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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

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

Aviation legend Charles A. Lindbergh visited Sacramento more than 80 years ago

  Many famous people have visited our capital city, from Queen Elizabeth II and several U.S. presidents to Martin Luther King, Jr. and cyclist Lance Armstrong. But few have drawn the type of attention as did the famous aviator Charles

Progressive, Pioneer Congregational Church founded in 1849

It is quite fitting that directly south of Sutter’s Fort – the 19th century establishment that predates the founding of the city of Sacramento – sits a church that was established when the fort was only a decade old. Presently

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

Sacramento to be awarded Daniel Rose Fellowship from Urban Land Institute

SACRAMENTO –Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson will accept the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) prestigious Daniel Rose Fellowship on Oct. 28. Awarded to only four cities nationwide, the fellowship is a national opportunity for the study of Sacramento’s urban planning initiatives and

Innovative winter shelter plan announced

  Sacramento Steps Forward (SSF) released details on its Winter Shelter plan for 2010–2011 on Oct. 25. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and County Board of Supervisors Chair Roger Dickinson joined a host of faith, community and government leaders to discuss