Sacramento Celebrates Juneteenth 2015

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SACRAMENTO – Sacramento joins cities across the country this month in celebrating freedom. A number of Juneteenth activities are planned throughout the area. We’ve compiled a list that highlights some local festivities and commemorations. The first of several local Juneteenth celebrations will be held on Sunday, June 14. The Culture Co-op presents a Yolo County […]

Free Summer Camping Trip to Camp Arroyo

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CA FairPlay, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with asthma, is now accepting applications for its annual free summer camping trip to Camp Arroyo. This is a chance for children who have been unable to experience summer camp to enjoy outdoor activities in a safe environment. Activities include rock climbing, […]

Presidential Candidate & Renowned Surgeon to Speak At IndiviZible Meeting

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OAK PARK – Presidential candidate and world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D. will speak at the next IndiviZible meeting on Monday, June 15. As part of the Speakers Series, Dr. Carson will appear at the Guild Theater in Oak Park. The meeting, hosted by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, will start at 6:00 p.m. […]

County Department of Health & Human Services Administrative Services Center to be Rededicated in Honor of Grantland Johnson

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SACRAMENTO – Sacramento County Supervisor Grantland Johnson’s life and legacy of public service will be recognized Monday, June 8 with the rededication of the County Department of Health and Human Services Administrative Services Center in his honor. The rededication ceremony will take place from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Human Services Administrative Services Center, located […]

Dr. Edward Bush Newly Appointed President of Cosumnes River College

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SACRAMENTO – Edward Bush, a veteran Riverside County community college faculty member and administrator of nearly 17 years, is heading north to become the new president of Cosumnes River College, following the Los Rios District Board’s action Wednesday night to appoint him to the post. Bush, who is currently vice president, Student Services at Riverside […]

Donate your new or used quality books to the Sacramento Black Book Fair

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Crystal Bowl Book Club is coordinating the Sacramento Black Book Fair’s (SBBF) Second Annual Book Drive now through June 7. The group’s goal is to gather 300 new or gently used books written by Black authors. All book genres and books for all age groups welcome. Books will be donated to local community organizations that […]

Second Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Black Book Fair (SBBF) needs book lovers and civic-minded folks to assist in making the second annual event of its kind in this region a stellar success. This event will be held June 5-7. Many volunteer positions are available. Those interested in volunteering can visit www.sacramentoblackbookfair.com and download the Volunteer Packet […]

44th Annual Black Family at UC Davis

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DAVIS – The Black students of UC Davis want the community to know that Black lives have always mattered and continue a 44-year tradition of highlighting that fact with an on-campus celebration that welcomes the community. The 44th Annual Black Family Day will be held on Saturday, May 16 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. […]

Kids Fun Days

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The weather’s warming up and it’s time for some fun in the sun. Mario B Productions presents “Kids Fun Days” May 16-17. The event will be held both Saturday and Sunday at 3801 Florin Road. The excitement begins on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. “Kids Fun Day” features jump houses, face painting, raffle […]

An Evening with Dr. Cornel West

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The prominent and provocative Dr. Cornel West is set to speak at UC Davis’ Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, May 30. “An Evening with Dr. Cornel West” will be presented in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the university’s Cross Cultural Center and is part of the Jackson Hall Speakers Series. The […]