Get Involved: Park Mulching Project Saturday in Natomas

lindenparkmapTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A team of AmeriCorps volunteers will lead a community mulching project on Saturday in Natomas. Seven AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps members will work with community volunteers to beautify Linden Park from 10 a.m. to... 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 >

SacPD to Host Community Call Box Saturday in Natomas

callbox5THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Sacramento Police Dept. will host its second Community Call Box in Natomas this Saturday. Several Natomas-area residents, pictured here, attended a previous informal gathering held in December. North-area police Capt. Charles Husted, several patrol... 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 >

Natomas Community Association Seeks Board Members

ncalogoTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas Community Association seeks volunteers to serve on its board of directors. Three board members – Linn Hom, Julio Lamas and David Von Aspern – were re-elected to their posts during a monthly meeting... Read More >

Natomas Art Destroyed by Vandals is Replaced

burberryart3BY TRINA L. DROTAR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Artist Jenny Hale is asking for the community to lend a hand this Sunday with her public art installation “Shadow Flowers,” currently under construction in Burberry Community Park. “Shadow Flowers” is... Read More >

Natomas Applicants Sought For Youth Commission

youthcommissionTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Sacramento County District 1 seeks to fill Youth Commission vacancy from the area represented by Supervisor Phil Serna. The Youth Commission works with the county Board of Supervisors to identify issues and advocate on matters... Read More >

Update: Prayer Blankets & Vigil For Sandy Hook

BY BRANDY TUZON BOYDTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzupdated 12/23/2012 A Natomas bookstore plans to send prayer blankets to victims’ families and hold a prayer vigil in response to the shooting in Connecticut. Damascus Road Christian Books & Gifts is now... Read More >

Two Volunteer Drives Kick Off

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Two noteworthy charity events kick off this month in Natomas.Stanford Settlement will hold a Volunteer Kick-off for the 2013 May Day Run 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Sanford Settlement, 450 W. El Camino Ave.The... Read More >

Natomas Cares: Send Us Your Volunteer Needs

VOLUNTEERS DEAD HEAD ROSES AT THE NATOMAS ROSE GARDEN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Starfish Storyoriginal story by Loren EisleyOne day a man was walking along the beach when he noticed a boy picking something up and gently throwing... Read More >

For A Good Cause: Locks Of Love Drive Set For Sept. 19 in Natomas

BY BRANDY TUZON BOYDTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzUPDATED 1:28 P.M. SEPT. 9, 2012 Girl Scout Troop No. 2109 is set to hold a “hair raiser” Sept. 19 in Natomas. “Me and my friend Katelyn decided do to a Locks of... Read More >

Public Input Sought For Twin Rivers Superintendent Search

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzThe public is invited to attend a community forum dedicated to the selection of an executive search firm that will perform the superintendent search for the Twin Rivers Unified School District. The forum is set for... Read More >

Opinion: It’s Time To Get Involved

BY MONICA JONESSPECIAL TO THE NATOMAS BUZZ Experienced Déjà vu today and last evening. I attended a teacher community forum* in which the language is now to enlist parents’ involvement. So different from 2009 when Leroy F. Greene Middle School... Read More >

Regional Park Vies For $100K Prize

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Friends of the North Natomas Regional Park is campaigning to win a $100,000 grant to help fund future construction. The grant is part of Coca-Cola’s third-annual America Is Your Park contest where community members can... Read More >