Meet The Candidates Michael Lynch

Grants Drive Corporation’s Equity, Inclusion Focus

By Genoa Barrow | OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer Enterprise Holdings is honoring its stated commitment to social and racial equity by giving it some gas – $55 million worth. Enterprise, a leading rental car company, recently awarded $111,000 to nine Sacramento nonprofits as part of its worldwide ROAD Forward initiative. Established in November 2020, the…

Cooper In Strong Position To Win Historic Sheriff Seat

By Antonio R. Harvey | OBSERVER Staff Writer Assemblymember Jim Cooper’s quest to become Sacramento County’s first African American sheriff is within reach, based on early returns from the June 7 primary election. Unofficially, Cooper leads Undersheriff Jim Barnes with 54.9 % of the unofficial vote tally (52,277). Barnes had 45.0% (43,376) of the votes.…

Lynch Announces City Council Candidacy

By OBSERVER Newsroom Michael Lynch, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the youth focused nonprofit Improve Your Tomorrow (IYT), announced his candidacy for Sacramento City Council District 3 this week. Lynch said his background in public policy, coupled with his experience as an education nonprofit leader make him qualified to help the community address the…