Tag Archives: Riverside

Arden-Carmichael Calendar

Send your event announcement for consideration to: editor@valcomnews.com at least two weeks prior to publication. Audubon Program to highlight loss and recovery of Central Valley Wetlands May 15: The story of the loss and recovery of waterbird habitat in the

Riverside-Pocket area native barely recognizes the area today

Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a three-part series about Riverside-Pocket area native. The Riverside-Pocket area is certainly a much different place today than it was when Ed Mauricio grew up there from the early 1920s to the

Ed Mauricio recalls life in Riverside-Pocket area in the 1920s, beyond

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series about Riverside-Pocket area native Ed Mauricio. At 92 years old, Riverside-Pocket area native Ed Mauricio is a rarity, as he is one of the few people who can tell firsthand

Japanese had early presence in Riverside-Pocket area

Editor’s Note: This is part one in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. Much has been written about the Portuguese people of the early years of the Riverside-Pocket area in this publication. But it should be recognized that

Former East Sacramento resident was known as ‘Father of McClellan’

Editor’s Note: This is part eight in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. Among the most notable people to make their final resting place inside East Lawn’s two-story mausoleum

East Lawn Memorial Park’s establishment inspired by great flood of 1904

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. For those who are familiar with Sacramento’s earlier years, it is no secret that floods influenced

Floods, other disasters wreaked havoc in early years of city

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series about the history of the Sacramento River. Despite its many benefits, the Sacramento River – as well as the American River – has undoubtedly been a continuous threat to local residents

Great McClatchy athletes in the first 25 years

As the 1950’s began, many changes would take place in both the United States and Sacramento.  “I Like Ike” would be a popular slogan and new terms like rock ‘n’ roll, television, suburbs, and drive-in movies would appear. In McClatchy

The 1947 turkey day game

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of articles about McClatchy athletes and teams chosen for its new sports Hall of Fame. The 50 athletes/coaches and teams from 1938 to 1962 will be inducted as part of the

McClatchy High’s classes of 1942 celebrate milestone

A group of 57 people recently congregated inside the Dante Club on Fair Oaks Boulevard to celebrate a milestone in local high school history – the 70th reunion of the January and June classes of C.K. McClatchy High’s Class of