You Asked, We Got the Answer

youaskedsoftballfieldTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz “Hi Buzz! I’m hoping you can help me find out more about the plans for a softball field in Regency Park. I looked at the Sac Parks page and there is no softball field on... 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 >

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 >

Dreams Come True Thanks to Make-A-Wish in Natomas

whereinnatomas2810BY KALLIE PROVENCHER, INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Tammy Roberts cried softly as she spoke about her son’s illness. Ethan, now 16, was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia last year. At his first appointment in February 2013, Ethan was... Read More >

For the Kids: Free Natomas Basketball League

measureuTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A new, non-competitive basketball league sponsored by Measure U is coming to Natomas. The focus of the new league will be participation, sportsmanship, basic game rules, and skill development. All players will have a chance... Read More >

NP3 Students Plan 3rd Annual Halloweentown Festival

np3logBY SUKHMAN REKHI, NP3 INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School student government class is gearing up for its 3rd annual “Halloweentown” festival. The event will be 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Oct.... Read More >

Kudos: Natomas Mothers’ Group Celebrates 25 Years

nmg6BY LESLIE WHITESEL FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Past and present Natomas Mothers’ Group members gathered recently to celebrate the group’s 25th anniversary supporting families in the community. Youngsters enjoyed Olympic-style games, a bounce house, playground and visit from... Read More >

Natomas Boy Scouts Return from Camp Winton

troop447dPHOTOS BY CHRIS McSWAIN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Boy Scout Troop 447 returned home to Natomas this past weekend after spending six nights at Camp Winton. Since the troop was founded, it has attended four different summer camps in... Read More >

Natomas Snooze Under the Stars Set for Friday

glampingTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Sacramento Vice Mayor Angelique Ashby will host a second annual overnight tomorrow at North Natomas Community Park. Area families are invited to bring tents, sleeping bags and snacks and snooze under the stars in the... Read More >

Scholarship Created in Memory of Inderkum Athlete

akinsobit13BY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The family of athlete and recent Inderkum High School graduate Dylan Akins has created a scholarship fund in his memory. “For him being such a young and promising person in our... Read More >

Divine Mercy to Host Youth Group Picnic on Friday

churchpicnic2BY VALENTINA CARRILLO, IHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Teens from Divine Mercy Parish are hosting a summer kick-off event Friday for youth ages 13 and up. The summer picnic is set for July 12 at the church where... Read More >

Natomas Charter Teacher Offers Summer Fun & Fitness

fitcamp6BY ANTHONY BARNES, INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Summer break may mean a vacation from the pressures of school, but the extra free time could also lead to bad health habits. Natomas Charter School P.E. teacher Rich Farwig was... Read More >

Natomas Families Beat the Heat with $1 Movies

Leeanna Hallett, and her children Annabel, 5, Kinsey,8, and Alina, 13, recently saw "Rio" at the Regal Summer Series in Natomas. / Photo by Ojaswi AdhikariBY OJASWI ADHIKARI, NHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Hundreds of people each week take solace from the summer heat in an air-conditioned theater thanks to discount movies in Natomas. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through July 30, the Regal Natomas... Read More >

Stuffies Take Over Natomas Library After Dark

libsleep5THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Two dozen stuff animals took over the library during a special “sleepover” event Friday night in Natomas. “We had 25 kids, 25 stuffed animals and six teens participate last night,” said Heather Bratt, Youth Services... Read More >