Tag Archives: Sacramento

Bernie at Bonney: Between 15,000 and 21,000 fill the field, leaving another 10,000 outside

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com “(A democracy is a) government of the people, by the people, for the people” — Bernie Sanders quoting President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Despite a last minute decision to come to Sacramento, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

River Park teen drummer rocks out with the big boys

By Monica Stark Seventeen-year-old drummer Nick Pesely of River Park loves to rock out to classic rock, and the louder, the better. The music is crazy, heavy and awesome. Neighbors love it. Drum covers of Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Van

Pocket area students ask hard and soft questions to mayoral candidate Darrell Steinberg

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Students from West Campus, the School of Engineering and Sciences and John F. Kennedy high schools, as well as students from Sutter Middle School partook in an hour in which they got to ask mayoral candidate

Sacramento celebrates its hometown heroes

More than 10,000 people from all over the state crowded the streets near the State Capitol downtown to celebrate the heroic acts of Anthony Sadler, Alex Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone despite a hot and smoky Friday, Sept. 11. The young

Elks building in the Pocket dates back to the 1970s

The Sacramento Elks Lodge No. 6 building at 6446 Riverside Blvd. is shown following its completion in the late 1970s. / Photo courtesy of Elks Lodge No. 6 The Sacramento Elks Lodge No. 6 building at 6446 Riverside Blvd. is

Arden area, other places share unique shopping center connections

A Town & Country Village shopping center was located in Sunnyvale, Calif. from about 1963 to about 2013. / Photo courtesy of the Heritage Park Museum Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about various Town &

Town & Country Village history includes locations outside Sacramento

Sacramento’s Town and Country Village, shown in this 1950s photograph, was constructed in what was, at the time, a very rural part of the county. Photo courtesy of the Lance Armstrong Collection Editor’s Note: This is part one of a

Sacramento Suburban Water District Sets New Limits on Landscape Watering

Unveils new rebate programs to help customers conserve The Sacramento Suburban Water District (SSWD) has adopted new outdoor watering restrictions that limit landscape irrigation to two days per week on specific days and times. The new watering guidelines are designed

Women’s Wisdom Art: Empowerment through art

Shown here is a piece of student art. Photos by Leigh Stephens / Shown here are Laura Ann Walton, Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Helen Plenert. Why art for healing: Art demands the involvement of the whole person; body, mind, emotions, imagination, spirit

Water safety tips offered by SacPD

Sacramento Police Department Officer Terrell Marshall offered the following water safety tips: – Have young children or inexperienced swimmers take extra precautions, such as wearing a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket, when around the water and staying within arm’s reach