Sacramento Unified School District State of Our Schools ForumOn February 22nd, the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Sacramento City Unified School District forum "State of Our Schools" was held at Sacramento State Alumni Center. The forum included the vision of Superintendent Jorge Aguilar to ensure students in Sac City Unified reach their full potential, achieve their dreams, and contribute to a thriving economy. Learn how our business community can help make this vision a reality.
The Capital Region Family Business Center Generations ConferenceThe Capital Region Family Business Center celebrated its 3rd Annual Generations Conference on February 11-12 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Over 350 guests attended representing over 75 of our region’s finest family-owned businesses. They gathered for networking, fascinating conversations and programming relevant to the successful transition of their family businesses.
Sports Photos of the Week (2/18/19)
Sierra Snow At Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows (2/18/19)
Casa Garden Restaurant Dinner fundraiser with Chef Kurt SpataroOn February 2nd, Casa Garden Restaurant had a special “Pop Up” dinner with Chef Kurt Spataro. Chef Spataro team included the Casa Garden Restaurant Manager/Chef Vivian Cheung, Kitchen Supervisor/Chef Laura Ferrell and American River College Culinary Program Chef, Teresa Urkofsky. Garden Restaurant and Meeting Center operates solely to support the Sacramento Children’s Home.
Your Photos: Low Snow Hits The RegionNorthern California was hit with some very low snow overnight Monday into Tuesday. Here are some photos from around the region submitted by CBS13 viewers.
Asian Resources Inc Lunar New Year CelebrationOn January 31st, Asian Resources, Inc (ARI) celebrated the 17th Annual Lunar New year with dinner and awards at Happy Garden Seafood Restaurant, honoring Assemblymember, Jim Cooper and Nilda Valmores, Executive Director, My Sister’s House. Asian Resources is a non-profit community based organization established in 1980 dedicated to providing multiple social services needed in our community, empowering everyone we serve to become a vital part of our changing, diverse society.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento Hammy AwardsOn January 30th the Habitat for Humanity 25th Annual Hammy Awards and Dinner was held at The Center at 2300. This annual awards and celebration dinner brings together Habitat supporters, donors, volunteers, and ReStore partners to celebrate all that was accomplished in the past year and recognize outstanding members of the Habitat support community. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.
Sacramento Black Chamber Annual Installation and Awards LuncheonThe Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Installation and Awards Luncheon at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West on January 23rd for over 300 members, sponsors and supporters. It was the Chamber’s 34th Installation event. Awards were given to the SBCC’s Presenting Sponsor, SMUD who received the Community Partnership award and to Lorrie Clark, who earned the coveted Volunteer of the Year award. Lorrie is a Project Manager for the City of Sacramento’s Economic Development Department. Board members installed included: Marinda Sessoms, Lorrie Clark, Ira Williams, Michael Poindexter, Rahim Reed, Nicole Howard, Michelle Picard, Margaret Fortune, Chris Flores, Keon Huston, Robert B.J. Snowden, Erin Thuston, Mellonie Richardson, Marcellene Watson-Derbigny, Robynne Rose-Haymer and Jacques Whitfield.
Downtown Sacramento Partnership hosted the 21st annual State of Downtown breakfastOn January 22, Downtown Sacramento Partnership hosted the 21st annual State of Downtown breakfast for more than 800 local community and business leaders to celebrate downtown progress made in the last year and be inspired for what’s to come. Alongside a very special JVance Stewart Community Service Award presentation in memoriam of board member Ali Youssefi for his commitment to making the city a better place for everyone, Michael Ault, executive director of the Downtown Partnership, shared new economic benchmarks building value in downtown. Former Deputy Mayor of Seattle Kate Joncas challenged the group to think big in the next decade and Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced Ron Burkle joined Sacramento Republic FC as lead investor to strengthen its MLS bid and hopes of a soccer stadium and entertainment district in the Railyards. Kaiser Permanente also announced they have finalized the purchase of 18 acres in the Railyards, where they will build a new state-of-the-art medical center. 2019 will be an exciting year for Sacramento!
West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce Installation and Awards DinnerOn January 17th, the Chamber held the 72nd annual Installation and Awards dinner at the West Sacramento Civic Center and welcome address from outgoing Board Chair, Terry Harvego, and the introduction of the 2019 Incoming Board Chair, Jaclyn Powell. The Chamber Installation and Awards Dinner serves as the largest annual celebration within the West Sacramento business community. This event is a special opportunity to introduce the 2019 Board of Directors and recognize several dynamic and giving leaders in our community.
