Seen in Natomas: It’s Raining Spring Flower Petals

flowerrain1THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Ona Knutson Saras photographed a group of children in the Westlake neighborhood picking flowers off a tree earlier this month. The group filled a bucket and threw them in the air making it “rain” flower... Read More >

Save the Date: Natomas Community Partnership Meeting

neighborhoodservicesTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The city’s Neighborhood Services Division will host a community partnership meeting next week in Natomas. The meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the South Natomas Community Center on Monday, April 28.... Read More >

Natomas Cares: Recycling to Raise Money for Charities

Jacob AlbretsenTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas resident Jacob Albretsen is collecting recyclables to help raise money for autism research and other non-profit groups. “I have Asperger’s, which sort of means that I have a ton of great ideas but sometimes... Read More >

For a Good Cause: Guns vs. Hoses Game in Natomas

gunsvhoses2014THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Sacramento-area firefighters and law enforcement will go head to head during the annual Guns & Hoses basketball game set for Friday, April 25 at Inderkum High School. The Guns & Hoses organization has teamed up... Read More >

Site Nominated for KCRA 3′s A-list

alistnominee2014THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz For the third year in a row, THE NATOMAS BUZZ has been nominated “best local blog” in the Local Flavor category for the annual KCRA 3 A-list contest. When voting closed in 2013, THE NATOMAS... Read More >

For a Good Cause: Global Youth Service Day in Natomas

20140411-135624.jpgTHE NATOMAS BUZZ |@natomasbuzz Council District One youth programs and the City of Sacramento’s Volunteer Program were one of 100 lead agencies selected for a grant funded by State Farm to coordinate projects that engage at least 600 youth volunteers... Read More >

Seen in Natomas: Ashby Talks at Natomas Town Hall

ashbytownhallPHOTO BY MARC LAVER THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz About six dozen people attended a Natomas Town Hall meeting held Wednesday, April 9 at The Club in Natomas Park where Mayor Pro Tem Angelique Ashby gave area residents an update... Read More >

Inderkum Music Program Makes Joyful Noise at Epcot

inderkumband2  THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Inderkum High School Symphonic Band and Orchestra is pictured here performing today, April 10 at Disney’s Epcot in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to Aleeza Mae for sharing these photos with THE NATOMAS BUZZ via... Read More >

Name for New Middle School in Natomas Chosen

Principal Marnie Lynch addresses the Natomas Unified school board Wednesday night. / Photo: E. SanchezBY EDGAR SANCHEZ THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas Unified school board on Wednesday voted unanimously to christen a new school opening in fall as Natomas Gateways Middle School. School board trustees also approved a $1.3 million operating budget... Read More >

Natomas Seniors Strummin’ Along with Ukulele Band

Ukulele Heaven Orchestra band leader and founder Ken McCaulou performs at a recent California Retired Teachers Association gathering. / Photo: Jennifer K. MoritaBY JENNIFER K. MORITA THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz An ukulele revival is bringing the four-string Hawaiian guitar’s mellow twang to Natomas. The Ukulele Heaven Orchestra – a band of 20 musicians from Heritage Park – has been strumming for... Read More >

Sports Hot Spot Held Friday Nights in Natomas

hotspotriotierraBY CHRIS SHANNON THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz If your kids enjoy basketball and are looking for something to do on Friday nights, then they may want to check out the Hot Spot program in Natomas. Sponsored by Councilmembers Angelique... Read More >

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