Tag Archives: Stephen Crowley

Faces and Places: Matsuyama Harvest Festival

Photos by Stephen Crowley On Friday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. Matsuyama Elementary School held its annual harvest festival. A “cornucopia of fun” for the entire family, the festival featured arts and crafts, a pumpkin patch, a cake

National Night Out at Didion

Photos by Stephen Crowley Neighbors gathered for National Night Out at Didion School as part of a national effort to bring neighbors together on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Here is a collection of photos from the evening’s event.

La Fiesta de Frida! Frida Look-Alike Contest

Photos by Stephen Crowley Ladies young and old dressed up like Frida Kahlo on Sunday for the Frida Kahlo Look-alike contest. There were fabulous prizes, art workshops for kids as well as food and drink. The event also featured a

Hollywood Park celebrated 4th of July with annual down-home parade

Photos by Stephen Crowley Neighbors began their revelry with drinks and snacks in front of Leonardo Da Vinci School before departing for an annual parade around the neighborhood. Kids, friends, and four-legged buddies all gathered in festive patriotic decor. Bikes,

Faces and Places: “Bright Underbelly” mural unveiling

Photos by Stephen Crowley stephen@valcomnews.com The mural is finished! The Bright Underbelly has been unveiled to you and the rest of the community! With a weekend full of events, starting with the ribbon cutting on March 17 and a free

Rio Americano thanks the band room for the memories

Photos by Stephen Crowley Rio Americano students, staff, alumni and band booster gathered on Wednesday, March 2 to bid fond farewell to the band room, which has served one of California’s finest band programs for five decades. The band room

AfroFreak Fashion Week celebrated in Land Park at Sol Collective

Photos by Stephen Crowley Words by Monica Stark Fashion week would have been nothing without the presence of the African creative genius flare. With styles spanning from Africa to sister lands of South America, India, Australia all the way to

Faces and Places:
Nutcracker at the Clunie Center

On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Sacramento Ballet put on a special preview of the Nutcracker for the community at the Clunie Center. The ballet will take stage this year from Dec. 12-22. Best-known and most beloved of all Sacramento traditions,

Faces and Places: Treasures of the Valley

Folks celebrated the 25 anniversary of the Sacramento Valley Conservancy with a party at Camp Pollock on Thursday, Oct. 22. The theme, Building on the Next 25 Years, went hand in hand with the Camp Pollock Lodge undergoing a partial

Alice Birney Waldorf School Candlelit Path of Wonder

Alice Birney Waldorf School celebrated an evening of wonder on Friday, Oct. 30 with a candlelit path and magical stories and skits. There was also delicious food, Waldorf-inspired art, a petting zoo and a pumpkin patch.