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The fight against pancreatic cancer: PurpleStride celebration to be held Nov. 12 at William Land Park

Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society reported that more patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. To change

William Land Park comes alive with the sounds of the Kennedy marching band Salute to local teaching legend Nick Angiulo attracted hundreds of alumni from around the world

William Land Park came alive on Sunday, Sept. 19 as the 130-plus members of the John F. Kennedy High School Marching Band came together to perform before nearly five decades of alumni band members.  The celebration marked the long and

50-plus years of Kennedy high school music students to honor their former leader, Mr. Nick Angiulo

By Karen Bakula Special to the Pocket News   In Sacramento, public schools with decades-long award-winning music departments are few and far between.  No one understands that more than the 50-plus years of John F. Kennedy High School Marching Band,

A labour of love, none is lost with this year’s Sacramento Shakespeare Festival’s interpretation of this comedic play

By Barry Wisdom For the past several years, there’s been an attempt to brush the dust off of the Bard by changing the who, when and where of his plays. Local productions have replaced noblemen with gangsters, Verona with trailer

A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ set back in time to fabled Atlantis

Story and photos by Barry Wisdom From a Jazz Age setting that channeled “Downton Abbey,” to a dystopian future world in which a trio of puppeteers operated a Bunraku-style Puck puppet, to a Jimi Hendrix-flavored, 1960s production featuring a paisley-and-leather

Brew for a Cure comes to William Land Park on June 11

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has teamed up with Beers In Sacramento to bring the first Brew For A Cure to William Land Park on Saturday, June 11. The Land Park community has a long history of supporting charitable causes

Turtle territory: “Turtle lady” and park volunteers discuss city park ponds and the future of the popular reptilian residents

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com As news of “turtle trouble” at McKinley and William Land Park’s ponds hit various media outlets, Greenhaven’s very own turtle lady, Felice Rood, has been fielding phone calls for future turtle adoptions because starting in July

Land Park Egg Hunts

Land Park Spring Egg Hunt & Hat Parade set for Saturday, March 19 The Land Park Community Neighborhood Association annual Spring Egg Hunt and Hat Parade is co-sponsored by the City of Sacramento and brings 14,000-15,000 eggs to scavenge in

Land Park community plans memorial bench commemorating Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud

By Greg Brown A hollow emptiness has fallen upon William Land Park. The park has lost one of its regulars, Jack Peyton. Jack Peyton and his bulldog Rosebud were daily fixtures at William Land Park. Sadly, Jack passed away from

Blind golf has been hitting strong for 30 years at William Land Park

You don’t have to be a professional golfer to enjoy playing nine holes at William Land Park Golf Course. In fact, you don’t even have to be able to see. That’s right! The Sacramento Society for the Blind, in conjunction