Former Mayor Heather Fargo Flip Flops on Strong Mayor Proposal

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Supporters of Measure L today called on former Mayor Heather Fargo, chief spokesperson for the anti-Measure L campaign, to explain her flip-flop on strong mayor. As revealed in a new analysis, Fargo voted in favor of a strong mayor proposal in June 1990 as part of a 6-2 vote that also included […]

Building Named to Honor Grantland Johnson

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SACRAMENTO – The Department of Health and Human Services Administration building, located at 7001 East Parkway, will be renamed in honor of Grantland Johnson, a former County Supervisor who passed away on August 19, at the age of 65. This change is in dedication to his legacy as a revered leader in the community both […]

Dept of Parks & Rec Hosts Panel Discussion “Culture of a Snitch”

SACRAMENTO – When you think of Parks and Recreation, you typically think of fun and games. The Neighborhood Services Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation, however, is getting serious, offering up some real talk, hosting its Community Speakers Series. The Speaker Series is free and open to all. The first session in the […]

Twin Rivers School District Hosts Health & Wellness Fair

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – Twin Rivers Unified School District (TRUSD), in partnership with local educators, is hosting a health and wellness fair on Thursday, September 18. This free event will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Grant Unified High School, West Campus Gym, located at 1221 South Avenue. The health and wellness fair is […]

The Dramatics Are Back… in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO – CHLMT Entertainment presents “The Return of the Dramatics” on Thursday, September 11. The Dramatics featuring LJ Reynolds is set to perform live in concert at the Colonial Theater. The old school group was formed in Detroit, Michigan in the 1960s. With a career that spans six decades, the Dramatics are known for their […]

Rosa Parks Collection Finds New Home in Library of Congress

WASHINGTON – The Library of Congress will be the new home of the Rosa Parks Collection, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced today. The collection will be at the Library on a 10-year loan from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. The collection comprises approximately 1,500 items including personal correspondence and photographs, autobiographical notes, letters […]

Announcing RFP for Placement Agencies and Employers

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance announces a Request for Proposals (RFP)  for placement organizations and employers to serve participants  in the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) – Welfare-to-Work program, by connecting them with paid employment opportunities in the Sacramento region. Proposal packets are available online at www.dha.saccounty.net , […]

CA Black Health Network Hosts 2014 Policy Conference

SACRAMENTO – A change is going to come and it starts with us. The California Black Health Network will host its 2014 Policy Conference on Thursday, September 11 with an emphasis on how Black community can heal itself by focusing on itself. The theme of this year’s Policy Conference is “Building Healthy Black Families from […]

Conversation with Top Policy Directors in California

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO – The California Association of African American Advocacy Professionals (CA4P) hosts a “Conversation with the Top Executive Legislative Policy Directors in the State of California” on Wednesday, September 10. The discussion is set to run 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. in the California Chamber of Commerce’s California Room, 1215 K Street, Suite 1400. […]

CAP Annual Gathering: The Challenges & Possibilities for Black Leadership: Politics, Economics, Culture, & Religion

OAK PARK – The local Black community is invited to join a discussion on the “The Challenges & Possibilities for Black Leadership: Politics, Economics, Culture, & Religion.” The topic is the theme of the 12th Annual Convening of the Congress of African Peoples (CAP), being held on Saturday, September 13. The event is set to […]