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60k Attend Aftershock at Discovery Park

60k Attend Aftershock at Discovery Park

Monster Energy Aftershock wrapped its biggest year ever, with 60,000 in attendance over a sold-out weekend October 13 & 14 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. System Of A Down and Sacramento natives Deftones headlined the 7th annual festival, joined by Alice In Chains, Incubus, Godsmack, Shinedown, 311, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, At The Drive In, Seether and many more. Even with expanded capacity for this year’s festival, weekend passes for Monster Energy Aftershock were sold out months in advance. […]

2018 Rio Linda Elverta Country Faire is a Smash!

2018 Rio Linda Elverta Country Faire is a Smash!

The 2018 edition of the Country Faire was another smash hit. From the parade, to the Girl Scout’s pancake breakfast, to the vendors and the petting zoo and the kids zone, to the food trucks, from top to bottom the community came together and had a fantastic time. Thanks to Charlea Moore and her group […]

32 Years Ago Today: The 1986 Floods

32 Years Ago Today: The 1986 Floods

Thirty-Two years ago, in February 1986, one of the greatest and most widespread floods on record devastated California and Nevada with phenomenal amounts of precipitation. On February 11, 1986, a vigorous low pressure system drifted east out of the Pacific. The slow-moving storm meandered south where it tapped into warm moist air from the tropics. […]

Aftershock: 50,000 Fans Converge on Discovery Park

Aftershock: 50,000 Fans Converge on Discovery Park

Sixth Annual Festival Sells Out For Third Consecutive Year The sixth annual Monster Energy Aftershock brought 50,000 rock and metal fans to a sold out Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA on Saturday, October 21 & Sunday, October 22 for a massive weekend of music that included performances from legends Nine Inch Nails and Ozzy Osbourne (recently reunited with guitarist Zakk Wylde for the first time in over a decade), plus A Perfect Circle (who premiered their […]

Mar Val Plaza Walkthrough January 2nd 2017

Mar Val Plaza Walkthrough January 2nd 2017

After many years of asking and waiting and receiving no satisfaction, community advocates, real estate brokers, property managers and investors met with Shaun Morrow from Cushman and Wakefield to finally tour the long dormant Mar Val Plaza in Downtown Rio Linda. Our first stop was at the Mar Val grocery store building, but the locks had been […]

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