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‘Above the Fray’: Handwoven silks and textiles from Laos and Vietnam will be displayed at the Shepard Garden and Art Center

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By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Traveling to the remote hilltribe villages in Laos and Vietnam, Maren Beck and Josh Hirschstein of Eugene, Oregon-based Above the Fray personally select hand-woven, naturally-dyed silks and other finely-woven textiles and other traditional craftwork directly from

Annalee in Wonderland: Young immigrant advances life and beauty salon in Carmichael

Beautician to give free haircuts to seniors next month

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By Debbie Eto Born in Ho Chi Minh City (Southern Vietnam), Annalee Nguyen came to the United States in 2006 at the young age of 14. “In order to get my citizenship quickly, I was supposed to live with my

Stan Atkinson had a ‘career to remember’

Editor’s Note: This is part six in a series about local people connected to the early days of television. Stan Atkinson, one of the Arden area’s more notable residents, continued his discussions about his storied career in television during a

South Land Park resident donates funds to local Chinese school

Editor’s note: Lance Armstrong’s series on dairies in Land Park will be continued on Dec. 27. South Land Park resident and philanthropist Dr. Herbert Yee, who is also recognized for his many years of working as a dentist in the

Sacramento resident calls the shots as he sees them in the Pac-10

  David Lambros has interesting weekends every fall – he officiates at Pac-10 football games as a referee. A retired police officer, he dons his zebra stripes, whistle and yellow flag and travels to the games. “I take it seriously.

How the Summer of ’64 changed Janey Way

Marty Relles I graduated from Sacramento High School on June 11, 1964. Life’s possibilities seemed limitless. I enrolled for two summer classes at Sacramento City College the next week. My adult life had begun in earnest. Then something happened that

‘The Last Full Measure of Devotion’ Wall of Honor ceremony to induct fallen hero

    One of the Carmichael Recreation and Park District’s most unique parks, Patriots Park, will add one more name to its Wall of Honor during a special ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. Although the park is

Growing goodwill, one flower at a time

A rose can mean any number of things to any number of people. It can symbolize love, friendship, appreciation and myriad other feelings. But what does it mean to have the best rose garden in the United States? The State