A Look Into The Past: Memorial Auditorium Through The Years
24th Critics' Choice Awards
Kings Defeat Pistons 112-102
Sacramento First 5 “Raise UP Sacramento” Reception and AwardsOn January 8, at the Golden One Center, First 5 of Sacramento held “Raise UP Sacramento” and awards. First 5 Sacramento celebrates 20 years of improving the lives of local children and families, including the campaign achievements to reduce the alarming death rate of African-American children who die at twice the rate of other children. First 5 also inspired a movement among local businesses called “Raise Up Sacramento, From Cradle to Career” which encourages innovative approaches to family-friendly workplace. The Sacramento Kings will be honored for their remarkable efforts on behalf of local families enjoying events at the Golden 1 Center. Family-friendly features include a Tot-Lot, a Mamava Breastfeeding Pod (breastfeeding room) and a Sensory Room for people with sensory regulation challenges. Since 1998, First 5 has worked on behalf of children and families across the state, helping them receive the best possible start in life so they can thrive. First 5 Sacramento has an annual budget of $12 million in Prop 10 funding and serves 61,314 children ages 0-5 along with their caregivers. Awardees: Sacramento Kings Thomas Law Group City of Sacramento Councilmember, Eric Guerra Access Dental Health Net Liberty Dental
Gavin Newsom Sworn-In As California Governor
Sports Photos of the Week - 12/31/18
Sports Photos of the Week - December 17, 2018
Urban Land Institute Emerging Trends in Real EstateThe Urban Land Institute Sacramento's annual ULI Emerging Trends program was held on December 12 at the Citizen Hotel, downtown, Sacramento. This event presented an overview on the latest national real estate trends, while also providing valuable local insights specific to the Sacramento market. Emerging Trends in Real Estate is a publication with a 35-year history and one of the most highly-regarded and widely-read trends reports in the real estate industry produced by Pricewaterhouse Coopers and ULI. Following our keynote address by Anita Kramer, ULI’s Senior Vice President, Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate, Aaron Marchand moderated a panel with leading Sacramento Real Estate experts to discuss Regional Market and Trends. Panelists included Deana Ellis with Cresleigh Homes, Jim Gray, with Kidder Matthews, Amy Lerseth with Buzz Oates Real Estate and Rick Martinez, CBRE.
Sacramento Hispanic Chamber Latina Estrella Luncheon and AwardsOn Tuesday, December 11th, the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the 4th Annual Latina Estrella Awards. The event recognizes exceptional leaders in our region. This year, City of Sacramento Councilwoman Angelique Ashby was the guest speaker. Four awards were given: Karina Talamantes, Rising Estrella, Ramona Landeros, Champion Estrella, Clarissa Laguardia, Inspiration Estrella, and Carolina Rojas-Gore, Legacy Estrella. The sold-out event held at the Dante Club celebrated the contributions and accomplishments of these phenomenal women that makes them all Estrellas!
Sacramento Junior League Poinsettia Luncheon and Fashion ShowOn November 28, the Sacramento Junior League held the Grand Finale Poinsettia Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Doubletree Hotel. The Junior League of Sacramento, Inc is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Hope Cooperative Stand Up Sacramento Comedy Showcase And FundraiserOn November 28, the 6th annual Stand Up Sacramento Comedy Showcase and fundraiser was held at the Crest Theatre, downtown Sacramento. Hope Cooperative (formerly TLCS, Inc.) is overwhelmed with gratitude to the Sacramento community. They came out in force to support the most vulnerable among us, people with serious mental illness, many of whom are experiencing homelessness. With the unveiling of their new name, they also launched an inaugural “Carrier of Hope” Award presented to none other than Mayor Darrell Steinberg, for his leadership and commitment to support programs that help mentally ill, homeless folks in the region. The evening was capped off with an announcement that Hope Cooperative (formerly TLCS, Inc.) was awarded the Bank of America Neighborhood Builders $200,000 award for 2019. Thank you to all who came out to support their critical services and programs.
Sports Photos of the Week Ending 11/26/18
Positive Coach Alliance Jeans and Jerseys Fundraiser and AwardsPositive Coaching Alliance’s Jeans and Jerseys event was on November 17th at the Milagro Center. The annual event highlighting community members, coaches and athletes who exemplify Positive Coaching Alliances’ BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE Jeans & Jerseys is a special event that celebrates the mission of PCA, and the importance of developing future leaders through their sports experiences. • Keynote Speaker was Leslie Osbourne, US Soccer Star & FOX Sports • Presentation of Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships • Recognition of Double-Goal Coach Award Winner, Joe Potulny • Special Tribute to Triple-Impact Professional Award Winner, Kevin Nagle,, CEO, Sacramento Soccer & Entertainment Holdings