Tag Archives: Kevin Johnson

Know your neighbor: Land Park resident invites everyone to learn more about “proud Americans”

Land Park resident Judie Fertig Panneton was born the child of immigrants. Her mother was from Poland and her father was from Holland. Both her parents were also Holocaust survivors. Growing up in Pennsylvania, all Panneton wanted was to be

Save Mart Supermarkets lead $1 million fund-raising effort for local pools

What is more satisfying on a hot summer day than a cool dip in a swimming pool? Everyone can relate but sadly with severe budget cuts needed across municipalities nationwide, many children only look longingly at their local community pool

Community pulls out checkbook to save Clunie Hall Community Center

When the City of Sacramento announced this fall that the Clunie Hall Community Center, located at 601 Alhambra Boulevard at McKinley Park, was in jeopardy of closing this July due to city budget issues, a community-wide campaign was launched to

New Salvation Army child development center opens

In continuing its efforts to meet human needs without discrimination, The Salvation Army recently opened its new child development center at the southwest corner of Broadway and Alhambra Boulevard. The $3 million, 14,000-square-foot, two-story, Oak Park area facility replaced a

Progress made in regional arts education plan in Sacramento schools

Mayor Kevin Johnson held his weekly press conference on March 29 to celebrate the accomplishments of‘Any Given Child,’ a program created by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to provide arts education and arts experiences for schools.

Council Member Cohn addresses Kings/Arena situation

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Sacramento City Council Member Steve Cohn’s monthly newsletter to District 3.   Kings/Arena Update     As anyone knows who either lives in Sacramento or follows our media, the Kings have asked

Mayor Johnson and STAND UP Hold First ‘State of Schools’ Meeting in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today Mayor Kevin Johnson and STAND UP held the first ‘State of Schools’ meeting in Sacramento at the Guild Theater. Mayor Johnson was joined by Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of

Sacramento Public Safety Meeting, March 10

Please join Mayor Kevin Johnson, Police Chief Rick Braziel, and Council Member Darrell Fong for the Mayor’s Office Hours and a Public Safety town hall meeting.  The agenda for the meeting is: When: Thursday, March 10   5 p.m. – 6 p.m.:  The Mayor’s office will host an open

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson responds to inquiry on city-county consolidation opportunities

At his weekly press conference on Nov. 5, Mayor Johnson received questions regarding the topic of potential consolidation opportunities between the city and county. “Our community should always seek new ways to make government more effective in serving our citizens,”

‘Hero of the Hudson’ comes to town to kick off ‘Sacramento Ready’

  Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, III joined Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson at City Hall to kick off “Sacramento Ready,” a citizen education and emergency preparedness initiative. The retired American airline transport pilot who is best known for landing US