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Jan 29: Mayor Kevin Johnson’s State of the City

Jan 29: Mayor Kevin Johnson’s State of the City

By the Editors

Next Thursday, January 29, Mayor Kevin Johnson will deliver his annual address on the current state of affairs for Sacramento.

The State of the City (#SacSOTC) is from 6pm-8pm at the Memorial Auditorium. The event is free, but you must register for tickets. They’re also asking all attendees to help the Coats and Cans Drive by bringing a donation of a new/gently used coat for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area and/or a canned food item for the River City Food Bank and Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services... Read More

Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

With nearly 25 museums and local destinations participating, the 2015 Sacramento Museum Day is proudly presented by Bank of America and Sacramento Covered. To the delight of the greater Sacramento area community, the participating local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015, during the 17th annual event.  Most of the nearly 25 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential areas -- the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town -- will offer half-priced admission to offset traffic control and security costs.  

San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber & University of the Pacific sponsor student financial aid workshop

San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber & University of the Pacific sponsor student financial aid workshop

The San Joaquin Chamber of Commerce, University of the Pacific and several other agencies are sponsoring the 12th annual San Joaquin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Student Financial Aid and College Awareness Workshop.

The free event will be at Alex G. Spanos Center on the University of the Pacific campus in Stockton.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. The workshops are focused on sixth- to 12th-graders and their parents. All 12th-graders will work on the free application for federal student aid with college financial aid counselors.

For more information, call Pacific’s Latino/a Community Outreach Office at 209-946-7705. Register at www.icangotocollege.org.

Ben McLemore Receives NBA Cares Community Assist Award for December

Ben McLemore Receives NBA Cares Community Assist Award for December

Sacramento, Calif. – Today, the NBA named Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore as the recipient of the NBA Cares Communit... Read More

Capitol March for the Dream 2015

Capitol March for the Dream 2015
Capitol March for the Dream 2015
01-19-2015 - 01-19-2015
MLK365
http://www.mlk365.org/#march
Admission: Free
 
(916) 426-4227
 
Start Time(s): Mon 9am-2pm March Departure 9am-9:15am Diversity Expo Noon-2pm
This event brings Northern Californians together to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr and to continue the march for civil rights, social justice and human value. Jam-packed and highly interactive from start to finish with a march, a rally and an expo, this one day event attracts a diverse crowd of 28,000 very enthusiastic participants to downtown Sacramento for day of civic engagement, reflection, and enrichment 
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Access Sacramento Uses Technology To Help Local Organizations Tell Their Stories

Access Sacramento Uses Technology To Help Local Organizations Tell Their Stories

Guest blog post by Luke Miller, Content Manager, Uptown Studios As an organization strongly rooted in helping other Sacramento organizations succeed, Access Sacramento takes its mission of “making a difference one voice at a..... Read More