Who Wants To Help End Domestic Violence?

SACRAMENTO – Organizers of a local event are seeking a show of ‘hands,’ asking, “who wants to help end domestic violence?” The event, “Hands Down: Anti-Domestic Violence Showcase” is scheduled for Friday, October 10 at the Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex from 8:00-11:50 p.m. The Brickhouse is located in Oak Park at 2837 36th Street. There […]

Guild Theater Hosts Screening of “Freeway: Crack In The System”

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OAK PARK – A premiere screening of the film, “Freeway: Crack In The System” will be shown at the Guild Theater on Saturday, October 11. Hosted by Craig J. Jackson and the 916 Hollywood Initiative, the screening is set for 4-8 p.m. The film tells the true story behind the crack cocaine influx, featuring reformed […]

The Colonel Allensworth 5K Run/Walk for Health

EARLIMART – The historic town of Allensworth was started to help African American settler live better lives. Fast forward a century and African Americans are being invited to help the town continue to thrive as a state historic park. The Colonel Allensworth 5K Run/Walk for Health is set for Saturday, October 11 at 9:00 a.m. […]

Wiley Manuel Bar Association Invites You to “The Unity Bar Dinner”

SACRAMENTO – By nature of what they do, attorneys often have an adversarial relationship, but a local event is bringing area legal eagles together. The Wiley Manuel Bar Association will participate in the upcoming Unity Bar Dinner on Thursday, October 9. It will join members of other local bar associations in hosting the event at […]

Salvation Army Has Openings in Low-Cost Childcare Program

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SACRAMENTO- The Salvation Army of Sacramento County has announced 50 new openings for low-cost childcare at its Early Care and Education Program, located in the Oak Park area (2550 Alhambra Blvd). The new slots were created after The Salvation Army preschool program was awarded California State Preschool Program’s restoration funding in September. “We are excited […]

Free Mammograms During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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SACRAMENTO – In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sutter Health’s diagnostic imaging centers across the Sacramento region are dedicating every Saturday in October for a very special occasion—free digital screening mammograms for uninsured women who are 40 years of age or older. “Early detection can lead to a longer, healthier life,” said Barbara […]

Celebration Arts Wants to Hear Your Story

SACRAMENTO – Some great stories have unfolded on their stage and now they want to showcase yours. Celebration Arts, the region’s premiere theatre for works of color, is asking the public, “What’s Your Story?” Celebration Arts is hosting its first 7 ½ Minute Storytelling Festival November 15-16 and is looking for community members to share […]

Sacramento Black Leaders Discuss Violence & Negative Interactions With Police

OAK PARK – The discussion of violence and negative interaction with law enforcement, continues as Mayor Kevin Johnson, City Councilmember Allen Warren, Councilmember elect Rick Jennings, and the Sacramento NAACP hosts a Just Justice Community Forum on Monday, October 6. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dr. Ephraim Williams […]

Who Will Play for Team Jesus?

OAK PARK – St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church celebrates the Seventh Annual St. Paul Open Challenge of the Churches Golf Tournament on October 10 at Mather Golf Course. The event is open to golfers and any person who will play on a team and represent any one of the many churches in the Sacramento area. We […]

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 […]