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Sacramento Set to Bloom With More Public Art

05/30/2023

Sacramento is unveiling new public artwork this summer, featuring everything from bright murals to fresh tree groves. The nonprofit Sacramento Tree Foundation is leading one project that will plant groves of cherry blossom trees at Robert T. Matsui Park.

Efforts of Disabled Students Recognized

05/17/2023

Sacramento County and Galt Joint Union High School District took some time on May 10 to recognize some hardworking young people within the district who are making the transition from school to employment while overcoming disabilities.

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City Works Day spreads knowledge of programs, departments

Folsom’s City Works Day at City Lions Park allowed residents to meet city employees and learn about the mission of various city programs.

Image caption: College Corps fellows from University of the Pacific at the launch and swearing-in celebration in Sacramento on Oct. 7, 2022.
Working to Inspire

Josh Fryday, California’s chief service officer, touts the state’s AmeriCorps agencies, which offer paid service opportunities to students and others.

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Help Others, Help Yourself

Volunteering it a great way to help your community. But you also reap benefits, including the chance to learn skills, reduce isolation and ease polarization.

Image caption: Billionaires do not have to control where the public gets its news. There are alternatives.
Taking Back Information Control From Billionaires

Billionaires now own Twitter, Facebook and numerous other online and offline media outlets. But there are other information sources not run by the super-rich. We've found a few and listed them here.

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California’s Reparations Could Include Tuition, Housing Grants

California’s first-in-the-nation task force to identify reparations said business loans, housing grants, tuition, wage and job protections could provide redress for African Americans.

Image caption: The homeless is California are often afflicted with severe mental health issues.
Mental Health and the Homeless: Newsom’s CARE Court Plan

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new CARE Court plan aims to get homeless Californians experiencing mental health problems into treatment and off the street. But can it actually work?

Image caption: CĂ©sar ChĂĄvez in 1979, originally photographed for U.S. News & World Report.
What’s the Best Way to Celebrate CĂ©sar ChĂĄvez Day?

Californians have the perfect opportunity to remember CĂ©sar ChĂĄvez by making March 31 a day of service.

Image caption: The Sacramento Farmers Market features numerous Black-owned businesses.
New Site Aims to Boost Sacramento’s Black-Owned Businesses

A Sacramento Observer report focuses on a new website, SacBlackBiz.biz, that aims to promote the city’s Black-owned businesses.

Image caption: Stacy Caldwell, right, says the annual Give Back Tahoe campaign has become a “collective giving engine.”
Give Back Tahoe’s Biggest Season

A conversation with Stacy Caldwell, CEO of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation.

Image caption: There are more than 300 community service districts in California.
Community Services Districts, Explained

Community service districts can do most anything a city government can do. Here’s how they work and how to start one.

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