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Always eclectic, Midtown offers outdoors-inspired artwork & more during 2nd Saturday on 9/9

Always eclectic, Midtown offers outdoors-inspired artwork & more during 2nd Saturday on 9/9

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting 2nd Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  On Saturday, September 9, 2017, a sampling of the offerings presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following:

Central Basin Water Board, LA City Council committee delay Delta Tunnels vote

By Dan Bacher | August 30, 2017 |  
On August 28, the Central Basin Water Agency board in Compton voted 5 to 2 to postpone a decision supporting the controversial Delta Tunnels plan, a joint public works project between the Governor Jerry Brown and President Donald Trump administration.  
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Gov. Jerry Brown's utilities commissioners must face more questions before a senate vote

By Dan Bacher | August 29, 2017 |  

The California Senate Rules Committee voted 3 - 0 on August 23 to confirm Governor Jerry Brown’s nomination of Clifford Rechtschaffen and Martha Guzman Aceves as commissioners on the California Public Utilities Commission, but Senate leaders said the two have serious questions to answer before the confirmation is put to a floor vote.
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Book world hopes for literary breakthrough in fall

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Computer classes contribute to active aging community

As part of West Sacramento’s Age Friendly Action Plan, students were paired with seniors this summer to learn essential computer and smart phone skills at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library. The classes increased connectivity of the seniors and allowed them to advance their intergenerational scope.

Take a closer look at each of the classes below:

 

 

 

For more information on Age Friendly resources, please visit the City of West Sacramento’s website.... Read More

Justin Jackson seeks to help hometown of Houston

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Fall classes haven’t even started at UC Davis, but employers are already looking to recruit UC Davis students for internships and career positions that will begin in June 2018.

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