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South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

Girls on the Rise is a nonprofit organization with the Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc. The purpose of GOTR is to strengthen and empower women and girls of color in South Sacramento. The program teaches the girls how to build a better community in which they live. The service is open to...

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Happening Now: Energy Plant Fire in Colusa County and More

Mar 25, 2015
Happening Now: Energy Plant Fire in Colusa County and More

Energy Facility Fire Fire crews are working to completely put out the flames at Wadham Energy in the city of Williams located in Colusa County.  Around 3:30 a.m. firefighters received a call from a resident reporting flames coming from the facility. When crews arrived, they say 40-foot flames were shooting from the silos. They...

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Happening Now: Sacramento PD Searching for High-Speed Chase Suspect

Mar 24, 2015
Happening Now: Sacramento PD Searching for High-Speed Chase Suspect

SOUTH SACRAMENTO- Police are searching for the suspect who led them on a pursuit throughout Sacramento this morning. Around 3 a.m. Sacramento police attempted to pull over a white BMW on Martin Luther King Boulevard and Fruitridge Road. Officers say the vehicle matched the description of a car that was stolen off a lot...

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Happening Now: Nestle Water Bottling Plant Protest in South Sacramento & More

Mar 20, 2015
Happening Now: Nestle Water Bottling Plant Protest in South Sacramento & More

Water Wars Protesters are trying to stop operations at the Nestle Water Bottling Plant off Florin-Perkins Road. Demonstrators gathered as early as 4:30 a.m. to stand up against the company’s water practices. Water activists are arguing that the facility is draining up to 80 million gallons of water a year from Sacramento aquifers while...

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Dozens Gather for Peace Walk, Prayer to ‘Rebuke the Spirit of Violence’

Mar 7, 2015
Dozens Gather for Peace Walk, Prayer to ‘Rebuke the Spirit of Violence’

SACRAMENTO- Dozens of people gathered at the corner of Meadowview Road and 24th Street to remember the life of a James Jackson, a 20-year-old Sacramento man, killed in a drive-by shooting two weeks ago. Friends said Jackson was going to eat lunch, when he was gunned down in broad daylight, by an unknown suspect...

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South Sac Shooting Hospitalizes One, Police Search for Shooters

Mar 4, 2015
South Sac Shooting Hospitalizes One, Police Search for Shooters

SOUTH SACRAMENTO- Shots ring out in South Sacramento, sending one man to the hospital and leaving police to search for the gunmen. One woman spotted the victim in the street in the 4100 block of 12th Avenue and shouted to neighbors to call 9-1-1. Investigators say just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, bullets came from a...

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Happening Now: Fatal Shooting Inside South Sacramento Cafe

Feb 20, 2015
Happening Now: Fatal Shooting Inside South Sacramento Cafe

SOUTH SACRAMENTO- Sacramento Sheriff’s deputies are on scene in South Sacramento investigating a fatal shooting at a cafe. Deputies say they received a call of shots being fired around 4:40 a.m. at The Cafe Monaco on Savings Place Drive off 65th Street. When authorities arrived on scene, they say an Asian man was found...

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Several Witness South Sac Shooting near Shining Star Drive

Feb 9, 2015
Several Witness South Sac Shooting near Shining Star Drive

SACRAMENTO- A shooting in South Sacramento startles an entire neighborhood and parents at a nearby day care center. Sacramento Police Department went to the corner of La Fresca Ct. and Shining Star Dr. to find several witnesses to a shooting. Witnesses said they heard five to six gunshots, and saw a man in his...

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150 People to be Tested for Tuberculosis on Tuesday

Feb 2, 2015
150 People to be Tested for Tuberculosis on Tuesday

SACRAMENTO- A Florin High School student is in isolation after being diagnosed with active Tuberculosis on Friday. Tuesday marks when Sacramento county public health officials will start testing about 150 students and staff who came in close contact with the student with TB. “TB is treatable. It is a very serious disease but it is...

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Wanted To Hire: Youth Journalists

Jan 26, 2015
Wanted To Hire: Youth Journalists

Curiosity. Determination. There is so much more going on in the city of Sacramento than what we see on the nightly news. Beyond the crime and the drama, there are the stories of real people making a real difference right now in our neighborhoods and throughout our communities. For a number of various reasons, those stories more often than not...

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