Clean Energy Sacramento Reaches Key Milestones

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SACRAMENTO – The City of Sacramento and Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading provider of clean energy finance programs for local governments, today announced reaching several key milestones as part of the launch of Clean Energy Sacramento. Most notably, the initiative’s Energy Savings Opportunity Program assessed 15 commercial and multi-family properties which led to $22M in […]

Negro Baseball League Playing Cards Launched

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NATIONWIDE- The United States Playing Card Company (USPC), makers of Bicycle® Playing Cards, is proud to announce the launch of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Playing Card Deck. Bicycle® Playing Cards has partnered with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum by donating $0.15 per deck sold. “The mission of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is to […]

Higher Education Leaders to Discuss Role of Online Education in Calif.

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LOS ANGELES – Leaders in online education initiatives will convene at UCLA on January 8, 2013, to bring awareness and discuss key issues regarding the potential for online education to lower costs and improve higher education in California. The conference is sponsored by the 20 Million Minds Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to lowering the cost […]

Sigma Gamma Rho & The Girl Scouts Help Girls Imagine Engineering Careers

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NEW YORK – Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has joined forces with Sigma Gamma Rho, one of the nation’s largest African American sororities, to help build awareness of career possibilities in science, technology, and engineering among girls and parents in the African American community. Working with local Girl Scout councils around the country, Sigma […]

U.S. Entrepreneurship Rates Increase

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BABSON PARK – Entrepreneurship in the United States is experiencing high growth, according to the 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report issued today by Babson College and Baruch College. With 12.3 percent of the U.S. adult population engaged in entrepreneurial activity, the U.S. experienced a 60+ percent increase in total entrepreneurial activity (TEA) from 2010 […]

ASPiRE Announces The World Premiere Of THE ROOT 100

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ATLANTA – ASPiRE today announced the world premiere of its new original series, THE ROOT 100. Hosted by Emmy-winning television journalist and CNN Anchor Suzanne Malveaux, the weekly show is based on online news and commentary site The Root’s (www.theroot.com) fourth annual list of 100 of the most influential African-American innovators of the next generation […]

Support the Local Economy: Celebrate Small Business Saturday

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WASHINGTON – November 24 is Small Business Saturday, a day set aside to support the small businesses that play a vital role in creating jobs and economic opportunities all across the country. “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and the fabric of our communities. Over the last two decades, small and new businesses […]

How to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

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CHICAGO – Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season and a celebratory time full of temptations and demands due to family gatherings, parties, shopping and entertaining. Unhealthy habits may be inevitable this time of year, but as the festivities commence on Thursday, Northwestern Medicine® experts say there are simple strategies to help you stay […]

Dreamworks’ How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular Comes To Sacramento

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NEW YORK – Soon, Sacramentans will experience the magic of fire-breathing dragons that soar through arena skies in DREAMWORKS’ HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR. Back in May, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., Global Creatures and S2BN Entertainment  announced HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR would be embarking on a worldwide tour following its […]

Charter School Movement Continues to Grow in California

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SACRAMENTO – The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) today announced that 109 charter schools opened across the state for the 2012-13 school year, surpassing last year’s new charter school openings (100) and bringing the total number of charter schools in California to 1,065. In addition, enrollment grew by an unprecedented 70,000 students, or 17%, for […]