hall on Friday, Feb. 26. In

Camellia Waldorf on Freeport is moving to the Pocket

Editor’s Note: About an hour before going to press for this issue of the Land Park News, the following letter was sent to the newsroom via email. It is being reprinted in its entirety. Dear Camellia Families and Friends, This

Elks building in the Pocket dates back to the 1970s

The Sacramento Elks Lodge No. 6 building at 6446 Riverside Blvd. is one of the grand landmarks of the Pocket area. Many longtime Sacramentans recall that the local Elks previously maintained their headquarters in an even grander landmark – the

Pocket Parade 2014

Pocket Area Churches Together held annual Walk and Bike to Church event

Pocket Area Churches Together, which includes Faith Presbyterian Church, Greenhaven Lutheran Church, Greenhaven Neighborhood Church, Riverside Wesleyan Church and St. Anthony Catholic Parish, held its annual Walk and Bike to Church event on Sunday, May 31. Folks were encouraged to

Fourth of July Pocket Parade organizers are gearing up for the big day

This year’s parade will be like those before, as it is set to start at 10 a.m. at Lisbon School and will make its way along Windbridge Drive to Garcia Bend, where an awards ceremony, local business community fair, music

Hot rods and classic car meet and greet set for Sunday

(Editor’s note: This story is being reprinted as a reminder to promote the upcoming event.) Pocket resident and Illinois native Fred Wood, 71, has been a car guy since his grandfather Oroville Berga built him a miniature gas powered car

‘Duck Lady’ saved ducks at Lake Greenhaven more than a half-century ago

It has been five decades since the Greenhaven 70 development began to change the face of the Pocket area immediately south of The Trap, the historic bar at 6125 Riverside Blvd. And included in part of that development was the

Pocket area author’s book about fallen Nevada sheriff earns honors

Off and on for nearly 30 years, author Jackie Boor gathered story pieces about the life and controversial death of her great-grandfather, three-term Nye County, Nevada, Sheriff Tom Logan, who was killed in the line of duty on April 7,