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Pacific announces new Sacramento degrees: Expansion is milestone in region’s higher education

Pacific announces new Sacramento degrees: Expansion is milestone in region’s higher education

University of the Pacific celebrated June 26 the expansion of its Sacramento campus, longtime home of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, into a multidisciplinary center that will educate the professionals California needs in the decades ahead.

Joining the law school will be new graduate programs in health, education, business and public policy. Five new degrees will be rolled out over the next two years: Master of Business Administration; Doctor of Education; Master of Public Policy; Master of Physician Assistant Studies; and Master of Public Administration.

“This is a watershed moment for our university,” said Pamela A. Eibeck, president of University of the Pacific. “Pacific has been a pioneer in higher education in California for more than a century and a half, and it is with great excitement that we expand our presence and service in the Sacramento region.”

4th of July in the Pocket 2015

4th of July in the Pocket 2015
4th of July in the Pocket 2015
07-04-2015 - 07-04-2015
City of Sacramento
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 808-7007
garciabend.july4@gmail.com
 
Start Time(s): Sat 10am-3pm Parade 10am Neighborhood Concert Noon-3pm
The annual 4th of July Pocket Parade brings together members of the Pocket-Greenhaven community to display their hand-crafted, patriotic floats in honor of America's celebration of independence
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Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $1.5 million to Sacramento-area nonprofit organizations

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $1.5 million to Sacramento-area nonprofit organizations

Kaiser Permanente in Greater Sacramento has awarded 56 grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to 54 local not-for-profit organizations, schools and government entities. The grants seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence, develop the workforce and promote healthy eating and active living.

The Community Benefit grants – which range in individual amounts from $5,000 to $97,304 – are part of a longstanding practice for Kaiser Permanente, the region’s leading integrated health-care provider, which works to improve the health of the communities it serves in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties.

The largest allocation of funding will help the uninsured and underinsured access health care programs and services at various community clinics and organizations.

But other grants help to improve overall community health, especially access to healthy food.

Midtown Business Association Announces Line-Up for Summer’s First “THIS Midtown” Concert on June 13

Midtown Business Association Announces Line-Up for Summer’s First “THIS Midtown” Concert on June 13

Midtown business owner/music enthusiast Clay Nutting and event sponsor Midtown Business Association (MBA) are pleased to announce the line-up for the first THIS Midtown summer concert that will take place on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 4 to 9 p.m.  Always fun, lively and FREE, THIS Midtown summer block parties take place in Midtown Sacramento every Second Saturday from June through September on 20th Street between J & K.

The upbeat and always entertaining June event line-up has been announced for the first THIS Midtown summer concert of 2015 and includes the following:

If You're Not Making Money, It's a Hobby!

If You're Not Making Money, It's a Hobby!

In this seminar you’ll learn the basic skills to organize and interpret financial information – and stay in control of your finances. It is designed to help you create a financial spending plan (budget), and a pricing structure that opens the door to profit in your business. You will also learn how to prepare for your future.
Included in this seminar are:
•How to price your products or services
•Fun with a financial spending plan (or budget)