Tag Archives: Pocket News

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

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

Cougar football gears up for annual rib dinner in the new stadium

As the new Cougar stadium at John F. Kennedy High School symbolizes a sense of pride among athletes, the football program itself has seen great changes, including the hiring of some great coaches like Alex Gomes, an all-time leading receiver

Meet your school board candidates

Dear readers: In an effort to help get out the vote and provide the public with relevant information regarding our area’s school board candidates, the following is our question and answer special, featuring incumbent Darrel Woo and challenger Maria Haro-Sullivan.

Pocket author Kathey Norton releases new rock-and-roll novel

Set in the early 1960s to late 1980s, “What Becomes a Legend Most,” a new book by Pocket resident, Kathey Norton, follows the story of Cassie Hamilton, a singer and rock musician. The book details her past as a sexually

Retirement celebration held for the Rev. Dan Madigan

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series about the Rev. Dan Madigan. In celebration of the Rev. Dan Madigan, who is retiring after dedicating nearly a half-century of his life to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento,

El Milagro Ballet Folklorico performed at Elks parking lot: Next stop, the state fair

As the heat on Saturday warmed the valley, dancers from the local troupe, El Milagro Ballet Folklorico, kept cool washing cars at the Elks Lodge, No. 6 parking lot. In an effort to raise funds for new costumes, the dancers

A Pocket resident’s ambition to reveal the truth about her great-grandfather

Shot and killed by a hot-headed gambler in the red-light district of Manhattan, Nevada on April 7, 1906, the reputation of Pocket resident, Jackie Boor’s great-grandfather, Tom Logan, then-sheriff of Nye County began to falter. “One night,” wrote the Tonopah

Political forum recap: Pocket area youth set the stage for a two-hour political forum at John F. Kennedy High School on Monday, April 28

Editor’s Note: The Pocket News thanks everyone who came out to the political forum on Monday, April 28 at John F. Kennedy High School. Special thanks to the candidates themselves, including – Julius Cherry, Rick Jennings, and Abe Snobar for

Meet the candidates: Political forum at John F. Kennedy High School set for Monday, April 28

Candidates for Sacramento City Council District 7 and California Assembly District 9 have confirmed their presence at the political forum at John F. Kennedy High School, which is set for Monday, April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the