Commercial Real Estate Development Association presented the NAIOP Person of Year awardThe Commercial Real Estate Development Association presented the NAIOP, LDK Ventures Denton Kelley’s Person of the Year Awards Dinner on October 14 at the Railyards in downtown Sacramento. One of the most beautiful artistic sets we have seen for an outdoor location! An advantage for Cristo Rey Sacramento. The NAIOP Sacramento Valley was established in 1985 and operates in Colusa, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties. Since its founding, it has become the voice of commercial real estate development. The Sacramento Chapter is known for hosting special events such as the Annual Development Forum, which showcases current and future regional development projects, quarterly Hard Hat Tours, which showcase new projects and host guest speakers. The chapter offers educational workshops and seminars and remains involved in government affairs at the local and state levels.
Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Forum Connect the DotsOn October 14, CCSC welcomed over 100 women (and a few men!) To its first annual event, Connecting the Dots: A Women’s Forum at the Hilton Hotel. Five speakers from all walks of life inspired and captivated all in attendance, and the Chamber presented awards to Dr. Kawanaa Carter and Wanda Abney.
A sneak peek at the 2021 Aftershock music festivalSome highlights from the 2021 Aftershock Music Festival held at Discovery Park in Sacramento.
Houses destroyed by fire on Brannan Island
Crocker Art Museum Monet at Matisse GalaThe Gala Monet at Matisse gala and fundraiser, which took place on October 9 at the Crocker Art Museum, helped support programs for youth, families and schoolchildren, and make art accessible to everyone in the community.
NLDS Game 1: Giants Vs. DodgersPhotos from NLDS Game 1 between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers
Disastrous oil spill leaves Huntington Beach a mess
Sgt. Nicole Gee rests in Arlington National Cemetery
The Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation Annual Outstanding Women of Color AwardsThe Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation (SCHMF) presented the 13th Annual Outstanding Women of Color (EWOC) Awards and Exhibition on September 28. The theme of this year’s event was “Women of Color Changing the Face of History”. The event was held at Scott’s Seafood on the River inside the Portofino Pavilion in Sacramento with red carpet arrivals and the inauguration of the SCHMF Expo recognized 12 diverse women from Northern California for their accomplishments in their professions and their community.
Greater Sacramento Habitat for Humanity GalaOn September 25, more than 300 supporters attended the sold-out gala on the roof of the Sutter Club in downtown Sacramento. Hard Hats & High Heels Gala fundraiser with $ 320,000 raised at the gala to directly support the construction and repair of homes for low income families, seniors and veterans in need of affordable housing.
Sacramento Midtown Mini / Midtown’s Celebration of LoveOn September 16, the Midtown Association presented two events in one: the Midtown Mini / Midtown Love Celebration. The Midtown Mini was a 35-hole mini-golf course set up outdoors on 20th & K streets and was followed by an ever-popular celebration of Midtown Love at the iconic Faces Nightclub. Complete with food and drink, live music, interactive art, putt-putt golf, mermaids, drag queens, lip-sync battle, photo booths, raffles, prizes and more Still, the celebratory event raised much-needed funds to support Midtown’s resilience efforts for local restaurants, bars and retail establishments also helping to keep the free and health-focused programming offered in various parks in Midtown.
Dinner at the Sacramento Tower BridgeVisit Sacramento brought the Tower Bridge dinner back on September 12, to downtown Sacramento. One of the country’s most coveted dining experiences, with a team of elite chefs and regional farmers served an unforgettable meal atop Tower Bridge. Sacramento-area restaurants and caterers offered their take on the famous Tower Bridge Dinner menu. Guests were able to taste local multi-course dishes, accompanied by regional wines, beers and more… straight from home. An all-local team of distinguished chefs are leading the return of Visit Sacramento’s Tower Bridge dinner fundraiser this year, with UC Davis Health Executive Chef Santa Diaz leading the group. Diaz led a healthcare system program that is changing the face of hospital food, emphasizing local ingredients and a variety of options for patients and staff.
President Biden visits the Sacramento area
Sacramento Wide Open Walls Mural Festival Press ConferenceWide Open Walls, one of the nation’s largest mural festivals, has invited the media to hear from national and local leaders ahead of its September 9 start date. Topics will include the murals sites, participating artists and the economic impact the festival will have on our region. Plus, live art demonstrations, the unveiling of the first completed mural and a chance to meet the artists at the press conference site.
“Resilience” mural Dedication of the community gardenPress conference and dedication for the Jacquelyn Anderson-inspired painted community garden mural “Resilience” with wonderful mural artist Maren Conrad on September 6 at 3200 Riverside Blvd.
Crowded barges on Lake Oroville show impact of drought
IN PHOTOS: Caldor fire explodes in El Dorado County
Walk of Stars 2021 facility honors healthcare and frontline workersDue to Covid-19, the 2020 event has been postponed and due to changing conditions, the Sacramento Walk of Stars has installed and honored a star celebrating our healthcare and frontline workers. at Mulvaney’s B&L on 19 and L Streets on August 25, 2021. The Sacramento area is home to some of the world’s greatest artists and artists, athletes, journalists, entrepreneurs and scientists. Sacramento Walk of Stars honors the national and global accomplishments of those who live or once made their home in the Sacramento area.
Before and after: the destruction of Greenville by Dixie FireThe Dixie Fire, now the second largest wildfire in state history, razed buildings and homes as it devastated the town of Greenville.
Groundbreaking ceremony for place ARYOn July 1, 2021, Capitol Area Development Authority-CACDC and CFY Development hosted an official groundbreaking ceremony for ARY Place in the parking lot in front of the development site, 1629 S Street. An affordable housing project. CADA manages 720 rental units, about a quarter of which are affordable to low and very low income households. CADA’s affordability program is self-funded: grants for affordable units are matched by unit revenues at market rates.
State of the city AddressOn June 30, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg addressed community members at the downtown Convention Center Courtyard !. The 2021 Mort Friedman Legacy Award winner, Dr Olivia Kasirye, has been named the Sacramento County Public Health Officer. Photos of Tia Gemmell www.phototia.com
Center for Land-Based Learning’s new mobile farmers market launchedOn June 24, at Drake’s The Barn, the West Sacramento Urban Farm Program launched a new Mobile Farmers Market Program, a project of the West Sacramento Urban Farm Program – at its donor appreciation event, Wells Fargo and other partners were honored. Details of the program’s 2021 pilot year have been released, including locations, timing and selected products for Mobile Farmers Market sales. The Mobile Farmers Market truck helps improve the health of residents of West Sacramento by providing them with access to healthy, locally grown food; new program made possible by Wells Fargo and other partners t: Residents of West Sacramento who lack access to healthy food have something to celebrate. Starting July 6, the Center for Land-Based Learning’s Mobile Farmers Market truck will begin touring neighborhoods in West Sacramento. The truck – which accepts EBT / SNAP – will help improve health outcomes in the region by increasing access to affordable, locally grown produce. Additionally, it will offer nutrition education information through a partnership with the Health Education Council and sell non-perishable items alongside fresh fruits and vegetables. This is the first program of its kind in the Sacramento area. Photos of Tia Gemmell www.phototia.com