An Evening with Dr. Cornel West

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 […]

Today is a BIG Day of Giving for Sacramento Area Non-Profits

Something ‘BIG’ is happening and the community is set to benefit. Hundred of local non-profit organizations are looking to get a much needed financial shot in the arm as they participate in the BIG Day of Giving on Tuesday, May 5. The BIG Day of Giving is a 24-hour online giving challenge. The goal is […]

Locals Working to Bring the Film Industry to the Sacramento Region

ROSEVILLE – Sacramento may never replace Hollywood. But local filmmakers believe that the north state has a role to play in future of California’s film industry. And that future starts today. RELLIK, a new crime thriller features local talent both in front of and behind the camera and is being filmed at various locations throughout […]

Genesis Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 25 Years

MEADOWVIEW – Genesis Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 25th anniversary April 25-26, marking more than two decades of faith, family, empowerment and service. Genesis was started on April 1, 1990 and was led by the late Dr. Robert Porter and Elder Hazel R. Porter. The church, now led by their sons, Dr. Tecoy Porter, […]

Rancho Cordova & Elk Grove Plan to Launch One-Day Permit Program dubbed Permit Simplicity

Sacramento – The cities of Rancho Cordova and Elk Grove will be the first agencies in California to launch a pilot program designed to streamline permitting process for tenant improvement projects to one day.  The program is based upon a successful working model from the City of Phoenix. Working with Region Builders, an association whose […]

CA Black Chamber Announces African American Leadership “Economic Issues Forum”

SACRAMENTO – The California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation (CBCCF) announces its African American Leadership “Economic Issues Forum” organized to address social, civic and economic disparities and solutions within the African American community. In conjunction with and the California Legislative Black Caucus, the Chamber Foundation hosts two days of dialogue, creating aggressive strategy to improve […]

Meeting to discuss the disproportionate Black child deaths postponed

SACRAMENTO – Black children’s lives matter. A Blue Ribbon Commission on Disproportionate African American Child Deaths was scheduled to present its plan to address the issue before the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, April 7, but the discussion has been postponed. The new date has been announced as Tuesday, April 14. The Blue […]

State of Affairs’ Christopher Michael Holley to Help Produce Crime Thriller “RELLIK” in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – Christopher Michael Holley, known for his recurring role on NBC’s State of Affairs and for his role as ‘Beanie’ in Smokin Aces, has joined the production team for the pilot of Rellik, a revolutionary new crime thriller being filmed in Sacramento at the end of April 2015. Holley’s star is definitely on the rise. […]

Kings Announce “Playing to Win” Documentary to Premiere April 29

SACRAMENTO – Today, Trojan Horse Productions and Franklin Pictures announced that the world premiere of “Playing to Win: A Relentless Pursuit to Save a Team” will take place on the evening of Wednesday, April 29th at The Esquire IMAX Theatre in downtown Sacramento. The film will premiere as part of the Sacramento International Film Festival. […]

From 68 to 16 in one week

NATIONWIDE – If dieters could accomplish what the NCAA Division I Mens’ basketball tournament did last week, no one would be overweight. In an almost magical, but certainly exciting sequence of events, the NCAA TOURNAMENT to determine the National Champion of Mens’ Division I Basketball has, in the span of six days, reduced itself from […]