U-CAN Go to College Fairs come to Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – Sept 14-26 in California with locations in the Greater Sacramento Valley Region starting at Grant High School on Sept 24 (click here to download the flyer), Sacramento High School on Sept 25 (click here to download the flyer) and Monterey Trail High School on Sept 26(click here to download the flyer). Register Online […]

National Council of Negro Women presents “Swing 4 the Kids” Charity Golf Tournament

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento Valley Section-National Council of Negro Women, Inc. presents the Fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament, “Swing 4 the Kids” on Monday, September 14. The tournament will be held at the Teal Bend Golf Course, located at 7200 Garden Highway. Scramble Tee Off at 8:00 a.m. Fee is $100 per golfer. The California Endowment […]

Delta Sigma Theta hosts Wine & Jazz Evening

The Elk Grove Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. hosts its popular “Wine and Jazz Evening” on Saturday, September 12. The event will be held at Wine & Roses at the Lodi Convention Center from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The chapter invites the public to join members in sampling the exotic tastes of Lodi’s best […]

Parade to Honor Sacramento Hometown Heroes

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento Mayor, Kevin Johnson issued an invitation to honor and celebrate Sacramento Hometown Heroes, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone at the Sacramento Hometown Heroes Parade. Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler are being recognized for thwarting a terrorist attack on August 21, on a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris. […]

Uber enters into agreement with Sacramento International Airport

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento International Airport (SMF) has reached an agreement with Uber allowing the ridesharing company to operate legally at the airport. The agreement went into effect at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1. The operating permit applies to all UberX drivers. The airport does not have agreements with other Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as […]

1000 Volunteers Needed for United Way’s 3rd Annual Day of Caring

SACRAMENTO – A thousand volunteers are needed to spend one day caring for the community on Sept. 11 by signing up for one of 37 volunteer projects happening across the region on United Way’s 3rd Annual Day of Caring, sponsored by Nationwide. The event, which kicks off the fall fundraising campaign, will start at 8 […]

Ben Vereen promotes Wellness Through the Arts on Sacramento Film Works

SACRAMENTO – Legendary Actor, Entertainer and Tony Award Winner Ben Vereen made a very special visit to Sacramento recently to share his wealth of experience with local film makers and promote the Sacramento launch of his program, Wellness Through the Arts (WTA). Vereen sat down with Sacramento Film Works hosts Craig DeLuz and Amy Henry […]

Huge turnout expected at Sacramento homeownership event

SACRAMENTO – Preparations are under way this afternoon at the Sacramento Convention Center in anticipation of lines forming prior to the opening of NACA’s American Dream Tour event. Recent reports indicate that much of the Sacramento area is still struggling with unaffordable mortgages and the threat of foreclosure. NACA (Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America), the […]

CBCC Ron Brown Business Economic Summit Set

NORTH SACRAMENTO – The 20th Annual Ron Brown Business Economic Summit will be held in Sacramento on August 27-29, at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West Hotel, with the theme “The Legacy Continues….”. Hundreds of small business owners and vendors will come together to learn and share their strategies for small business success in this ever […]

Donations Sought for Back to School Bag Giveaway

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Black Child Development Institute (BCDI) is currently seeking donations for its upcoming Back to School Book Bag Giveaway. The organization is collecting backpacks and school supplies to distribute to area school children in need. BCDI Sacramento’s goal is to give away 50 backpacks and is asking for donations of backpacks, paper, […]