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

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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 […]

Widower Delivers Promise To Bring Bernice King To Area Sept. 5

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SACRAMENTO – It’s been a tough eight months since his beloved wife passed away, but a local man says his faith has seen him through and is helping him fulfill her legacy. “She was my rib, my soulmate,” Karlos Daniels shared about his wife of 31 and a half years, . Felicia Daniels had been planning […]

Huge turnout expected at Sacramento homeownership event

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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 […]

‘My Children! My Africa!’ Offers Apartheid Insight

Tory Scroggins, left, and Liz Frederick, right, portray brilliant minds in the midst of racial conflict. The stage play at Celebration Arts ends Aug. 29.
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East Sacramento — South African playwright Athol Fugard’s “My Children! My Africa!” is a challenging script that demands the stage actors to have near-complete control of the English language as well as a full understanding of the fallout from political unrest. The physical and mental substances needed for performing in this masterpiece can clearly drain […]

Whispers To Perform at North Sac Area Festival

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – The Third Annual Multi Cultural Festival in Hagginwood Park will feature the fabulous Whispers. The free festival, hosted by City Councilman and Vice Mayor Allen Wayne Warren’s District 2, is set for 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22. One of R&B music’s most beloved and consistently popular vocal groups, The […]

CBCC Ron Brown Business Economic Summit Set

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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 […]

Former NBA Star Introduces his invention for chronic pain sufferers at local event

SACRAMENTO – After his career was benched by several knee injuries, former NBA star Jonathan Bender is scoring points off the court, inventing a training and rehabilitation device for other chronic pain sufferers. Bender will introduce his invention, the JBit MedPro, to locals on Saturday, July 18. The MedPro Mobile Clinic will be held at […]

Grand Opening Planned For Local Artist’s Studio

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NORTH SACRAMENTO — His works has appeared in numerous art galleries, solo and group exhibitions through the years. Now fine art and photographer Gerry GOS” Otis Simpson is stepping out and into his own art facility. GOS” Art Gallery Studio will have a grand-opening and birthday celebration starting at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 […]

Janet Jackson’s UNBREAKABLE Tour Comes to Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO  – Janet Jackson’s tour is not only UNBREAKABLE, it is now unstoppable thanks to her fans across North America. The recent BET Awards’ Ultimate Icon honoree, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist announced a 2nd North American leg to her UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR with a stop in Sacramento on January 15, 2016. Janet […]