Former Sacramento City Councilmember Bonnie Pannell Passes

SOUTH SACRAMENTO – South Sacramento lost one of its most dedicated champions Tuesday with the passing of former City Councilmember Bonnie Pannell. Councilmember Pannell died of primary progressive aphasia, a version of Parkinson’s disease. She was 68 years old. Councilmember Pannell first ran for the Sacramento City Council in 1998, upon the untimely death of […]

Pannell To Host Talent Showcase & Gala at Luther Burbank HS

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 […]

Election Night Results: African Americans Play Key Roles In City Council Races

SACRAMENTO – A number of African Americans fared well following yesterday’s primary election. With all of the precincts reporting, Mayor Kevin Johnson, City Councilwoman Bonnie Pannell and City Councilman Kevin McCarty received enough votes to be declared winners in their respective races. Meanwhile, first-time city council candidate Allen Wayne Warren made a strong showing, forcing a […]

Councilmember Pannell Hosts Career & Job Fair For Dist. 8 Residents

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento City Councilmember Bonnie Pannell along with the Sacramento Employment Training Agency (SETA)/Sacramento Works, and the California Employment Development Department (EDD) will host a career and job fair for area residents on Thursday, May 24. The job fair is at the Sam Pannell-Meadowview Community Center from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More than […]

Pannell, Williams Share Vision For District 8

SACRAMENTO – One of the most interesting and challenging City Council races in the June 5 Primary Election, is the two-person contest occurring in City Council District 8. Incumbent candidate Bonnie Pannell is seeking re-election to the District seat. She is being hotly challenged by candidate Betty Williams, recently retired president of the Sacramento Branch […]