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916ink Makes Their Blot On The Sacramento Community

Apr 27, 2015
916ink Makes Their Blot On The Sacramento Community

916ink, a Sacramento association striving to improve adolescents writing skills, is releasing for purchase 5 new books this upcoming month to celebrate the end of another accomplished writing season of its Find Your Voice workshop. The organization has had a total of 350 kids and teens attend their classes and programs this year, 150...

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$4 Meals that are healthy too

$4 Meals that are healthy too

Author Leanne Brown had a what some may think is a crazy idea: eating healthy on a budget for $4 a day. Her cookbook called “Good and Cheap” shows readers how to do just that. The cookbook was designed mainly for individuals who receive SNAP and Food Stamps. Additionally, there are other members in...

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Produce Stands Can Skip The Waiting Period To Get EBT Certified

Apr 24, 2015
Produce Stands Can Skip The Waiting Period To Get EBT Certified

On Tuesday, April 28th, at the office of California Senator, Dr. Richard Pan, produce stand owners will have the opportunity to get the proper authorization to accept EBT cards at their stands, essentially bypassing the usual 45 to 60 day waiting period. The event is a onetime only occurrence, made possible by the San...

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VIDEO: Hundreds in Sacramento Join Nationwide “Fight for 15″

Apr 22, 2015
VIDEO: Hundreds in Sacramento Join Nationwide “Fight for 15″

On April 15th, protesters gathered downtown as part of a nationwide movement to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Marching from Crocker Park to Sacramento City Hall, demonstrators expressed their criticisms with phrases like “What’s disgusting? Union busting” and “What do we want? 15 and a union.”

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VIDEO: Sacramento’s Earth Day Celebration

Apr 22, 2015
VIDEO: Sacramento’s Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day at Southside Park in Sacramento saw over 40 businesses and pro-Earth advocates join together to celebrate with the community.

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Workshop Seeks To Inform Undocumented About Drivers Licenses

Apr 22, 2015
Workshop Seeks To Inform Undocumented About Drivers Licenses

On April 15th a public meeting took place set out to inform undocumented residents about a new assembly bill that went into effect on January 1st of 2015. The meeting took place at the Saca Community Learning Center. The events ran through the whole DMV process with the help of Armando Botello the Deputy...

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Joe Kye & The Sacramento Adobe Users Group

Apr 21, 2015
Joe Kye & The Sacramento Adobe Users Group

This week’s show is going to be packed with art and music! We will have an interview with our 2015 Sacramento Has Talent winner Joe Kye and performance.  Also joining us is the Sacramento Adobe Users Group to talk about their upcoming event, “Cool Code Snippets” that is free to attend. Joseph in the...

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Thanks to this Initiative, Understanding Mental Illness is as Easy as Texting

Apr 21, 2015
Thanks to this Initiative, Understanding Mental Illness is as Easy as Texting

While mental health is getting more and more attention across the country, many people may still have misconceptions about mental illnesses and the people who struggle with them every day. But thanks to the efforts of the group Creating Community Solutions, tackling the stigmas of mental illness is as easy as texting. Creating Community...

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Bringing Healthy Lunches to Sacramento’s Schools

Bringing Healthy Lunches to Sacramento’s Schools

The Sacramento City Unified School District is working their hardest to make school lunches fresh and healthy. SCUSD is hosting an event called “California Thursdays”, the first of which will be held this Thursday at John Stille Elementary School from 7:30-10am.  The event will consist of a free breakfast from 7:30-8am. The breakfast will include quesadillas, a...

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Local Groups Aims to Empower Oak Park Youth

Local Groups Aims to Empower Oak Park Youth

BEST, which stands for “Building: Empowerment Skills Today”, is a local non profit organization located in the Oak Park Community. BEST’s initiative is to find ways to keep young teens off the street and out of violence. BEST provides activities and jobs for young teens that participate in the program. The program provides jobs...

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