Sacramento County Local News: Community Service & Support


All Local Community Service & Support News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/14/2024
Spending an early morning picking up parking lot trash only to return in a few days to it being just as litter-filled is a defeating feeling, according to 19-year-old clean-up participant Darius Jacobs.

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02/08/2024
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For more than three decades, local resident Terry Gold has operated and maintained the small-scale Folsom Valley Railroad, an iconic part of Folsom’s Lions Park.

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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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02/06/2024
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This is the 26th consecutive year the local museum community has presented this event, but it requires advance registration.

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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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02/01/2024
The Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe has a time-limited opportunity to purchase 232 acres on a Nisenan Village site called Yulića—the tribe’s best opportunity to re-establish a homeland in more than half a century.

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01/29/2024
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Hazel Watson is one of five community organizers with Sacramento Area Congregations Together, who work to facilitate communication between community members and elected officials.

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01/26/2024
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The biennial survey, which continues in neighborhoods, parks and along riverbanks countywide, does more than just tally the region’s unhoused residents.

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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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01/17/2024
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Sacramento County is celebrating volunteers who are 50 years of age and older for the county’s 5 Over 50 Volunteer Award.

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01/13/2024
During the Jan. 11 Citrus Heights City Council meeting, staff unveiled a new online platform designed to foster community involvement through volunteering.

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01/12/2024
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Interested in helping at the Folsom City Zoo? Well, now is your chance to do so.

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01/04/2024
Nueva Epoca is one of several Sacramento programs that prepare people from underrepresented communities to serve in public office.

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01/03/2024
“Progress remains slow,” according to a recent report on faculty diversity at California’s community colleges. For Nikia Chaney, the sole full-time Black faculty member at Cabrillo College, the experience is personal.

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01/02/2024
Since its inception in 2003, the National Black Justice Coalition has been America’s premier civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+, and same-gender-loving people.

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01/01/2024
Emery Unified took a targeted approach, including paying teachers extra to stay after school and tutor students.

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12/25/2023
State audits of the University of California and the California State University found both systems have failed to comply with decades-old state and federal laws mandating the return of Native ancestral remains and cultural artifacts. Only UCLA and Cal State Long Beach have returned a majority of their collections.

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12/21/2023
The financial aid application for undocumented students is cumbersome and confusing, and many students aren’t completing the forms. A new law streamlines the process.

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12/20/2023
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Soroptimist International of Rancho Cordova & Gold River recently filled holiday stockings to be given to 104 female veterans receiving treatment at the Mather VA Hospital.

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