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02/15/2024
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The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce has created a new signature event, “Heart of the Hills,” to take place May 11.

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02/07/2024
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From October through December of 2023, middle and high school youth participants with Hands4Hope—Youth Making a Difference implemented the nonprofit’s Warm and Fuzzy Drive and Winter Boutique.

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02/06/2024
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Girl Scouts Heart of Central California has announced the launch of the 2024 Girl Scout cookie season, bringing treats to communities in the Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto regions.

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02/05/2024
Sia Magadan of Rio Linda has joined United Way California Capital Region as director of its impact department, which runs the nonprofit’s many programs focused on ending poverty for local families starting in school.

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01/22/2024
Sacramento Community Land Trust serves historically discriminated communities, and its primary objective is to preserve affordable housing. For the first time since its founding in 2017, SCLT has appointed an executive director: Tamika L’Ecluse.

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01/18/2024
Sacramento Steps Forward still needs about 100 volunteers for its upcoming two-day Point-In-Time count, which documents how many are experiencing homelessness in Sacramento.

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12/13/2023
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The Folsom City Council agreed to extend a three-year contract for city tree preservation services. The replacement program is funded by in-lieu tree mitigation fees charged by the city when trees are removed for development.

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10/19/2023
The Cherry Tea Collective—a club of artists, writers, photographers and other creatives—publishes a zine related to a specific charity organization. This year’s choice is Sacramento Loaves and Fishes.

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10/09/2023
The first of its kind in the California Capital Region, United Way started its guaranteed income program in 2021 with a $10 million gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

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09/06/2023
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Erin Johansen, whose nonprofit group has served Sacramento’s unhoused for over 40 years, discusses the most promising solutions to the housing crisis.

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08/15/2023
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council submitted an application for the Economic Development Administration Tech Hub program that aims to establish a Zero Emission Vehicle innovation asset on the campus of Sacramento State.

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06/05/2023
A founding member of the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce, who served as president from 1996 to 1998, Clarence Williams held a bachelor’s degree from Sacramento State in economics.

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05/03/2023
Lisa Bates has been the CEO of Sacramento Steps Forward since 2019. The nonprofit organization is “responsible for leading efforts around coordinating a response to ending homelessness.”

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04/17/2023
Officials broke ground today on an affordable housing project in south Natomas that will also provide on-site wraparound services for people experiencing homelessness.

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11/20/2022
American River Conservancy announced the purchase of Lewis Ranch—972 acres protecting 3 miles of creek frontage and oak woodland and forest habitat near the South Fork American River in El Dorado County.

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11/02/2022
Mayor Donald Terry says “this dream has come true” as he dedicates the 9,000-square-foot building. It will be operated by the the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento.

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10/23/2022
The Sacramento Region scored $5 million from the Community Economic Resilience Fund program, to be put toward a regional economic development plan.

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10/04/2022
California will become the first state in the nation to phase out single-use plastic produce bags in supermarkets. The receptacles must be replaced no later than Jan. 1, 2025 with bags made of recycled paper or compostable plastic.

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09/20/2022
Two candidates are vying for Carmichael’s honorary mayoral position—a Chamber of Commerce appointment that involves ribbon-cutting, tree-planting and sitting on the Chamber board. The hopefuls are fitness trainer Kerri Mandes and real estate agent Ronnie Sylvia.

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09/09/2022
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Could a city ballot measure and recent moves by the county help?

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