SMUD offers home improvement workshops for seniors

SACRAMENTO – SMUD will host a special event offering free workshops and resources designed for seniors. The educational event customized just for seniors will be held on Thursday, March 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the SMUD Service Center, located at 6301 S Street. The event will feature a variety of home improvement […]

BAPAC hosts 2017 Economic, Social Equity & Cannabis Forum

(SACRAMENTO) – The Sacramento Chapter of the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) presents its 2017 Economic, Social Equity and Cannabis Forum on Friday, February 24. The event is set to be held at the Capitol Event Center, located at 1020 11th Street. The forum will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and […]

Sacramento State Career Center hosts a Educator Recruitment Expo

SACRAMENTO – In an effort to help address California’s teacher shortage, the Sacramento State Career Center hosts a Educator Recruitment Expo on Tuesday, February 7. The event is scheduled to run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom, Sacramento State, 6000 J Street. More than 100 local and regional school districts […]

Black Youth Leadership Project to Host 18th Legislative Open House

The Black Youth Leadership Project (BYLP) will host its 18th Legislative Open House at the State Capitol on March 17, giving students an opportunity to learn how government works. Applications are being accepted through Tuesday, February 7. Applications can be found online at https://goo.gl/forms/CvQNAGXcJOaZT2cE2. BYLP has done away with paper applications. Students must have a […]

Celebrate 19th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” this Saturday

(SACRAMENTO) – Individuals and families looking to get out and do something this weekend can take advantage of the 19th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on Saturday, February 4. With 26 museums and local destinations participating, the 2017 Sacramento Museum Day is presented by Sutter Health and Bank of America. Participating local museums will offer free […]

Sac State Commemorates Black History Month“Affirming the Dream: Our Hope and Our Legacy”

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento State is opening its arms to the surrounding community, and to other area colleges and universities, for its 2017 commemoration of Black History Month. Under the theme “Affirming the Dream: Our Hope and Our Legacy,” the University also will commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., offering a bustle of […]

North Sacramento Community to Protest Clearing of Officers in Mann Shooting

SACRAMENTO – After the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office’s decision not to charge two police officers in the July shooting death of a Black man, a local action group is calling for members of the community to join in a protest. The North Sacramento Community Coalition is spearheading a protest on Monday, January 30. The […]

Metro Chamber hosts Annual Business Awards Dinner

(SACRAMENTO) The Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Business Awards dinner on Friday, January 27. The black-tie dinner is in its 122nd year and will be held in the Hyatt Regency’s Grand Ballroom. This year’s honorees include former Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, who will receive the Sacramentan of the Year Award and Chet […]

African American Organizations to Honor Newly Appointed Executive Director of the California League of Cities

(SACRAMENTO) – The newly appointed Executive Director of the League of California Cities will be honored by a number of statewide African American organizations Thursday evening in Sacramento. Carolyn Coleman, the first Black woman to serve in the role for the League of California Cities, will be honored at Cafeteria 15L in Downtown Sacramento from […]

Mike Dailey’s Death Stuns Community, Memorial Planned For Dec. 17

SOUTH SACRAMENTO — The community is mourning the loss of local author, producer, songwriter Mike Dailey who was tragically killed last weekend in the Greenhaven area. The complete details of Dailey’s death are still being sorted out by the Sacramento Police Department. Based on preliminary information provided by the police, an argument reportedly ensued Nov. […]