Sixteenth Annual “Youth and the Law Forum”


SACRAMENTO – Concerned judicial, law enforcement, business and community leaders have pooled their local efforts to host the Sixteenth Annual “Youth and the Law Forum,” Saturday, October 19. The Forum will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lorenzo E. Patino Hall of Justice located at 651 I Street in downtown Sacramento. […]

Third Annual African Culture Festival Coming Soon

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SACRAMENTO – With fashion shows, concerts and exhibits, the Third Annual African Cultural Festival promises to be as diverse as the continent it seeks to exalt. The festival is set to be held October 19-20 at the Place County Fair and Event Center in Roseville and as organizers put the final touches on the event, […]

Pacific Regional Boule 17th Annual Biennial Convention

SACRAMENTO – African American professionals from six states are set to converge on the State Capitol next week as the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity hosts its 2013 Pacific Regional Boule 17th Annual Biennial Convention October 3-6. The local chapter, Gamma Epsilon Boulé hosts. This year’s conference carries the theme of “Collaborating To Develop Sound Public […]

“Emancipation Jubilee” at the Crocker Art Museum

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SACRAMENTO – The artwork of Kara Walker will provide the backdrop for a unique world record attempt this weekend in observance of significant turning point in African American–and American–history. “Emancipation Jubilee” will take place at the Crocker Art Museum at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 22. To mark the opening of the new exhibit, “Emancipating […]

Pannell To Host Talent Showcase & Gala at Luther Burbank HS

Sacramento City Councilwoman Bonnie Pannell will host a Youth Arts Gala on Sept. 21, at Luther Burbank High School.

SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Come join City Councilwoman Bonnie Pannell for an exciting evening as multicultural youth in South Sacramento display their talents in music, dance, theatre and spoken word. The special occasion is the first-ever “Awakening the Arts Youth Talent Showcase and Gala” at Luther Burbank High School, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on […]

Rachel Robinson To Visit Sacramento for Screening of “42″


DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — In conjunction with the California Legislative Black Caucus, State Sen. Roderick D. Wright (D-Inglewood) welcomes Rachel Robinson to the State Capitol for a special screening of “42.” The film will be shown at 7:00 p.m., at the Crest Theatre, Monday, Sept. 9, at 1013 K Street. Actress Nicole Beharie played Mrs. Robinson […]

Free Back to School Health Fair Is Fun for the Entire Family

SACRAMENTO – Healthy Access, a community initiative to improve health, will host a free “Back To School” health fair for underserved Sacramentans 10a-3p this Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Marina Vista Community Center Park. Presented by Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, Dignity Health, Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency and local community organizations, this family friendly […]

California Black Media to Host Legislative Reception

SACRAMENTO – California Black Media presents a reception for the Legislature on Tuesday, August 13. The reception will be held in the State Capitol Basement Rotunda. California Black Media was developed in 2001 as a statewide information and education network of over 40 African American media outlets reaching over a million readers, viewers and users […]

Don’t Miss the 27th Annual Oak Park Summer Concert


OAK PARK – Every year, hundreds of locals fill McClatchy Park for an annual concert, despite Sacramento’s oppressive, sometimes triple digit heat. This year they’ll have some Suga T to keep them cool. The Bay Area based rapper singer will perform during the 27th Annual Oak Park Summer Concert set for Saturday, August 3. The […]

50th Anniversary Celebrity Golf Tournament Hosted By Paul Rodriguez

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The Sacramento Observer Media Group Presents 50th Anniversary Celebrity Golf Tournament   Monday, July 15, 2013   Yocha Dehe Golf Club at Cache Creek Casino Resort 14455 Highway 16, Brooks, CA 11:00 am Shotgun Start   CLICK HERE… to Register Online For the Tournament Or CLICK HERE… to Download Registration Form   Mixed Format Tournament […]