Tag Archives: Valley Community Newspapers

Award‐Winning, Sacramento band for kids, launches contest to bring more music to schools

Winning school gets a free concert by The Hoots! Far more the Beatles than Barney, The Hoots, an award winning kids music band from Sacramento, are  running a nationwide contest to win a free concert for a school or youth

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

Meet your local embalmer: Cody Bartlett

There used to be a time when those who worked at East Lawn’s mortuaries acted as both embalmers and funeral directors, but times have changed and more recently the business has switched to centralized embalming out of the Greenback Lane

In the kitchen and on stage with neighbor Gabriel “Gabe” Levan Aiello

In the face of a world filled with corn syrup, sugary sodas and preservatives, neighbor Gabriel “Gabe” Levan Aiello goes old school, back to a time when pharmacy soda fountains had drinks to help with people’s ailments. Gabe pops into

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

Neighbors gear up for the state fair

Excitement surrounding the inaugural 2015 U.S. National Drone Racing Championship at the California State Fair on Bonney Field on July 16 and 17 is heating up for this first-of-its-kind competition officially sanctioned by the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the Congressionally

Under-the-freeway farmers’ market to celebrate 35th anniversary

The oldest of the county’s Certified Farmers’ Markets is about to reach a milestone in its history, as this summer that market will reach its 35th year of operation. Located under-the-freeway at 8th and W streets, adjacent to Southside Park,

Money Matters: Low-income women get a financial advice from local Soroptimists

Recycle. Renew. Those are the themes for Soroptimist International of Sacramento’s mammoth garage sale to be held starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 20 at the Folsom Boulevard Flea Market at 8521 Folsom Blvd. between Howe and Watt avenues.

Valley Community Newspapers sales manager leaves legacy

Valley Community Newspapers sales manager Patricia (Patty) Colmer, of Sacramento, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 2 after a tough, eight-month battle with cancer. Patty was a loving wife, aunt, great aunt, auntie, second mother, friend and sister. Born on Oct.

The Music Man JR features neighborhood actors at the 24th St. Theater

The Music Man JR, a toe tapping crowd-pleaser, is hitting the 24th St. Theater one weekend only, Aug. 8-10 with favorites, including, “Trouble,” “Goodnight My Someone,” “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Wells Fargo Wagon,” and “Gary Indiana.” Excited to direct this classic, Liorah