Stanford Youth Solutions wine auction raised more than $100,000 for youth and families in crisis. Support and contributions of sponsors, donors, wineries, breweries and restaurants made the Vintage 2014 wine auction possible. A highlight was the story of a young woman whose life was transformed by Stanford and who was chosen as class president of her school.
Elk Grove McDonalds franchise owner Steven Ramirez to chair the Ronald McDonald House Charities in 2015
Rancho Cordova schools are accepting donations for gently used musical instruments for middle and high school students.
A local U.S. Army veteran today received a refurbished vehicle from a Sacramento-area Caliber Collision repair shop, part of a Texas-based chain of repair centers. The presentation was made to Hector Ponce at the Sacramento-Antelope Caliber Collision outlet at 7407 Roseville Road.
Upcoming events include Twilight Thursdays at the zoo and a golf tourney.
As part of an effort to earn his Little Dragon black belt, 7-year-old Cole Arnold is asking for backpacks, pencils, lined notebook paper, colored pencils and crayons to be dropped off at a donation box at the Sierra 2 office, 2791 24th St.
Upcoming fundraising events include the Beyond Wonderland soiree and the zoo’s King of Feasts.
An Enterprise moving truck pulled into the circular driveway at the main entrance to Cal Expo on a cool, breezy morning Thursday. As the rear metal door rolled up, Grace Kim Shin stood ready to help unload more than 21,000 rolls of toilet paper stacked inside. She passed the packaged paper down a brigade of helping hands to form a giant wall of TP along the curb.
Robert Halseth, Sacramento State music professor, won the award for music educator on the year. The award from the Capitol Section of the California Music Educators Association caps a half-century in teaching. Halseth has been the university’s director of bands since 1993 and also serves as music director for the Sierra Nevada Wind Orchestra.
Food For Families, the anti-hunger program started by West Sacramento-based Raley’s in 1986, is launching a pilot program designed to increase the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at Sacramento-area food banks.
Upcoming fundraising events include Girls Night Out and Choral Society’s Raising a Voice for the Arts event.
Nicholas Leal had perfect attendance from kindergarten through 12th grade. He has been involved in band, football and theater productions in addition to always being there for roll call. He plans to attend Cal Poly.
Upcoming fundraising events include Triumph Cancer Foundation and Community Heroes Appreciation Project.
Upcoming fundraising events include the Light of Hope the Kiwanis Golf Ball Drop.
Kudos to: Fifth-grade teacher Lisa Liss and students at Woodlake Elementary School for their tile mural created to honor Anne Frank.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is accepting sign-ups for its annual Ride With Pride, an equestrian day camp for elementary school children.
Upcoming fundraising events include Rotary’s centennial and Make-A-Wish BIG Bounce.
While driving to work, Alicia Ortiz suffered an allergic reaction to medication, sending her into anaphylactic shock. She was able to pull over and call 911 before her airway closed. The paramedics arrived and gave her medications to reverse the allergic reaction.