Believe Campaign Raises $2M for Make-A-Wish

The Wishing Spot in Natomas held a letter-writing party in November as part of the Macy's Believe campaign. / Photo: M. Laver

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A letters-to-Santa campaign raised $2 million for non-profit Make-A-Wish, according to a recent post on social media. During the holiday season Macy’s and … [Read more...]

City Celebrates Three New Natomas Parks

An excited park goer checks out the recently opened Valley Oak Park. / Photo: April Woodcheke

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The city will officially open the second of three new Natomas-area parks this weekend. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Valley Oak … [Read more...]

For the Family: Celebrate Natomas on Saturday


THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The 12th annual Celebrate Natomas community festival will be held this Saturday. The free event is scheduled for 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the South Natomas Community … [Read more...]

You Asked, We Got the Answer


THE 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 … [Read more...]

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


THE 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 … [Read more...]

Sports Hot Spot Held Friday Nights in Natomas


BY 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 … [Read more...]

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


BY 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 … [Read more...]

For the Kids: Free Natomas Basketball League


THE 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 … [Read more...]

NP3 Students Plan 3rd Annual Halloweentown Festival


BY 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" … [Read more...]

Kudos: Natomas Mothers’ Group Celebrates 25 Years


BY 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 … [Read more...]

Natomas Boy Scouts Return from Camp Winton


PHOTOS 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 … [Read more...]